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Researchers test benefits of osteoporosis drugs on arthritic knees

A study analyzed the possible effectiveness of osteoporosis drugs in treating and preventing arthritic knees. It was found that women using osteoporosis drugs had fewer knee bone abnormalities but no significant beneficial effect. The different osteoporosis drugs also have different levels of effect on bone abnormalities. More studies need to be done to understand the level of effectiveness of osteoporosis drugs in treatment of arthritic knees.

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About: Researchers test benefits of osteoporosis drugs on arthritic knees

Date: 30 November 2004

Source: US News

Author: Helen Fields

URL: http://www.usnews.com/usnews/health/briefs/arthritis/hb041130a.htm

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