July 05, 2011
Health Tip: Some Prone to Losing Bone Mass
Some people are at risk for losing bone
mass, but haven't progressed to full-blown osteoporosis. In other
words, their bodies break down old bone faster than they can
produce new bone. Doctors call this condition osteopenia.
Painkillers May Raise Risk of Dangerous Heart
A new study finds that
painkillers widely used to treat inflammation are associated with
an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
connected with a raised risk of stroke, heart failure and
Arcapta Inhaler Approved for COPD
The Arcapta Neohaler
(indacaterol inhalation powder) has been approved by the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration for the long-term treatment of chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).