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A new therapy for osteoporosis: Romosozumab

A new therapy for osteoporosis: Romosozumab By: David M. Slovik, MD, Contributor Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become porous (less dense) and weaker. It affects 10 million people in the United States: approximately eight million women and two million men. As bone weakens, people are more likely to experience fractures, especially in the spine, hip, and forearm. This causes pain, diminishes a persons ability to function, and reduces quality of life. Anything…

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