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An Aspirin a Day Keeps Heart Disease Away
... receptor modulators such as the osteoporosis drug raloxifene
to prevent heart disease. They also say supplements such as vitamin E, C, folic acid and beta-carotene do not prevent heart disease and should not be taken to prevent it. However routine low dose aspirin therapy may be considered in women age 65...
Seven Things You Should Know About Breast Cancer Risk
...ention. Taking the anti-estrogen drug tamoxifen or raloxifene
may cut the incidence of breast cancer in women at increased risk for the disease. Source-Newswise SRM...
Raloxifene Reduces The Risk Of Breast Cancer
...d with a placebo drug, the study found that use of raloxifene
was associated with a 58 percent reduction in brea... about.' 'But our bottom-line analysis as to why raloxifene
universally reduces the risk of developing invasive cancer in women without a family history is that...
Risks/Benefits of Osteoporosis Drug Use in Postmenopausal Women
... risk for heart disease, shows that patients given raloxifene
therapy had a reduced incidence of vertebral fract... study showed mixed results. On the positive side, raloxifene
therapy reduced invasive breast cancer by 44 percent with 1.2 fewer cases per 1000 women treated for...
Breast-Sparing Surgery: An Optional Treatment Mode For Women With Breast Cancer
...nt studies suggest comparable risk reductions with raloxifene
and tamoxifen but fewer side effects with raloxife...dies are needed to assess the effect drugs such as raloxifene
or aromatase inhibitors have in preventing second tumors in breast cancer mutation carriers,” Pierce...
Raloxifene Better Than Tamoxifen For Breast Cancer
...at Eli Lilly and Co's Evista, known generically as raloxifene
has fewer side effects. This fact could prompt cli...cer than tamoxifen in the trial. "It is clear that raloxifene
is the winner of this trial," said lead researcher Dr. Norman Wolmark, a researcher at the Universit...
Evista Not A Cure For Heart Disease
Evista is the market name of the drug raloxifene
HCl is manufactured by drug maker Eli Lilly & Co. a study was conducted which showed that Evista// , a drug used to treat osteoporosis in women, did not prevent heart attacks. The study analyzed 10,000 women in 26 countries for a period of seven year...
Two New Drugs For Breast Cancer Show Promise
Two of the most promising breast cancer drugs are raloxifene
and lapatinib, according to researchers who reveal...nce it's use in breast cancer. In the trials where raloxifene
was used as an osteoporosis drug, it also appeared to prevent the formation of new hormone dependant...
Drug for osteoporosis can reduce memory loss in elderly women
...postmenopausal life who were given 60 or 120 mg of raloxifene
daily for bone fractures due to osteoporosis for t...acebo, women who received 120 mg daily of the drug raloxifene
had a 33% lower risk of mild cognitive disability, and lower risk of Alzheimer’s as well. The resul...