Bisphosponate

Study: Osteoporosis drugs add five years to lifespan

People who take osteoporosis medications from a class of drugs called bisphosphonates appear to live five years longer than people without osteoporosis, a new Australian study finds.

Study finds link between atypical thigh fractures, bone-loss drugs

Some common drugs used to treat bone loss have been associated with a higher risk for uncommon thigh fractures, according to a recent study.