Are the concerns and warnings about osteoporosis being driven by the pharmaceutical companies’ commercial need for an ever-increasing pool of clients? A new study, just published in The New England Journal of Medicine, seems to suggest so. It concludes that bone loss and osteoporosis develop so slowly in most women whose bones test normal at age 65 that many can safely wait as long as 15 years before having a second bone density test.
“Bone density testing has been oversold,” said Steven Cummings, emeritus professor of medical epidemiology and biostatistics
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Light is one of the oldest therapeutic agents.
Greek physicians frequently prescribed “heliotherapy.” The use of light continued unabated well into the 20th century, when it was largely supplanted by the advent of antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medication. Einstein first introduced the concept of a laser (Light Amplification by Stimulation Emission of Radiation) in 1916, but it was not until the 1960s that it came into medical use as a focused, high power beam with a photo-thermal effect–it vaporized tissue by intense heat. In 1967, however, a Hungarian
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