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Preliminary success with combination treatment for osteoporosis

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3221 (Published 22 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3221

Treatments for osteoporosis either curb resorption or encourage formation of bone. Combining the two approaches doesn’t always work, but researchers from the US report preliminary success with the antiresorptive antibody denosumab combined with teriparatide, a derivative of parathyroid hormone that promotes …

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