Posts Tagged ‘osteoporosis’

Raloxifene Helps Bones While Lowering Cholesterol

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

A new study demonstrates that raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), protects against osteoporosis, while also reducing the blood level of “bad” LDL cholesterol.

A group of researchers from Indiana University, working in collaboration with scientists at Eli Lilly, the drug company which patented and markets raloxifene, published their study in the Dec. 11 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. (more…)

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