Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Awesome blog post on osteoporosis


here's the opening paragraph

A recent story on NPR accused the drug manufacturer Merck of inventing a disease, osteopenia, in order to sell its drug Fosamax. It showed how the definition of what constitutes a disease evolves, and the role that drug companies can play in that evolution.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the link....got to learn a lot about the disease.There are myths which say that drinking milk gives calcium which is a remedy and so people feel lost when there is no visible remedy as such.