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For new study, 100 people commit their bodies to science

One hundred people are about to share their live bodies for science as part of an unprecedented new study that will examine how to improve personal health, researchers said Friday. The Hundred Person Wellness Project, which begins next month, will require round-the-clock monitoring of its subjects, who are presumed healthy at the time of enrollment.

FDA panel advises calcitonin salmon not be used for osteoporosis

March 5 (Reuters) - A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Tuesday that the agency no longer support the marketing of calcitonin salmon as a treatment for osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. The panel voted 12-9 that the benefit of calcitonin salmon products in treating bone-thinning associated with osteoporosis is outweighed by a potential increase in the risk of cancer. Calcitonin salmon is a man-made version of the hormone calcitonin that is found in salmon.
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