Items Tagged ‘Dr. Bart Clark’

March 7, 2013

U.S. panel votes against calcitonin salmon bone drug

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

But other panelists said the drugs are an important option for patients who have bad reactions to newer drugs, including bisphosphonate drugs like Fosamax. “We have a whole lot of patients who can’t take the other drugs, and I think our patients would be in worse shape without this,” said Bart Clark, professor at the […]

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Tags: calcitonin, CTV, Dr. Bart Clark, Fosamax, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


March 6, 2013

FDA panel sees risk in long-used osteoporosis drug

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

A panel of federal health experts says a long-established bone strengthening drug should no longer be used by women because there is little evidence it works and it may actually increase the risk of cancer…”We have a whole lot of patients who can’t take the other drugs, and I think our patients would be in […]

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Tags: bone strength, Dr. Bart Clark, federal health, MPR, osteoperosis, risk increase


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