Items Tagged ‘Dr. Bart Clark’

March 7, 2013

U.S. panel votes against calcitonin salmon bone drug

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

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 (@loganlafferty)

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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