New bone drug Tymlos -- is it safe?

Dr. Brown looks at the risks and benefits of the new bone drug Tymlos (abaloparatide).

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10/11/2018


Do inhaled steroids hurt your bones?

Inhaled steroid medications, like the ones used to treat asthma and COPD, may pose a risk for bone health.

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9/30/2018


A new look at the bone drug raloxifene (Evista™)

I recently sat down to take a fresh look at the first and largest controlled study on the bone drug raloxifene (Evista™). I think you will be interested in what I discovered.

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6/25/2018


Dear doctor, please treat me like a man

Having spoken with thousands of individuals diagnosed with osteoporosis, I can’t help but notice a glaring difference between how women and men are treated when a bone health concern arises. Why does conventional osteoporosis treatment contain such a distinct double standard?

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5/2/2018


Bisphosphonates make bones weaker, not stronger

According to a recent study, people treated with bisphosphonates have much weaker bones than even people at high risk of fracture due to high bone turnover!

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4/3/2018


Why estrogen isn't an option for osteoporosis anymore

The American College of Physicians recently revised its osteoporosis treatment guidelines to no longer recommend estrogen therapy as a treatment for osteoporosis and fracture risk. Here's what you need to know.

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3/6/2018


Prolia for bone fractures -- I'm still not impressed

Is a Prolia a blockbuster bone drug -- or a bust? Dr. Brown takes a look at startling new evidence on the drug's safety and effectiveness.

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1/10/2018


6 ways standard osteoporosis treatment is dead wrong

Two of my top concerns about the standard approach to bone health touch on isolating bone health and high doses of calcium as an answer.

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8/3/2016


Why you should be excited about Functional Medicine

Instead of focusing on drugs as the answer to everything, many doctors are realizing that functional medicine is a better approach to your health.

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11/23/2015


What a difference 20 years makes...

With the passing of time, the views on the natural approach to bone health are changing!

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2/6/2012