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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Forteo®, Tymlos® and Evenity®:  How Much Do They Really Reduce Fracture Risk?

If you are thinking about taking these new “bone-building” drugs, there are two key things to keep in mind.

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Should you use Forteo for osteoporosis?

Dr. Brown takes a look at the research on Forteo and uncovers new concerns she wants you to know about.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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