Postmenopausal women and osteopenic individuals experienced significant bone mineral density
increases of up to 29 percent.
This analysis of changes in bone mineral density
, fat, and lean mass after 48 weeks was a planned part of the SATURN-HIV trial, which is also testing the impact of rosuvastatin on cholesterol, inflammation, and activation of immune system cells.
Among patients with stage 2 chronic kidney disease as assessed by the Cockroft-Gault equation, 19% had normal bone mineral density
, 49% had osteopenia, and 32% had osteoporosis.
OTC Bulletin Board: CMPD), a leading provider of computer based medical diagnostics, today announced that it presented findings of an investigation of phalangeal bone mineral density
(BMD) in a normal Chinese population at the First International Conference on Bone Mineral Research held in Beijing from September 15-19, 2001.
Fosamax is indicated for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and the reduction of fracture incidence in postmenopausal women, for the treatment of Paget's disease of bone, and for treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in men and women with low bone mineral density
receiving glucocorticoids in a daily dosage equivalent to 7.
In the intent-to-treat population, the average lumbar spine bone mineral density
In patients aged 70-79 years with low bone mineral density
at the femoral neck (T score of less than -3), hip fracture risk was reduced by 60% over the 3 years of the placebo-controlled study Patients in both the control and active treatment groups received 1 g/ day of calcium and 500 IU of vitamin D daily if their levels were found to be low.
The results of the study confirm that both resistance training and high-impact endurance activities increase bone mineral density
a non-supplemented group and looking both at potential benefits--in bone mineral density
and in the risk of fracture--and at possible risks, including unwanted cardiovascular effects and the effects on the cancer itself
In contrast, Mika C found that re-feeding for two years normalized bone formation activity in adolescent anorexia nervosa patients, but bone mineral density
was still significantly lower than that of controls.
Using the NHANES III data, we set out to measure bone mineral density
in women who'd had a bilateral oophorectomy compared with women with intact ovaries," said McCarthy.
In girls who lost more than 5% of bone mineral density
(BMD) during treatment, however, complete recovery was less likely.
Low bone mineral density
is considered a risk for developing the bone-thinning condition.
Inverse association of carotenoid intakes with 4-y change in bone mineral density
in elderly men and women: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.
Tour de France cyclists, for example, can lose up to 25% of their bone mineral density
in the 3 weeks they are on the road.