So the present study was designed to investigate the relationship of anthropometric measures including BMI with bone mineral density
in postmenopausal osteoporotic and non-osteoporotic women.
The Bone Mineral Density
of the lumbar spine and femoral neck were performed in Maranhense Radiology Clinic, through absorptiometry by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) of the LUNAR brand, DPX-Alpha model.
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.
From all Anthropometric variables, entered into the equation using stepwise multiple regression analysis, Bone mineral density
as dependent, following results were obtained.
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.
5 Various risk factors are involved for the decline in Bone Mineral Density
(BMD) including dietary deficiency of calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D.
McCarthy found that women who had both ovaries removed before age 45 had on average three percent lower bone mineral density
than women with intact ovaries.
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A team of researchers determined that the onset of puberty was the primary influence on adult bone mineral density
, or bone strength.
TORONTO -- Bone mineral density
loss in female adolescents receiving depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception was substantially or fully reversible following discontinuation of the drug, based on study results.
Postmenopausal women who had vasomotor symptoms (VMS, including hot flashes and night sweats) had a lower bone mineral density
(BMD) in their hips and spines than women without these symptoms, according to a study in the March/April issue of Menopause.
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.
While depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) is a highly effective contraceptive used by millions of women, its use is associated with bone mineral density
loss, raising concerns about long-term risk of osteoporosis and/or fractures.
Researchers measured bone mineral density
in 609 men, age 60 and older, and followed them an average of six years, measuring their testosterone and estradiol (a type of estrogen) levels.