disease (osteogenesis imperfecta) affects around one in every 25,000 births.
One in three women over 50 who are past the menopause are at risk of brittle bones
, as a decrease in the hormone oestrogen affects bone density, especially in women.
The mum-of-one, who had brittle bone
disease, was on a night out with husband Paul and 13-year-old son Cory when she passed away.
She was vulnerable, with brittle bones
, and you pushed her to the ground, breaking her arm.
More than 50% of children who take steroids to combat rheumatic diseases develop brittle bones
within a year of starting the treatment.
can lead to an increased risk of fractures even with minimum trauma; the most serious of these fractures occur in the hip and spine and require hospitalization and surgery.
I was seven months pregnant when I was told the scans showed Sarah also had brittle bones
She has a rare form of brittle bone
disease, which affects around 40 babies in the UK each year.
o Although the condition is usually hereditary, no-one in StephanieAEs immediate family has brittle bones
and so Marc and Liz had no idea of the cause when their daughter suffered her first break aged two.
Too many crunches and obsessive dieting can lead to brittle bones
and misaligned spinal cords.
The drug, Bonviva, builds up brittle bones
and need to be taken just once a month.
Dancers with nutritional deficiencies associated with dieting may offset common problems, such as brittle bones
, by seeing a registered dietician.
In this experiment, however, animals with depleted TSH receptors had normal thyroid function but brittle bones
That's the idea--to make strong, flexible bones rather than brittle bones
AN INFANT with brittle bones
suffered a fit and never recovered despite being taken to two hospitals, an inquest heard.