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abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium

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Methods: In this cross sectional study postmenopausal females between 50-70 years of age were recruited and divided into three groups: non-osteoporotic (n=52), osteopenic (n=69) and osteoporotic females (n=47).
Commenting on the findings, women's health expert Dr Catherine Hood, from the Tea Advisory Panel, says: "Compared with the lowest tea intake category (one or fewer cups of tea each week), consumption of three or more cups of tea each day was associated with a statistically significant 30% decrease in the risk of any osteoporotic fracture.
4 years of follow-up, the incidence of any osteoporotic fracture was nonsignificantly lower by 14% and the incidence of hip fracture was nonsignificantly lower by 6% in the vitamin group than in the placebo group.
Methods: A total of 140 patients with spinal osteoporotic fracture were selected and randomly divided into a treatment group and a control group (n=70).
Total 50 subjects were initially registered and on basis of BMD, 31 and 19 were diagnosed as osteoporotic and non-osteoporotic individuals, respectively.
osteoporotic low bone quality and therefore loosening of implant, and risk of long invasive procedures) all other treatments did not succeed sufficiently.
5 or greater at the lumbar spine or femoral neck, or a prior major osteoporotic fracture along with a T score of -2.
The men's average age was 65 years, 94% were white, and one-quarter had a history of a major osteoporotic fracture.
The FRAX tool was used to calculate 10-year fracture risk probabilities, and the actual incidence of major osteoporotic or hip fractures was determined through 2008.
When a correlation analysis was performed on all osteoporotic patients, a negative correlation was detected between balance stability indices and knee flexion-extension strength at 60[degrees]/sec and knee flexion strength at 300[degrees]/sec.
Osteoporotic vertebral fractures are common, affecting about one in four people.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally released the FRAX risk-assessment tool, which enables clinicians to calculate a woman's 10-year risk of developing a hip fracture or any major osteoporotic fracture.
Patients with newly diagnosed diabetes had an 11% lower risk of osteoporotic fracture and an 18% lower risk of hip fracture, compared with controls, in a retrospective study of 82,094 diabetic patients and 236,682 control subjects.
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