Becker muscular dystrophy

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a form of muscular dystrophy that sets in in adolescence or adulthood and progresses slowly but will affect all voluntary muscles

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Effectively, this means unless the BMD successfully appeals the decision, the UDC will contest this year's general election comprising the Botswana National Front (BNF), Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and the Botswana People's Party (BPP), with the BMD a separate political entity outside the coalition.
The researchers found that participants with a first-degree FHD had significantly higher BMD of the lumbar spine and femoral neck than those without an FHD.
Regular measurement of BMD and vitamin D should be kept in mind when planning a treatment in AS.
A survey of large population in United States concluded that the normal value of BMD at lumbar spine in persons aged between 20 and 40 years ranges from 1.05 to 1.08 g/cm2 11.
Seeking inspiration from the US Strategic Defence Initiative (SDI), renowned Indian scientist, Abdul Kalam, in mid-1990's formally proposed the idea of developing a BMD shield for India.
All participants were subject to routine examination, anthropometric and BMD measurements.
(9) completed a meta-analysis that examined the impact of fat mass (FM) and fat-free mass (FFM) on BMD. Both FM and FFM showed a relationship with BMD, but depending on the sample size and variability, varying results were reported.
Mean BMD value of the patient group was significantly lower than that of the controls (105[+ or -]24 mg/[cm.sup.3] vs.
Height, body mass, body mass index (BMI), pubertal stage, bone age, body composition, BMD and jumping performance were obtained at baseline (T0) and after 3-years (T3).
Relationship between BMD and BMI is still not clearly defined, some authors found out a positive relationship, while others showed that BMI is a risk factor for osteoporosis.
Over the past six months, BMD has worked to find a solution to make scenic projections more accessible for theatre groups of all sizes.
Each fourfold decrement was also associated with an 18% increase in the odds of faster than median decline in spine BMD and 17% increase in the odds of faster than median decline in femoral neck BMD.
The median rate of BMD decline was 1.26% per year in the lumbar spine and 1.03% per year in the femoral neck.
However, there is a lack of studies conducted on bone mineral density (BMD) in adolescent hypogonadal girls.