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

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Subjects undergoing weight loss while consuming marginally adequate protein without dairy foods showed markedly elevated levels of markers of bone loss indicating that following such a diet in the long-run would weaken bones.
Concern about possible bone loss among adolescents undergoing gastric bypass surgery is particularly relevant given that more than 18% of adolescents in the United States are obese and that the number of adolescents who elect to undergo gastric bypass surgery continues to rise; from 2000 to 2003 the number increased threefold from 222 to 771, the investigator said.
ACE-011, a novel bone forming agent, is the Company's lead program and is being developed to reverse bone loss in diseases such as cancer-related bone loss.
Prunes are a source of potassium - a mineral associated with a decreased risk of bone loss and osteoporosis C which helps to increase bone mineral density while reducing bone breakdown.
The beginning stages of menopause are often accompanied by rapid bone loss, hot flashes, vaginal dryness and sleep disturbances among other symptoms, according to background information in the article.
In the first 3 months of the study, patients in the group who received methotrexate plus intra-articular-corticosteroid injections experienced significantly lower rates of bone loss in MCP joints 2-5 than did their counterparts in the methotrexate-only group.
Based on these studies, the investigators evaluated bone loss in astronauts and compared their findings to reported fish intake during spaceflight.
As is the case with human intelligence, bone loss is an example of 'use it or lose it'.
The implications are greatest for the 10% of women in the study whose integral and cortical volumetric bone density were normal but whose trabecular bone loss had plunged to osteoporotic levels.
He also cited preliminary data from studies on animals and postmenopausal women indicating that these drugs can slow the age-related bone loss that contributes to osteoporosis.
Experiments planned for Glenn will study that medical oddity and its similarity to osteoporosis, the bone loss often suffered by old people.
We are excited to start this study with ACE-011 and expect to begin additional studies with this compound later this year for the treatment of cancer and cancer-related bone loss," said Matthew L.
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Researchers from University of Washington have found a novel way to prevent bone loss during spaceflight.
It scares me to know that bone loss is a silent condition.