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

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Swedish healthcare company BioGaia AB (STO: BIOGB) reported on Friday that a study has shown that Lactobacillus reuteri reduces bone loss in older women.
The long term consequences of this substantial bone loss are unclear but it might put them at increased risk of fracture or breaking a bone,' said Elaine Yu, endocrinologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston in the US.
Appropriate use of FSH as a marker for premature ovarian failure and as a predictor of bone loss after breast cancer treatment may allow for the timely implementation of preventive measures to reduce fracture risk," said Dr.
Now they have early evidence that GILZ might one day be a better treatment option for arthritis patients than widely used synthetic glucocorticoids, which actually increase bone loss, said Dr.
In this study, researchers first determined whether mice that were induced with experimental arthritis also manifested bone loss in the alveolar (tooth socket) bone.
For example, Tregs--regulatory T cells that can "put down" attacking T cells in MS--actually prevented bone loss in animal models of arthritis (Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2010;402:173).
Twenty-eight patients, aged 65 and older and treated between 2007-2010, were evaluated for bone loss using bone density testing and serum biochemical markers prior to receiving an injection, then at three- and six-month intervals.
For this purpose, different methods for measuring alveolar bone loss in rats have been proposed in the literature, such as histometric, (3) morphometric (4-6) conventional radiographic measurements (7) and computed tomography.
New research from epidemiologists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center indicates that prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer does not prevent bone loss and, in fact, may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and aggressive prostate cancer.
In a study from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, an endocrine hormone used in clinical trials as an antiobesity and antidiabetes drug caused rapid bone loss, raising concerns about its safe use.
CHICAGO -- The bone loss associated with aromatase inhibitors was significantly slowed with increasing supplements of vitamin D in a prospective cohort study of 156 postmenopausal women.
CHICAGO - The bone loss associated with aromatase inhibitors was significantly slowed with increasing supplements of vitamin D in a prospective cohort study of 156 postmenopausal women.
Although several observational studies have demonstrated an association between vitamin K status and bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal women, no placebo-controlled intervention trials of the effect of vitamin K1 supplementation on bone loss have been reported thus far.
Bone loss associated with the use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), also known as Depo-Provera, occurred within two years of taking the birth control shot, especially in the hip and lower spine.