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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


Synonyms for bone

rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

study intensively, as before an exam

consisting of or made up of bone

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Generally, there was an average of four percent bone density reduction in all the participants, but there was a significant difference noticed between the women who felt contentment with their life and those who did not.
Certain drugs, like steroid medications, interfere in the bone's ability to rebuild leading to osteoporosis so when a doctor prescribes such a medication, he or she orders regular bone density tests.
In short, "people should pay attention to bone density and bone loss and discuss this as one of the potential negative effects of bariatric surgery.
They compared bone density at the lower spine and the hip in 50 very obese adults.
A bone density screening measures bone mass to estimate the risk of fracture and help detect osteoporosis, a chronic condition that is characterized by the increased the risk of broken bones.
Neither the pooled data nor any single study showed a significant increase in bone density across all four sites.
For instance, guidelines for starting drag therapy for osteoporosis are based on bone density combined with risk classification scores but it's not clear if repeated testing has any value, and the interval that is most effective is not known.
Each girl filled out confidential questionnaires about her nutritional habits and lifestyle and returned for three yearly visits to undergo bone density tests.
None of the participants had bone density low enough to require treatment for osteoporosis.
The calculation can include information on known risk factors such as age, sex, smoking, alcohol, family history, and certain diseases, with or without bone density.
That said, both vitamin A deficiency as well as excess intake of vitamin A are possible risk factors for low bone density and fractures.
A published clinical trial revealed daily dosing of Calzbone extract from Verdure Sciences significantly improved bone density (BMD) in women.
2-4) Low bone density raises the risk of broken bones (fractures), and other research found a higher fracture rate in HIV-positive people than in the general population.
These drugs will make your bones look dense on bone density tests.
One randomized, controlled trial of 71 HIV-infected patients suggested that antiretroviral regimens that contain a protease inhibitor booster have a greater negative impact on spinal bone density than do regimens without a boosted protease inhibitor, said Dr.