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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


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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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They found that although teens that had their pubertal growth spurt later than their peers did catch-up to some degree, they continued to have lower bone density than average for several years into adulthood, reported the study published in the journal 'JAMA Network Open.'
"A T-score compares your bone density to a normative database of healthy adult females at peak or ideal bone mass, measured in units of standard deviations (SD) explains Dr.
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They compared bone density at the lower spine and the hip in 50 very obese adults.
While a physician order is not necessary for a screening mammogram, it is required for a bone density screening.
Typically, weight-bearing activities like running help to maintain bone density, or at least to slow the decrease in bone density.
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.
"A doctor will order a bone density test for several reasons such as if a person has lost a few centimeters from their height due to compression fractures in their spine which is caused by osteoporosis," says Vanderschmidt.
Fuquay-Varina, NC, May 13, 2014 --( Wake Radiology's office in Fuquay-Varina has earned accreditation for bone density screenings by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD).
The analysis, published online in The Lancet, included 23 randomised trials that measured the effect of vitamin D on bone density at four sites - spine, neck, hip and forearm - and included more than 4,000 healthy people with an average age of 59.
Not only environmental and hormonal but also genetic factors have effects on bone density; for example, family and twin studies [2, 3] have shown that genetic factors may explain 70% of bone mineral density variability.
In a population-based cohort of older men and women not yet treated for bone loss, the result of a second bone density test within four years of the first did not "meaningfully improve" fracture prediction, according to Sarah Berry, M.D., and her colleagues at the Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife in the Boston, Mass., suburb of Roslindale.
Osteoporosis is a loss of bone density that predisposes people to fractures and leaves many elderly people--particularly women--hunched over.