Recent Examples of osteoporosis from the Web
These fractures usually occur in bones weakened by osteoporosis, low energy trauma or fragility from age.
After further study, however, the idea that calcium could prevent either osteoporosis or colon cancer has not held up.
Doctors who study and treat osteoporosis are practically apoplectic about the trend.
This uptick is important in minimizing risks of osteoporosis later in life.
Moreover, strengthening may stimulate bone growth to prevent osteoporosis, as well as reduce stress at joints to improve pain related to osteoarthritis.
Patients should be treated if their bone density measurement indicates osteoporosis in the hip, spine or forearm, the experts said.
Patients are also at greater risk of developing osteopenia or osteoporosis (low bone density) as they age, according to Dr. Staffenberg.
Ketogenic eating may actually increase your risk for kidney and liver problems, plus osteoporosis.
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Origin and Etymology of osteoporosis
First Known Use: 1841See Words from the same year
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Definition of osteoporosis for English Language Learners
medical : a condition in which the bones become weak and break easily
medical Definition of osteoporosis
osteoporoticplay \-ˈrät-ik\ adjective
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