Recent Examples of osteoporosis from the Web
Her mother, who suffers from osteoporosis, has difficulty walking and is largely homebound.
Moreover, increased intake of fruits and vegetables is associated with osteoporosis in both males and females.
This research on calcium metabolism provided the groundwork for later research on osteoporosis, according to Litster.
Other examples include the benefits of calcium and vitamin D to reduce risk of osteoporosis, some fruits and vegetables preventing cancer and folic acid preventing birth defects.
An elderly woman with osteoporosis stopped by to pick up calcium pills; a man collected antidepressants for patients in another city.
Redheads are skilled at making their own vitamin D, which helps prevent osteoporosis, as their bodies are apparently more effective at taking in sunlight, Health.com reports.
Amenorrhea is linked with increased risk for osteoporosis.
Thinner women and those with a family history of osteoporosis also face a higher risk.
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Origin and Etymology of osteoporosis
First Known Use: 1841See Words from the same year
OSTEOPOROSIS Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of osteoporosis
osteoporoticplay \-ˈrät-ik\ adjective
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