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  • mass
  • We all lose some bone mass as we age. (webmd.com)
  • MS patients exhibit increased frequency of low bone mass compared with controls. (springer.com)
  • Formica CA, Cosman F, Nieves J, Herbert J, Lindsay R (1997) Reduced bone mass and fat-free mass in women with multiple sclerosis: effects of ambulatory status and glucocorticoid use. (springer.com)
  • It compares your bone density, or mass, to that of a healthy person who is the same age and sex as you are. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Causes of low bone mass include family history, not developing good bone mass when you are young, and certain conditions or medicines. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you have low bone mass, there are things you can do to help slow down bone loss. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Results are given as a "T-score:" 0 means your bone mass density (BMD) is equal to the norm for a healthy young adult. (everydayhealth.com)
  • The bone mass is reduced and the bones are porous, thereby resulting in weakness of the skeletal system of the body. (medindia.net)
  • Factors associated with appendicular bone mass in older women," Annals of Internal Medicine , vol. 118, no. 9, pp. 657-665, 1993. (hindawi.com)
  • Height and weight values are, but I-PTH values are not, an important determinant of the actual bone mass of patients. (hindawi.com)
  • In a rat study, ovariectomy was associated with an increased concentration of iron in bone and the loss of bone mass and the deterioration of bone microarchitecture was ameliorated by oral treatment with an iron chelator [ 13 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Andreoli A, Monteleone M, Van Loan M, Prmenzio L, Tarantino U, De Lorenzo A (2001) Effects of different sports on bone density and muscle mass in highly trained athletes. (springer.com)
  • Patients
  • Patients taking steroid medication for prolonged periods of time can develop bone thinning. (slideshare.net)
  • Dovio A, Perazzolo L, Osella G, Ventura M, Termine A, Milano E, Bertolotto A, Angeli A (2004) Immediate fall of bone formation and transient increase of bone resorption in the course of high-dose, short-term glucocorticoid therapy in young patients with multiple sclerosis. (springer.com)
  • It is well documented that bone mineral density (BMD) in HIV+ patients is lower when compared with the expected BMD in non-HIV patients [1- (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Despite the obvious benefits of the diet, it has been suggested that the dietary restrictions may be associated with poor bone health in these patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Decreased bone mineral density (BMD) has been reported in patients with celiac disease in association with secondary hyperparathyroidism. (hindawi.com)
  • Loss
  • DXA can measure as little as 2% of bone loss per year. (webmd.com)
  • Some types of prescription drugs can cause bone loss. (webmd.com)
  • What causes bone loss? (medlineplus.gov)
  • C. J. M. Van Loon, M. C. De Waal Malefijt, P. Buma, N. Verdonschot, and R. P. H. Veth, "Femoral bone loss in total knee arthroplasty. (hindawi.com)
  • T. Saari, J. Uvehammer, L. V. Carlsson, L. Regnér, and J. Kärrholm, "Posterior stabilized component increased femoral bone loss after total knee replacement. (hindawi.com)
  • Bone mineral density is a balancing act between bone loss and bone growth involving two types of cells in the body- osteoclasts that break down bone, and osteoblasts that regenerate it. (medindia.net)
  • During menopausal bone loss, the osteoclasts' destructive activity outweighs the osteoblasts' rebuilding activity, resulting in an overall weakening of the bone. (medindia.net)
  • soft tissue
  • The amounts of each X-ray beam that are blocked by bone and soft tissue are compared to each other. (webmd.com)
  • beams
  • In bone mineral density (BMD) scanning, the energy of x ray beams that are passed through bones is absorbed, and what is not absorbed is detected on the other side of the body. (bmj.com)
  • diseases
  • Get the latest scientific news and resources on diseases of the bones, joints, muscles, and skin from the NIAMS. (nih.gov)
  • patient
  • In-vivo bone density measuring system using a modified emission computed tomographic gamma camera arrangement for detecting radiation from two separate sources located outside of the body of the patient and oppositely disposed to the gamma camera during rotation of the gamma camera and sources means about the patient for obtaining tomographic data. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • tissue
  • This is because existing bone tissue is broken down faster than new bone is made. (webmd.com)
  • Throughout a person's life, old bone tissue is removed and new tissue added. (everydayhealth.com)
  • With homozygous mutation C282Y, the increase in serum ferritin may be associated with tissue damage in the liver, pancreas, and pituitary and with a reduced bone mineral density. (hindawi.com)
  • skeletal
  • 5. The system of claim 3 wherein said collimator means includes a fan-beam collimator with a slit of the collimator being parallel to a bone of said selected skeletal section and a line of focus of said fan-beam camera collimator being at the source means. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • lower
  • While bone mineral density increased in both groups, the mean increase was nonsignificantly greater with the lower dose of vitamin D than with the higher dose. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • On comparing the amount of IL-1 in the participants' blood to their bone density, the researchers found that the higher the level of IL-1, the lower the bone density, when other factors that control IL-1 activity were taken into account. (medindia.net)