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Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on bone density in men and women 65 years of age or older.
BACKGROUND Inadequate dietary intake of calcium and vitamin D may contribute to the high prevalence of osteoporosis among older persons. METHODS We studied the effects of three years of dietaryExpand
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Enhancement of experimental fracture-healing by systemic administration of recombinant human parathyroid hormone (PTH 1-34).
BACKGROUND Recombinant human parathyroid hormone (PTH [1-34]; teriparatide) is a new treatment for postmenopausal osteoporosis that can be systemically administered for the primary purpose ofExpand
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Effect of vitamin D supplementation on wintertime and overall bone loss in healthy postmenopausal women.
OBJECTIVES To determine whether relative vitamin D deficiency during the winter months contributes to age-related bone loss and whether rates of change in hard- and soft-tissue mass vary during theExpand
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Nutritional status of the older adult is associated with dentition status.
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to examine associations between the number of posterior occlusal pairs of teeth and the nutritional status of older adults participating in the third National HealthExpand
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Effect of vitamin D intake on seasonal variations in parathyroid hormone secretion in postmenopausal women.
Vitamin D intake should be sufficient to maintain calcium absorption and prevent increased parathyroid secretion throughout the year. To determine the level of intake that achieved the latter inExpand
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A controlled trial of the effect of calcium supplementation on bone density in postmenopausal women
Background. The effectiveness of calcium in retarding bone loss in older postmenopausal women is unclear. Earlier work suggested that the women who were most likely to benefit from calciumExpand
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How dentition status and masticatory function affect nutrient intake.
The authors examined nutrient intake in relation to the number of teeth, denture type and masticatory function among 638 men in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Longitudinal Study. TheyExpand
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Selective and nonselective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and experimental fracture-healing. Reversibility of effects after short-term treatment.
BACKGROUND Cyclooxygenase-2-specific anti-inflammatory drugs (coxibs) and nonspecific nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have been shown to inhibit experimental fracture-healing. The present studyExpand
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Relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health.
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Heritable and life‐style determinants of bone mineral density
Familial resemblance in bone mineral density at five skeletal sites was measured among 160 adult members of 40 families. Each family included a postmenopausal mother, one premenopausal daughter, oneExpand
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