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Summary statement from a workshop on asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: a perspective for the 21st century.
Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (J.P.B., S.J.S.), New York, New York 10032; Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard MedicalExpand
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Hypovitaminosis D in Healthy Schoolchildren
Background. Vitamin D is essential for skeletal growth, but there are currently no guidelines for vitamin D supplementation after infancy. This study investigates vitamin D insufficiency in healthyExpand
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Hypovitaminosis D in developing countries—prevalence, risk factors and outcomes
Hypovitaminosis D is a prevalent disorder in developing countries. Clinical manifestations of hypovitaminosis D include musculoskeletal disorders, such as nonspecific muscle pain, poor muscleExpand
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Calcium and bone disorders during pregnancy and lactation.
Adaptations in mineral metabolism occur during pregnancy and lactation, and these adaptations uniquely affect the presentation, diagnosis, and management of disorders of calcium and bone metabolism.Expand
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Hypovitaminosis D in the Middle East and North Africa
Background: The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region registers some of the highest rates of hypovitaminosis D worldwide. Aim: We systematically reviewed the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D,Expand
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Secular Trends in Hip Fractures Worldwide: Opposing Trends East Versus West
Despite wide variations in hip rates fractures worldwide, reasons for such differences are not clear. Furthermore, secular trends in the age‐specific hip fracture rates are changing the world map ofExpand
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Vitamin D: a growing perspective.
Vitamin D deficiency has been widely reported in all age groups in recent years. Rickets has never been eradicated in developed countries, and it most commonly affects children from recent immigrantExpand
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Vitamin D Deficiency in the Middle East and its Health Consequences for Children and Adults
Despite its abundant sunshine the Middle East, a region spanning latitudes from 12°N to 42°N allowing vitamin D synthesis year round, registers some of the lowest levels of vitamin D and the highestExpand
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Pamidronate in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced bone loss in premenopausal women with breast cancer: a randomized controlled trial.
PURPOSE Mortality from breast cancer has decreased in large part because of adjuvant chemotherapy. Sequelae of therapy include ovarian failure and bone loss, loss that would increase these patients'Expand
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Geographic and ethnic disparities in osteoporotic fractures
Osteoporotic fractures are a major worldwide epidemic. Here, we review global variability, ethnic differences and secular changes in osteoporotic fractures. Worldwide, age-standardized incidenceExpand
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