Bone Density

Known as: BMD, BONE MASS, Bone Mineral Density 
A measure of the amount of minerals (mostly calcium and phosphorous) contained in a certain volume of bone. Bone mass measurements are used to… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
IGF-1 is a growth-promoting polypeptide that is essential for normal growth and development. In serum, the majority of the IGFs… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Once-daily injections of parathyroid hormone or its amino-terminal fragments increase bone formation and bone mass… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Sclerosteosis is a progressive sclerosing bone dysplasia with an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance. Radiologically, it is… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Gonadal failure induces bone loss while obesity prevents it. This raises the possibility that bone mass, body weight, and gonadal… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Alendronate sodium reduces fracture risk in postmenopausal women who have vertebral fractures, but its effects on… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Inadequate dietary intake of calcium and vitamin D may contribute to the high prevalence of osteoporosis among older… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Long-term estrogen therapy can reduce the risk of osteoporotic fracture and cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
BONE density achieved in early adulthood is the major determinant of risk of osteoporotic fracture. Up to 60% of women1,2 suffer… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Women with low bone density in the radius or calcaneus are at increased risk of hip fracture. To see whether bone density of the… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
We evaluated the association of weight and bone mass in elderly male and female subjects of the Framingham osteoporosis study, a… (More)
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