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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Once-daily injections of parathyroid hormone or its amino-terminal fragments increase bone formation and bone mass… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Alendronate sodium reduces fracture risk in postmenopausal women who have vertebral fractures, but its effects on… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Inadequate dietary intake of calcium and vitamin D may contribute to the high prevalence of osteoporosis among older… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
Most estimates of osteoporosis in older U.S. adults have been based on its occurrence in white women, even though it is known to… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Long-term estrogen therapy can reduce the risk of osteoporotic fracture and cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal… Expand
Review
1996
Review
1996
Abstract Objective: To determine the ability of measurements of bone density in women to predict later fractures. Design: Meta… Expand
Highly Cited
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… Expand
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… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Increased dietary intake of calcium during childhood, usually as calcium in milk, is associated with increased bone… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Tamoxifen, a synthetic antiestrogen, increases disease-free and overall survival when used as adjuvant… Expand