bone mass


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bone mass

n.
The mineral content of bone.
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If you're hesitant to do certain types of exercise because you have low bone mass (osteopenia or osteoporosis), recent research findings may ease your mind.
Researchers once thought obesity was protective of bone because with more body mass, individuals have more bone mass; more bone mass typically decreases risk of osteoporosis and associated fractures.
By the age of 70, both men and women lose bone mass at the same rate and the absorption of calcium also decreases in both sexes.
We were looking at body composition and, at the spine and hip, bone mass density," said lead researcher Dr.
In rats, dietary magnesium deficiency resulted in decreased bone formation and a loss of bone mass and trabecular bone volume.
The postmenopausal patient is younger than age 65 but has a risk factor for low bone mass, such as low body weight, a history of fracture, use of a high-risk medication, or a disease or condition associated with bone loss
Recent basic and clinical studies suggest that endogenous leptin might play some physiological role in maintaining bone mass and bone quality in postmenopausal women [11, 12].
They measured childhood total body bone mass by using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry at the median age of 6.
Washington, March 24 ( ANI ): Exercise interventions in childhood may be associated with lower fracture risks as people age, due to the increases in peak bone mass that occurs in growing children who perform regular physical activity, a new study has concluded.
They demonstrate, through examples of hormones emerging during evolution with bone and coordinating the regulation of bone mass accrual, energy metabolism, and reproduction, that the appearance of bone during evolution has impacted the physiology of the entire organism, and also show, through the example of the skeleton, how a genetic-based approach to the study of the physiology of a given organ can reveal multiple new functions, connections with other organs, and novel identities for well-known molecules.