brittle bone disease


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brittle bone disease

n
(Pathology) the nontechnical name for osteogenesis imperfecta
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brittle bone disease

n (= osteoporosis)Osteoporose f; (= osteogenesis)abnorme Knochenbrüchigkeit, mangelhafte Knochenbildung

brittle bone disease

n. osteogenesis imperfecta.
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Summary: London [UK], Dec 17 (ANI): In a recent research, a group of researchers have found a new screening test for brittle bone disease that could prevent thousands of women suffering the agony of hip fractures each year.
Emmie, eight, kept a smile on her face despite her battle with leukaemia whilst Coby, seven, has brittle bone disease.
Charlotte Proud, from Gateshead, was diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta - commonly known as brittle bone disease - when she was two years old.
Charlotte Proud, from Gateshead, has brittle bone disease
It could also prevent brittle bone disease and polycystic ovary syndrome, a hormone disorder linked to weight gain.
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Winner of this year's Wimbledon ladies' wheelchair doubles with partner Yui Kamiji, 24-year-old Jordanne Whiley has overcome brittle bone disease to become a top athlete.
He says his wife recently read Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult about a girl who suffers from brittle bone disease, reads a lot and is interested in trivia.
Women become more susceptible to the brittle bone disease after "the change" as levels of protective oestrogen fall.
French researchers found they contain a flavonoid called phloridzin which can increase bone density and may protect post-menopausal women from the brittle bone disease osteoporosis.
BOURNE -- When Hailey Manduca made a documentary about her struggle with brittle bone disease, she called it, appropriately enough, ''Unbreakable Spirit.