Example sentences for: osteoporotic

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  • An indirect method has been employed to assess the relationship of estrogen exposure to breast cancer risk through bone density assessment: the association of osteoporotic fracture to the prior or subsequent diagnosis of breast and uterine cancer (Table 7).

  • He cites studies of rural Gambian women who don't drink milk, get about one-quarter of the calcium we're told to consume, yet rarely have osteoporotic fractures.

  • Low intestinal calcium absorption efficiency in humans is common and contributes to negative calcium balance and bone loss [ 1 ] . Recent epidemiological evidence suggests that low fractional calcium absorption is a significant risk factor for future osteoporotic hip fracture [ 2 ] . The primary homeostatic mechanism for altering calcium absorption in response to low dietary calcium intake and increased calcium requirements during growth is an increase in plasma 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, the active hormonal form of vitamin D produced in the kidney [ 3 ] . 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D is a seco-steroid that acts on gene transcription through a nuclear steroid receptor protein and also may have nongenomic actions mediated by a putative plasma membrane vitamin D receptor [ 4 ] . Changes in vitamin D status primarily alter the rate of Ca absorption in the proximal small intestine.

  • Three recent reports, from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures [ 1 ] , Framingham [ 2 ] , and the Fracture Intervention Trial [ 3 ] demonstrated a positive association between bone mineral density measurements (BMD) in women and subsequent onset of breast cancer.

  • In the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures, 6, 854 women greater than 65 years old had their BMD measured and were followed-up for an average of 3.2 years.

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