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Changes in leg strength were also strongly correlated with changes in pelvic bone mineral density.
The relatively small gains in bone mineral density seen with rosuvastatin in this trial do not support use of statins for bone health alone.
In girls this age, over about 8-9 years, they can gain 15% in bone mineral density," commented Dr.
Increase in bone mineral density of patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with anti-TNF-alpha antibody: a prospective open-label pilot study.
The researchers examined the bone mineral density readings of more than 2,500 adult men and women and surveyed their soda-drinking patterns.
Notably, the studies reveal no link between homocysteine levels and bone mineral density (BMD).
Their work shows a link between organochlorine exposure and reduced bone mineral density among polar bears in East Greenland.
Compared with HIV-negative controls, women with HIV were more likely to have elevated triglycerides and insulin levels (7) and decreased bone mineral density (8).
Jamal and colleagues (1999) provided an intervention that included osteoporosis education and bone mineral density testing.
The first study, published in the February 2004 issue of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, found a striking relationship between the intake of dietary silicon and bone mineral density in the hip sites of men and pre-menopausal women.
Bone mass, also called bone mineral density, refers to the mineral content of the bone and accounts for about half of what makes bone structure strong, says Dr.