Brittle Bone Disease


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Related to Brittle Bone Disease: Paget's disease
(1) Osteogenesis imperfecta
(2) Osteoporosis
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In Manduca's case it is a 45-minute video about brittle bone disease -- osteogenesis imperfecta -- that takes viewers on a tour of her appointments at Children's Hospital in Boston.
Osteogenesis imperfecta Osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, or OI, is a congenital bone disorder characterized by brittle bones prone to fracture.
After job-hunting in vain for nine years, she said she was diagnosed with severe brittle bone disease last year.
CALCIUM supplements taken by people suffering brittle bone disease have been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks.
Amgen Inc's (Thousand Oaks CA) eagerly awaited new drug Prolia, or denosumab, has been recommended for approval in Europe as a treatment for the brittle bone disease osteoporosis, the European Medicines Agency said on Friday.
THOUSANDS of patients with crippling brittle bone disease are being denied the treatment they need because of a drug approval system that "defies logic", it was claimed last nigtht Up to 5% of osteoporosis sufferers under the care of doctors in England and Wales could be affected, according to a leading expert.
Charlotte's much longed-for daughter Willow is born with a very severe form of brittle bone disease.
Thousands of people who suffer the brittle bone disease osteoporosis could soon be prescribed an effective drug previously denied by the NHS.
Bone and Joint National Awareness Week, October 12-20, 2003, Shriners Hospitals for Children is taking strides to promote awareness of conditions of the bones, joints and muscles, with a focus on osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), a genetic disorder also called brittle bone disease.
A man who wasn't given the best of hands when God was dealing out the cards, Stuart dealt with the life-shrinking consequences of brittle bone disease without a word of complaint.
Jackson's comic book freak, who reckons the reason for his own, crippling brittle bone disease may be connected to Willis' gifts.
This deficiency has been linked to osteoporosis, or brittle bone disease, because the body extracts calcium from bone when it doesn't have enough vitamin D on hand to absorb adequate calcium from food.