Brittle Bone Disease


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Related to Brittle Bone Disease: Paget's disease
(1) Osteogenesis imperfecta
(2) Osteoporosis
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"Brittle bone disease is a condition that affects approximately one in 15,000 people so it is great to be part of an event which highlights a number of rare diseases and pioneering studies going on." Mike Briggs, professor of skeletal genetics at the Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, highlighted drug repurposing for rare bone diseases: from pre-clinical trials to clinical trials.
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.
Julie, of Darlington Lane, Stockton, was known worldwide by sufferers of the hereditary genetic disorder osteogenesis imperfecta - "brittle bone disease".
BAD POINTS: The story is so cliched it's as if it's got the equivalent of every dancer's worst nightmare - brittle bone disease. Tom Conti has so little to go on he sounds like he failed the audition for Puss In Boots and ends up flat on his back in hospital.
After job-hunting in vain for nine years, she said she was diagnosed with severe brittle bone disease last year.
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. One stumble could mean months in a body cast.
Thousands of people who suffer the brittle bone disease osteoporosis could soon be prescribed an effective drug previously denied by the NHS.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), "Gene Discovered for Form of Brittle Bone Disease" December 27, 2006
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.
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.