brittle bone


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brittle bone

Bone that is abnormally fragile, as in osteogenesis imperfecta.
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"Cameron has osteogenesis imperfecta, brittle bone disease, which means that his whole family will have to stay in Aberdeen in order to help him throughout his two-week stay."
Margaret was born in 1933 and was diagnosed with brittle bone disease - her daughter, Yvonne, also inherited the condition.
Brittle bone disease affects one in 15,000 people in China, according to the report.
I have told staff at the sorting office that this charge of PS1 is taken from the money sent to Brittle Bone, and this morning the attitude of the young lady who served me seemed to sum up today's society and my impression of the Royal Mail.
"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."
Charlotte Proud, from Gateshead, who has osteogenesis imperfecta - commonly known as brittle bone disease
However as this was happening, the bystander was knocked down and received a fractured leg due to his brittle bone condition.
Mereo BioPharma Group plc's (LON: MPH) drug BPS-804 developed for the treatment of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), otherwise known as brittle bone disease, has been accepted to participate in the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Adaptive Pathways programme, the company revealed on Monday.
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.''
She had already achieved so much - getting a top degree, a job and a loving husband - despite having brittle bone disease and a twisted spine.