brittle-bone disease

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brittle-bone disease see osteogenesis imperfecta
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She took up the position after watching her mother die in pain after years fighting the brittle-bone disease, which strikes one in three women in Britain.
The drug raloxifene came on the market last year, prescribed mainly to counteract osteoporosis, or brittle-bone disease.
Because X-ray equipment is widely available in most community hospitals, the findings could lead to more widespread screening for the brittle-bone disease osteoporosis, said the researchers, led by Michael E.
Women who have more than four cups a day face a greater risk of osteoporosis, the brittle-bone disease which strikes after the menopause in old age.