osteoporosis

[ UK /ˌɒstɪˌɒpɔːɹˈə‍ʊsɪs/ ]
[ US /ˌɔstiˌɑpɝˈoʊsɪs/ ]
NOUN
  1. abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women
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  • Osteoporosis causes fractures in bone that project "inward from what we call our spine," she explains. Latest News
  • Conditions such as arthritis, gout, osteoporosis and fungal infections can all reflect an overly acidic system. Times, Sunday Times
  • Here we tackle important issues that are relevant to women of all ages, things like endometriosis, osteoporosis, fertility and perimenopause.
  • There's evidence that heavy metals such as lead and cadmium can make osteoporosis worse.
  • He has also suffered osteoporosis, angina, and pneumonia. Times, Sunday Times
  • He also suffers from arthritis and osteoporosis, conditions that have led to him being confined to a wheelchair. Times, Sunday Times
  • The supplements are often swallowed to ward off or control brittle bone disease osteoporosis. The Sun
  • The doctor comments on the high incidence of osteoporosis in coeliac patients and says that this may be a presenting feature.
  • Now she has just been told that the years of denying herself proper nutrition has left her with osteoporosis and the bone strength of a 90-year-old. The Sun
  • It is a rich source of dietary silicon, which can cut the chances of diseases like osteoporosis. The Sun
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