Osteoporosis is a bone disease due to calcium loss. As a result the bones lose strength and density. People are usually unaware that they have the condition until they experience a fracture.
History ... and the term "osteoporosis" and recognition of its pathological
appearance is generally attributed to the French pathologist ...
Offers a brief overview of IOF's history and key milestones since the Foundation's
launch ... The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) traces its roots to its ...
Jun 11, 2007 ... Osteoporosis has haunted women since the dawn of history. Egyptian mummies
from 4,000 years ago have been found with the telltale ...
Family history. Osteoporosis tends to run in families. If a family member has
osteoporosis or breaks a bone, there is a greater chance that you will too. Other
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The history of osteoporosis: why do Egyptian mummies have porotic bones?
Sep 21, 2016 ... A thorough history should be obtained to screen for and identify the presence of
known risk factors for osteoporosis and osteoporotic fracture.
May 16, 2016 ... Talk to your doctor about your family health history of osteoporosis.
May 20, 2015 ... In Aging Bones medical historian Gerald N. Grob expounds his thesis about
osteoporosis that the 'normal aging of bones was transformed into ...
Dec 16, 2013 ... Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease in which bones become brittle and prone to
fracture. In other words, the bone loses density. Bone density is ...