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Kidney stones and osteoporosis are prevalent clinical conditions posing a large economic burden to the healthcare system. A common risk factor for both these diseases is hypercalciuria, which is the inappropriate excretion of calcium in urine. Changes in serum calcium levels are detected by the...
Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder that affects millions of people worldwide, and is characterized by the accelerated loss of bone mass. Current anti-resorptive drug approaches such as bisphosphonates and salmon calcitonin exhibit severe side effects and very low bioavailability, respectively....
Egg shell powder is used as a calcium source in a nutritional supplement known as \"multimistura\" that has been distributed in Brazil by non-governmental organizations. The objectives of this research were to fortify traditional, low cost and easy to prepare dishes with egg shell powder and to...
BACKGROUND: Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone, leading to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture. PURPOSE: The purpose of this research was to examine clinical utilization patterns and use of osteoporosis medications, and their...
Methods for body composition analysis in obese adults/Métodos de análise da composição corporal em obesosDownload
The analysis of body composition in obese individuals has been intensively discussed due to the methodological limitations of most measurement methods. The aim of this thematic section was to clarify the characteristics, advantages, and limitations of methods of body composition evaluation in...
Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by lowering of bone mass and subsequent bone fracture. Although successful antiresorptive treatment options are commercially available, they have disadvantages such as poor bioavailability and significant side effects. Using phage display, an in vitro high...
Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by the degradation of mechanical competence and support of the skeleton, leading to fracture risk of the wrist, vertebrae, and hip. The disease is due to major decrease of mass and deterioration of micro-structure of bone tissues. In this study, bone...