Happy World Osteoporosis Day

Observed as the World Osteoporosis Day in which fall today tuesday 20th October 2009. The purpose is to create awareness and tackling this rising factors that lead to osteoporosis. Most of them being elderly and women.


What’s is that?
It’s a condition that affects our bones making them thin and weak. “Osteoporosis is a disease of bone that leads to an increased risk of fracture.” according to wikipedia. It’s a natural process, When people get older, we lose certain portion of bone. In which to cause the bones to become thinner. The bones become somehow fragile and more likely to break.


Doctors point out to us that bones are repaired & then reinforced by a range of proteins and minerals. In which are absorbed from the bloodstream. They will include calcium, phosphorus, proteins & amino acids .

Secondly the growth of sex hormones which controls how much the amount of mineral substance being deposited in our bones. So whenever there is a changes in our hormone level, it can affect the strength of our bones automatically.


More on Osteoporosis click here

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  1. resarch for osteoporosis

  2. Hi,
    I am The assistant editor with disease.com. I really liked your site and I am interested in building a relationship with your site. We want to spread public awareness. I hope you can help me out. Your site is a very useful resource.

    Please email me back with your URL in subject line to take a step ahead an to avoid spam.

    Thank you,
    Lisa Hope

  3. wow..awesome!! I found a lot helpful articels in here.
    Thanks for the sharing and keep posting. 😀

  4. Dear Chris, we’re interested in reproducing the figure Normal Bone Matrix – Osteoporosis in our educational textbook. Are you the copyright owner of this material? Please email me to discuss. Thanks.

  5. Hi,
    I am really interested about one of yours pictore of the normal bone and bone which is already affected by osteoporosis. At the moment I am in process of designing leaflet for out History of Medicine lectures at the Thackray Medical Museum. Are you the copyright owner of this image? Please email me to disscus.

    Many thanks, Karolina

  6. My email address below:

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