``You have to save bone,'' says Hecht, a staff physician at the UCLA Osteoporosis Center.
What does OP stand for?
OP stands for Osteoporosis
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We have 29 other meanings of OP in our Acronym Attic
- Orifice Plate (flowmeters)
- Original Pack (pharmacology)
- Original Poster
- Original Poster (internet newsgroups and message boards)
- Original Production
- Originating Party
- Oropharynx (anatomy)
- Orthographic Projection
- Osmotic Pressure
- Osteitis Pubis
Samples in periodicals archive:
Abstract: Osteoporosis is a crippling condition that often results in premature mortality and significant morbidity that is manifested in the form of fractures, bone deformity, and pain.
She has a message for other women out there who, like her, never even considered they might have osteoporosis despite experiencing its classic symptoms: broken bones in their 50s, 60s or even 40s, increasing back or neck pain, or loss of height.
Osteoporosis results when the body's delicate balance of creating and breaking down bone goes askew.
Osteoporosis will receive nationwide attention during the National Osteoporosis Foundation's (NOF) National Osteoporosis Prevention Week, which begins on May 8 -- Mother's Day.
PARIS -- Ipsen (ISIN:FR0010259150) (Paris:IPN) and MSD today announced the signing of a co-marketing agreement under which MSD will grant Ipsen the marketing rights in France for Adrovance(TM), a fixed combination of alendronate sodium and cholecalciferol (vitamin D3), indicated for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis in patients at risk of vitamin D deficiency.
Since May - Osteoporosis Prevention Month - Moreno has been making periodic visits around the country, often along with a rheumatologist, to spread the word about the danger of bone loss.
The health care costs from osteoporosis are estimated at 14 billion dollars a year.