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Trinity Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...comprehensive diagnostic services, including cardiac catheterization, magnetic resonance imaging, an endoscopic unit and an Osteoporosis-Bone Center. For the third year in a row, Trinity was named Top Performer by the hospital accrediting body The Joint...

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Early detection important to osteoporosis treatment

Q: How can I prevent osteoporosis? -- P.E., Martinez A: According to medical...Texas, more than 25 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis. Women experience osteoporosis more than men, and it can result from a number of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/11/liv_278659.shtml
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Dense-boned family may hold key to treating osteoporosis

...that could advance the quest for better osteoporosis drugs. Current treatments for osteoporosis, like calcium and hormones, largely...patients with severe loss. Bone-weakening osteoporosis affects 10 million Americans - most of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/16/tec_345189.shtml
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Study: Bone drug prevents osteoporosis

...new study adds to evidence that an osteoporosis drug works nearly as well as estrogen...non-hormonal drug shown to combat osteoporosis, a crippling disease that affects...Drug Administration in late 1995. Osteoporosis makes the bones fragile, greatly increasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/19/ent_222747.shtml
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FDA panel backs ultrasound test for osteoporosis

...women are at risk of developing osteoporosis. Hologic Inc.'s Sahara Bone Sonometer would become the first osteoporosis test that uses ultrasound to measure...Today, the gold standard for osteoporosis detection is a more complex X-ray...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/19/tec_213212.shtml
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X-rays can detect osteoporosis before patients break bones

...available for about five years can diagnose osteoporosis in people before they break a bone...bones and found that 17 percent had osteoporosis. Of those, only 7 percent said they...treatment. A scan costs $100 to $200. Osteoporosis causes about 300,000 hip fractures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/20/tec_245276.shtml
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FDA approves low-dose estrogen for osteoporosis

...estrogen to protect against crippling osteoporosis with fewer side effects, the Food...evaluation chief Dr. Janet Woodcock. Osteoporosis afflicts an estimated 10 million Americans...drugs Fosamax and Evista also can fight osteoporosis, but how they compare to estrogen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/12/ent_223946.shtml
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Younger women are fighting osteoporosis

...diagnosed with osteopenia, a precursor to osteoporosis if left untreated. "Osteoporosis never crossed my mind," said Ms. Grimm...old-lady insides and young-lady outsides." Osteoporosis is a weakening of the bones because of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/liv_429201.shtml
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Few women seek doctors' advice on osteoporosis

...never spoken to a doctor about osteoporosis - an astounding figure given...characteristic that can lead to osteoporosis, a disorder in which the bones...porous or brittle. Though osteoporosis often is avoided in talks at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/22/met_398039.shtml
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Aiken Rheumatology & Osteoporosis Center - 410 University Pkwy Aiken SC 29801 - Local Search -
410 University Pkwy, Aiken SC
(803) 649-3333
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