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Authors: Afrooz Afghani (TUI College of Health Sciences, Cypress, CA, USA) 
Book Description:
Hypertension and osteoporosis are two major age-related diseases. They are clinically silent disorders with high morbidity and mortality and the link between them has been reported recently with inconclusive evidence. This book presents and discusses research in this field which will improve our understanding of the relationship between high blood pressure and bone loss. It will begin by examining the clinical and experimental evidence of the involvement of the Renin-Angiotensin System (RAS), playing a central role in blood pressure control, in bone metabolism. This book concludes by summarizing the association between hypertension and osteoporosis in a comprehensive literature review.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. The Renin-Angiotensin System and Osteoporosis
(Jose Luis Perez-Castrillon, Daniel de Luis,Antonio Duenas-Laita)

Chapter 2. Bone Mineral Density in Men and Women with Essential Hypertension
(Kazushi Tsuda)

Chapter 3. Inverse Relationship between Blood Pressure and Bone Mineral Content in Overweight Hispanic Women
(Afrooz Afghani)

Chapter 4. Bone Mass and Bone Remodelling Markers in Hypertensive Postmenopausal Women on Thiazide Diuretics. The Camargo Cohort Study
Jose M. Olmos,Jose L. Hernandez,Josefina Martinez, et al.)

Chapter 5. Unexpected Link Between Hypertension and Osteoporosis
(Hideo Shimizu, Hironori Nakagami, Yasushi Takeya, et al.)

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   Series:
      Aging Issues, Health and Financial Alternatives
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 6 x 9
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-400-2
   Status: AV
  
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