BMD test; Bone density test; Bone densitometry; DEXA scan; DXA; Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry; p-DEXA
The results of your test are usually reported as a "T score" and "Z score."
In either score, a negative number means you have thinner bones than the standard. The more negative the number, the higher...Read more
Bone density scanning, also called dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) or bone densitometry, is the most widely used method to... Read more »
Are you one of the many taking bisphosphonates to treat your osteoporosis? Researchers recently found that taking a smaller dose, than... Read more »
What do badminton players, basketball players, weight lifters, long-distance runners, and hockey players all have in common? Any of them can develop... Read more »