Connective tissue 4 what specific types of cells

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4. What specific types of cells produce the normal microanatomy of the tissue?
5a.What is the significance of your great aunt's age and gender?Do to her being older and a woman, her bone mass is now beginning to decrease and 5b. What normally happens to the microanatomy of the specific tissue you identified as it ages?6. What age-related alterations in the activities of the cells you identified cause this change in microanatomy?7. What is the significance of your great aunt being a woman?8. What disease caused the abnormal anatomical symptoms and led to the fracture?
9. What aspects of the above description help you distinguish these two possibilities? Explain.
10. What notable anatomical features do the diseased locations have in common?11. Choose a therapy that is listed in your text and explain how it works to prevent thisdisease.[If modification of the diet is suggested, which of the basic four food groups would you recommend increasing consumption?]Novel therapiesThe orthopedic surgeon suggests a new therapy for your great aunt's condition that relies uponthe administration of the hormone calcitonin. Your relatives want to understand how this hormone works.12. What effect does calcitonin have on the organ(s) affected by the disease?13. What effect does it have on the cells involved?14. What might its effects be on the body when given in excess of what the body normally produces?15. What dietary supplement might you recommend to accompany the calcitonin treatment? Why?One of your friends suggests treatment with parathyroid hormone (PTH) since it would elevate plasma calcium levels and would presumably enhance bone formation.
16. Based on the actions of PTH do you think it will be effective in reversing the effects of thedisease? Explain.Reference Riggs, B. L. and Melton, L. J. New England J. Med. 327:620-623, 1992.

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