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  Strontium for bone health
In addition to its antiresorptive activity, strontium was found to have anabolic activity in bone, and thus may have significant beneficial effects on bone balance in normal and osteopenic animals.
These studies, the benefits of strontium ranelate (reducing fracture risk by as much as 50%) and the history of strontium in medical practice were discussed as an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, January 29th, 2004.
Strontium is available as strontium carbonate, strontium chloride, strontium sulfate, strontium gluconate and strontium citrate.
www.drhoffman.com /page.cfm/447   (873 words)

 Strontium Summary
Strontium is the fourth element in Group 2 of the periodic table, a group of elements known as the alkaline earth metals.
Strontium chloride is sometimes used in toothpastes for sensitive teeth.
Strontium was among the radioactive materials released by the 1957 Windscale fire.
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 strontium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Celestite and strontianite are the chief ores of strontium.
Principal uses of strontium compounds are in pyrotechnics (chiefly the nitrate) and in greases (the hydroxide).
Strontium was first recognized as distinct from barium in 1790 by A. Crawford in a sample of its carbonate from a mine near Strontian, Scotland; his finding was later confirmed by T. Hope, M. Klaproth, and others.
www.bartleby.com /65/st/strontiu.html   (399 words)

 Strontium Chloride Sr 89 Drug Information, Professional
Whole body retention of strontium varies according to individual urinary plasma clearance and metastatic load in the skeleton; between 12 and 90% of the administered activity is retained 3 months after administration of strontium chloride Sr 89.
Strontium chloride Sr 89 acts as a calcium analog and is expected to be distributed into breast milk.
Sr-89 therapy: strontium kinetics in disseminated carcinoma of the prostate.
www.drugs.com /MMX/Strontium_Chloride_Sr_89.html   (2432 words)

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Because strontium deposits in the bones, bone cancer is...
Strontium chloride Sr 89 is used to help relieve the bone pain that may occur with certain kinds of cancer.
The researchers wrote: "Following strontium therapy, all [measurements] of bone formation increased, while bone resorption remained unchanged."6 Sixteen years later, a research group led by the same individual wrote a review of strontium activity.
www.lycos.com /info/strontium--bones.html?page=2   (451 words)

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Strontium was first isolated by Sir Humphry Davy, an English chemist, in 1808 through the electrolysis of a mixture of strontium chloride (SrCl2) and mercuric oxide (HgO).
The strontium chloride, usually mixed with potassium chloride (KCl), is then melted and electrolyzed, forming strontium and chlorine gas (Cl2).
Plutonium, cerium and strontium were released to the air from the original plutonium separations plants from late 1944 through at least 1951.
www.lycos.com /info/strontium.html?page=2   (254 words)

 Strontium (CASRN 7440-24-6), IRIS, Environmental Protection Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The bioavailability of strontium was estimated to be 20% in 6 healthy adult males administered 2.5 mmol of strontium chloride (Leeuwenkamp et al., 1990).
Ingested strontium is distributed in the body in three compartments: plasma extracellular fluid; soft tissue and superficial zone of bone tissue; and bone itself (El Solh and Rousselet, 1981).
Strontium causes adverse effects on bone by substituting for calcium in the hydroxyapatite crystal during bone calcification or by displacing calcium from existing calcified matrix (Skoryna, 1984; Kshirsagar, 1985).
www.epa.gov /iriswebp/iris/subst/0550.htm   (2740 words)

 Method for recovery and conversion of strontium sulfate to strontium carbonate from low and medium grade celestite ores ...
Strontium is a relatively rare alkaline-earth metal commonly found as insoluble sulfate, carbonate, silicate and phosphate deposits in the earth's crust.
The strontium sulfate is usually converted to the carbonate form which finds a variety of uses in the electronics and glass industries, particularly glass for use in television tubes where low transmission of x-rays is desired.
The strontium sulfate containing residue is washed and then treated with ammonium carbonate added in a slight excess to the stoichiometric value of the strontium sulfate present in the celestite ore. This treatment converts the strontium sulfate into strontium carbonate which, being relatively insoluble, remains out of solution.
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 Strontium Chloride Sr 89(Therapeutic) - [Medication]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Strontium chloride Sr 89 STRON-shee-um KLOR-ide is a radiopharmaceutical ((ray-dee-oh-far-ma-SOO-ti-kal)).
Strontium chloride Sr 89 is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor with specialized training in nuclear medicine or radiation oncology.
However, to avoid exposing the fetus to radiation, strontium chloride Sr 89 is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
www.luhs.org /health/kbase/htm/mdx-/drde/2027/06/mdx-drde202706.htm   (1188 words)

 Strontium Chloride Sr 89 (Therapeutic) - MayoClinic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Strontium chloride Sr 89 (STRON-shee-um KLOR-ide) is a radiopharmaceutical((ray-dee-oh-far-ma-SOO-ti-kal)).
Strontium chloride Sr 89 has been used in older people and has not been shown to cause different side effects or problems in older people than it does in younger adults.
Strontium chloride Sr 89 is passed in the urine and feces.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/drug-information/DR202706   (1239 words)

Strontium, Sr, is an alkaline earth metallic element, found in Group IIa of the periodic table.
Strontium is prepared by the electrolysis of fused anhydrous strontium chloride.
Strontium is detected by the crimson red colouration it imparts to a flame.
www.ucc.ie /academic/chem/dolchem/html/elem/elem038.html   (91 words)

 E.S.V. Strontium Chloride Solution 8 oz. - Marine Depot - Marine and Reef Aquarium Super Store
Strontium Chloride Solution is a very pure and concentrated form of strontium, free of phosphates and nitrates.
Regardless of the mechanism involved, there is strong anecdotal evidence that marine aquaria dosed with Strontium Chloride show increased growth rates of coralline algae and hard corals.
There have been reports of suspected strontium toxicity to aquarium inhabitants when large doses were applied, so we recommend that the aquarist not exceed maximum recommended dose.
www.marinedepot.com /md_viewItem.asp?idproduct=EV2110   (241 words)

 Strontium - NYU Medical Center, NYU Hospital, New York, NY
In a 3-year, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 5,091 women with osteoporosis, use of strontium at a dose of 2 grams daily significantly improved bone density and reduced incidence of all fractures as compared to placebo.
Other forms of strontium besides strontium ranelate, such as strontium chloride, have shown potential benefits in animal studies, but have not undergone significant testing in people.
Based on current evidence strontium ranelate can be taken at a dose of 500 mg to 1 gram daily to prevent osteoporosis and at a higher dose of 2 grams daily to treat existing osteoporosis.
www.med.nyu.edu /patientcare/library/article.html?ChunkIID=111809   (870 words)

 Radiological Agent: Strontium-90
Strontium oxide is the compound most likely to be formed from detonation of a strontium metal radiological dispersion device
Nonradioactive strontium nitrate is commonly used to add red color to pyrotechnic signals.
Strontium was discovered in 1787 by William Cruikshank in mineral samples taken from near the Scottish town of Strontian.
www.cbwinfo.com /Radiological/sr90.shtml   (1398 words)

 METASTRON® Prescribing Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Strontium-89 Chloride is retained in metastatic bone lesions much longer than in normal bone, where turnover is about 14 days.
Metastron (Strontium-89 Chloride Injection) is indicated for the relief of bone pain in patients with painful skeletal metastases.
The radiation dose hazard in handling Strontium-89 Chloride injection during dose dispensing and administration is similar to that from phosphorus-32.
www.cancerpaintherapy.com /METATECHPAGE.htm   (1640 words)

 Strontium chloride - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is less toxic than barium chloride, though more toxic than calcium chloride.
Certain toothpastes such as Sensodyne are called "strontium chloride toothpastes," although most now use potassium nitrate instead (with the exception of Sensodyne original).
Sea water aquaria must add small amounts of strontium chloride to the water, as it is consumed in the production of the exoskeletons of certain plankton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Strontium_chloride   (368 words)

 Newsletter Archive: Strontium Chloride and Bones, 02/10/04 - Path Medical, Integrative Medicine
The type of strontium used as a supplement is not the radioactive type.
Strontium levels in the soil determine how much strontium will be in the foods grown in particular areas.
However, preliminary research in humans suggests that 600-1,700 mcg of strontium, taken as a supplement in the form of strontium salts, may increase bone mass in the vertebrae of people with osteoporosis.
www.pathmed.com /p/117,706.html   (492 words)

 ESV B-Ionic, Potassium Iodide, Calcium Hydroxide, Calcium Chloride, etc. Additives/Supplements - Marine Depot - Marine ...
The advantage of using Calcium Chloride as a calcium supplement in marine aquaria is its very high solubility in water.
Calcium Chloride can directly reduce alkalinity by elevating the calcium ion concentration to excessively high levels and thereby initiate the precipitation of calcium carbonate from the water.
Excessive use of Calcium Chloride may disrupt the balance of ions in a marine system by the continued addition of chloride ions.
www.marinedepot.com /aquarium_additives_esv_b-ionic.asp?CartId=   (1012 words)

 Chemistry : Periodic Table : strontium : key information
Volatile strontium salts impart an excellent crimson colour to flames, and these salts are used in pyrotechnics.
Strontium titanate is an interesting optical material as it has an extremely high refractive index and an optical dispersion greater than that of diamond.
Strontium metal is available commercially and there is no need to make it in the laboratory.
www.webelements.com /webelements/elements/text/Sr/key.html   (404 words)

Strontium Carbonate B is used in the production of ferrites for permanent magnets, of glazes and enamel frits, of strontium chromate and of glass.
Strontium Carbonate C is used in the production of television glass and in metallurgy.
Strontium Carbonate D is used in the production of television glass, ferrite for permanent magnets, zinc electrolysis, metallurgy, glazes and enamel frits.
www.solvay-bariumstrontium.com /products/catalogue/0,0,2896-_EN,00.html   (561 words)

 MedlinePlus Drug Information: Strontium-89 Chloride
The drug is given by injection into a vein or a catheter that has been placed in a vein.
Strontium-89 chloride is in a class of drugs known as radioisotopes.
The most common side effect of strontium-89 chloride is a decrease of blood cells.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/druginfo/medmaster/a601004.html   (564 words)

 American Elements: Strontium Chloride Supplier & Tech Info
Strontium Chloride is an excellent water soluble crystalline Strontium source for uses compatible with chlorides.
Chloride materials can be decomposed by electrolysis to chlorine gas and the metal.
Strontium Chloride is generally immediately available in most volumes.
www.americanelements.com /srcl.html   (110 words)

 It's Elemental - The Element Strontium
Strontium was first isolated by Sir Humphry Davy, an English chemist, in 1808 through the electrolysis of a mixture of strontium chloride (SrCl
The strontium chloride, usually mixed with potassium chloride (KCl), is then melted and electrolyzed, forming strontium and chlorine gas (Cl Most of the strontium produced today is used in the manufacture of color television picture tubes.
Strontium carbonate is also used to make certain kinds of glass and is the base material for making most other strontium compounds.
education.jlab.org /itselemental/ele038.html   (259 words)

Very little is published on strontium but it has similar physical properties to calcium as it is in the same family only bigger.
If you have increased the strontium level to 20-30 ppm it will affect the maxium amount of calcium you can keep in the water.
If you have 30 ppm strontium also, then the strontium is all in the bicarbonate form and the remaining bicarbonate is in the calcium form.
members.tripod.com /AmazingCoralReef/htmls/chloride.htm   (844 words)

 Strontium DRI/RDA, negative health/side effects, toxicity/toxic overdose, nutritional requirements
indications or medical evidence that strontium is essential to human health.
The action of strontium is closely related to that of calcium
Estimated median daily intake of strontium worldwide from food and water is 1mg - 5mg per day.
www.acu-cell.com /sr.html   (668 words)

 Strontium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Due to its extreme reactivity to air, this element occurs naturally only in compounds with other elements, as in the minerals strontianite and celestite.
Volatile strontium salts impart a crimson color to flames, and these salts are used in pyrotechnics and in the production of flares.
Strontium is also commonly used in aerosol paint, such as the Spanish Montana (Montana Hardcore).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Strontium   (1221 words)

 Rosacea Care - Strontium Calming Lotion. A professional line of skin care products for rosacea condition and highly ...
The first rosacea skincare product to present the effectiveness of strontium technology, this new Calming Lotion is an elegant fragrance-free moisturizer in a 2-oz treatment pump.
Hahn is consulting on all phases of the formulation of our rosacea-friendly strontium nitrate and strontium chloride hexahydrate products.
(Strontium, in fact, is a natural element found in many of the foods we eat, especially green, leafy vegetables.
www.rosaceacare.com /products/strlotion.html   (693 words)

 North Carolina LMRP - Strontium-89 Chloride Injection (Metastron)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Strontium-89 Chloride (METASTRON) is a radiopharmaceutical agent which, after injection, demonstrates preferential uptake in sites of active osteogenesis, and thus is useful for the treatment of patients who have painful skeletal metastases.
This agent is indicated for the relief of bone pain in patients with painful skeletal metastases which have been confirmed prior to therapy with this agent.
Strontium-89 chloride injection is eligible for coverage only when submitted with the diagnosis listed above.
www.cignamedicare.com /partb/lmrp/nc/cms_fu/95-09.htm   (532 words)

 Turbo Strontium
Strontium is the second most important additive to the reef aquarium (calcium being the most important).
It should be used by experienced reef keepers who desire to rapidly raise the strontium level in their tanks.
Excessive usage may result in rapid strontium compound precipitation and deposits which can possibly be destructive to pumps and other sensitive system equipment and can also deplete system alkalinity.
www.aquacon.com /kentturbostrontium.html   (448 words)

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