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Osteoporosis

24 August 2010

Prior Fractures Could Raise Older Women's Odds for Osteoporosis

These women may also become more disabled from the bone disease, study finds

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The findings are from the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW), led by the University of Massachusetts Medical School. It includes women in 10 countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.

 

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