Women may not need bone tests before 65

Post-menopausal women in their fifties who have normal results on a bone density test may not need such a test for 10 or 15 years.

Men far less likely to have osteoporosis screening

Only one in four men would consider going for a bone-density screening despite the fact that men are more likely than women to die as a result of an osteoporosis-related fracture.

Elderly women who start exercising break fewer bones

Women over the age of 70 who begin exercising break significantly fewer bones than those who are inactive.

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