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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