Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 1st, 2000
Wrist fractures often are indicators of osteoporotic bone, reported study author Molly T. Vogt, PhD, at the 67th annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held March 15-19, 2000, in Orlando, Florida.
A total of 9,704 women, 65 years and older, were enrolled in the 10-year study - the most comprehensive investigation, to date, of risk factors for distal radius fractures. The study is a part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health multi-center Study of Osteoporotic Fractures.
Vogt and her colleagues found...
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