Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 15th, 2001
Osteoporosis, an increasingly prevalent human disease, is characterized by low bone density and structural deterioration of bone tissue. Researchers described the identification of the protein responsible for above average bone mineral density in presentations at the annual meetings of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) October 15, 2001.
This gene discovery is the foundation of a multiyear...
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