Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 20th, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "long-term fracture prediction using bone mineral density remains controversial, as does the additional contribution from assessing bone turnover or clinical risk factors."
"We measured bone mineral density at various sites; along with biochemical markers of bone turnover; sex steroid levels; and over 100 clinical variables, at baseline on an age-stratified sample of 304 Rochester, Minnesota women in 1980," stated L.J. Melton and colleagues, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Department of Health Science Research.
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