Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 17th, 2003
"In males, estrogens are synthesized in peripheral tissue by aromatization of testosterone. Recent data show that males either with a non functional estrogen receptor or unable to synthesize estrogen have osteoporosis although they have normal circulating levels of androgens," according to recent research published in the journal Annales D Endocrinologie.
"Several transversal studies show that, in aged males, estrogens are better correlated to bone density than androgens," stated M.C. De Vernejoul and colleagues, Lariboisiere Hospital, INSERM.
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