Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 1st, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Calcified Tissue International, "the current morbidity in the elderly as a result of osteoporotic fractures has led to interest in the incidence of this condition in past populations. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the technique of scanning of the distal radius with DXA in archaeological bone. The radius is often better preserved in archaeological contexts than bone with higher trabecular content such as the femoral neck or vertebrae."
"Adult radii (101) from the deserted medieval village site of Wharram...
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