Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 7th, 2004
"Few studies have evaluated risk factors for bone loss in elderly women. We examined risk factors associated with a 5-year longitudinal change in bone mineral density (BMD) at the hip in healthy women aged 75 years and older," said H. Blain and colleagues, Montpellier University Hospital, France.
"The BMD of 276 women from the French EPIDOS (Epidemiologie des Osteoporoses) study was assessed in Montpellier from 1992 to 1993 and again from 1997 to 1998. BMD was measured at the femoral neck, trochanter, and Ward's...
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