Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 9th, 2005
Study 1: The number of pregnancies and/or abortions a woman has had can increase her risk of osteoporosis, a study has found.
F. Ozdemir and colleagues, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey, wrote, "Osteoporosis has been defined as a metabolic bone disease characterized by a loss of bone mineral density (BMD) greater than 2.5 standard deviations below young adult peak bone mass or the presence of fracture. By considering that some factors related to female reproductive system might influence the ultimate risk of osteoporosis, we aimed to investigate if a...
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