Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 12th, 2006
"Biochemical bone markers reflect bone metabolism but little is known regarding their usefulness during fracture repair," stated investigators writing in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. "Reduced bone mineral density may influence fracture healing."
L.M. Hoesel and colleagues "hypothesized that low bone mineral density results in decreased levels of bone markers during the acute phase of fracture healing, especially in women who are postmenopausal." The authors "also addressed the question of different fracture types...
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