Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 13th, 2006
Study 1: Raloxifene improves resistance to axial and bending stresses in the proximal femur.
According to scientists at Johns Hopkins University, "Raloxifene improves spine bone mineral density (BMD), and its ability to reduce vertebral fractures by 40-50% suggests that it increases vertebral strength. Positive effects on hip BMD suggest a similar strengthening of the hip, but dimensional ambiguities in BMD by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) make it difficult to infer strength effects directly."
"Hip fractures may be too...
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