Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 27th, 2006
Study 1: Grip strength change may be an indication of menopausal bone loss and increased fracture risk.
Researchers in Finland wrote, "The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between grip strength change and bone health according to menopausal status."
"A random sample of 971 pre- to postmenopausal women from the Kuopio Osteoporosis Risk Factor and Prevention (OSTPRE) study cohort was measured with dual X-ray absorptiometry in the lumbar spine (LS) and femoral neck (FN) and grip strength with pneumatic squeeze...
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