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Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women
But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment
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Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women
Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for Women Osteoporosis is a chronic disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. It is caused by a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors and, in some cases, by medical conditions or medications. Millions of Americans over age 50 have osteoporosis. In addition, millions more have low bone mass, which puts them at risk for the disease. Osteoporosis primarily affects women; one in two U.S. women and one in four U.S. men over 50 will suffer a broken bone in ...
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