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The relationship between endogenous estrogen, sex hormone-binding globulin, and bone loss in female residents of a rural Japanese community: the Taiji Study.

Abstract:

The aim of this study was to clarify the relationship between endogenous estrogen, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), and bone loss in pre-, peri-, and postmenopausal female residents of Taiji, a rural Japanese community. From a list of inhabitants aged 40 to 79 years, 200 participants-50 women in each of four age decades-were randomly selected, and baseline bone mineral density (BMD) at the lumbar spine and proximal femur were measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in 1993. Total est...

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10.1007/s007740200044

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Yoshimura, N More by this author
Kasamatsu, T More by this author
Hashimoto, T More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral metabolism
Volume:
20
Issue:
5
Pages:
303-310
Publication date:
2002
DOI:
EISSN:
1435-5604
ISSN:
0914-8779
URN:
uuid:091d2bfa-872b-408a-aec1-1b5c294004bd
Source identifiers:
126015
Local pid:
pubs:126015

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