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Growth and bone development.

Abstract:

Osteoporosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality through its association with age-related fractures. Although most effort in fracture prevention has been directed at retarding the rate of age-related bone loss, and reducing the frequency and severity of trauma among elderly people, evidence is growing that peak bone mass is an important contributor to bone strength during later life. The normal patterns of skeletal growth have been well characterized in cross-sectional and longitudina...

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10.1159/000113170

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Nestle Nutrition workshop series. Paediatric programme
Volume:
61
Pages:
53-68
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1662-3878
ISSN:
1661-6677
URN:
uuid:0af015a3-c76f-4fe2-93c7-6dd4d91fe62b
Source identifiers:
107516
Local pid:
pubs:107516

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