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Growth from birth to adulthood and bone phenotype in early old age: a British birth cohort study.

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There is growing evidence that early growth influences bone mass in later life but most studies are limited to birth weight and/or early infant growth and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) measurements. In a British birth cohort study with prospective measures of lifetime height and weight, we investigated the growth trajectory in relation to bone in males (M) and females (F) at 60 to 64 years old. Outcomes were DXA measures of hip and spine areal bone density (aBMD) (n = 1658) and pQCT ...

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10.1002/jbmr.2008

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Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
29
Issue:
1
Pages:
123-133
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
Source identifiers:
445505

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