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Does birthweight predict bone mass in adulthood? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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SUMMARY: This systematic review and meta-analysis assessed the strength and magnitude of the association between birthweight and adult bone mass. Higher birthweight was associated with higher bone mineral content of the spine and hip in adult men and women at ages between 18 and 80 years across a range of settings. INTRODUCTION: The aim of this review was to assess the strength and magnitude of the association between early size and adult bone mass. METHODS: Systematic review and meta-analysi...

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10.1007/s00198-010-1344-9

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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
22
Issue:
5
Pages:
1323-1334
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:26ffdb0c-5e80-4c50-921c-e855d1ee8fc9
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108271
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pubs:108271

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