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Prenatal and childhood influences on osteoporosis.

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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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10.1053/beem.2002.0199

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Best practice and research. Clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
16
Issue:
2
Pages:
349-367
Publication date:
2002-06-05
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EISSN:
1878-1594
ISSN:
1521-690X
URN:
uuid:5e0d5fff-5e77-45fe-b3c1-81793e2a0faf
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107563
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pubs:107563

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