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Birth weight and bone mass in young adults from Brazil.

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BACKGROUND: Birth weight is positively associated with adult bone mass. However, it is not clear if its effect is already evident in early adulthood. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between birth weight, adult body size, the interaction between them and bone mass in young adults. METHODS: Bone densitometry by DXA was performed on 496 individuals (240 men) aged 23-24 years from the 1978/79 Ribeirão Preto (southern Brazil) birth cohort, who were born and still residing in the city in...

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10.1016/j.bone.2010.01.365

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Journal:
Bone
Volume:
46
Issue:
4
Pages:
957-963
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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EISSN:
1873-2763
ISSN:
8756-3282
URN:
uuid:98237210-cf40-4106-be2a-1557cc0e5ec8
Source identifiers:
467032
Local pid:
pubs:467032

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