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Association between endogenous plasma hormone concentrations and fracture risk in men and women: the EPIC-Oxford prospective cohort study.

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Sex steroids have an important role in bone health, however previous studies on fracture risk have been carried out in older populations. The EPIC-Oxford study is a prospective cohort of men and women living in the UK. Five years after recruitment, participants self-reported previous fractures. Sex steroid concentrations (plasma estradiol, testosterone and sex hormone binding globulin) were measured in 436 cases (155 men, 46 premenopausal women and 235 postmenopausal women) with an incident f...

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10.1007/s00774-009-0060-z

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Roddam, AW More by this author
Appleby, P More by this author
Dowsett, M More by this author
Folkerd, E More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral metabolism
Volume:
27
Issue:
4
Pages:
485-493
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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EISSN:
1435-5604
ISSN:
0914-8779
URN:
uuid:9ea7879b-35ba-49e5-848c-87db94868ac1
Source identifiers:
26676
Local pid:
pubs:26676

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