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...Expand abstract
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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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