Plasma leptin concentration and change in bone density among elderly men and women: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.
Several studies have shown an association between circulating leptin concentration and bone mineral density. but most studies are cross-sectional in design and report findings in women only. We per-formed a population-based longitudinal study relating baseline plasma leptin concentration to bone mass at the lumbar spine and femoral neck and to change in bone density at these sites over four years in a cohort of 302 men and women aged 60 75 years born and still resident in Hertfordshire, UK. B...Expand abstract
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