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Plasma leptin concentration and change in bone density among elderly men and women: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.

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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...

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10.1007/s00223-002-0017-x

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Syddall, HE More by this author
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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:
Calcified tissue international
Volume:
74
Issue:
5
Pages:
401-406
Publication date:
2004-05-05
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EISSN:
1432-0827
ISSN:
0171-967X
URN:
uuid:de5bde32-fa23-431c-9ddc-f2b2334a491f
Source identifiers:
107594
Local pid:
pubs:107594

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