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Growth hormone predicts bone density in elderly women.

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Evidence is accumulating that the risk of osteoporosis may be influenced by environmental factors during intrauterine and early postnatal life; such programming might be mediated through modification of the GH/IGF-1 axis during critical periods in its development. To address this issue, we explored the relationships among birth weight, circulating GH profile, bone density, and bone loss rate in a group of British women. The study population consisted of 38 women 60-75 years old resident in He...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Bone
Volume:
32
Issue:
4
Pages:
434-440
Publication date:
2003-04-05
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EISSN:
1873-2763
ISSN:
8756-3282
URN:
uuid:ec10892b-2b08-4208-a8db-32525b572c27
Source identifiers:
125600
Local pid:
pubs:125600

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