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Postmenopausal osteoporosis

Nature Reviews Disease Primers volume 2, Article number: 16070 (2016) | Download Citation

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Osteoporosis, which is characterized by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue, increases bone fragility and the risk of fractures. Half of women >50 years of age will experience an osteoporotic bone fracture during their lifetime, which has a considerable impact on quality of life.

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