• Birth weight, genetic risk score may predict osteoporosis risk

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    An above average birth weight is associated with lower bone mineral density and higher fracture risk later in life, according to data published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
    “These findings provide the clues that early birth weight control is helpful for the prevention of osteoporosis later in life,” Shu-Feng Lei, PhD, professor in the School of Public Health, Medical College of Soochow University in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, told Healio. “Further research is needed to investigate the functional mechanism underlying the causal associations between birth weight
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