Bone Metabolism Archive

ACOG Guidelines Urge Screening for Female Athlete Triad

ACOG Guidelines Urge Screening for Female Athlete Triad

The female athlete triad includes low energy availability, menstrual dysfunction, and low bone density.

Increasing Bone Mineral Density in Older Men

Increasing Bone Mineral Density in Older Men

After 1 year of therapy, men who underwent testosterone therapy experienced improvement in bone mineral density and mood.

ACP: Updated Osteoporosis Treatment Guidelines

ACP: Updated Osteoporosis Treatment Guidelines

An update to the 2008 ACP osteoporosis treatment guidelines focuses on treating low bone density and osteoporosis in an effort to prevent fractures.

Osteoporosis, Fracture Risk Elevated With Tuberculosis

Osteoporosis, Fracture Risk Elevated With Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis was identified as an independent risk factor associated with incident osteoporosis.

Oral Contraceptives May Reduce Fracture Risk

Oral Contraceptives May Reduce Fracture Risk

Women who had taken oral contraceptives for more than 5 years had the lowest risk for fracture.

Osteoporosis Treatment Approaches in Women vs Men

Osteoporosis Treatment Approaches in Women vs Men

A review of osteoporosis diagnosis, treatment, and management in both men and women.

Does Aerobic-Resistance Exercise Benefit Seniors With Obesity?

Does Aerobic-Resistance Exercise Benefit Seniors With Obesity?

At 6 months of exercise intervention, physical performance test scores increased 21% in the combination exercise group, while scores in the control group remained largely the same.

Benefits of Osteoporosis Pharmacotherapy Misunderstood Among Older Women

Benefits of Osteoporosis Pharmacotherapy Misunderstood Among Older Women

Eighty-four percent of survey respondents did not undergo osteoporosis pharmacotherapy following an osteoporosis-related fracture.

FDA Approves Abaloparatide for Fragility Fracture in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

FDA Approves Abaloparatide for Fragility Fracture in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

Tymlos approval was based on the results of the ACTIVE and ACTIVExtension trials.

Denosumab-induced Prolonged Hypocalcemia: A Case Study

Denosumab-induced Prolonged Hypocalcemia: A Case Study

Investigators examined an 83-year-old male patient who developed severe hypocalcemia induced by denosumab.

HIV-Induced Osteoporosis Detected Using Bone Ultrasonography

HIV-Induced Osteoporosis Detected Using Bone Ultrasonography

Bone ultrasonography is able to detect tenofovir-induced bone loss in patients with HIV.

Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopausal Women

Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopausal Women

After 24 months, bone mineral density was statistically different from baseline.

Physical Activity, Sedentary Time and Bone Strength Association in Teens

Physical Activity, Sedentary Time and Bone Strength Association in Teens

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity was found to be an independent predictor of bone strength in adolescents.

Long-Term Safety of Denosumab in Postmenopausal Osteoperosis

Long-Term Safety of Denosumab in Postmenopausal Osteoperosis

The most common adverse events associated with long-term denosumab use were back, musculoskeletal, or extremity pain, hypercholesterolemia, and cystis.

Osteoporosis Care Quality Most Consistently Predicted By Primary Care

Osteoporosis Care Quality Most Consistently Predicted By Primary Care

The most important predictor for use of osteoporosis care was receiving primary care services within 6 months following hip fracture.

Is Normal Basal Bone Metabolism Vitamin D-Dependent in Postmenopausal Women With T2D?

Is Normal Basal Bone Metabolism Vitamin D-Dependent in Postmenopausal Women With T2D?

Findings in postmenopausal women with T2DM; correlations prominent in those with higher 25(OH)D

Is DXA Required to Diagnose Vertebral Fracture in Patients With Low BMD?

Is DXA Required to Diagnose Vertebral Fracture in Patients With Low BMD?

Researchers compared the efficacy of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry with lateral x-ray in assessing vertebral fractures.

Accuracy of Trabecular Bone Score to Assess Fragility Fracture Risk in T1D

Accuracy of Trabecular Bone Score to Assess Fragility Fracture Risk in T1D

Fragility fracture risk increased with older age and decreased with higher bone mineral density in patients with type 1 diabetes.

Bone Age in Children as Assessed by Dual-Energy X-Ray and Radiography

Bone Age in Children as Assessed by Dual-Energy X-Ray and Radiography

Using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for bone age assessment complements traditional radiologic assessment.

Leg Positioning During Lumbar Spine DXA

Leg Positioning During Lumbar Spine DXA

Researchers evaluated trabecular bone scores in more than 100 women during either "legs up" or "legs down" dual energy x-ray absorptiometry scans.

DXA-Visceral Adipose Tissue Measurements in Atherosclerotic CVD Risk Assessment

DXA-Visceral Adipose Tissue Measurements in Atherosclerotic CVD Risk Assessment

Neither DXA-visceral adipose tissue nor android-gynoid fat mass ratios were associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events.

TeleECHO Clinic Improves Physician Confidence in Osteoporosis Care

TeleECHO Clinic Improves Physician Confidence in Osteoporosis Care

The Bone Health TeleECHO Clinic helps telementor healthcare professionals and improves osteoporosis care in underserved communities.

Heart Failure Risk Varies With Bone Density and Race

Heart Failure Risk Varies With Bone Density and Race

Total hip BMD was associated with heart failure risk in black and non-black men, with an interaction by race.

Testosterone Increases Lumbar Spine Volumetric Trabecular BMD in Older Men

Testosterone Increases Lumbar Spine Volumetric Trabecular BMD in Older Men

Testosterone treatment improved both bone mineral density and strength in older men.

How Does Antenatal Betamethasone Exposure Affect Pediatric Bone Mass?

How Does Antenatal Betamethasone Exposure Affect Pediatric Bone Mass?

The effects of repeat doses of antenatal betamethasone were assessed in 185 eligible pediatric patients.

Anti-fracture Therapy Effectively Prevents Bone Loss in Women Post-Critical Illness

Anti-fracture Therapy Effectively Prevents Bone Loss in Women Post-Critical Illness

Researchers found that female patients recovering from critical illness respond better to anti-fracture therapy for bone mineral density loss prevention compared with men.

Significant Fracture Burden, Psychological Comorbidities Associated With Hypophosphatasia

Significant Fracture Burden, Psychological Comorbidities Associated With Hypophosphatasia

Disease burden associated with hypophosphatasia was analyzed in a population of patients utilizing electronic medical records.

Do Bone Turnover Markers Predict Vertebral Fracture Risk Post-Alendronate Discontinuation?

Do Bone Turnover Markers Predict Vertebral Fracture Risk Post-Alendronate Discontinuation?

Study examines the predictive value for vertebral fractures of bone mineral density and bone turnover markers after a 5-year drug holiday.

Metabolic Bone Toxicity Possible With Certain Hepatitis Antivirals

Metabolic Bone Toxicity Possible With Certain Hepatitis Antivirals

The long-term effects of several hepatitis virus antivirals on various aspects of bone metabolism are unclear.

Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday Increases Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday Increases Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

The risk of developing fracture in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who discontinued bisphosphonate therapy was evaluated in a retrospective study.

Should Trabecular Bone Score Be Used to Assess Bone Quality in Type 2 Diabetes?

Should Trabecular Bone Score Be Used to Assess Bone Quality in Type 2 Diabetes?

The trabecular bone score may provides an acute, albeit indirect, measurement of bone quality in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Likelihood of Hypertension Increased by Knee Osteoarthritis

Likelihood of Hypertension Increased by Knee Osteoarthritis

Data were collected from the Osteoarthritis Initiative to examine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and hypertension.

Does Osteoarthritis Diagnosis Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Scores?

Does Osteoarthritis Diagnosis Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Scores?

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were evaluated at a specialized clinic to determine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and elevated Disease Activity Scores (DAS28).

Hepatitis B Therapy Associated With Abnormal Bone Metabolism

Hepatitis B Therapy Associated With Abnormal Bone Metabolism

Patients taking tenofovir should aim to maximize the phosphorous in their diet.

Risk of Mortality Post-Fragility Fracture Is Sex Dependent

Risk of Mortality Post-Fragility Fracture Is Sex Dependent

Ankle fractures presented similar mortality rates between men and women, while other types of fractures had higher mortality rates among men.

Nonvertebral Fracture Risk After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Nonvertebral Fracture Risk After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Researchers examined the nonvertebral fracture risk in adults with obesity who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs adjustable gastric banding.

Older Men With Low Total, Bioavailable Testosterone at Increased Risk for Falls

Older Men With Low Total, Bioavailable Testosterone at Increased Risk for Falls

Incident falls were linked with total testosterone and bioavailable levels of testosterone after adjusting for age and prevalent falls.

Oral Bisphosphonate Prescription Trends Shifted After 2008 Recommendations

Oral Bisphosphonate Prescription Trends Shifted After 2008 Recommendations

Two distinct time trends were observed in initiation of oral bisphosphonates in women after the 2008 updated osteoporosis treatment guidelines.

Heart Disease, Osteoporosis Risks Up in Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Heart Disease, Osteoporosis Risks Up in Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Younger survivors of thyroid cancer are at increased risk for certain types of health problems later in life.

Fracture Risk in Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis Examined

Fracture Risk in Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis Examined

Patients with psoriatic arthritis or psoriasis had an increased prevalence of osteoporosis risk factors.

FDA Clears Point-of-Care Device for Diagnosing Osteoporosis

FDA Clears Point-of-Care Device for Diagnosing Osteoporosis

Bone Index announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for the second generation Bindex device model to aid in the diagnosis of osteoporosis.

Bone Density Linked to Vascular Calcification in ESRD

Bone Density Linked to Vascular Calcification in ESRD

A prospective cohort study in 66 patients with end-stage renal disease was conducted to determine the link between renal and coronary heart diseases.

Alzheimer's Disease: Risk Factor for Hip Fracture

Alzheimer's Disease: Risk Factor for Hip Fracture

Cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, hip and knee replacements, and both behavioral and mental disorders were also more common in the Alzheimer's disease cohort.

Etelcalcetide Examined in Hemodialysis Patients With Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Etelcalcetide Examined in Hemodialysis Patients With Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Etelcalcetide shows promise for reducing parathyroid hormone in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Malignancy Risk & Vitamin D Deficiency: An Unclear Relationship

Malignancy Risk & Vitamin D Deficiency: An Unclear Relationship

According to the National Cancer Institute, there are not enough available data to establish whether taking vitamin D can prevent cancer.

Less Frequent Dosing of Bisphosphonate in Patients With Bone Metastases

Less Frequent Dosing of Bisphosphonate in Patients With Bone Metastases

Less frequent dosing with zoledronic acid does not increase fracture risk in patients with bone metastases.

Hip Fracture Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Hip Fracture Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

The association between risk for hip fracture and diabetes was attenuated after accounting for mortality risk.

Long-Term DPP-4 Inhibitor Use Not Associated With Fracture Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Long-Term DPP-4 Inhibitor Use Not Associated With Fracture Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

For patients with type 2 diabetes, long-term use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors is not associated with fracture risk.

VIDEO: Clinical Trial Results for Abaloparatide

Lorraine Fitzpatrick, MD, discusses updated results from the ACTIVE phase 3 clinical trial.

The Handoff: Your Week in Endocrinology - 11/25/16

In this week's Handoff, read more about recent FDA approvals, food banks' efforts to improve the healthiness of their donations, and more.

Does Antihypertensive Medication Class Affect Fracture Risk?

Does Antihypertensive Medication Class Affect Fracture Risk?

Researchers compared 3 classes of antihypertensive medication to determine hip and pelvic fracture risk in users vs nonusers.

Bone Health Improved With Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Bone Health Improved With Menopausal Hormone Therapy

The use of menopausal hormone therapy was associated with improved bone mineral density and better bone microarchitecture.

New Osteoporosis Treatment Options on the Horizon

Nancy E. Lane, MD, professor of medicine, at the University of California at Davis School of Medicine, discusses results from the phase 3 ACTIVE trial.

BMI Associated With Hand Osteoarthritis

BMI Associated With Hand Osteoarthritis

Increased body mass index (BMI) may have a moderate effect on hand arthritis.

Vitamin D Supplementation May Have Varying Effects in Pregnancy

Vitamin D Supplementation May Have Varying Effects in Pregnancy

Several factors influence the impact of cholecalciferol supplementation in pregnant women.

Bone Density Lower Among Heavy Cannabis Users

Bone Density Lower Among Heavy Cannabis Users

Heavy cannabis users have lower bone density compared to cigarette smokers.

Stimulant Use Associated With Lower Bone Mass in Children, Teens

Stimulant Use Associated With Lower Bone Mass in Children, Teens

Children and teens who used stimulants for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder had lower bone mineral content and bone density than nonusers.

Benefits, Drawbacks of Calorie Restriction in Postmenopausal Women

Benefits, Drawbacks of Calorie Restriction in Postmenopausal Women

Calorie restriction has been shown to increase longevity, but it may also have adverse effects on bone health in postmenopausal women.

Bone Mineral Density Linked to Concentrations of 25(OH)D in Summer

Bone Mineral Density Linked to Concentrations of 25(OH)D in Summer

Summer levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D are associated with bone mineral density of the total hip.

AACE/ACE Updates Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Management Guidelines

AACE/ACE Updates Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Management Guidelines

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) announced the publication of new clinical guidelines and an accompanying algorithm to help physicians and other health care professionals with the diagnosis, fracture risk assessment, and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Orthogeriatric Model of Care is Cost-Effective for Elderly Patients With Hip Fractures

Orthogeriatric Model of Care is Cost-Effective for Elderly Patients With Hip Fractures

Orthogeriatric-led service was the most effective and cost-effective model of care for men and women aged 83 years.

Experts Issue Call to Action to Change Recent Trends in Osteoporosis Management

Experts Issue Call to Action to Change Recent Trends in Osteoporosis Management

Experts from more than 30 national and international societies have pledged to intensify efforts and collaborate to address the "crisis" in osteoporosis.

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated With Reduced Vitamin D Levels

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated With Reduced Vitamin D Levels

Phthalates and bisphenol A metabolites were inversely associated with circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in adults exposed to these chemicals.

Animal Study Shows Crosstalk Between Bone and Muscle Critical to Exercise Adaptation

Animal Study Shows Crosstalk Between Bone and Muscle Critical to Exercise Adaptation

Crosstalk between bone and muscle plays a significant role in exercise adaptation.

FRAME: Romosozumab Decreases Vertebral Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis

FRAME: Romosozumab Decreases Vertebral Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis

The risk for vertebral fracture in women with osteoporosis was significantly lower with romosozumab vs placebo at 12 months.

Yogurt Consumption in Postmenopausal Women May Benefit Bone Health

Yogurt Consumption in Postmenopausal Women May Benefit Bone Health

The combination of calcium, proteins, and probiotics found in yogurt may affect gut microbiota and have a positive effect on bone density.

Trend of Decreasing Hip Fracture Rates in United States May Be Over

Trend of Decreasing Hip Fracture Rates in United States May Be Over

A decline in Medicare reimbursement for DXA testing is one of the factors to higher-than-expected hip fracture rates.

Leisure, Commuting Sitting Time Associated With Lower BMD After Adjustment for Physical Activity

Leisure, Commuting Sitting Time Associated With Lower BMD After Adjustment for Physical Activity

ew findings from a population-based cohort study suggest that there are small but significant deficits in hip bone mineral density (BMD) cross-sectionally associated with sitting time adjusted for physical activity.

Early Research Suggests Bone Acquisition May Be Better in Infants Fed Soy Formula

Early Research Suggests Bone Acquisition May Be Better in Infants Fed Soy Formula

Infants fed soy formula vs breast milk experienced greater bone acquisition during the first year of life.

Study Shines Light on Possible Cause of Genetic Hip Fracture Risk

Study Shines Light on Possible Cause of Genetic Hip Fracture Risk

Genetic predisposition for poor bone tissue quality may be a risk factor for hip fracture.

Resistance Band Training Benefited Bone Development in Adolescent Girls

Resistance Band Training Benefited Bone Development in Adolescent Girls

Brief training sessions several times a week for 2 years improved regional and whole-body bone development in teen girls.

Genetic Profiling Improved Accuracy of Fracture Prediction

Genetic Profiling Improved Accuracy of Fracture Prediction

Fracture prediction was more accurate with profiling of bone density-related variants vs clinical risk factors alone.

Modest Fracture Reduction Observed with Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplements

Modest Fracture Reduction Observed with Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplements

A modest reduction in risk for fracture was noted with calcium plus vitamin D supplements, but the effect on cardiovascular outcomes was unclear.

Alendronate Reduced Hip Fracture Risk in Elderly Patients

Alendronate Reduced Hip Fracture Risk in Elderly Patients

The oldest age group experienced the greatest improvements with alendronate, as compared with the younger groups in the study.

ASBMR 2016 Set to Explore Latest Advances in Bone and Mineral Metabolism

ASBMR 2016 Set to Explore Latest Advances in Bone and Mineral Metabolism

Osteoporosis and genomics will be among key highlights at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

Fracture Risk in Diabetes No Higher With Sitagliptin

Fracture Risk in Diabetes No Higher With Sitagliptin

According to results from the TECOS trial, sitagliptin is not linked to an increased risk for fractures in patients with diabetes.

Risk for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Up With Furosemide Use

Risk for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Up With Furosemide Use

Study reveals 6-fold higher risk of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients on furosemide vs hydrochlorothiazide.

Does Personality Influence Risk for Falls in Women?

Does Personality Influence Risk for Falls in Women?

Optimism is associated with a decreased fall risk and cynical hostility with an increased fall risk for women.

Predictors of Atherosclerosis Progression in African Americans With Type 2 Diabetes

Predictors of Atherosclerosis Progression in African Americans With Type 2 Diabetes

Higher pericardial adipose volumes were associated with increases in calcified atherosclerotic plaque.

Adipose Stores of Vitamin D Greater in Obese Women

Adipose Stores of Vitamin D Greater in Obese Women

Obese women have significantly greater total vitamin D stores than normal-weight women, although the pattern of distribution of the stores is similar.

Fracture Risk Lower With Abaloparatide in Osteoporosis

Fracture Risk Lower With Abaloparatide in Osteoporosis

In postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, an experimental drug appears to reduce the risk of bone fractures better than teriparatide or a placebo.

Soy Isoflavone May Improve Bone Health After Menopause

Soy Isoflavone May Improve Bone Health After Menopause

For postmenopausal women, soy isoflavone supplementation is associated with improvement in bone health.

Does Birth Control Boost Vitamin D Levels in Women?

Does Birth Control Boost Vitamin D Levels in Women?

Use of estrogen-containing contraceptives were linked to significantly higher vitamin D levels.

Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery Have Higher Risk of Fracture

Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery Have Higher Risk of Fracture

Patients undergoing bariatric surgery were more likely to fracture than obese or non-obese controls.

New Index Predicts Women at Risk for Rapid Bone Loss During Menopausal Transition

New Index Predicts Women at Risk for Rapid Bone Loss During Menopausal Transition

An index accounting for both bone formation and resorption may help identify which women may experience faster bone loss during menopause.

AAP: Consider 'Female Athlete Triad' During Office Visits

AAP: Consider 'Female Athlete Triad' During Office Visits

Physicians should be aware of the "female athlete triad," which includes amenorrhea, osteoporosis, and disordered eating.

Treatment-Related Changes in Bone Density Linked to Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis

Treatment-Related Changes in Bone Density Linked to Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis

For women initiating osteoporosis treatment, treatment-related changes in total hip bone mineral density (BMD) are associated with fracture risk.

Hormone Replacement Therapy vs Combination Oral Contraceptive for Bone Health in Premature Ovarian Failure

Hormone Replacement Therapy vs Combination Oral Contraceptive for Bone Health in Premature Ovarian Failure

In women with premature ovarian failure, hormone replacement therapy was associated with greater increases in bone mineral density.

Risk for Death Increased With Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Risk for Death Increased With Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Patients with osteogenesis imperfecta have an elevated risk for death, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

Long-Term rhPTH(1-84) Associated With Reduced Need for Calcium, Calcitriol Supplements

Long-Term rhPTH(1-84) Associated With Reduced Need for Calcium, Calcitriol Supplements

The therapy was also associated with reduced urinary calcium excretion and stable serum calcium concentration in patients with hypoparathyroidism.

Bone Health Adversely Affected by HIV Infection With T-Cell Activation

Bone Health Adversely Affected by HIV Infection With T-Cell Activation

HIV-infection and T-cell activation are linked to decreased number of osteogenic precursors.

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Increases Risk of Osteoporosis and Osteopenia in Femur

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Increases Risk of Osteoporosis and Osteopenia in Femur

Proton pump inhibitor users had reduced mean femoral T-scores and increased frequency of osteoporosis and osteopenia.

Dietary Calcium Intake Has U-Shaped Correlation With Fracture Risk

Dietary Calcium Intake Has U-Shaped Correlation With Fracture Risk

Researchers examined the long-term correlations between low dietary calcium intake and fracture risk in older adults with a plant-based diet.

FRAX Tool May Overestimate Fracture Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

FRAX Tool May Overestimate Fracture Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

The United Kingdom Fracture Risk Assessment Tool overestimated fracture risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients compared with the general population.

Parathyroidectomy Improves Quality of Life in Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Parathyroidectomy Improves Quality of Life in Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Quality-of-life scores improved significantly after successful parathyroidectomy.

Pop-Up Messages May Be Beneficial for Physician Awareness of Osteoporosis

Pop-Up Messages May Be Beneficial for Physician Awareness of Osteoporosis

Messages were linked to increased rates of DXA prescription and osteoporosis medication.

Advanced Glycation Endproducts May Contribute to Poor Bone Health in Diabetes

Advanced Glycation Endproducts May Contribute to Poor Bone Health in Diabetes

Advanced glycation endproducts were linked to reduced bone material properties in women with type 2 diabetes.

Fortified Bread May Help Boost Vitamin D Levels

Fortified Bread May Help Boost Vitamin D Levels

As a staple in some populations' diets, vitamin D-fortified bread could increase circulating 25(OH)D to adequate levels.

Children With Cow's Milk Allergy May Have Lower Bone Density

Children With Cow's Milk Allergy May Have Lower Bone Density

Low bone mineral density found in 6% of those with allergy compared with 0% of children without the allergy.

Low Fruit, Vegetable Intake May Increase Hip Fracture Risk

Low Fruit, Vegetable Intake May Increase Hip Fracture Risk

Daily intake of 1 or less servings of fruit and vegetables is associated with an increased risk in older adults.

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