A glimpse from the past: osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures in a Portuguese identified skeletal sample.

UNLABELLED The diachronic variation of etiological factors, like longevity or diet, affected the prevalence of osteoporosis and the so-called osteoporotic fractures in the past. As such, it is important to understand the epidemiology of this disease in historical populations; with behaviors and customs that were unalike the modern westernized lifestyle… CONTINUE READING