Bone health in urban midlife Malaysian women: risk factors and prevention

@article{Lim2005BoneHI,
  title={Bone health in urban midlife Malaysian women: risk factors and prevention},
  author={Pei Shan Lim and F. B. Ong and Nafisah Adeeb and Stefano Seri and M. Y. Noor-Aini and Khadijah Shamsuddin and N. Hapizah and Abdul Latiff Mohamed and Amr Mokhtar and H. W. H. Wan},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={2069-2079}
}
The aim of this study was to identify risk factors associated with osteoporosis in urban midlife Malaysian women and to assess the effectiveness of lifestyle intervention in bone loss prevention with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as a positive control. A total of 514 disease-free, uterus-intact, non-HRT-using women aged 45 years and older were recruited into the study. After initial bone mineral density (BMD) assessments, they were randomized into three groups: GI (control), G2 (lifestyle… CONTINUE READING