[Calcium requirement for the maintenance of bone mass].

Abstract

The bone mineral density of middle-aged and elderly people is determined by the peak bone mass obtained in the adolescent period and the bone loss in the later stage of life. The rapid bone loss observed in the postmenopausal women is largely explained by estrogen deficiency. On the other hand, aging-dependent decrease of bone mass commonly seen in women… (More)

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@article{Hosoi2001CalciumRF, title={[Calcium requirement for the maintenance of bone mass].}, author={Takemitsu Hosoi}, journal={Clinical calcium}, year={2001}, volume={11 2}, pages={163-7} }