Gender and osteoporosis: similarities and sex-specific differences.

@article{Boling2001GenderAO,
  title={Gender and osteoporosis: similarities and sex-specific differences.},
  author={Eugene P Boling},
  journal={The journal of gender-specific medicine : JGSM : the official journal of the Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          36-43
        }
}
Osteoporosis is a major health problem for men and women. Although women are disproportionately affected, the aging of the population and the exponential fracture increase in older persons ensure that the absolute numbers of osteoporotic fractures in both sexes will increase strikingly by the end of this decade. Important sex-specific differences are already known to occur in bone physiology and geometry, fracture epidemiology, bone gonadal hormone response, and post-hip-fracture mortality… CONTINUE READING

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 10 CITATIONS

Quantitative trait loci for BMD in an SM/J by NZB/BlNJ intercross population and identification of Trps1 as a probable candidate gene.

  • Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • 2008
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND