Molecular Mechanisms of Obesity-Induced Osteoporosis and Muscle Atrophy

  title={Molecular Mechanisms of Obesity-Induced Osteoporosis and Muscle Atrophy},
  author={Bipradas Roy and Mary E. Curtis and Letimicia S. Fears and Samuel Nahashon and Hugh M. Fentress},
  booktitle={Front. Physiol.},
Obesity and osteoporosis are two alarming health disorders prominent among middle and old age populations, and the numbers of those affected by these two disorders are increasing. It is estimated that more than 600 million adults are obese and over 200 million people have osteoporosis worldwide. Interestingly, both of these abnormalities share some common features including a genetic predisposition, and a common origin: bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells. Obesity is characterized by the… CONTINUE READING
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