Reproductive correlates of bone mass in elderly women. Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group.

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Results from previous studies of reproductive factors and bone density have been conflicting; some demonstrate a beneficial effect, but others show a detrimental effect on bone density. The present study investigates the association of parity, lactation, and menstruation with radial bone density in 2230 white women, 65 years of age and older. Bone density… (More)

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