Osteoporosis: Medical Blunders and Treatment Strategies

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Osteoporosis is the most common chronic disease in America for white females, with over 50 percent of these women suffering from it by age 45 and over 85 percent by age 70. Despite these numbers, little attention has been given to the disease and virtually none has been given to practical preventive treatment. Osteoporosis may be defined as a reduction in bone mass per unit volume such that fractures in bone may occur with minimal or no trauma. There are many causes for the disease but by far the most common form is known ...

Osteoporosis: Medical Blunders and Treatment Strategies 1996, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786402298

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