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University of Gothenburg Scientists Have Discovered Genes That Increase the Risk of Osteoporosis and Fractures


4/24/2012 7:28:38 AM

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have identified the genetic variations that are believed to cause osteoporosis. The study, published in Nature Genetics and involving leading researchers from Sweden and the world, shows among other interesting facts that women with a higher proportion of genetic variations associated with osteoporosis have a more than 50 percent increased fracture risk

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