endocrinology
Bone health

Body fatness detrimental for bone health

Increased body fatness does not improve bone health in middle-aged women and may be detrimental, emphasising the importance of maintaining lean body mass from middle age.  A poster presented by Dr Kun Zhu, from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, and colleagues described a study in more than 3,000 women and men aged from 51 ...

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