endocrinology
Bone health

Genetic clues improve accuracy of fracture risk calculators

Prediction of fracture risk in the elderly can be improved by adding genetic information to the current predictive models that are based on clinical risk factors alone, a study shows. The research involving 1400 adults aged over 60 years taking part in the Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology Study showed that a genetic risk score based on ...

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