Bone health

Osteosarcopenia: big word, little value?

The jury’s still out on the value of the term osteosarcopenia – a combination of low bone mineral density (osteopenia and osteoporosis) and low muscle mass and function (sarcopenia). While it helps draw attention to the often-neglected condition sarcopenia, there is little evidence that the combined entity has any greater utility in predicting falls and ...

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