Bone health

New targets identified for osteoporosis therapies

  The largest-ever genetic study of osteoporosis has identified a plethora of potential new targets for therapy. The international research, co-led by the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute and published in Nature Genetics, identified 153 new genetic loci associated with bone mineral density. It also found the GPC6 gene, which had not previously been linked to osteoporosis, was ...

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