rheumatology
Bone health

Weight loss and gain up fracture risk

Postmenopausal women who gain or lose weight are at increased risk of fracture but at different sites, a BMJ study reports. The study of over 120,000 healthy postmenopausal women  taking part in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study found that compared with stable weight, weight loss was associated with a 65% increase in hip fracture, ...

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