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Screening for osteoporosis may pay off in some groups of older men

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 16 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:323

In ageing populations, bone fractures and impaired quality of life caused by osteoporosis increasingly affect not only women, but also older men. Experts have been calling for widespread densitometry screening programmes for men aged 70 years and older with treatment …

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