Osteoporosis Genes

Osteoporosis is a degenerative bone disease facing many of us as we age. Affecting about 54 million people in the US currently, this is a disease that is estimated to affect 50% of women and 25% of men in their lifetime.The good news here is that knowing where your genetic susceptibility lies can lead you to targeted, personalized solutions for osteoporosis.What causes osteoporosis?Osteoporosis is caused by a decrease in bone mineral density which results in a greater risk of fractures. The risk...


 

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