Bone mass, bone loss, and osteoporosis prophylaxis

R. P. Heaney

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In this issue, McClung and colleagues show that alendronate can reduce or even block the bone loss that occurs in otherwise healthy women early in menopause. But bone mass is only one of many factors contributing to fractures in postmenopausal women.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-314
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 15 1998


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  • Medicine(all)

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