TITLE

Low BMD may increase mortality risk in men

PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Geriatrics;Jul2002, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents an abstract of the study 'Bone Mineral Density and Mortality in Elderly Men and Women: The Rotterdam Study,' by Klift M. Van Der, et al, which appeared in the 2002 issue of the journal 'Bone.'
ACCESSION #
6954974

 

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