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August 5, 2006

Bone Loss May Begin Long Before Menopause

MaryFran Sowers, a University of Michigan researcher and professor, says women may begin losing bone mass as early as ten years before the onset of menopause.

Her research is part of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN), a project following 3,300 women ages 40 to 55, who agree to undergo yearly exams, take tests and answer survey questions.

Study says women's bone loss may start earlier

Posted by Tracy on August 5, 2006 3:01 AM | DIGG | | furl

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