Both weight loss and weight gain linked with increased fracture risk

January 28, 2015 3:56 PM

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Both weight loss and weight gain linked with increased fracture risk

Both weight gain and weight loss in older (postmenopausal) women are associated with increased incidence of fracture, but at different anatomical sites, finds a study published in The BMJ this week.

The findings also challenge the traditional view that weight gain protects against fractures.

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