Study Examines Effect of Weight Change on Fracture Risk in Older Women

January 28, 2015 5:50 PM

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A new study examines the effect of weight change on bone strength in older women. This study indicates that when older women gain or lose weight, they are at a greater risk for breaking bones.

This is important because the findings go against a long-held belief that weight gain can protect older women against the very same fractures.

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