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Bone mass acquisition in healthy children

Davies, J. H., Evans, Bronwen Alice James and Gregory, John Welbourn 2005. Bone mass acquisition in healthy children. Archives of Disease in Childhood 90 (4) , pp. 373-378. 10.1136/adc.2004.053553

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Abstract

Although 80% of the variance in bone mass is determined genetically, there are many other factors which influence the accumulation of bone in early life and affect future risks of osteoporosis. This review considers the genetic, fetal, and environmental influences on bone mass acquisition in healthy children, and highlights important areas where paediatricians may have a role by counselling children and their families to adopt a healthy lifestyle which promotes bone health.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
ISSN: 0003-9888
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 06:49
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/65138

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