AbstractIt is well known that people, especially white people, are getting osteoporosis more often than previously thought. Until now, no direct causative factor has been determined, but genetic factors are very likely to be involved. Usually, affected individuals are initially asymptomatic while the disease process is going on, and they come to the attention of the medical profession only late when their bones are fractured as a result of a simple trauma. Also it is vital to let people know that heavy sports, at times, can be harmful
Al Khawajah, F.F. (2002). [Osteoporosis]. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119185
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 8 (2-3), 440-443, 2002
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