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Clinical studies in nutrition and physical activity interventions have proven that fractures can be prevented, even in older individuals, and that they do not need to be a natural consequence of aging.

Reference

Title
NIH Fact Sheet: Osteoporosis
Authors
National Institutes of Health
URL
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  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

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