New genetic regions linked to bone-we...

New genetic regions linked to bone-weakening disease and fractures, researcher says

There are 4 comments on the Stanford story from Apr 15, 2012, titled New genetic regions linked to bone-weakening disease and fractures, researcher says. In it, Stanford reports that:

Thirty-two previously unidentified genetic regions associated with osteoporosis and fracture have been identified by a large, worldwide consortium of researchers, including Stanford Prevention Research Center chief John Ioannidis , MD, DSc.

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Lombard, IL

#1 Apr 22, 2012
This is very interesting especially with the issues surrounding this issues right now. And I hope that good consequences can result from this.
Tasha F

Lombard, IL

#2 Jul 25, 2012
This research merely confirms what some medical experts have suspected about bone fragility diseases being that it has something to do with heredity as much as diet and lifestyle.
Geroncio B

Flushing, NY

#3 Aug 31, 2012
This news is helpful that helps to determine how and why people living in certain parts of the world are more prone to developing this form of disease.

Atlanta, GA

#4 Sep 8, 2012
It is best to ask your doctor about this. Have him/her assist you in going home and seek advice on faster recovery.

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