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Tuesday, November 30, 2010
For years, it was believed that obese women were at lower risk for developing osteoporosis, and that excess body fat actually protected against bone loss. However, a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) found that having too much internal abdominal fat may, in fact, have a damaging effect on bone health.
Link to full RSNA release on study led by MGH physician Miriam Bredella, MD.
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