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Follicle-stimulating hormone may predict bone loss in premenopausal women

5 monthes ago   |   By Healio

A one-time measurement of follicle-stimulating hormone during pre- or perimenopause may serve as an independent predictor of imminent bone loss, particularly at the lumbar spine, during the menopause transition, according to findings published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
“Measuring serum follicle-stimulating hormone in women in their late 40s may help us forecast who will lose significant bone by the next year - before that bone loss occurs,” Albert Shieh, MD, MS, assistant professor in the department of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine
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