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New osteoporosis genes identified in large study

07:15 EDT 6 Sep 2017 | Arthritis Digest

Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of osteoporosis, they report in Nature Genetics. Using data from over 140,000 people, the team has found 153 new gene variants associated with the loss of bone mineral density, which often result in fractures; gene GPC6, which had […]

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