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Thoracic kyphosis in those over 50 may not be a predictor of physical decline

20:00 EDT 21 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research) A recently published study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has found that using CT scans to evaluate early signs of hyperkyphosis (extreme forward curvature of the upper spine) in people over age 50 does not help to identify those at risk of subsequent physical function decline.

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