Is Osteoporosis Genetic?

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Genetic testing for osteoporosis?

 Genetics research is a fascinating field, and it's especially exciting to hear about work being done to understand more completely the hereditary component of osteoporosis. A pair of articles to be published in an upcoming issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (but available online now at http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/NEJMoa0801197?query=TOC and http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/NEJMe0803046?query=TOC ) discuss recent advances in the work to determine who might be...

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