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04/26/2012 08:51 am ET

Early Menopause Linked To Higher Risk Of Osteoporosis, Fracture And Mortality

Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life, suggests new research published today (April 25) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

The Swedish study looked at the long-term effects of early menopause on mortality, risk of fragility fracture and osteoporosis.

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