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There is an urgent need for Osteoporosis to be considered as a man's and woman's disease.

More than 12 million US men suffer low bone density and hence heightened risk of osteoporosis. 1/5 of osteoporosis sufferers are men. Studies have found that osteoporosis is becoming an increasing threat to men and should not be considered by physicians or the general community as a woman's disease.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by California Milk Processor Board

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About: There is an urgent need for Osteoporosis to be considered as a man's and woman's disease.

Date: 27 May 2004

Source: California Milk Processor Board

URL: http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040527/lath078_1.html

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