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Indian women disproportionately suffer from osteoporosis

People in India are increasingly suffering from osteoporosis due to vitamin D and calcium deficiency as well as a poor diet. High steroid intake also has a negative effect on osteoporosis risk. Up to 12 million Indians have osteoporosis and some of them are only 20.

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About: Indian women disproportionately suffer from osteoporosis

Date: 19 October 2004

Source: Express India


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