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UCSF Study Shows For The First Time That A Drug May Reduce Risk Of Hip Fractures By More Than Half In Women Who Have Never Had A Spine Fracture

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September 16, 1998
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University Of California, San Francisco
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An osteoporosis drug can reduce the risk of hip fractures by 56 percent among women who have never suffered a spinal fracture, according to a University of California San Francisco researcher who announced new results from the landmark Fracture Intervention Trial (FIT) today (Monday, September 14) at an annual scientific meeting.

BERLIN, GERMANY-- An osteoporosis drug can reduce the risk of hip fractures by 56 percent among women who have never suffered a spinal fracture, according to a University of California San Francisco researcher who announced new results from the landmark Fracture Intervention Trial (FIT) today (Monday, September 14) at an annual scientific meeting.


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University Of California, San Francisco. "UCSF Study Shows For The First Time That A Drug May Reduce Risk Of Hip Fractures By More Than Half In Women Who Have Never Had A Spine Fracture." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 16 September 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980916073608.htm>.
University Of California, San Francisco. (1998, September 16). UCSF Study Shows For The First Time That A Drug May Reduce Risk Of Hip Fractures By More Than Half In Women Who Have Never Had A Spine Fracture. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980916073608.htm
University Of California, San Francisco. "UCSF Study Shows For The First Time That A Drug May Reduce Risk Of Hip Fractures By More Than Half In Women Who Have Never Had A Spine Fracture." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980916073608.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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