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Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010 Nov 1;503(1):78-83. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2010.06.008. Epub 2010 Jun 11.

Cardiovascular disease and bone.

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  • 1National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Unit for Bone Disease, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S5 7AU, UK. r.eastell@sheffield.ac.uk

Abstract

Osteoporosis-related fractures and coronary artery disease, stroke and peripheral artery disease are common conditions, particularly in the elderly. However, there is now strong evidence indicating that these conditions are associated with one another. Furthermore, there are common pathways in the pathophysiology of these two conditions.

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