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Hormonal, reproductive factors associated with knee osteoarthritis in women

By Endocrinology Advisor   

Features Research healthy living hormones osteoarthritis women's health

Hormonal and reproductive factors are correlated with the risk for knee osteoarthritis (OA), an effect that was significant in non-obese women both at early reproductive age and during midlife, according to a study recently published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

This study included records from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study, which collected data between 1990 and 1994 on parity, use of OCs, hormone replacement therapy, menopausal status, years of menstruation, pregnancy, and age at first menstruation. | READ MORE


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