News Coverage from Greece: Arm Fat May Predict Spinal Fracture Risk

Arm fat may predict risk for spinal fracture, according to a study presented at the annual European Congress of Endocrinology, hosted by the European Society of Endocrinology from May 11 to 14 in Stockholm.

Maria Eleni Chondrogianni, from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece, and colleagues investigated the association between body composition and bone quality as measured by lumbar spine trabecular bone score (TBS). The analysis included 83 participants (mean age of 62.4 years).

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