Higher fish intake is associated with a lower risk of hip fractures in Chinese men and women: a matched case-control study.

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Fan, Fan; Xue, Wen-Qiong; Wu, Bao-Hua; He, Ming-Guang; Xie, Hai-Li; Ouyang, Wei-Fu; Tu, Su-lan; Chen, Yu-Ming;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3577656, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056849
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Clinical Research Design | Rheumatology | Medicine | Bone and Mineral Metabolism | Epidemiology of Aging | Epidemiology | Q | Nutrition | R | Population Biology | Osteopenia and Osteoporosis | Biochemistry | Clinical Epidemiology | Women's Health | Science | Metabolism | Case-Control Studies

OBJECTIVES: Fish is rich in nutrients that are favorable to bone health, but limited data are available regarding the relationship between fish intake and hip fractures. Our study examined the association between habitual fish intake and risk of hip fractures. METHODS: ... View more
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