Medical News Summary: Indian women disproportionately suffer from osteoporosis


About: Indian women disproportionately suffer from osteoporosis
Date: 19 October 2004
Source: Express India
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Express India): People in India are increasingly suffering from osteoporosis due to vitamin D and calcium deficiency as well as a poor diet. High steroid intake also has a negative effect on osteoporosis risk. Up to 12 million Indians have osteoporosis and some of them are only 20.
Related Disease Topics: Osteoporosis
Related Symptom Topics: Calcium deficiency, Vitamin D deficiency

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