Posts Tagged ‘gum disease’

Bone-loss score may tip off doctors to gum disease in postmenopausal women

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Postmenopausal women susceptible to bone fractures may also be a higher risk for gum disease, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and Case/Cleveland Clinic Postmenopausal Health Collaboration (CCCPOHC). Researchers found a link between postmenopausal women with high scores on a Fracture Assessment Risk Tool (known as FRAX), and symptoms of severe...  read more

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