M T Hannan

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the discordance between radiographic changes and knee pain in osteoarthritis of the knee
    M T Hannan
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Harvard Medical School Division on Aging, Boston, Massachusetts 02131 1097, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1513-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of osteoporosis
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Harvard Medical School, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 8:76-83. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Establishing the compliance in elderly women for use of a low level mechanical stress device in a clinical osteoporosis study
    Marian T Hannan
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged and Harvard Medical School Division on Aging, Boston, Mass, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:918-26. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Potassium, magnesium, and fruit and vegetable intakes are associated with greater bone mineral density in elderly men and women
    K L Tucker
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:727-36. 1999
  5. pmc The factor-of-risk biomechanical approach predicts hip fracture in men and women: the Framingham Study
    A B Dufour
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:513-20. 2012
  6. pmc Does dietary protein reduce hip fracture risk in elders? The Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    D Misra
    Department of Rheumatology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:345-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary vitamin K intakes are associated with hip fracture but not with bone mineral density in elderly men and women
    S L Booth
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1201-8. 2000
  8. pmc Protective effect of total and supplemental vitamin C intake on the risk of hip fracture--a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    S Sahni
    Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging HNRCA and Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy FSNSP, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:1853-61. 2009
  9. pmc Effects of beer, wine, and liquor intakes on bone mineral density in older men and women
    Katherine L Tucker
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1188-96. 2009
  10. pmc Inverse association of carotenoid intakes with 4-y change in bone mineral density in elderly men and women: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Shivani Sahni
    Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program and the Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture, HNRCA, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111 1524, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:416-24. 2009

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the discordance between radiographic changes and knee pain in osteoarthritis of the knee
    M T Hannan
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Harvard Medical School Division on Aging, Boston, Massachusetts 02131 1097, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1513-7. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of osteoporosis
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Harvard Medical School, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 8:76-83. 2006
    ..This epidemiologic review describes the definition, pathogenesis, and risk factors, as well as the frequency and impact of osteoporosis, with particular emphasis upon hip fracture...
  3. ncbi request reprint Establishing the compliance in elderly women for use of a low level mechanical stress device in a clinical osteoporosis study
    Marian T Hannan
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged and Harvard Medical School Division on Aging, Boston, Mass, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:918-26. 2004
    ..Larger randomized controlled trials should evaluate the long-term efficacy of vibrating platform devices for treatment of low bone mass and osteoporosis in elderly individuals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Potassium, magnesium, and fruit and vegetable intakes are associated with greater bone mineral density in elderly men and women
    K L Tucker
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:727-36. 1999
    ..Osteoporosis and related fractures will be growing public health problems as the population ages. It is therefore of great importance to identify modifiable risk factors...
  5. pmc The factor-of-risk biomechanical approach predicts hip fracture in men and women: the Framingham Study
    A B Dufour
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 23:513-20. 2012
    ..We examined the relation between a biomechanical measure, factor-of-risk, and hip fracture risk in 1,100 men and women from the Framingham Study and found that it predicted hip fracture (men, ORs of 1.8; women, 1.2-1.4)...
  6. pmc Does dietary protein reduce hip fracture risk in elders? The Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    D Misra
    Department of Rheumatology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:345-9. 2011
    ..We examined association between energy-adjusted protein intake and hip fracture risk in elders. The risk of hip fracture was reduced in upper quartiles of protein intake when compared with lowest quartile...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary vitamin K intakes are associated with hip fracture but not with bone mineral density in elderly men and women
    S L Booth
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:1201-8. 2000
    ..Vitamin K has been associated with bone mineral density (BMD) and risk of hip fracture. The apolipoprotein (apo) E4 allele (APOE*E4) has been associated with bone fracture through a putative effect on vitamin K transport in blood...
  8. pmc Protective effect of total and supplemental vitamin C intake on the risk of hip fracture--a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    S Sahni
    Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging HNRCA and Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy FSNSP, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:1853-61. 2009
    ..Therefore, vitamin C may have a protective effect on bone health in older adults...
  9. pmc Effects of beer, wine, and liquor intakes on bone mineral density in older men and women
    Katherine L Tucker
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1188-96. 2009
    ..Moderate intake of alcohol has been reported to have beneficial effects on bone. However, different classes of alcoholic beverages have not been investigated...
  10. pmc Inverse association of carotenoid intakes with 4-y change in bone mineral density in elderly men and women: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Shivani Sahni
    Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program and the Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture, HNRCA, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111 1524, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:416-24. 2009
    ..Few studies have examined the association between carotenoid intake (other than beta-carotene) and bone mineral density (BMD)...
  11. pmc Dietary protein intake and subsequent falls in older men and women: the Framingham Study
    E S Zoltick
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:147-52. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to test the association between dietary protein intake and risk of subsequent falls in a population-based cohort of elderly men and women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genome screen for a combined bone phenotype using principal component analysis: the Framingham study
    D Karasik
    Harvard Medical School Division on Aging, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Bone 34:547-56. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density and dietary patterns in older adults: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Katherine L Tucker
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:245-52. 2002
    ..Several nutrients are known to affect bone mineral density (BMD). However, these nutrients occur together in foods and dietary patterns, and the overall effects of dietary choices are not well understood...
  14. ncbi request reprint The acid-base hypothesis: diet and bone in the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    K L Tucker
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research, Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Eur J Nutr 40:231-7. 2001
    ..There continues to be considerable debate about the role of acid vs. basic components of the diet on the long-term status of bone mineral density...
  15. ncbi request reprint Genome screen for quantitative trait loci contributing to normal variation in bone mineral density: the Framingham Study
    D Karasik
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 17:1718-27. 2002
    ..92 at 14q21.3 with lumbar spine BMD. This largest genome screen to date for genes underlying normal variation in BMD, adjusted for a large number of covariates, will help to identify new positional candidate genes, otherwise unrecognized...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vitamin K intake and bone mineral density in women and men
    Sarah L Booth
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:512-6. 2003
    ..Low dietary vitamin K intake has been associated with an increased risk of hip fracture in men and women. Few data exist on the association between dietary vitamin K intake and bone mineral density (BMD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bone loss and the progression of abdominal aortic calcification over a 25 year period: the Framingham Heart Study
    D P Kiel
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute and Harvard Medical School Division on Aging, Boston, MA, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 68:271-6. 2001
    ..This is the first longitudinal study to show that women with the greatest magnitude of bone loss also demonstrate the most severe progression of abdominal aortic calcification, suggesting that the two processes may be related...
  18. ncbi request reprint Can metacarpal cortical area predict the occurrence of hip fracture in women and men over 3 decades of follow-up? Results from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    D P Kiel
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute and Harvard Medical School Division on Aging, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 16:2260-6. 2001
    ..We conclude that this peripheral measure of bone status is not a potent predictor of hip fracture over a long period of follow-up...
  19. ncbi request reprint Application of bioelectrical impedance analysis to elderly populations
    R Roubenoff
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 52:M129-36. 1997
    ..However, it is not clear whether age-specific BIA equations are necessary for accurate application of BIA to research on elderly subjects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association of dietary and biochemical measures of vitamin K with quantitative ultrasound of the heel in men and women
    R R McLean
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:600-7. 2006
    ..We therefore examined the association of vitamin K nutritional status measured in several different ways with QUS in men and women who participated in the Framingham Osteoporosis Study...
  21. ncbi request reprint B vitamins, homocysteine, and bone disease: epidemiology and pathophysiology
    Robert R McLean
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Curr Osteoporos Rep 5:112-9. 2007
    ..More controlled -trials are needed to determine whether treatment with B vitamins would reduce fracture rates among community-dwelling cohorts...
  22. pmc Plasma B vitamins, homocysteine, and their relation with bone loss and hip fracture in elderly men and women
    Robert R McLean
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2206-12. 2008
    ..Elevated homocysteine is a strong risk factor for osteoporotic fractures among elders, yet it may be a marker for low B-vitamin status...
  23. pmc The MOBILIZE Boston Study: design and methods of a prospective cohort study of novel risk factors for falls in an older population
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Geriatr 8:16. 2008
    ....
  24. pmc Optimizing the tracking of falls in studies of older participants: comparison of quarterly telephone recall with monthly falls calendars in the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Marian T Hannan
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1031-6. 2010
    ..Retrospective 3-month recall of falls resulted in underreporting of falls by as much as 25% compared with daily calendars. Calendars should be considered the preferred method of ascertaining falls in longitudinal studies...
  25. pmc Issues in conducting epidemiologic research among elders: lessons from the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1444-51. 2008
    ..It is hoped that this paper will encourage and inform future epidemiologic research in this important segment of the population...
  26. pmc Insights from the conduct of a device trial in older persons: low magnitude mechanical stimulation for musculoskeletal health
    Douglas P Kiel
    Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Trials 7:354-67. 2010
    ..Alternatives to pharmacologic treatment are needed for older adults. Nonpharmacologic treatment with low magnitude, high frequency mechanical stimulation has been shown to prevent bone loss in animal and human studies...
  27. pmc Low acceptance of treatment in the elderly for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fracture in the acute rehabilitation setting
    Sarah D Berry
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, MA 02131, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:231-7. 2010
    ..We also described differences in baseline characteristics between study participants and non-participants...
  28. pmc Bivariate genome-wide linkage analysis of femoral bone traits and leg lean mass: Framingham study
    David Karasik
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 24:710-8. 2009
    ..Identification and subsequent characterization of these shared loci may further elucidate the genetic contributions to both osteoporosis and sarcopenia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Second hip fracture in older men and women: the Framingham Study
    Sarah D Berry
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1971-6. 2007
    ..Older persons with hip fractures remain at increased risk of subsequent hip fractures. However, little is known about the frequency and characteristics of persons who sustain a second hip fracture...
  30. pmc Vascular calcification in middle age and long-term risk of hip fracture: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1449-54. 2007
    ..This study examined the relation between severity of aortic calcification in middle-age years and subsequent risk of hip fracture in women and men in the population-based Framingham Study...
  31. ncbi request reprint Metacarpal cortical area and risk of coronary heart disease: the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, 1200 Center Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:589-95. 2004
    ..53, 1.00; p(trend) = 0.03). In contrast, no association was present in men (highest vs. lowest quartile of metacarpal cortical area: hazard ratio = 1.14, 95% confidence interval: 0.84, 1.56; p(trend) = 0.55)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of serum cholesterol on bone mineral density in women and men: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Bone 34:557-61. 2004
    ..73, 0.72, 0.72, 0.70 g/cm2, lowest to highest quartile, P for trend=0.02. Cholesterol levels in women and men from young adulthood to middle age years do not appear to have long-term clinical implications for osteoporosis later in life...
  33. pmc Effect of birth cohort on risk of hip fracture: age-specific incidence rates in the Framingham Study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Boston University Arthritis Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:858-62. 2002
    ..This study examined the effect of birth cohort on incidence rates of hip fracture among women and men in the Framingham Study...
  34. pmc Genetic contribution to biological aging: the Framingham Study
    David Karasik
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:218-26. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the variation in BA measured by radiography was strongly governed by genetic factors in a sample of American adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine as a predictive factor for hip fracture in older persons
    Robert R McLean
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:2042-9. 2004
    ..We examined the association between the total homocysteine concentration and the risk of hip fracture in men and women enrolled in the Framingham Study...
  36. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density and the risk of Alzheimer disease
    Zaldy Sy Tan
    Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:107-11. 2005
    ..Bone mineral density (BMD) is a potential surrogate marker for cumulative estrogen exposure and has been associated with cognitive performance and risk of cognitive deterioration...
  37. ncbi request reprint Colas, but not other carbonated beverages, are associated with low bone mineral density in older women: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Katherine L Tucker
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:936-42. 2006
    ..In addition to displacing healthier beverages, colas contain caffeine and phosphoric acid (H3PO4), which may adversely affect bone...
  38. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for vertebral fracture in women and men: 25-year follow-up results from the population-based Framingham study
    Elizabeth J Samelson
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1207-14. 2006
    ..Incidence was 24% in women and 10% in men. Few factors in middle-aged persons, except prevalent (moderate) fracture and alcohol consumption (in men), predicted long-term incidence of vertebral fracture...
  39. pmc Factors associated with hallux valgus in a population-based study of older women and men: the MOBILIZE Boston Study
    U S D T Nguyen
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131 1097, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:41-6. 2010
    ..To examine potential risk factors for hallux valgus in community-dwelling elders...
  40. ncbi request reprint Estradiol, testosterone, and the risk for hip fractures in elderly men from the Framingham Study
    Shreyasee Amin
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 119:426-33. 2006
    ..We examined whether low estradiol increases the risk for future hip fracture among men and explored whether testosterone levels influence this risk...
  41. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone mineral density in a racially and ethnically diverse group of men
    Marian T Hannan
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:40-6. 2008
    ..Although racial and ethnic differences in vitamin D status and bone mineral density (BMD) are recognized, less is known about how differences in vitamin D status impact BMD, especially among men...
  42. pmc Functional foot symmetry and its relation to lower extremity physical performance in older adults: the Framingham Foot Study
    J L Riskowski
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Biomech 45:1796-802. 2012
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate foot and gait symmetry in the population-based Framingham Foot Study as well as to determine the effects of vertical force symmetry on physical performance measures...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mapping of quantitative ultrasound of the calcaneus bone to chromosome 1 by genome-wide linkage analysis
    D Karasik
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Osteoporos Int 13:796-802. 2002
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that there may be genetic determinants for BUA on 1p36.3. These results should encourage further investigations of the genetic source of QUS variability and candidate polymorphisms in this region...
  44. pmc Cross-calibration and comparison of variability in 2 bone densitometers in a research setting: the framingham experience
    David R Gagnon
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Densitom 13:210-8. 2010
    ....
  45. pmc High vitamin C intake is associated with lower 4-year bone loss in elderly men
    Shivani Sahni
    Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr 138:1931-8. 2008
    ..Null associations were observed among women. These results suggest a possible protective role of vitamin C for bone health in older men...
  46. ncbi request reprint Low plasma vitamin B12 is associated with lower BMD: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Katherine L Tucker
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:152-8. 2005
    ..Men with plasma B12 < 148 pM had significantly lower BMD at the hip, and women at the spine, relative to those with higher B12, and trends were similar for both at all sites. Low vitamin B12 may be a risk factor for low BMD...
  47. ncbi request reprint Age, gender, and body mass effects on quantitative trait loci for bone mineral density: the Framingham Study
    D Karasik
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute and Harvard Medical School, Division on Aging, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Bone 33:308-16. 2003
    ..Evaluation of family members stratified in homogeneous groups may be warranted in genetic studies of bone mass...
  48. pmc Foot pain: is current or past shoewear a factor?
    Alyssa B Dufour
    Boston University School of Public Health and the Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1352-8. 2009
    ..In this cross-sectional study of men and women from the population-based Framingham Study, the association between foot pain and type of shoewear was examined...
  49. ncbi request reprint Dihydrophylloquinone intake is associated with low bone mineral density in men and women
    Lisa M Troy
    Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:504-8. 2007
    ..Poor diet may affect bone status by displacing nutrients involved in bone health. Dihydrophylloquinone, a form of vitamin K present in foods made with partially hydrogenated fat, is a potential marker of a low-quality dietary pattern...
  50. pmc Protective effect of total carotenoid and lycopene intake on the risk of hip fracture: a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study
    Shivani Sahni
    Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program, Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111 1524, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 24:1086-94. 2009
    ..10). No significant associations were observed with alpha-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, or lutein + zeaxanthin. These results suggest a protective role of several carotenoids for bone health in older adults...
  51. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor binding proteins 4 and 5 and bone mineral density in elderly men and women
    D Karasik
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute and Harvard Medical School Division on Aging, Boston, MA, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 71:323-8. 2002
    ..No other associations were observed for BMD at any other site. Further study is necessary for elucidation of the gender differences in the possible influence of IGF system components on bone mass...
  52. ncbi request reprint Evidence for heritability of abdominal aortic calcific deposits in the Framingham Heart Study
    Christopher J O'Donnell
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Mass 01702, USA
    Circulation 106:337-41. 2002
    ..Little is known about the heritability of aortic calcification...