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One in four senior women in US has osteoporosis: CDC

The weakening bones of osteoporosis greatly raise a person\'s odds for dangerous fractures, and a new report finds that one-quarter of all American women aged 65 or older suffer from the condition.

Close to 6 percent of men in this age group also have osteoporosis, according to the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Experts weren't surprised, and said more must be done to test for and treat the loss of bone density that often comes with age.

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Source: Medical Xpress