Hormonal, reproductive factors associated with knee osteoarthritis in women

Endocrinology Advisor
June 12, 2018
Written by Endocrinology Advisor
Hormonal and reproductive factors are correlated with the risk for knee osteoarthritis (OA), an effect that was significant in non-obese women both at early reproductive age and during midlife, according to a study recently published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

This study included records from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study, which collected data between 1990 and 1994 on parity, use of OCs, hormone replacement therapy, menopausal status, years of menstruation, pregnancy, and age at first menstruation. | READ MORE

Add comment

Security code

Subscription Centre

New Subscription
Already a Subscriber
Customer Service
View Digital Magazine Renew

Most Popular

We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. To find out more, read our Privacy Policy.