Weak bones a major issue for men too

Weak bones a major issue for men too

One-third of all hip fractures worldwide occur in men. Medical Director Peter Ebeling says: "All too often, osteoporosis is perceived to be a 'woman's disease' that is not preventable or an urgent health concern to men."

Osteoporosis Australia recently conducted a survery of over 1000 Australian men that showed most did not think they were at risk of osteoporosis, and 40 per cent of young men thought that it was either rare or impossible for men to get it.

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