The study is a collaboration between the University of Oslo, Aker University Hospital and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
- Interestingly, use of post-menopausal hormone replacement therapy increased greatly in the same period. It is shown that treatment with oestrogen reduces the risk of osteoporosis and fracture. Based on data from the Oslo Health Studies, we have estimated that almost half of the decline in fracture rates among women in the early phase after menopause in Oslo can be caused by hormone replacement therapy, says Professor Haakon Meyer, at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and University of Oslo.
- Future monitoring of fracture frequency in the population is therefore important to examine whether this has resulted in a new increase in fracture frequency, says Meyer.Collaborative study
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