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Bethesda, Md—In part to counter the widespread belief that osteoporosis is an unavoidable concomitant of aging that primarily affects postmenopausal white women, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) last month convened a consensus conference to tell physicians and the public what is currently known about the prevention and diagnosis of and therapy for the disorder.
Marwick C. Consensus Panel Considers Osteoporosis. JAMA. 2000;283(16):2093-2095. doi:10.1001/jama.283.16.2093-JMN0426-3-1