Outdoor air pollution, bone density and self-reported forearm fracture: the Oslo Health Study


ALVER K., Meyer H. E. , Falch J. A. , Sogaard A. J.

OSTEOPOROSIS INTERNATIONAL, vol.21, no.10, pp.1751-1760, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00198-009-1130-8
  • Journal Name: OSTEOPOROSIS INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1751-1760
  • Keywords: Air pollution, Bone mineral density, Epidemiology, Forearm fracture, Population study, SXA, MINERAL DENSITY, POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN, LONG-TERM, OSTEOPOROSIS RISK, CADMIUM EXPOSURE, OXIDATIVE STRESS, NITROGEN-DIOXIDE, HIP FRACTURE, MORTALITY, URBAN
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Air pollution is associated with several adverse health outcomes and increased mortality. In the Oslo Health Study, an association between long-term outdoor air pollution exposure and bone health was suggested in men aged 75/76 years, but not in younger men or in women.