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What are the social and environmental stressors that lead to changes in aging, as detected in bone mineral density?

Social and environmental factors (e.g., poverty, strain, environmental toxins) may affect the risk of premature aging as measured through bone density, and they may be linked to measures of inflammation. Data are needed on markers of inflammation, stress processes, bone density, subjective and objective environmental data, measures of social support and strain, detailed measures of socioeconomic status, measures of state... more »


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