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Determining the Risk Factors Such as Smoking, Alcohol, and Caffeine and Their Association With Osteoporosis in Men

This study has been completed.
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VA Office of Research and Development Identifier:
First received: February 15, 2001
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: February 2003
The goals of this project are to establish a new cohort of male veterans and describe associations between potential risk factors and baseline bone mineral density (BMD) as well as rates of BMD loss.


Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Prevalence and Determinants of Osteoporosis in Male Veterans

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Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: June 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2001
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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Veterans aged 50 and older drawn from two existing VA cohorts, the Normative Aging Study (NAS) and the Veterans Health Study (VHS).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00011323

United States, Massachusetts
Boston VA Health Care System
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States, 02130
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
  More Information Identifier: NCT00011323     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 714B
Study First Received: February 15, 2001
Last Updated: January 20, 2009

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
osteoporosis,smoking, alcohol, caffeine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Purinergic P1 Receptor Antagonists
Purinergic Antagonists
Purinergic Agents
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