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Lead Exposure, Genetics, and Osteoporosis Epidemiology

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00013637
First Posted: March 28, 2001
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2006
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Information provided by:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
  Purpose
This study's primary objective is to assess the effects of environmental lead exposures and genetic risk factors on the development of osteoporosis in middle-aged women.

Condition
Osteoporosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS):

Estimated Enrollment: 650
Study Start Date: September 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2003
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
Healthy participants in the Nurses' Health Study who live in the greater Boston metropolitan area.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00013637


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00013637     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8074-CP-001
First Submitted: March 26, 2001
First Posted: March 28, 2001
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006

Keywords provided by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS):
Osteoporosis
Lead

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases