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

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00011323
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 19, 2001
Last Update Posted : January 21, 2009
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VA Office of Research and Development

Brief Summary:
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.

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 1000 participants
Official Title: Prevalence and Determinants of Osteoporosis in Male Veterans
Study Start Date : June 1998
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 (NCT number): NCT00011323

United States, Massachusetts
Boston VA Health Care System
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States, 02130
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VA Office of Research and Development Identifier: NCT00011323     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 714B
First Posted: February 19, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
Last Verified: February 2003

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic 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
Neurotransmitter Agents