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Fragile bones of modern humans result from reduced physical activity | Penn State University

06 Jan

The comparatively light bone structure of modern humans compared to early human species and other modern primates may be due to the modern abandonment of the constant physical activity that was inherent in the life of early hunter gathers, according to an international team of researchers. This knowledge may aid in prevention of osteoporosis and hip fracture in the elderly.

Source: news.psu.edu

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