Has the genetic revolution hit osteoporosis?

Incorporating genetic profiling to a fracture risk calculator would significantly boost its accuracy, a Sydney study shows.

Researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research constructed a genetic profile from 62 different genetic variants based on a sample of 1400 individuals from the Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology Study.

When the profile was incorporated into the Garvan Fracture Risk Calculator, there was a 12%