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.

Official Title


– Osteoporosis

Study Type


Study Design

Natural History, Longitudinal, Defined Population, Prospective Study

Further Details

Study Start

Eligibility & Criteria

Genders Eligible for Study: Female Accepts Healthy VolunteersCriteria Healthy participants in the Nurses’ Health Study who live in the greater Boston metropolitan area.

Total Enrolment


Contact Details

[1] National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) (US)