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When was Osteoporosis discovered?

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July 26, 2012 1:00PM

There were reports of frail bones dating to ancient Egypt, but some of the first analyses were by doctors Astley Cooper in the late 1790's and Jean Lobstein in the early 1800s. Lobstein's name was given to a related disease, osteogenesis imperfecta.