The ruins of the Big Bell Hospital slumber today under the intense sun of the remote West Australian outback. Between 1942 and 1955 it served a remarkably busy goldmine, but like the hotels and shops it lived and died with the mine.
The role of bone mineral density assessment in health-related quality of life in postmenopausal Han Chinese women prior to clinic diagnosis of osteoporosis
1.1. Purpose: Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease and strongly associated with reduced quality of life (QoL). The aim of the study was to explore BMD that might serve as index of health-related QoL (HRQoL), or the relationship between bone mineral density （BMD） and HRQoL in postmenopausal Han Chi nese women prior to diagnosis of osteoporosis