Evidence of a Causal Relationship between Serum #Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone and #Osteoporotic Bone Fractures

We aimed to validate the association of genome-wide association study (GWAS)-identified loci and polygenic risk score with serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations and the diagnosis of hypothyroidism. Then, the causal relationship between serum TSH and osteoporotic bone fracture risk was tested. Methods: A cross-sectional study was done among patients of European Caucasian ethnicity recruited in …

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