Retraction to: Osteoporos Int

DOI 10.1007/s00198-008-0727-7

The majority of the authors of this work believe the original conclusions presented have been compromised by inconsistencies in the data and that the article should be retracted; a decision supported by the Editors of Osteoporosis International.

The following authors agree with this retraction decision: David Goltzman, David A. Hanley, Alexandra Papaioannou, Jerilynn C. Prior and Robert G. Josse. The following author could not be reached for comment: Sophie A. Jamal.

The authors deeply regret the impact of this action on the work of other investigators.