NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Osteoporosis is a silent disease that haunts millions of women in America by slowly breaking down their bones.

But a new treatment could dramatically change life for women suffering from it.

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CBS 2’s Dr. Holly Phillips tells us more in her report.

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Researchers at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine need post-menopausal women to participate in a study on osteoporosis.

Women selected for the study must not currently be on treatment for the condition that results in bone loss. All participants will receive a free bone scan from the research team.

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If you are interested in learning more about the study, please call 800-872-3653.