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2013-04-17 17:26:00

Interventions to physicians and patients improve osteoporosis treatment at low cost Reminding primary care doctors to test at-risk patients for osteoporosis can prevent fractures and reduce health care costs, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Osteoporosis is a condition that is common, costly and undertreated. Low trauma fractures in older individuals are a "red flag" for...

2013-04-09 23:19:44

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients in Fosamax lawsuits, has been monitoring Fosamax trials via numerous sources and provides updates at http://www.fosamaxlawsuitscenter.com. Trenton, N.J. (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 A new Fosamax leg injury trial begins in Trenton, N.J., on April 9.* The plaintiff fell in her driveway and broke her femur. She alleges that seven years of Fosamax use put her thigh at risk for the fracture. The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients in...

2013-04-08 23:04:37

The Firm continues to investigate Fosamax lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered Fosamax femur fractures due to long-term use of the drug. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 The nation´s first trial of a Fosamax lawsuit involving femur fracture allegations is scheduled to begin today in the multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Court documents indicate that the complaint was filed on behalf of a woman who began taking...

2013-03-21 14:43:00

Commencing surgery sooner may alleviate hip fracture complications A new study, presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), identifies predictors of complications and mortality following a hip fracture, including dialysis, cardiac disease, diabetes, and a longer time before surgery — the only modifiable risk factor when patients are hospitalized. Each year, more than 340,000 Americans are hospitalized for hip fractures....

2013-03-19 14:10:13

While it is well known that a majority of hip fracture patients of all ages and both sexes have insufficient or deficient levels of vitamin D, a new study presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) looks at whether or not living in a warm, sunny climate improves patient vitamin D levels. Researchers retrospectively reviewed the vitamin D levels of 1,539 patients, including 448 acute hip fracture patients and 1,091 total hip (THR) or...


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