Latest Child bone fracture Stories
Research presented today at the 4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting showed that second hip fractures are more deadly than first hip fractures.
An influential report published in the journal 'Osteoporosis International', recommends 13 best practice standards in the implementation of coordinator-based fracture liaison services (FLS).
Patients treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief are at increased risk of bone fractures in the spine.
Physical exercise in the early twenties improves bone development and may reduce the risk of fractures later in life.
Older women who have lost more than two inches in height face an increased risk of breaking bones and dying.
Adolescent girls participating in high-impact physical activity, specifically basketball, running and gymnastics/cheerleading, appear to be at increased risk for developing stress fractures.
Landmark international study of more than 60,000 women highlights need for public education about osteoporosis risk factors and treatment.
Both minimally invasive and traditional open approaches can successfully repair nasal fractures, provided the procedure is matched to the individual fracture.
According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, in the United States, about 300,000 people fracture their hip every year, and about 20 percent of these people die of their fracture within a year.
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