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Latest Child bone fracture Stories

2013-12-16 12:04:19

Research presented today at the 4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting showed that second hip fractures are more deadly than first hip fractures.

2013-08-27 12:37:25

An influential report published in the journal 'Osteoporosis International', recommends 13 best practice standards in the implementation of coordinator-based fracture liaison services (FLS).

2012-10-26 00:54:30

Patients treated with an epidural steroid injection for back pain relief are at increased risk of bone fractures in the spine.

2012-02-14 11:10:02

Physical exercise in the early twenties improves bone development and may reduce the risk of fractures later in life.

2012-01-10 15:07:12

Older women who have lost more than two inches in height face an increased risk of breaking bones and dying.

2011-04-05 00:18:33

Adolescent girls participating in high-impact physical activity, specifically basketball, running and gymnastics/cheerleading, appear to be at increased risk for developing stress fractures.

2010-04-03 09:03:27

Landmark international study of more than 60,000 women highlights need for public education about osteoporosis risk factors and treatment.

2009-09-22 07:06:37

Both minimally invasive and traditional open approaches can successfully repair nasal fractures, provided the procedure is matched to the individual fracture.

2009-08-07 09:00:20

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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