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Latest Hip fracture treatment Stories

2009-08-06 15:28:24

Stroke survivors have about twice the risk of breaking a hip or femur compared to those without stroke — and the risk is even greater for younger patients, women and those with recent strokes

2009-06-11 11:35:00

After weight loss surgery, people have nearly twice the expected risk of breaking a bone and an even higher risk of a foot or hand fracture, a new study has found. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 91st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

2008-09-15 09:00:11

MONTREAL, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the Global Longitudinal study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW) showed that 55 percent of women diagnosed with osteoporosis do not believe they are at a higher risk of fractures than their peers.

2008-09-02 12:00:33

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As the United States along with the rest of the Western population continue to age, hip fractures and hip replacements will become a more serious concern for patients, families, and healthcare systems.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.