Latest Hip fracture Stories
A new audit report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that osteoporosis is a serious and growing problem throughout the Middle East and parts of Africa.
Because women are four times more likely than men to get osteoporosis, itâ€™s often considered â€œa womanâ€™s disease,â€ but men can get osteoporosis.
Hip fractures are associated with death within one year for women ages 65-79 years and healthy women ages 80 years and older.
Hip fracture is associated with an increase in short-term mortality (death within one year) for women ages 65 to 79 years and healthy women ages 80 years and older, although the risk returns to previous levels after one year for women ages 70 years and older.
Women ages 65-69 who break a hip are five times more likely to die within a year than women of the same age who don't break a hip.
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People with Parkinson's disease who go to a neurologist for their care are more likely to live longer, less likely to be placed in a nursing home and less likely to break a hip than people who go to a primary care physician.
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