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More than 250,000 hip fractures occur every year in the U.S., often resulting in hospitalization, surgery, nursing-home admission, long-term disability, and/or extended periods of rehabilitation.
All patients with hip fractures should be fast-tracked through hospital emergency departments and operated on within 48 hours of admission.
Older women who have lost more than two inches in height face an increased risk of breaking bones and dying.
A simple physician notification system can help prevent further fractures in osteoporotic patients who have had already had fractures.
The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims of harm resulting from use of the drug Fosamax, is concerned that many with osteoporosis might not know it and therefore might not
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.
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