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2013-08-27 12:37:25

Implementation of effective coordinator-based FLS services worldwide can reduce treatment gap by ensuring that fracture patients are identified and treated to reduce future fracture risk An influential report published in the journal 'Osteoporosis International', recommends 13 best practice standards in the implementation of coordinator-based fracture liaison services (FLS). The report, 'Capture the Fracture: A Best Practice Framework and Global Campaign to Break the Fragility Fracture...

2013-05-17 23:18:34

Medicare patients aged 65 and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower risk of hip fracture one year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataracts who did not have cataract surgery. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Medicare patients aged 65 and older who underwent cataract surgery had a lower risk of hip fracture one year after the procedure when compared with patients with cataracts who did not have cataract surgery, according to a study published in The...

2013-04-17 15:48:08

Despite marked differences in fracture risk and services, all countries show a worrying treatment gap -- approximately 57 percent of high risk individuals are left untreated Today a panel of international experts working in cooperation with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) have published SCOPE — or Scorecard for Osteoporosis in Europe. Focusing on key aspects of service provision and uptake, the Scorecard compares how the 27 different countries within the European...

2013-04-17 15:46:29

New report from the International Osteoporosis Foundation reveals the immense and growing burden of osteoporosis across Europe and forecasts a 25 percent increase in health economic costs by 2025 A new report prepared in collaboration with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Associations, is the first to describe in detail the epidemiology, burden, and treatment of osteoporosis in all 27 member states of the European Union...

2013-04-14 23:02:02

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research that shows how female patients are up to 50% more likely to suffer from hip fractures if they take heartburn medication. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research that shows how female patients are up to 50% more likely to suffer from hip...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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