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Latest Hip fracture Stories

2013-11-19 12:31:15

Drinking more milk as a teenager apparently does not lower the risk of hip fracture as an older adult and instead appears to increase that risk for men.

Older Patients Recover Better When Hip Fracture Surgery Comes Early
2013-11-19 05:30:56

A research team from McMaster University reports that the speed of surgery after a hip fracture may have a significant impact on outcomes for older patients. According to the findings, faster may be better.

2013-10-15 13:00:50

A new report published today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) warns that as a result of aging populations and osteoporosis not being treated as a priority, health care providers will be faced with an avalanche of fractures and rising costs.

2013-09-25 10:59:48

Australian researchers have demonstrated a strong association between the FTO (fat and obesity) gene and hip fracture in women.

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).


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The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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