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Latest Hip fracture Stories

2012-05-21 23:00:54

In April 2012, MHRA published an article revealing that there is recent epidemiological evidence of an increased risk of fracture with long-term use of PPIs (Proton Pump Inhibitors), including

2012-05-10 09:47:22

Continuing a popular but controversial treatment for osteoporosis could reduce spine fracture risk for a particular group of patients, but others could see little to no change if they discontinue it.

2012-04-23 13:26:32

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have identified the genetic variations that are believed to cause osteoporosis.

2012-03-26 22:15:49

Researchers from the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, have presented evidence that early growth predicts the size, mineralization, shape and strength of the hip bone in childhood.

2012-03-24 03:48:30

Researchers at the European Congress of Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis in Bordeaux have presented new data which shows that the economic burden of fragility fractures in the 27 member states of the European Union far exceeds previous estimates, with hip fractures accounting for around 55% of costs.


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deuteragonist
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The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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