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2013-12-16 12:04:19

Total 75 percent of second hip fractures occurred within 4 years after initial hip fracture; further studies needed to help explain excessive mortality of second hip fracture Research presented today at the 4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting showed that second hip fractures are more deadly than first hip fractures. Based in Hong Kong, the study evaluated the overall incidence of a second hip fracture and subsequent mortality in 43,832 patients, aged 65 or above, with operatively treated...

2013-12-16 12:02:30

Japanese study shows exercise in middle age is a protective factor against sarcopenia and effective in maintaining muscle strength and physical performance A cross-sectional study by investigators from Tokyo University has found that exercising in middle age is a protective factor against sarcopenia and effective in maintaining muscle strength and physical performance. Sarcopenia is a disease associated with the ageing process, resulting in loss of skeletal muscle mass and muscle strength...

2013-12-13 23:04:28

Leading women's health website rebrands to better serve its community. Portland, ME (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Women's Health Network signaled a new direction by recently introducing its new name, new website (http://www.womenshealthnetwork.com) and dynamic new team of women’s health experts. Formerly known as Women to Women’s Personal Program, this highly popular website has helped millions of women find the best, most effective solutions to their most common health concerns...

2013-12-13 13:42:22

Asian study shows patients with Colles' fracture are at higher risk than patients with osteoporosis to have a subsequent hip fracture within one year; Colles' fracture and osteoporosis together further increase the risk of hip fracture A new study presented today at the IOF Regionals 4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting in Hong Kong supports widespread evidence that individuals who have suffered a fracture are at significantly increased risk of subsequent hip fractures. In fact, previous...

2013-12-12 12:16:55

Serious impact on health-care costs, early deaths, disability and need for elderly care A new report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that broken bones due to osteoporosis pose a major and growing health problem in the Asia-Pacific. With its rapidly ageing population, Hong Kong will be among the areas most affected in the near future. Hip fractures in particular will have a major and costly socio-economic impact. Currently, 52 million USD is spent...

2013-12-12 10:46:34

New report shows aging populations and urbanization will drive increase in osteoporosis and related fractures; health authorities must take action now to reduce future costs and disability A new report launched today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that osteoporosis is a serious problem throughout the Asia Pacific, with the number of fracture sufferers to rise dramatically in the coming decades. By 2050, more than half of the world's hip fractures will occur in...


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Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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