Men face higher risk of mortality after fragility fractures linked to osteoporosis
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  March 14, 2017  
  Osteoporosis  
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 Men face higher risk of mortality after fragility fractures linked to osteoporosisMen face higher risk of mortality after fragility fractures linked to osteoporosis
 
Men face a greater risk of mortality following a fracture related to osteoporosis, a common disease where the bones become weak and brittle, according to new research presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
 
 
 Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in womenHormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women
 
Hormone replacement therapy has long been controversial as studies have associated it with health benefits and risks. While some studies suggest that it lowers the risk of osteoporosis and improves some aspects of heart health, others link it to higher risk of cancer and stroke.
 
   Hormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergiesHormonal factors play role in making women more susceptible to asthma and allergies
 
Women suffer more frequently and more severely from pollen and food allergies and therefore also from asthma.
 
 Contraception in Over 50s
 
Contraception in Over 50sIn today’s world, with divorce and separation becoming reality in the life of many couples, as well as a growing number of never-married women, the need for contraception is present even among older women.
 
 
 Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Types
 
Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) TypesLong-acting reversible contraception (LARC) is defined as any method of contraception that does not have to be used or applied more than once a cycle or once a month.