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New device approved by FDA for treating patients with moderate-to-severe heart failure

New device approved by FDA for treating patients with moderate-to-severe heart failure

Knowing causative genes of osteoporosis may open door to more effective treatments

Knowing causative genes of osteoporosis may open door to more effective treatments

Review: Majority of osteoporosis clinical practice guidelines ignore patients' voices

Review: Majority of osteoporosis clinical practice guidelines ignore patients' voices

Study: Women are diagnosed for diseases later in life than men

Study: Women are diagnosed for diseases later in life than men

Dog walking increases risk of bone fractures in older adults

Dog walking increases risk of bone fractures in older adults

Better prediction of osteoporotic hip fractures using 3D simulation of bone densitometry

Better prediction of osteoporotic hip fractures using 3D simulation of bone densitometry

Hip fractures may serve as first sign of undiagnosed Alzheimer’s disease

Hip fractures may serve as first sign of undiagnosed Alzheimer’s disease

Age is the strong predictor of regaining independence after surgery for hip fracture

Age is the strong predictor of regaining independence after surgery for hip fracture

6 out of 10 hip replacements last 25 years or longer, according to a new study

6 out of 10 hip replacements last 25 years or longer, according to a new study

High-protein and low-calorie diet helps older adults lose weight safely, shows study

High-protein and low-calorie diet helps older adults lose weight safely, shows study

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Fractures, head injuries common in electric scooter accidents, UCLA study finds

Fractures, head injuries common in electric scooter accidents, UCLA study finds

Rutgers study explores facial trauma litigation

Rutgers study explores facial trauma litigation

New review examines impact of cancer therapies on the skeleton

New review examines impact of cancer therapies on the skeleton

Fractures have prolonged effect on older adults' quality of life

Fractures have prolonged effect on older adults' quality of life

Global task force of bone health experts question effectiveness of spinal fusion procedures

Global task force of bone health experts question effectiveness of spinal fusion procedures

Scientists discover a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice

Scientists discover a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice

Opioid drugs often overprescribed to children for pain relief, say CHOP surgeons

Opioid drugs often overprescribed to children for pain relief, say CHOP surgeons

An extra meal a day cuts deaths by half in elderly with hip fractures

An extra meal a day cuts deaths by half in elderly with hip fractures