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UC biophysicist develops useful instruments that can advance diagnosis, treatment of debilitating conditions

UC biophysicist develops useful instruments that can advance diagnosis, treatment of debilitating conditions

Obesity linked with risk of early hip fracture in postmenopausal women

Obesity linked with risk of early hip fracture in postmenopausal women

Financial symptoms could be used as early predictors of dementia

Financial symptoms could be used as early predictors of dementia

Women with ulnar fractures may be victims of intimate partner violence

Women with ulnar fractures may be victims of intimate partner violence

Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients

Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients

Researchers discover potential cellular target for eliminating bone breakdown in osteoporosis

Researchers discover potential cellular target for eliminating bone breakdown in osteoporosis

Are bone fractures more common in non-meat eaters?

Are bone fractures more common in non-meat eaters?

Reduced lead exposure may explain the declining rates of hip fracture

Reduced lead exposure may explain the declining rates of hip fracture

Experts publish Consensus Statement on management of osteoporosis in patients with CKD G4–G5D

Experts publish Consensus Statement on management of osteoporosis in patients with CKD G4–G5D

Study examines the effects of simple measures on the health of active older adults

Study examines the effects of simple measures on the health of active older adults

HSS presents research related to rheumatology and orthopedic surgery at 2020 ACR annual meeting

HSS presents research related to rheumatology and orthopedic surgery at 2020 ACR annual meeting

Osteoporosis drug increases bone mineral density in the hip and lumbar spine

Osteoporosis drug increases bone mineral density in the hip and lumbar spine

Older men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for osteoporosis

Older men are underdiagnosed and undertreated for osteoporosis

New research finds marked impact of COVID-19 on osteoporosis management

New research finds marked impact of COVID-19 on osteoporosis management

Study finds characteristics of nursing home residents more likely to be hospitalized after ED visit

Study finds characteristics of nursing home residents more likely to be hospitalized after ED visit

Study reports a drop in Medicare reimbursement rates for orthopedic trauma surgery

Study reports a drop in Medicare reimbursement rates for orthopedic trauma surgery

Novel tool uses fat to diagnose musculoskeletal disease and predict falls, fractures

Novel tool uses fat to diagnose musculoskeletal disease and predict falls, fractures

Study finds cuttlebone’s microstructure to be lightweight, stiff, and damage-tolerant

Study finds cuttlebone’s microstructure to be lightweight, stiff, and damage-tolerant

Women with a history of sleep apnea may have higher spine fracture risk

Women with a history of sleep apnea may have higher spine fracture risk

Study identifies link between hip fracture risk and nanoscale bone inflexibility

Study identifies link between hip fracture risk and nanoscale bone inflexibility