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PSH model of care benefits elderly hip fracture patients, research suggests

PSH model of care benefits elderly hip fracture patients, research suggests

New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

Researchers develop new assessment to predict risk of falls in long-term care patients

Researchers develop new assessment to predict risk of falls in long-term care patients

Bone density measurement, fracture history can predict long-term fracture risk in older women

Bone density measurement, fracture history can predict long-term fracture risk in older women

Study finds no convincing evidence to support link between PPI use and dementia risk

Study finds no convincing evidence to support link between PPI use and dementia risk

Osteoporosis medication effectively protects against hip fracture in elderly people treated with cortisone

Osteoporosis medication effectively protects against hip fracture in elderly people treated with cortisone

Delays for emergency surgery linked to higher risk of death

Delays for emergency surgery linked to higher risk of death

Findings from UCB funded study suggests that osteoporosis is being under-treated

Findings from UCB funded study suggests that osteoporosis is being under-treated

CTs of core muscle may help identify optimal treatments for older patients with hip fractures

CTs of core muscle may help identify optimal treatments for older patients with hip fractures

Newly prescribed hypnotic medicines double the odds of hip fracture

Newly prescribed hypnotic medicines double the odds of hip fracture

Research finds no 'weekend admission effect' for patients with hip fracture in the NHS

Research finds no 'weekend admission effect' for patients with hip fracture in the NHS

Older hip fracture patients frequently use antidepressant and anti-anxiety drugs, study finds

Older hip fracture patients frequently use antidepressant and anti-anxiety drugs, study finds

Commonly-prescribed drug for treating weak bone condition linked to increased risk of 'micro-cracks'

Commonly-prescribed drug for treating weak bone condition linked to increased risk of 'micro-cracks'

Study finds low rates of osteoporosis screening, treatment for older women with hip fractures

Study finds low rates of osteoporosis screening, treatment for older women with hip fractures

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows

Anti-inflammatory diet could boost bone health, prevent fractures in women

Anti-inflammatory diet could boost bone health, prevent fractures in women

Access to anesthesia care not increased when states ‘opt-out’ of Medicare rule, study finds

Access to anesthesia care not increased when states ‘opt-out’ of Medicare rule, study finds

Benzodiazepine-like drugs linked to increased stroke risk among Alzheimer's disease patients

Benzodiazepine-like drugs linked to increased stroke risk among Alzheimer's disease patients

Antidepressant use doubles hip fracture risk among elders with Alzheimer's disease

Antidepressant use doubles hip fracture risk among elders with Alzheimer's disease

New review explores approaches for prevention of hip fracture in very high risk patients

New review explores approaches for prevention of hip fracture in very high risk patients