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Worldwide hip fracture counts likely to double by 2050, study finds

Worldwide hip fracture counts likely to double by 2050, study finds

Multidisciplinary effort enhances care for older patients with hip fracture

Multidisciplinary effort enhances care for older patients with hip fracture

Elevated blood levels of certain chemokine linked with higher hip fracture risk in men

Elevated blood levels of certain chemokine linked with higher hip fracture risk in men

Chemokines likely to be associated with the risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in older men

Chemokines likely to be associated with the risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in older men

Women on vegetarian diet have higher risk of hip fracture compared to regular meat-eaters

Women on vegetarian diet have higher risk of hip fracture compared to regular meat-eaters

Advantages of overlapping surgery must be balanced against safety, ethical and training concerns, say experts

Advantages of overlapping surgery must be balanced against safety, ethical and training concerns, say experts

Primary hyperparathyroidism increases patients' risk of hip fracture, heart attack and stroke

Primary hyperparathyroidism increases patients' risk of hip fracture, heart attack and stroke

Insulin users at elevated risk of fractures compared to diabetic patients using metformin

Insulin users at elevated risk of fractures compared to diabetic patients using metformin

Local anesthetic use for hip fracture patients on the day of admission is increasing, data suggests

Local anesthetic use for hip fracture patients on the day of admission is increasing, data suggests

Medications, measurements of physical function could predict fall and fracture risk in older women

Medications, measurements of physical function could predict fall and fracture risk in older women

Spinal anesthesia not superior to general anesthesia for hip-fracture surgery in older adults

Spinal anesthesia not superior to general anesthesia for hip-fracture surgery in older adults

Common osteoporosis medications protect against hip fracture during a 2-year drug holiday

Common osteoporosis medications protect against hip fracture during a 2-year drug holiday

New report highlights enormous disease burden and treatment gap of osteoporosis in Europe

New report highlights enormous disease burden and treatment gap of osteoporosis in Europe

Researchers compare characteristics and outcomes of hip fracture patients during pre- and post-COVID-19 outbreak

Researchers compare characteristics and outcomes of hip fracture patients during pre- and post-COVID-19 outbreak

Professor Cyrus Cooper receives ECTS Steven Boonen Clinical Research award

Professor Cyrus Cooper receives ECTS Steven Boonen Clinical Research award

Erythropoietin treatment may increase the risk of hip fractures in individuals with kidney failure

Erythropoietin treatment may increase the risk of hip fractures in individuals with kidney failure

Mild depression may predict postoperative delirium in older adults undergoing hip fracture repair

Mild depression may predict postoperative delirium in older adults undergoing hip fracture repair

Hip procedures during busy periods have worse outcomes

Hip procedures during busy periods have worse outcomes

Hospital charges increasing more rapidly for hip fracture patients than surgeon reimbursements

Hospital charges increasing more rapidly for hip fracture patients than surgeon reimbursements

Elderly patients at greater risk of dying from hip surgery during busy periods

Elderly patients at greater risk of dying from hip surgery during busy periods