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Lung-related factors may help predict smoker's fracture risk

Lung-related factors may help predict smoker's fracture risk

Impact training improves bone and muscle health in people with Crohn’s disease

Impact training improves bone and muscle health in people with Crohn’s disease

Study seeks to explain the decrease in incidence of hip fractures

Study seeks to explain the decrease in incidence of hip fractures

Study finds link between fewer hip fractures and decreases in smoking, heavy drinking

Study finds link between fewer hip fractures and decreases in smoking, heavy drinking

SFU study could help improve quality of life for seniors in long-term care

SFU study could help improve quality of life for seniors in long-term care

Elderly patients with hip fracture at higher risk of suicide, study suggests

Elderly patients with hip fracture at higher risk of suicide, study suggests

Low physical function after hip fracture increases risk of bone deterioration

Low physical function after hip fracture increases risk of bone deterioration

Low physical function and low muscle mass increase risk for bone loss after hip fracture

Low physical function and low muscle mass increase risk for bone loss after hip fracture

People with diabetes have increased risk for bone fractures

People with diabetes have increased risk for bone fractures

Despite extended nursing home admissions, hip fracture rates remain persistently high

Despite extended nursing home admissions, hip fracture rates remain persistently high

Study provides an overview of the burden, management of fragility fractures

Study provides an overview of the burden, management of fragility fractures

Elderly patients underestimate the danger of pneumonia

Elderly patients underestimate the danger of pneumonia

Location of broken bone in older people can have major impact on long-term health outcomes

Location of broken bone in older people can have major impact on long-term health outcomes

IOF-FFN agreement sets framework for greater collaborative efforts worldwide

IOF-FFN agreement sets framework for greater collaborative efforts worldwide

Vitamin D increases chances of regaining mobility after hip fracture

Vitamin D increases chances of regaining mobility after hip fracture

Novel injectable drug for faster healing of broken bones moves closer to clinical trials

Novel injectable drug for faster healing of broken bones moves closer to clinical trials

Length of stay, recovery rate associated with functional outcomes after hip fracture surgery

Length of stay, recovery rate associated with functional outcomes after hip fracture surgery

UVA Health proposal to reduce hospital readmissions selected for national AI competition

UVA Health proposal to reduce hospital readmissions selected for national AI competition

Women with osteoporosis feel let down by the healthcare system, survey reveals

Women with osteoporosis feel let down by the healthcare system, survey reveals

Simple ways to make the holidays safe for seniors

Simple ways to make the holidays safe for seniors