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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

Reduced lead exposure may explain the declining rates of hip fracture

Reduced lead exposure may explain the declining rates of hip fracture

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

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

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

Oxytocin can aid in the control and prevention of osteoporosis

Oxytocin can aid in the control and prevention of osteoporosis

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