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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

Study investigates fracture-associated drug use among long-term care residents

Study investigates fracture-associated drug use among long-term care residents

Skeletal age calculator aims to better identify individuals at risk of bone fractures

Skeletal age calculator aims to better identify individuals at risk of bone fractures

APCO launches first pan-Asia Pacific clinical standards for osteoporosis

APCO launches first pan-Asia Pacific clinical standards for osteoporosis

Incidence of osteoporotic hip fractures expected to escalate in some Eurasian countries

Incidence of osteoporotic hip fractures expected to escalate in some Eurasian countries

Living alone after hip fracture may further increase the risk of dying

Living alone after hip fracture may further increase the risk of dying

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