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Age is the strong predictor of regaining independence after surgery for hip fracture

Age is the strong predictor of regaining independence after surgery for hip fracture

Global task force of bone health experts question effectiveness of spinal fusion procedures

Global task force of bone health experts question effectiveness of spinal fusion procedures

An extra meal a day cuts deaths by half in elderly with hip fractures

An extra meal a day cuts deaths by half in elderly with hip fractures

Study finds increasing risk of infections and antibiotic prescriptions after hip fracture surgery

Study finds increasing risk of infections and antibiotic prescriptions after hip fracture surgery

Study finds rise in risk of postoperative infections following hip fracture surgery

Study finds rise in risk of postoperative infections following hip fracture surgery

Many diseases increase risk of post-operative complications after hip fracture surgery

Many diseases increase risk of post-operative complications after hip fracture surgery

People with Alzheimer’s disease using strong opioids have increased risk of hip fracture

People with Alzheimer’s disease using strong opioids have increased risk of hip fracture

Concomitant use of sleeping pills and opioids found to prevalent among people with Alzheimer’s disease

Concomitant use of sleeping pills and opioids found to prevalent among people with Alzheimer’s disease

Collection of demonstration projects highlights value of patient engagement in research

Collection of demonstration projects highlights value of patient engagement in research

Medicare Advantage plans shift their financial risk to doctors

Medicare Advantage plans shift their financial risk to doctors

Study assess potential impacts of cataracts on risks of osteoporosis and fractures

Study assess potential impacts of cataracts on risks of osteoporosis and fractures

GSA endorses Global Call to Action to improve care of people with fragility fractures

GSA endorses Global Call to Action to improve care of people with fragility fractures

Study explores link between long-term weight loss and health outcomes of older adults

Study explores link between long-term weight loss and health outcomes of older adults

Genome-wide association study provides insight into biologic mechanisms leading to fractures

Genome-wide association study provides insight into biologic mechanisms leading to fractures

Researchers develop revolutionary zebrafish model to gain more insight into bone diseases

Researchers develop revolutionary zebrafish model to gain more insight into bone diseases

Lighter sedation fails to reduce risk of postoperative delirium in older patients

Lighter sedation fails to reduce risk of postoperative delirium in older patients

Older people with broken bones face higher risk of death for up to 10 years

Older people with broken bones face higher risk of death for up to 10 years

Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients

Study: Eating Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in osteoporosis patients

Sun avoidance may be almost as hazardous to health as cigarette smoking

Sun avoidance may be almost as hazardous to health as cigarette smoking

Circulating bone turnover markers not linked to hip fracture risk, shows study

Circulating bone turnover markers not linked to hip fracture risk, shows study