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Experts discuss implications of low calcium intake in global population

Experts discuss implications of low calcium intake in global population

Long-term PPI use not linked to increased hip fracture risk among Alzheimer's patients

Long-term PPI use not linked to increased hip fracture risk among Alzheimer's patients

Analytic software identifies mortality risk after surgery in older patients with orthopedic fractures

Analytic software identifies mortality risk after surgery in older patients with orthopedic fractures

Innovative system helps medical staff to accurately evaluate patients’ risk of falling

Innovative system helps medical staff to accurately evaluate patients’ risk of falling

Study finds considerable variation in hip fracture rates across nursing homes

Study finds considerable variation in hip fracture rates across nursing homes

Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not protect older adults against hip fractures

Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not protect older adults against hip fractures

Community screening for osteoporosis could decrease burden of hip fractures in older women

Community screening for osteoporosis could decrease burden of hip fractures in older women

Drug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in women

Drug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in women

PSH model of care benefits elderly hip fracture patients, research suggests

PSH model of care benefits elderly hip fracture patients, research suggests

New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

Researchers develop new assessment to predict risk of falls in long-term care patients

Researchers develop new assessment to predict risk of falls in long-term care patients

Bone density measurement, fracture history can predict long-term fracture risk in older women

Bone density measurement, fracture history can predict long-term fracture risk in older women

Study finds no convincing evidence to support link between PPI use and dementia risk

Study finds no convincing evidence to support link between PPI use and dementia risk

Osteoporosis medication effectively protects against hip fracture in elderly people treated with cortisone

Osteoporosis medication effectively protects against hip fracture in elderly people treated with cortisone

Delays for emergency surgery linked to higher risk of death

Delays for emergency surgery linked to higher risk of death

Findings from UCB funded study suggests that osteoporosis is being under-treated

Findings from UCB funded study suggests that osteoporosis is being under-treated

CTs of core muscle may help identify optimal treatments for older patients with hip fractures

CTs of core muscle may help identify optimal treatments for older patients with hip fractures

Newly prescribed hypnotic medicines double the odds of hip fracture

Newly prescribed hypnotic medicines double the odds of hip fracture

Research finds no 'weekend admission effect' for patients with hip fracture in the NHS

Research finds no 'weekend admission effect' for patients with hip fracture in the NHS

Older hip fracture patients frequently use antidepressant and anti-anxiety drugs, study finds

Older hip fracture patients frequently use antidepressant and anti-anxiety drugs, study finds