Osteoporosis medication effectively protects against hip fracture in elderly people treated with cortisone
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  August 2, 2017  
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 Osteoporosis medication effectively protects against hip fracture in elderly people treated with cortisoneOsteoporosis medication effectively protects against hip fracture in elderly people treated with cortisone
 
There is effective protection against hip fracture for the many elderly people whose skeleton is declining in strength, as a side effect of cortisone treatment.
 
 
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The female sex hormone estrogen plays an important role in the structural stability of bones. To date, however, it had been unclear exactly which cells were involved in the hormone's protective function in preventing changes in bone density.
 
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   Brief bursts of high-intensity, weight-bearing activity linked to better bone health in womenBrief bursts of high-intensity, weight-bearing activity linked to better bone health in women
 
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