Health

Exercises with impact benefit bone health

Osteoporosis is associated with high morbidity, mortality and economic costs amongst older people. For prevention to be successful more needs to be known about the right forms of exercise to take.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diabetes makes bones less bendable, more prone to fracture

Besides impairing cardiovascular and kidney function, Type 2 diabetes is known to be a risk factor for bone fractures – but exactly how diabetes makes bones more fragile has been unclear.

Health

How little things can reduce hip fractures

Simple strategies to strengthen your bones, implemented by the whole community not just those at higher risk, could lead to a substantial decrease in hip fractures, a new Australian study suggests.

Health

Lifelong physical activity increases bone density in men

Men have many reasons to add high-impact and resistance training to their exercise regimens; these reasons include building muscle and shedding fat. Now a University of Missouri researcher has determined another significant ...

Surgery

Total hip replacement may influence pelvic stress fracture

(HealthDay)—Sacral insufficiency fracture (SIF) more often occurs contralateral to total hip arthroplasty (THA) rather than ipsilateral to THA, according to a study published online Nov. 22 in the Journal of Bone & Joint ...

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