News tagged with fracture risk

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FRAX calculator issued in version 3.4

FRAX®, the widely used online fracture risk assessment calculator hosted at the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases, University of Sheffield (http://www.shef.ac.uk/FRAX), has now ...

Sep 21, 2011
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Breast cancer survivors at higher risk for falls

The combined effects of chemotherapy and endocrine therapy may increase the risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors. In a study scheduled for publication in the April issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine and ...

Mar 04, 2011
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New imaging technology predicts fracture risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new method for identifying which bones have a high risk of fracture, and for monitoring the effectiveness of new bone-strengthening drugs and techniques, has been developed by scientists at the University ...

Oct 27, 2010
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