endocrinology
Osteoporosis

Over 80s with osteoporosis warrant fracture prevention


Elderly women with osteoporosis have a higher hip fracture rate than women without osteoporosis but deemed to be at high risk of fracture due to osteopenia or a previous fracture. The US study comprised 1,528 women, average age 84 years, who were surviving participants in the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures which started in the 1980s. ...

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