• Erythropoietin treatment may increase the risk of hip fractures in individuals with kidney failure

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Erythropoietin is a medication used to stimulate the production of new red blood cells, which is impaired in individuals with kidney failure. Unfortunately, however, the treatment may increase the risk of hip fractures.
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  • Mild depression may predict postoperative delirium in older adults undergoing hip fracture repair

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Screening for even mild depressive symptoms before hip fracture repair may be helpful in predicting which patients are at higher risk of developing delirium after emergency surgery, according to results of a new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
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