Hip fracture increases mortality risk for up to 10 years
27 days ago - By Healio
In the year after experiencing a hip fracture, risk for death increases by 33% in men and 20% in women, with this risk continuing to persist for 10 years, according to a hospital-based registry analysis published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
“A fracture is the starting point for much wider health issues that persist long after the fracture has healed and can ultimately result in earlier death,” Jacqueline Center, MBBS, PhD, professor and senior research fellow with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, said in a press release. “We
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Broken bones among older people increase risk of death for up to 10 years
27 days ago - By ScienceDaily
Broken bones among older people increase their risk of death for up to 10 years, according to a new study. The study included all individuals in Denmark over the age of 50 who first experienced fragility fractures in 2001 and were followed up to 10 years for their mortality risk.
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People over the age of 50 who break a bone increase their risk of dying
27 days ago - By Daily Mail
Hip fractures are known to increase the mortality risk among older people, but the Garvan Institute of Medical Research study is the first to identify how long the risk lasts for different fractures.
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