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Topic- Osteoporosis

 

Home-based exercise lowers rate of fractures-2340

Home-based exercise lowers rate of fractures

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Calls for action to prevent osteoporotic fractures-2339

Calls for action to prevent osteoporotic fractures

A new report issued by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) opens with the key message that, worldwide, a new spinal fracture occurs every 22 seconds. The report states that vertebral fractures are underdiagnosed and undertreated, with as many as two-thirds of spinal osteoporotic fractures not recognized by doctors. Untreated, as many as one in five women with a spinal fracture will sustain another within 12 months.

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Muscle training improves quality of life for women with osteoporosis-2276

Muscle training improves quality of life for women with osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis in Argentina-2243

Osteoporosis in Argentina

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Women's wrist fractures do lead to functional decline-2237

Women's wrist fractures do lead to functional decline

The authors of a new study point out that wrist fractures are the most common upper extremity fractures in older adults, and these fractures can affect everyday tasks like carrying heavy objects, opening doors, cutting food, pouring liquid, turning the key, and getting out of a chair.

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Position statement recommends vitamin D levels-2181

Position statement recommends vitamin D levels

The International Osteoporosis Foundation has published a position statement on vitamin D. Background to the position statement explains that preventing vitamin D deficiency has a major impact on falls and osteoporotic fractures. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with decreased muscle strength in older men and women and supplementation improves lower limb strength and reduces risk of falling. Vitamin D affects fracture risk through its effect on bone metabolism and on falls risk.

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