Tag: "fracture" at medical news
Seat belt injuries could signal more serious trauma in children
...portation of the victims. If a child with a spinal fracture
has not been stabilized properly, movement can injure more tissue. In general, seat belts and safety restraints should be adjusted according to age and weight. ...
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
... having a 29 percent chance of experiencing such a fracture
during their remaining lifetime, according to back...e. Data from several sources were used to estimate fracture
costs and population-based age-specific fracture
rates and associations among prior fractures, bone ...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
... are at increased risk for bone mass deficiencies, fracture
or osteoporosis as they get older, according to a ...inant of whether children are at elevated risk for fracture
or osteoporosis, Dr. Kalkwarf said. The research findings will allow physicians to use standardized ...
More rib fractures, but better survival rates
...te will increase, but it's equally likely that the fracture
rate will increase." ...
Doctors have key role in preventing and detecting child neglect and abuse
...ures to both sides of the skull. The nature of the fracture
gives strong clues, for example the so called bucket handle fracture
is usually a sign of abuse. Burns are also frequently due to abuse, whether from deliberate intent f...
New doctors' test kit to help prevent debilitating osteoporosis
...nd 25-30 per cent of men will have an osteoporotic fracture
in their life-time," he said. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become fragile and brittle, leading to a higher risk of breaks or cracks. It happens when bones lose minerals such as calcium faster than the body can replace them resulting i...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...w bone density, and leading to a high risk of bone fracture
-- is most commonly found in older women. But Dr. Darius Paduch has identified a subset of young men with low levels of testosterone at high risk for the disorder. Forty percent of the male study group under the age of 40 and with infertility and s...
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
...se significant loss of glucosinolates up to 33% by fracture
of vegetable material during thawing. The researchers found that preparation of Brassica vegetables had caused only minor reductions in glucosinolate except when they were shredded finely which showed a marked decline of glucosinolate levels with a...
Panel offers expert analysis on causes, prevention of stent thrombosis
...car tissue or even a blood clot. The risk of stent fracture
is greatest at the point where stents overlap or w...Elizabeth's Medical Center, both in Boston. "Stent fracture
is a rare but real cause of stent thrombosis." Research is adding new pieces to the puzzle all the...
Estrogen is important for bone health in men as well as women
...to Villareal, 25 percent of those who suffer a hip fracture
die within a year, and 40-50 percent have some deg...looking forward to their leisure time, but if they fracture
a hip, there are so many things they won't be able to do." Villareal thinks the health-care system...
Once-yearly treatment significantly reduces bone fractures in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis
...en over age 50 will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture
in her lifetime. The FDA is currently reviewing Reclast for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. The FDA has approved the drug for the treatment of Pagets disease of bone, the second most common metabolic bone disorder after osteoporosi...
Once-a-year drug reduces fractures from osteoporosis
...ong, significant and consistent effects across all fracture
types." Reclast is an investigational drug in th...women over age 50 will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture
in their lifetime and, of women over age 65 who fracture
a hip, 21 percent will die within one year ...
IOF and EU panel prepare osteoporosis audit
... in Europe. In the European Union, someone has a fracture
as a result of osteoporosis every 30 seconds, and with an ageing population, the annual number of hip fractures (the most serious form of osteoporosis-related fracture) in the EU is expected to more than double from approximately 500,000 to 1,000,000...
Call for greater use of comparative effectiveness studies to help advance disease management
...mparing two osteoporosis therapies on the basis of fracture
reduction was presented today at the Seventh Europ...odium) were almost half as likely to sustain a hip fracture
as those taking alendronate in the first year of treatment, according to the REAL (RisedronatE, ALen...
Hospital errors rise 3 percent -- HealthGrades patient-safety study
...erative hemorrhage or hematoma Post-operative hip fracture
Post-operative physiologic metabolic derangement Post-operative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis Post-operative respiratory failure Post-operative sepsis Post-operative abdominal wound dehiscence Transfusion reaction Distinguishe...
Updated guidelines advise focusing on women's lifetime heart risk
...f reproductive organs and osteoporosis-linked bone fracture
in the presence of supplemental hormone therapy. I...s (breasts, ovaries, uterus and prostate), and hip fracture
among the different groups, according to their ESR1 gene type. In the general population, 21 percen...
Men warned of osteoporosis problems by McMaster researcher
... – which make it difficult for them to cope with a fracture
that could involve hip surgery, prolonged bed rest and rehabilitation. ...
Embargoed Jan./Feb. Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... FOR PRIMARY CARE USE A clinical predictor of hip fracture
and mortality risk, the Fracture and Mortality Ind...sk factors older age, low weight, prior fragility fracture
and using arms to rise from a sitting position that in this study are found to predict two-year hip...
NHLBI awards 12 Women's Health Initiative contracts
...mmon genetic variants that affect the risk for hip fracture
in postmenopausal women participating in the WHI C...ted to ancestry or country of origin affecting hip fracture
and bone mineral density in Whites, and bone mineral density in Blacks. The results will be a valuab...
Daily use of antidepressants associated with increased risk of fracture in older adults
...iated with an increased risk of clinical fragility fracture
(fractures due to falling from bed, chair or stand...fold increased risk of incident clinical fragility fracture
even after adjustment for many potential confounding variables." These fractures occurred at the for...
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