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Fracture Risk in Older Adults With Sarcopenia, Low Bone Mass
This findings of this study highlight a potentially strong role of sarcopenia and low bone mineral density in the risk of nonspinal fractures--but only in a subset of individuals.
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Endocrine System Chart
- Useful chart explaining glands and hormones!
Bisphosphonates for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
- Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder characterized by bone loss, which leads to impaired bone strength and an increased risk of fractures. Two million fractures are attributed to osteoporos...
Rehabilitation as part of treatment for adults with a broken wrist | Cochrane
- Particularly in older women, a broken wrist (comprising a fracture at the lower end of the radius, one of the two forearm bones) can result from a fall onto an outstretched hand. Treatment usually ...