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Fracture

A fracture is the breaking of a bone. Some fractures are accompanied by severe wounds and the bone becoming visible outside, sometimes the skin is not injured even if the bone is broken.

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Higher Spine Fracture in Women
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may negatively affect bone health in women, according to a new study.

The results are published in the Jou.....
Oxytocin Helps Prevent Osteoporosis
Administering oxytocin at the end of the fertile period reversed the precursors of osteoporosis such as reduced bone density, decreased bone strength .....
Bisphosphonate Drug Holiday Increases Fracture Risk
Biphosphonates generally reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures. Most patients take a drug holiday to avoid possible side effects of bisphosphonate.....
Decreased Hip Fracture Risk Linked to Lifestyle Factors
Decrease in hip fractures among adults born more recently may be due to improved lifestyle factors like reduced smoking and less heavy drinking, repor.....
Ibuprofen Does Not Obstruct Fracture Healing in Kids
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication like ibuprofen is found to be safe for patients with fractures. It doesn't delay bone healing, as found in a.....


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