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Strong painkillers increase the risk of hip fracture among persons with Alzheimer’s disease

People using strong painkillers have twice the risk of hip fracture compared to non-opioid users, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The risk was highest in


Many diseases increase the risks following hip fracture surgery

Parkinson’s disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery. A new Finnish study analysing nationwide registers found. 4.6


Fewer deaths since NHS hip fracture initiative

Improved care and fewer deaths since introduction of NHS hip fracture initiative Substantial improvements in the care and survival of older people with hip fracture in England have followed the