Vegetarian women are at a higher risk of hip fracture
A study of over 26,000 middle-aged UK women reveals those with a vegetarian diet had a 33% higher risk of hip fracture compared to regular meat-eaters.
Recovery from a hip fracture varies widely among NHS hospitals, study finds
Each year more than 70,000 older adults are admitted to a U.K. hospital after a hip fracture, which can lead to a decline in quality of life, high mortality risk and, after discharge, high risk of emergency hospital readmission.
Synovial biomarkers may not predict failure after reimplantation
Results presented at the Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Meeting showed synovial biomarkers did not demonstrate high prognostic utility for predicting failure following reimplantation.
New Technology May Help Stop Surgical Implant Infections
Experimental technology could transform the surface of implants so bacteria won’t grow and cause infections in procedures such as knee and hip replacements