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Hip fracture patients leaving hospital need osteoporosis plan

Patients leaving hospital after a hip fracture should be given an osteoporosis plan as a priority, says the Australian and […]

Bone scans get to heart of the matter

Routine bone density scans already performed on Australians to identify their risk of fractures could now also be used as […]

Community care clients enjoy preventative exercises

Trained community care workers are able to safely incorporate a falls prevention exercise program into their existing services for older […]

Old bones vulnerable to long-term use of oral corticosteroids

A review of data by University of South Australia researchers has found many older people taking oral corticosteroids long-term are not having […]

How assessing broken ships can help assess broken bones

The way we assess healing of fractured bones is being revolutionised by a global, Monash University-led research team working on […]

Decreasing falls in elderly just a step away

Trips and falls that are so common and costly among the elderly could be reduced with special shoe insoles invented […]

Handheld surgical ‘pen’ prints human stem cells

In a landmark proof-of-concept experiment, Australian researchers have used a handheld 3D printing pen to ‘draw’ human stem cells in […]