Femoral neck fracture mortality risks higher in men, patients ages 84 years ...
From 2005 to 2010, patients in the Medicare population with femoral neck fractures had an overall mortality rate of 1.5%, according to study results. Additionally, men had twice as high of a mortality rate compared with women, and patients 84 years of ...
Healio - Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:03

Pocomoke woman, service dog forge unbreakable bond
Campbell suffers from epilepsy – the result of breaking her neck in a car accident several years ago. And Lady has the uncanny ability to predict Campbell's seizures. A fateful meeting. Campbell and Lady met in the hospital .... Wednesday's ...
Delmarva Daily Times - Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:26

High school football: The best of Week 1
Desert Hills star Nephi Sewell suffered a fractured neck in the first quarter of the Thunder's loss to Jordan. He had ... Corner Canyon running back Cameron Forte suffered a broken femur that required surgery in the Chargers' loss to Pleasant Grove. He ...
KSL.com - Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:03

Baby Faith's injuries consistent with being jerked; had old, new fractures
At that time the child had a number of soft casts on her extremities, a cervical collar to immobilize her neck, various tubes monitoring her vital signs and was breathing with the aid of an endotracheal tube. Baby Faith was found to have more ...
The Port Arthur News - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:07

Jurors told extent of "Baby Faith's" injuries
12NewsNow.Com - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:37

Great strides made but still further to go
Additionally, FLEX demonstrated stable nonvertebral fracture rates in patients who continued therapy or crossed over to placebo, but suggested a benefit from continued intervention in those whose femoral neck BMD was still in the osteoporotic range.
Nature.com - Tue, 25 Aug 2015 02:42

Lumbar Spine Bone Density Contributes to Fracture Risk in Some Women
(HealthDay News) — Lumbar spine bone mineral density (BMD) increases fracture risk among women with lower lumbar spine T-score than femoral neck T-score, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Dunia Alarkawi ...
Endocrinology Advisor - Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:15

Lumbar spine BMD ups Fx risk in women with discordant T-scores
Medical Xpress - Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:16

15 months for man convicted in West Side Highway crash
Wolf, 20, fractured her neck, ribs, femur, humerus and suffered pulmonary contusions and brain bleeding in the accident, according to records. Prosecutors said Wolf will have brain damage for the rest of her life. Passenger Melania A. Hylton, 21, of ...
Longview Daily News - Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:54

Fracture risk in women linked to lumbar spine bone density: 6 notes
Women with lumbar spine T-scores lower than femoral neck T-scores are more at risk of fractures. 2. Duina Alarkawi, MBBS, MPH, of St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney led the research. 3. The study investigated male and female patients 60 years or older. 4.
Becker's Orthopedic & Spine - Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:30

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