Vegans Are at Greater Risk of Fracture Than Meat Eaters News/Column | Health Story

While many people choose to be vegetarian for a number of reasons, such as diet and health, new research shows that vegetarianism is at greater risk of fractures. This is the result of tracking and analyzing more than 50,000 British people over 18 years. HealthDay, a US health information site, reported on the 23rd that… Continue reading Vegans Are at Greater Risk of Fracture Than Meat Eaters News/Column | Health Story

Can nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates protect against pneumonia?

Patients taking nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates have a lower risk of developing and dying from pneumonia after hip fracture than patients taking other types of osteoporosis drugs or no osteoporosis drugs, a study published in Journal of Bone and Mineral Research he found. Nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates (N-BPs), particularly alendronate, are widely used to treat osteoporosis, and some studies… Continue reading Can nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates protect against pneumonia?

HMC Rheumatology, orthopedic wards to open a new liaison clinic for fractures

Doha: Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) intends to establish a joint liaison clinic between joint and rheumatology and orthopedic departments for fracture treatment later this year, in line with the development witnessed by the Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Treatment Services at the Corporation. The purpose of this clinic is to identify patients suffering from fractures as a… Continue reading HMC Rheumatology, orthopedic wards to open a new liaison clinic for fractures