Tag Archives: Bone Mineral Density (BMD)

Falls and Hip Fracture Reduction Using Vitamin D Supplementation in Vascular Parkinsonism (Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management)

Summary This study investigated the potential of Vitamin D supplementation for reducing the risk of falls and fragility hip fractures in patients with vascular Parkinsonism (VP) and Parkinson’s Disease (PD). The evidence suggests that vitamin D decreases falls and hip … Continue reading

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NICE Guideline on Assessing Risk of Fragility Fractures in Osteoporosis (NICE)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This clinical guideline (CG 146) offers evidence-based advice on the assessment of fragility fracture risk in adults. … Continue reading

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Meta-Analysis Exploring Alzheimer’s Disease and Hip Fracture Risk (ScientificWorldJournal)

Summary This meta-analysis explored the association between Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and risk of hip fracture. It was found that – in comparison with healthy persons of the same age etc. – patients with AD tend to be at higher risk of hip … Continue reading

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