The use of medications associated with the development of osteoporosis has steadily increased across Denmark in the past 16 years, particularly by those most at risk for fracture, such as postmenopausal women and older adults, according to findings from a registry study published in Bone.
A study published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry reported that arthritis was highly prevalent among older adults with varying degrees of depression.
There was a correlation between postoperative glucose levels and an increased risk of periprosthetic joint infection after total joint arthroplasty, according to published results.
Tranexamic acid has been shown to be cost effective and beneficial in reducing the risk of transfusion after total joint arthroplasty, according to a presenter.
Pain is the main impetus for seeking medical care among patients with osteoarthritis, with insomnia and depression acting as drivers for increased diversity in the types of health care use, according to recent findings in Arthritis Care & Research.