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Weight loss tied to loss of hip bone density in older adults

(HealthDay)—Obese and overweight older individuals who lose weight have lower bone mineral density (BMD) in their hips, according to a study published in the November issue of Obesity. Daniel E. Kammire, of the Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and colleagues gathered data from 77 adults (mean age, 67 years) at baseline, 18 months, […]

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Eczema patients are 13% more likely to break their bones

Eczema patients are 13% more likely to break their bones, reveals analysis of NHS hospital data Experts trawled through almost two decades worth of fractures in England Hip, knee and spinal fractures were more common among adults with eczema This would mean an extra 164 broken bones among 100,000 eczema patients  Eczema patients are more […]

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New AI System Can Accurately Predict How Long A Patient Will Live

Artificial intelligence has made leaps and bounds in medical science, helping doctors perform the most complex surgeries with greater accuracy than ever before. Now, as startling as it may sound, a new algorithm has been developed by researchers of Stanford University which can assess the correct time of demise of patients who are admitted to […]