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Levi Leipheimer pulls of of Tour de France with broken wrist by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 10:03pm Team Astana has lost a star just before stage 13 of the Tour de France. Levi Leipheimer has pulled out of the Tour De France with a fractured wrist he sustained in a crash at the end of stage 12. " About to have surgery, they' re putting a screw in the Scaphoid, transverse fracture. They' re taking very good care of me here in France," L ... Read on »
Vitamin D Supplementation May Reduce Bone Fracture Risk by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Fri 03 Aug 2012 10:09pm Posted on July 31, 2012, 6 a.m. in Bone and Dental Dietary Supplementation Vitamins With the cost of treating a hi ... Read on »
fracture healing part 2: rehab and ways to speed recovery by Tawnee Prazak Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 23 May 2014 2:59pm I hoped to have this Part 2 out a little sooner, but I've been working away this week and totally able to do so, yay! At the bottom of this post, you can check out my wrist progress report and day-to-day list of tasks that I've slowly been able to do again... wondering if my progress and ability to do the things listed occurred at an accelerated ... Read on »
"Significantly Higher Bone Fracture Risk" for HIV-infected Patients by Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 20 Oct 2008 3:00am The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) has published a new study which claims the HIV infection puts patients at a considerably higher risk of bone fractures. “Previous studies had indicated towards reduced bone density among HIV-infected patients but not much was known about patients being more prone to fractures", s ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Possible increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine with the use of proton pump inh by FDA Posted Wed 23 Mar 2011 8:39am Update: 3/23/2011  FDA has determined an osteoporosis and fracture warning on the over-the-counter (OTC) proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication “Drug Facts” label is not indicated at this time. Following a thorough review of available safety data, FDA has concluded that fracture risk with short-term, l ... Read on »
Low vitamin D ups fracture risk in young and old by osteon80 Facebook Posted Tue 29 May 2012 8:13am     Low Vitamin D Ups Fracture Risk in Young and Old A good review of what I have come to validate from Vit D. Vitamin D is the key to having healthy bones, yet many Americans don’t get as much as they need. The consequence? Broken bones, even among the young and healthy, according to two new studies presented yesterday at a meetin ... Read on »
Possible Increased Risk of Bone Fractures With Certain Antacid Drugs by FDA Posted Tue 25 May 2010 7:37am Printer-friendly PDF (283 KB) There is a possible increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine if you take certain drugs for heartburn, acid reflux, or ulcers, warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drugs belong to a class of medications called proton pump inhibitors (PP ... Read on »
Inside the Tour: Is Levi Leipheimer's fractured wrist a season ender? by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sat 18 Jul 2009 10:02pm Following Levi Leipheimer' s departure from the Tour de France prior to stage 13 with a twice fractured right wrist suffered in a late race crash in stage 12, the Astana rider from Santa Rosa, Ca., speculated on when he might return. “Usually after the Tour de France, my season is almost over; I only do one or two more races,” said Leiphe ... Read on »
Wrist Fractures in Women as Dangerous as Arthritis, Diabetes and Falls by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 7:11pm New research indicates that older women who experience a wrist fracture tend to develop more disabilities. Wrist fracture is the most common upper-extremity injury sustained by elderly individuals, according to a report from researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago. Of the 6,107 older women followed sampled for the report, 268 ex ... Read on »
Johnson and Johnson To Sell Wrist Fracture Division in Order To Acquire Synthes by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 11:20pm In order to not have 70% of the available business in the fracture business, a sale of a subsidiary is required so Biomet will buy the DVR division.  When you look at the overall price they are paying for Synthes, this seems like a drop in the bucket.  BD Johnson & Johnson Agrees to By Synthes $21.3 Billion NEW YORK — Johnso ... Read on »