Search Tag: bone density

IMAGING Management

Hologic Marks National Osteoporosis Month by Releasing New Consumer Survey

2016 02 May

New Data Suggests Nearly Half of Women Neglect to Take Action  Against Osteoporosis While nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) are aware of the effects that osteoporosis can have on their health, only about half report taking any steps to prevent it, 1  according to the results of a new survey has announced by Hologic. To mark the start... Read more

ICU Management

Bone Fracture Risk for Critically Ill

2015 08 Dec

New research has found reduced bone mass in patients one year after being hospitalised in the intensive care unit (ICU). The loss of bone density, along with other clinical risk factors assessed by a World Health Organization algorithm, may increase their chances of suffering a fragility fracture, according to researchers. Neil R. Orford, MBBS, director... Read more