Effective protection against hip fracture during cortisone treatment

Effective protection against hip fracture during cortisone treatment

There is effective protection against hip fracture for the many elderly people whose skeleton is declining in strength, as a side effect of cortisone treatment. If patients receive the osteoporosis medication alendronate, it reduces the risk of hip fracture by 65 percent, as a study reveals.

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Source: Science Daily

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