High blood pressure may accelerate bone aging

A new study in mice, presented at an American Heart Association meeting, suggests high blood pressure may cause bones to age fasterResearch Highlights:A new study in mice found that hypertension may be linked to significant bone loss.Bone quality in young mice with high blood pressure was similar to the bones of older mice without high …

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Risk of fractures and subsequent mortality in alcohol-related cirrhosis: A nationwide population-based cohort study

Background and aimsAlcohol-related cirrhosis is linked to increased risk of fractures, but this has seldom been quantified nationally or compared against non-cirrhotic controls. Here, we determined the rate and risk of fractures and post-fracture mortality in patients with alcohol-related cirrhosis compared to individuals from the general population.MethodsIn this nationwide population-based cohort study, data were retrieved …

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Predictors of hospital readmission after fractures: One-year follow-up study

OBJECTIVE: Identify the incidence and predictive factors for readmissions of elderly hospitalized with fractures.METHOD: Prospective cohort study on 376 elderly people from a trauma referral large hospital in central Brazil. Data were collected from medical records of elderly people with radiological diagnosis of fractures. Readmission that occurs up to one year after the first discharge …

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Effects of diet on the outcomes of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs): systematic review and meta-analyses informing the 2021 EULAR recommendations for lifestyle improvements in people with RMDs

A EULAR taskforce was convened to develop recommendations for lifestyle behaviours in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). In this paper, the literature on the effect of diet on the progression of RMDs is reviewed. Methods Systematic reviews and meta-analyses were performed of studies related to diet and disease outcomes in seven RMDs: osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid …

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