Orthopedics

bone, Metformin and Vitamin D May Affect Muscle Building

The Most Effective Exercise for Bone Health in Obese Adults

A new study compared the impact of resistance versus aerobic exercise regimens on bone health in obese adults and concluded that resistance exercise is...
opioids

Suicide Attempts with Non-opioid Medications on the Rise

In the wake of the opioid epidemic, prescriptions for non-opioid alternatives have been on the rise. Opioids and non-opioid medications are often prescribed to...
Warfarin versus Alternate Direct Oral Anticoagulants: Fracture Risk in AF Patients

Warfarin versus Alternate Direct Oral Anticoagulants: Fracture Risk in AF Patients

A new study evaluated the risk of fracture among nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) patients taking warfarin versus alternate direct oral anticoagulants. “Warfarin is prescribed to...
Older Adults with Hip Fracture Can Benefit from Multicomponent Home-Based Treatments

Taking Multiple Fracture-associated Drugs Significantly Increases Fracture Risk

A study published in JAMA Network Open observed a significant correlation between patients taking multiple fracture-associated drugs (FADs) and the risk for sustaining a...

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