Body and mind are connected and we can’t treat one without treating the other – screen for depression and anxiety before hip surgery
Young people with hip pain should be screened for depression or anxiety before hip surgery is considered, experts recommend after their research shows that pre-operative depression and anxiety is linked to worse outcomes after surgery. Continue reading
Physically active older adults enjoy a whole range of positive health benefits says a large evidence review.
Published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, the review assessed the relationship between physical activity and health in adults aged 60 years or older. Continue reading
Use of the pain medication tramadol is linked with a higher risk of hip fracture compared with the use of other pain medications in an analysis of patients from the UK. Continue reading
Exposure to air pollution has a negative impact on bone health, says a study published in JAMA Network Open. Continue reading
Vegetarian diets – particularly vegan – are associated with lower bone mineral density values and could heighten the risk of fractures, says an evidence review in Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. Continue reading