Tag Archives: osteoporosis

Staying fracture free in 2017

Staying fracture free in 2017

This year people in the UK will suffer more than 300,000 fractures because of the bone disease osteoporosis. That’s one fracture every two minutes. Around three million people in the UK suffer from os ...
Dr Max Tuck, author of Love Your Bones

Dr Max Tuck, author of Love Your Bones

Osteoporosis is often referred to as ‘the silent killer’ because it can be present for many years, often undetected, until a bone suddenly breaks; usually, in women, the hip. Once considered to be a d ...
The fear of falling

The fear of falling

Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries among older people but, even though the weather continues to be wet and icy, experts from the University of Manchester are showing that falls can be avoid ...