Kaiser PermanenteProactive measures can reduce hip fracture rates by an average of 37.2 % – and as much as 50 % – under which the risk for a study of Kaiser Permanente Southern California performed. Online online in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, a peer-reviewed journal on 3 November.

Women women and a third of men sustain a fracture in their lifetime, the mortality due to osteoporosis-related fractures is combines is greater than the in breast cancer and cervical cancer, said study lead author Richard M an orthopedic surgeon at the Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center. But it is a misconception that nothing can be done to prevent or treat osteoporosis. It is possible, at least a 25 % reduction in the hip fractures rate to reach in the United States if a more active role in all orthopedic surgeons in osteoporosis disease management is taken. .. The largest study of its kind, follows the five-year study, more than 625,000 male and female patients over the age of 50 in Southern California who had specific risk factors for osteoporosis and / or hip fractures.Winn , along with senior authors Jeffery Vance, MD even Paul Rosenberg, and Dukes of, published their results 5 May 2005, in Science Express, the early online version Science magazine.

By study of the genetic a large, multi – generation family with a dominant the form to the FSGS, researchers associated is a mutated form of the gene named Transient Receptor Potential Anion Channel 6 of the disease. More more, because the gene differ in the functional from to the previously involved in the FSGS, the finding takes a novel mechanism of kidney damage, said Michelle Winn, the kidney specialist and a geneticist at the Duke Center for Human Genetics and lead author on the trial..