Osteoporosis could become worlds biggest health problem
Here is a synopsis of a press release issued
Up to 1.6 million hip fractures occur each year, and by 2050 this number could reach 6.3 million. Osteoporosis, the major underlying cause of hip fractures, will soon overtake heart disease as the single biggest global health threat. Bone experts told a recent press launch of the Anlene Bone Builders that 24 percent of people who suffer hip fractures will die within a year and 50 percent would be permanently disabled.
Prof. Ian Reid, one of the worlds leading bone doctors specializing in osteoporosis, said it was not clear why osteoporosis is more prevalent in
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