Which is a lot more than double previous estimates.

Half of middle aged males and four out of 10 elderly ladies have already sustained a fracture, the numbers indicate. The findings derive from a representative human population sample greater than 55,000 people, including over 10,000 people from dark and minority ethnic backgrounds. Related StoriesDeben reviews on the task of the Microscopy & Histology Core Service at the University of AberdeenFracture avoidance project could help save millionsNuclear medication in Australia: an interview with Doug Cubbin, ANM Panel ChairmanThe sample was extracted from individuals in the annual Health Survey for England , commissioned by the Department of Health. Analysis of the responses showed that the entire annual bone fracture price was 3.6 percent. But there were considerable variations, particularly across age and racial organizations.CWRU receives $250,000 grant to progress interdisciplinary research and development in biomedicine Program aimed at improving human health Case Western Reserve University said today that it received a $250,000 challenge grant from Johnson & Johnson Solutions, Inc. Through The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Technology and Technology , and its own affiliates. The University will use this research grant to aid science, medicine and engineering projects to boost human health.