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Elderly face higher hip fracture risk after starting antihypertensive drugs

(ĐTĐ) – Elderly hypertensive patients may be at higher risk of hip fractures in the first 45 days after starting antihypertensive drug therapy, according to research.   Canadian researchers linked a cohort of 301,591 newly treated hypertensive rest home residents (mean age, 81 years) to the records of 1,463 hip fractures between 1 April 2000 […]