DRF May Signal Future Cognitive Issues.

According to a study that compared the long-term outcomes of 1,046 seniors with a history of distal radius fracture (DRF) and 1,044 without a history of DRF, such a fracture is associated with a 56% increased risk for cognitive decline. The researchers conclude that extra attention should be paid to the cognitive health of older adults who sustain a DRF. Osteoporosis International, November 2022

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