Is It Ok To Take Ibuprofen When You Break A Bone?

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Have Higher Risk of Breaking Bones

Many people with RA develop osteoporosis. Studies have also shown that people with RA have an increased risk of hip fractures. A new study published in the October 2006 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism sought to determine whether patients with RA also have a higher risk of developing fractures in other bones and to estimate their long-term fracture risk.

This was a British study, involving health data gathered for over 30,000 patients ages 40 and older with RA. Follow-up time varied,...
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