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International Continence Society conference: Nocturia associated with increased risk of falls related fracture

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International Continence Society conference has heard from a Japanese study that suggests Nocturia may increase falls related fractures

Nocturia is a risk factors for falls related fractures, according to Japanese researchers. A three-year prospective cohort study presented at the International Continence Society conference included 429 women and 359 men with a mean age of 75 years.

Researchers found an increasing risk of falls-related fractures with two or more episodes of nocturia. Nocturia also increased mortality but this was not an independent risk factor.

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