Not because of weight problems.

Kaiser Health Information, an editorially independent information service, is an application of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research business unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. Seniors becoming the replacement generation The Associated Press reviews that hip and knee replacement unit surgeries are increasing for the infant boomer generation, not because of weight problems, but because of the efforts to remain fit. Baby boomer bones and joints are going for a pounding, spawning a boom in functions to repair them. Knee substitute surgeries have doubled during the last 10 years and a lot more than tripled in the 45-to-64 generation, new research shows. Hips are trending that method, too. And here is a surprise: It isn’t all due to weight problems. Ironically, trying to remain match and avoid extra few pounds is going for a toll on a era that expects poor joints can be swapped like old wheels on an automobile .Findings show that elective C-section rates increased from 24 percent to 60 percent, resulting in a decrease of infant mortality from 1.3/1000 to 0.7/1000. Perinatal mortality remained the same in the group of planned vaginal deliveries. Researchers identified that there would have to be 338 cesareans to prevent one perinatal death. Further analysis cannot identify pregnancy related factors that placed women at low versus high risk of poor neonatale result during vaginal breech birth. ‘While elective C-section has improved neonatal outcomes there is still a good number of women who attempt vaginal birth,’ concludes Dr.

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