Startup Developing Airbags Belt to Prevent Hip Fractures Among Elderly

Hip Hope's device can't stop you from slipping on a banana peel, but reduces impact by up to 90%, say the inventors.

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Hip fractures are the bane of the elderly. Though mortality from breaking the femur has been declining, the incidence of breaking it has not and 95% of such injuries are caused by falling, says the Center for...