IOF News

November 25, 2014
IOF’s Capture the Fracture initiative issues practical guidance for the planning and implementation of effective coordinator-based fracture liaison services
November 19, 2014
FRAX 20 million assessments
Milestone follows recent launch of new FRAX version which extends osteoporotic fracture risk assessment to 57 countries; now including Croatia, Estonia, Israel and Venezuela.
November 19, 2014
Osteoporosis awareness month in Canada
With educational forums, 'BeerNBones' and other public events, this annual country-wide campaign focuses public attention on the importance of building strong bones for life.
November 19, 2014
men with car trouble
Today is International Men’s Day, an occasion marked every year as an opportunity to work together to improve the lives of men and boys all over the world.
November 19, 2014
woman doing tai chi
With its positive effects on balance control, fitness and flexibility,Tai chi is an ideal form of exercise for older adults.
November 15, 2014
IOF Young Investigator Award recipients in Taipei
Outstanding research by young investigators receives recognition at IOF Regionals 5th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting.
November 15, 2014
IOF Regionals Taipei '14
Data derived from the Singapore Chinese Health Study finds that body weight loss substantially increased risk, whereas weight gain did not reduce risk significantly.
November 15, 2014
IOF Regionals Taipei '14
First study to forecast incidence and costs of osteoporotic fractures in China projects that due to ageing population, the incidence and costs of fractures will double by 2035; costs will rocket to USD 25.58 billion by 2050.
November 14, 2014
IOF Regionals Taipei '14
Clinicians and researchers from more than 38 countries learn about new research findings and the latest advances in the management of bone, muscle and joint diseases.
November 12, 2014
Following recent elections, eight new experts have been elected as full members of the CSA, IOF’s prestigious medical and scientific membership committee.

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