IOF News

October 22, 2014
man blindfolded
On World Osteoporosis Day IOF urged all men to check their personal risk for osteoporosis and fractures.
October 21, 2014
New study shows that, even in comparatively younger women, a simple test of muscle coordination and balance was an early predictor of hip fracture.
October 21, 2014
NOS report 'Life With Osteoporosis'
UK’s National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) publishes a landmark study that offers an unparalleled insight into the impact osteoporosis and fractures on quality of life.
October 21, 2014
Omega-3 fish oil capsules
For older adults these essential fatty acids may have important health benefits related to cardiovascular health, rheumatoid arthritis and possibly other chronic illnesses.
October 21, 2014
woman sitting on stair elevator
Falls prevention strategies and assistive devices can help seniors with osteoporosis remain in their own homes as long as possible.
October 20, 2014
man blindfolded
Osteoporosis can lead to painful fractures, disability and early death, but continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors during routine physical check-ups.
October 17, 2014
The Roundtable, with the participation of the First Lady of Armenia and other distinguished speakers, called for osteoporosis to be included in the Government’s priorities for disease prevention.
October 16, 2014
WOD 2014 European Launch
World Osteoporosis Day press event held in Ghent previews findings of important new survey and outlines heavy burden of osteoporosis and fractures on Belgian population.
October 15, 2014
Pope Francis receives WOD14 thematic report
IOF President John Kanis, IOF CEO Judy Stenmark, and F.I.R.M.O. President Maria-Luisa Brandi present Pope Francis with the new 2014 World Osteoporosis Day report.
October 9, 2014
osteoporosis in men
New report shows men are not being adequately diagnosed or treated for osteoporosis, with those suffering a hip fracture twice as likely to die compared to women.