IOF News

February 28, 2015
2015 Rare Diseases Day
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) supports research efforts on rare disorders which affect millions of people worldwide, yet suffer from misdiagnosis and neglect on many different levels.
February 26, 2015
Calcified Tissue International & Musculoskeletal Research special issue underlines the journal’s increasing focus on research at the intersection of muscle and bone science.
February 17, 2015
teenage girls playing football
Parents take note: building up the ‘bone bank’ during adolescence helps prevent osteoporosis in later life.
February 17, 2015
superhero woman
A normal body weight and strong muscles are key ingredients for mobile, active ageing.
February 17, 2015
man with sleep apnea
As studies on sleep apnea have shown a link to increased osteoporosis risk as well as to other illnesses, timely treatment of the disorder is advised.
February 17, 2015
senior couple at a computer
Find out how to take charge of your bone health by viewing these informative presentations.
February 4, 2015
World Cancer Day 2015 og:image
World Cancer Day is being celebrated today – and in line with this year’s theme – we take the occasion to remind patients who have undergone cancer therapy that although they may be at increased risk of Osteoporosis; prevention is 'Not Beyond' them.
February 3, 2015
training course participants
In 2015 IOF member societies in more than 10 countries will hold meetings and workshops to advance health professional training in their countries.
February 2, 2015
Osteoporosis Essentials course and Fracture Liaison Service course og:image
Interested in setting up a fracture liaison service or in learning the essentials of osteoporosis diagnosis and management? These may be the courses for you.
January 28, 2015
If you were born in 1968 or after, you could be eligible for one of 300 ESCEO-Health Care Provider Scholarships. Apply by March 2, 2015.