IOF News

May 25, 2016
The success of today’s Japanese webinar shows that there is growing interest in fracture liaison services and the Capture the Fracture® programme in Japan – a country with a large ageing population in urgent need of secondary fracture prevention.
May 23, 2016
Congress Highlights WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2016 Malaga
Download slide sets highlighting key new research presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Malaga, April 2016.
May 22, 2016
running older adults
A fitness tracker or pedometer can motivate you to increase your levels of daily exercise, one step at a time.
May 19, 2016
young football soccer player
Research studies have shown that teenagers who play football have stronger, larger bones.
May 18, 2016
Researchers have analyzed the large UK Biobank, a study of 502,664 men and women aged 40-69 years, and found no association between calcium supplements and cardiovascular events.
May 16, 2016
As many as one out of 100 people suffer from this common autoimmune disease. Due to inadequate absorption of nutrients, including calcium and vitamin D, people with coeliac disease are at increased risk of osteoporosis.
May 11, 2016
The bone field has lost a renowned researcher, clinician, educator and mentor whose pioneering research opened new avenues in musculoskeletal science.
May 11, 2016
The Report finds that while many services are not meeting patient needs, there are areas of good practice whose experience can be used to support improvements in service delivery. It also makes important recommendations for commissioners and local health boards, existing FLS providers and potential new FLS providers.
April 26, 2016
Using a structured expert-opinion process, an IOF Working Group has sought consensus on the use of osteoporosis medications in patients with recent fracture and the potential role of these medications in promoting fracture healing.
April 26, 2016
senior and doctor checking ankle bandage
A través de un proceso estructurado de opinión, expertos del Grupo de Trabajo de la IOF han buscado el consenso sobre el uso de los medicamentos para la osteoporosis en pacientes con fractura reciente y el papel potencial de estos medicamentos en la consolidación de fracturas.