A study presented today at the European Congress on Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis currently taking place in Valencia, Spain has found that the initial quality of life loss following an osteoporotic fracture is substantial, especially with regard to hip and vertebral fractures. The study found differences in quality of life loss between countries after correcting for other explanatory variables. Read more
Scientists from the Botnar Research Centre (University of Oxford) and the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU, University of Southampton) examined the health and social care costs for individuals with and without muscle weakness who participated in the Hertfordshire Cohort Study (442 men and women, aged 71-80 years). Read more
algorithm management of fracture risk in osteoporosis
El trasplante de células madre hematopoyéticas (TCMH) es el tratamiento de elección para muchos pacientes con enfermedades hematológicas malignas y no malignas, como la leucemia y el mieloma múltiple. El éxito de los avances recientes en tales técnicas de trasplante y medidas de atención, ha llevado a un mayor número de sobrevivientes de TCMH a largo plazo. Read more
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the treatment of choice for many patients with malignant and non-malignant hematological diseases, such as leukemia and multiple myeloma. The success of recent advances in such transplantation techniques and supportive care measures, has led to greater numbers of long-term HSCT survivors. Read more
Progress in Osteoporosis, IOF’s online review journal edited by Prof. Ego Seeman, is back online with an exciting new issue!The journal, which includes downloadable figures and a commentary option, helps readers keep abreast of new research by providing critical evaluation of the most important papers in the field of osteoporosis published in the preceding few months.  Read more
algorithm management of fracture risk in osteoporosis
Fragility fractures are a serious yet neglected complication of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, with increased risk of fragility fractures in people with diabetes extending across the life span. Read more
La diabetes es un problema de salud cada vez más preocupante. Investigaciones recientes han demostrado que la salud ósea de las personas con diabetes se ve comprometida, lo que resulta en un riesgo significativamente mayor de fractura por fragilidad. Read more
The 41 abstracts were selected and reviewed by international experts. The slide sets are enhanced by video commentaries from selected reviewers. > DOWNLOAD THE SLIDE SET AND VIEW VIDEOS Key themes include: Read more
Los 41 resúmenes fueron seleccionados y revisados por expertos internacionales. Además, a los conjuntos de diapositivas se suman comentarios en video de revisores seleccionados. > DESCARGA EL CONJUNTO DE DIAPOSITIVAS Y VE LOS VIDEOS Los temas incluyen: Read more
A new study led by an International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) research committee has found that daily average calcium intake among adults varies widely around the world. Critically low intake was found in certain Asian, African and Latin American countries – while studies showed nearly double the intake in many European countries and in the USA. Read more


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