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
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
Un nuevo estudio dirigido por un comité de investigación de la Fundación Internacional de Osteoporosis (IOF, por sus siglas en inglés) ha descubierto que la ingesta diaria media de calcio entre los adultos varía ampliamente en todo el mundo. Read more
From October 4-6, Ghent University, Belgium will host a two-day kick-off meeting for the PoCOsteo project, a new European initiative to target early-stage osteoporosis detection. The project is supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Industrial leadership in nanotechnologies, advanced materials, biotechnology and advanced manufacturing and processing (H2020-NMBP). Read more


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