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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
osteoporosis international, scientific peer-reviewed journal
Economic evaluations that compare interventions in terms of costs and outcomes are increasingly used by decision makers, with economic evaluations now playing an increasing role in pricing and reimbursement decisions. Read more
Nutrition research provides the scientific rationale for consumers to include prunes as a nutritious food as part of a healthy dietary pattern and lifestyle. The California Dried Plum/Prune Board invites non-binding letters of interest to be submitted by January 4, 2019 to investigate the role of prunes in bone health. Read more
La investigación nutricional proporciona la razón científica para que los consumidores incluyan las ciruelas secas como alimento nutritivo dentro de una dieta y estilo de vida saludable. El California Dried Plum/Prune Board invita a enviar cartas de interés no vinculantes, hasta el 4 de enero de 2019, para investigar el papel de las ciruelas secas en la salud ósea. Se dará preferencia a los... 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
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Hip fractures are a major public health concern in the European Union, with an increasing incidence of 1 million patients per year, high direct and indirect costs due to the resulting immobility after fracture and surgery, and with a high one-year mortality rate of 25% - 30 %. Read more

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