IOF News

September 18, 2017
National hip fracture databases play a vital role in identifying care gaps which could reduce mortality and morbidity in the increasing numbers of hip fracture patients worldwide.
September 13, 2017
La vitamina D es esencial para el desarrollo y mantenimiento del hueso, tanto para ayudar a la absorción de calcio de los alimentos en el intestino, como para asegurar la correcta renovación y mineralización del tejido óseo.
September 11, 2017
2017 is proving to be a fruitful year for the Indonesian Healthy Bone Foundation (Perwatusi), with many successful programmes and a planned Congress in October..
September 8, 2017
Osteoporotic vertebral fractures can be a forewarning of future hip fractures, however less than half of detectable vertebral (spine) fractures are reported at the time of imaging.
September 7, 2017
Capture the Fracture®, now with 233 Fracture Liaison Services (FLS) in 35 countries, was highlighted at the recent Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) Congress in Malmö, Sweden.
September 7, 2017
Older individuals with hip fracture are more than 3.5 times more likely to die within 12 months compared to non-injured; mortality higher in men than in women.
September 6, 2017
Having taken place from the 24th to the 26th of August 2017 - CBOOM XIII welcomed the largest number of participants since its first edition.
September 6, 2017
Realizado entre los días 24-26 de agosto de 2017 - el XIII CBOOM tuvo el mayor número de participantes desde su primera edición.
August 30, 2017
World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) is approaching on October 20th, an occasion to raise awareness of bone health and osteoporosis prevention. See the many resources on the new World Osteoporosis Day website!
August 29, 2017
One-Day course organized by the Russian Association on Osteoporosis with the support of IOF provided participants with a better understanding of rare bone disorders.