IOF News

August 23, 2016
Review on use of FRAX in assessment guidelines finds that fixed or age-dependent thresholds are more effective in identifying individuals at high risk of fracture than the use of BMD alone, however the intervention thresholds must be country-specific.
August 17, 2016
IOF Regionals 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting
Leading osteoporosis meeting in the Asia-Pacific region offers opportunity to earn continuing medical education credits.
August 16, 2016
Scientific evidence supports the role of calcium and vitamin D for good bone health; Dairy foods are excellent sources of calcium and protein.
August 8, 2016
We invite you to read, cite and share the journal's eleven most 'high impact' papers of the previous two years.
August 8, 2016
New study by University of Toronto researchers finds that increased Gɑq11 signaling blocks the anabolic response to PTH and exercise in mice.
August 2, 2016
Osteoporosis New Zealand has just announced the publication of a landmark document that will help raise the standard of secondary fracture prevention nationwide.
August 1, 2016
Training courses for healthcare professionals in five countries in Latin America offer concise updates of the latest advances in osteoporosis management and pediatric bone health.
July 28, 2016
IFCC-IOF Working Group for Standardisation of Bone Marker Assays review of current status in the field supports the potential for bone turnover markers (BTM) to provide clinically useful information.
July 28, 2016
In an interview, orthopedic trauma surgeon Professor Jean-Marc Feron talks about the first national initiative to provide follow up services for fragility fracture patients returning home, and explains how orthopaedic surgeons should take an active part in identifying and managing osteoporosis patients.
July 22, 2016
This two-day intensive course, on November 2-3, 2016, will provide concise knowledge of practical use to your clinical practice - suitable for both clinicians and densitometrists.