IOF News

December 1, 2016
Systematic review looks at which DXA-based measurements can be used to help identify patients at increased risk of fracture.
December 1, 2016
Enthusiastic participation at instructive Capture the Fracture® workshop in St. Petersburg reflects the growing interest in Fracture Liaison Services (FLS).
November 29, 2016
Free slide sets summarizing key research presented at the ASBMR 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta are now available in 4 languages.
November 28, 2016
On November 11, 2016 IOF welcomed 30 international participants to Geneva for the first two-day course dedicated to genetic disorders of bone and their adult expression.
November 28, 2016
patient sits with doctor
The risk-benefit calculation for osteoporosis treatment among patients at high risk is clearly in favour of treatment, yet treatment rates are declining.
November 24, 2016
New research shows that the bone density of heavy cannabis users is approximately 5% lower and that they had more than double the fracture risk of control smokers.
November 22, 2016
On-site visit at the University Hospital of St. Etienne’s FLS is great success, provides new insights, tailored advice and inspiration.
November 22, 2016
A seven-year study in Sweden showed that 200 minutes weekly of physical education can boost bone strength in girls, more so than in boys.
November 21, 2016
If you are in Poland, the Netherlands or Brazil, you shouldn’t miss the upcoming Capture the Fracture® webinar led by a key fracture liaison service expert from your country.
November 10, 2016
calcium supplement tablets
Concludes that evidence favours use of calcium and vitamin D supplements for those at high risk of insufficiency and in individuals receiving treatment for osteoporosis; finds inadequate evidence for cardiovascular risk.