IOF News

April 14, 2007
Launched in 2006, the IOF Osteoporosis Course with Densitometry Certification has been enormously successful around the world.
March 27, 2007
Six companies lauded in new IOF Corporate Responsibility Program for Bone Health
March 7, 2007
One woman in three worldwide will be affected by osteoporosis.
February 5, 2007
Promising new national coalition of osteoporosis patient and medical societies is launched in Turkey.
January 31, 2007
Being underweight presents strong risk factor for osteoporosis.
January 24, 2007
Innovation in drug development for osteoporosis, combined with emerging new proposals to identify individual patients at high risk of fractures, prompts EMEA to release new guidelines
November 18, 2006
The 2nd METCOP, held in Lebanon from November 16-18, 2006, attracted more participants than ever before. The problem of vitamin D deficiency and the need for fracture databases in the region were two of the issues highlighted.
November 17, 2006
IOF organized the first meeting of osteoporosis-related patient and medical societies in Central America and the Caribbean.
November 17, 2006
The first lady of Panama and the mayor of Panama City were among dignitaries who launched World Osteoporosis Day activities in Panama.
November 2, 2006
IOF survey shows good general knowledge of nutrition and bone health but confusion about vitamin D; half unaware that osteoporosis is more common amongst women than breast cancer.