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12 Dec, 2013, 06:55 GMT Avalanche of Hip Fractures to hit Asia Warns New IOF Report

A new report published today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) warns of a dramatic rise in osteoporosis-related fractures in the...


17 Oct, 2013, 08:00 BST Mujeres en grave riesgo de osteoporosis y fracturas que pueden ser fatales

El Día Mundial de la Osteoporosis, el 20 de octubre, la International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) pide a las mujeres que tomen medidas para...


17 Oct, 2013, 08:00 BST Women at Serious Risk for Osteoporosis and Life-threatening Fractures

On World Osteoporosis Day, October 20, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is calling for women to take action now to protect their bone...


17 Apr, 2013, 08:00 BST New Data Reveal Increasing Burden of Osteoporosis in Europe

Every year 43,000 people die following osteoporotic fractures; reports show that European healthcare systems are not treating people at risk; burden...


22 Oct, 2012, 08:54 BST Had a Wrist Fracture? Over 50? Get Tested for Osteoporosis

 On World Osteoporosis Day the IOF warns that fragility fractures in adults should trigger testing for osteoporosis "A wrist fracture is a warning...