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18 Oct, 2019, 08:05 BST IOF: A Fracture Every 3 Seconds Worldwide - That's Osteoporosis

Marine fractured her spine while bending to help her disabled mother. Lo Lan broke her hip after tripping over a loose carpet in her home. Both women ...


18 Oct, 2019, 00:00 BST New IOF Osteoporosis Risk Check Alerts Patients

Although you can't see it or feel it, your bones may be getting thinner and weaker. Worldwide, one in three women and one in five men aged 50 and...


16 Oct, 2019, 14:05 BST New IOF Osteoporosis Risk Check Alerts Patients at Risk of Broken Bones

Although you can't see it or feel it, your bones may be getting thinner and weaker. Worldwide, one in three women and one in five men aged 50 and...


19 Oct, 2018, 08:30 BST Don't Miss the Signs of a Breaking Spine, Warns IOF

Osteoporosis, a disease which causes bones to become weak and fragile, is the cause of broken bones in approximately one in three women and one in...


20 Oct, 2017, 07:45 BST The International Osteoporosis Foundation: Fractures Due to Osteoporosis Threaten Seniors' Independence

It's invisible, and it's dangerous. Osteoporosis, which causes bones to become weak and fragile, only reveals itself when a bone breaks. (Photo:...


20 Oct, 2016, 13:00 BST Don’t Underestimate the Danger of Osteoporosis, Warns IOF

Today, on World Osteoporosis Day, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) urges all adults to be alert to their risk for osteoporosis, a...


20 Jun, 2016, 10:00 BST IOF Launches 2016 Global Awareness Campaign for World Osteoporosis Day

Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) launches a call to action for this year's World Osteoporosis Day ...


20 Oct, 2015, 04:00 BST Calculator Shows That 89% of Users Aren't Getting Enough Calcium, a Key Nutrient for Good Bone Health

-Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images (http://www.apimages.com) and http://www.presseportal.ch/nr/100021616/ - New findings released on ...


27 Jul, 2015, 06:00 BST 3rd Middle East & Africa Osteoporosis Meeting to Put Special Focus on Bone and Diabetes

Due to the ageing of the population and increasingly unhealthy lifestyles, both osteoporosis and diabetes - two serious chronic diseases - are...


08 Jun, 2015, 09:00 BST Bone Health Starts in the Womb, So Good Nutrition Key to Strong Bones Through Life

Official launch of World Osteoporosis Day - celebrated on October 20 - puts the spotlight on the importance of bone-healthy nutrition from early life ...


20 Oct, 2014, 08:00 BST Survey Shows 90% of Adults Unaware of Men's Risk for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can lead to painful fractures, disability and early death, but continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors...


22 Mar, 2012, 11:00 GMT Worldwide Efforts to Break the Fragility Fracture Cycle Presented in Bordeaux / IOF to Launch 'Capture the Fracture' Platform for Coordinator Based Models of Post-Fracture Care

Today, at the European Congress on Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis, healthcare experts and national patient society advocates from around the world...


22 Mar, 2012, 10:00 GMT Esfuerzos mundiales para romper el ciclo de fractura por fragilidad presentado en Bordeaux

IOF lanza la plataforma 'Capture the Fracture' de modelos basados coordinadores de centros de cuidados de pacientes que han sufrido una fractura....