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NOF
April 23, 2014

NOF's annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO) 2014, taking place in New Orleans from April 23-26, has attracted world-renowned bone health leaders to lead in-depth educational sessions exploring how to reduce the two million bone breaks caused by osteoporosis each year.

The North American Menopause Society
March 11, 2014

A new study from the Women's Health Initiative published online this week in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menoapuse Sociey, found that calcium and vitamin D supplements taken after menopause can improve women's cholesterol profiles. The study found that much of that effect is tied to raising the women's vitamin D levels.

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Newsletter
February 14, 2014

This recent article from the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Newsletter details the results of a new study finding that following the American Heart Association's diet and lifestyle recommendations is also good for your bones. Read the full article on page two of the newsletter.

Tufts University Health & Nutrition Newsletter
December 30, 2013

This recent article from the Tufts University's Health & Nutrition Newsletter covers the nutrients we need and the food to eat for a lifetime of healthy bones. Read the full article.

NOF
December 30, 2013

NOF today announced a comprehensive Fracture Prevention Initiative in partnership with the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA). Their goal is to provide a broad-based, best-practice model-of-care to reduce the nearly 80 percent post-fracture care gap.

NOF
December 17, 2013

NOF has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for six years as a provider of Continuing Medical Education (CME).

PLOS One
December 11, 2013

New research on when, where and how osteoporosis-related fractures occur, found that only hip fractures varied by season, with a majority happening in the spring and that falls were the cause of most fractures.

NOF and NBHA
December 5, 2013

CECity, NBHA and NOF launch study funded by Merck and Co. to assess hospital use of proven fracture liaison service model across communities utilizing cloud-based MedConcert® platform

NOF
November 1, 2013

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today released updated prevalence data estimating that approximately 9 million adults in the U.S. have osteoporosis and an additional 43 million have low bone mass (indicated by T-scores between -1.0 and -2.5), placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis and broken bones. The study also includes a state-by-state breakdown of the data, revealing that California, Florida, Texas and New York currently have the highest number of individuals with osteoporosis and low bone mass.

NOF
October 23, 2013

In response to a recently published article in The Lancet referencing a large meta-analysis suggesting that taking vitamin D supplements does not improve bone mineral density in healthy adults, NOF encourages individuals to consult with their healthcare providers before discontinuing use of their vitamin D supplements as it remains essential in helping bones absorb calcium and phosphorous.

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