This article from the October issue of Dr. Oz Magazine includes strategies to help keep your bones strong and features quotes from NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer and Senior Director of Science Policy, Taylor Wallace, Ph.D.
New findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation show that 89% of those who used the new IOF Calcium Calculator - which is based on Institute of Medicine recommendations* - were calcium deficient.
The results of this large scale genomic study provide insights into the genetics underlying osteoporosis and may lead to new ways to prevent bone loss and fractures.
Even young children know that eating spinach can make you stronger. But did you know that fall’s colorful leaves can help guide you to better bone health? Following a bone healthy diet inspired by the changing colors of fall can go a long way toward preventing osteoporosis and protecting against broken bones.
This Everyday Health article, featuring information from NOF and quotes from NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer, details why osteoporosis should be on every man's radar.
NOF and the Medical Fitness Network (MFN) announced a partnership to connect consumers to qualified fitness and healthcare providers who are interested in working with those with osteoporosis through MFN's online network.
NOF and CECity launched Ostonics Quality Systems, LLC, a joint venture created to deliver ProteQt FLS ™, the premier cloud-based solution for implementing and managing a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) in health systems and health care practices. The ProteQt FLS system helps enroll eligible patients, track their progress, coordinate their care and assess their outcomes, while helping health care organizations benchmark performance and access proven tools to help them improve against quality measures that matter.
Calcium and vitamin D are essential to building strong, dense bones when you're young and to keeping them strong and healthy as you age. Scientific evidence supports the role of calcium and vitamin D for maintenance of healthy bones at all ages.
This recent article from Today's Geriatric News highlights research presented at the American Geriatric Society's annual meeting that found men are far less likely than women to take preventive measures against osteoporosis or to be screened for the disease and includes information from NOF and quotes by NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer.
An editorial published this week in Osteoporosis International responds to the recent British Medical Journal (BMJ) article that claimed osteoporosis is overdiagnosed. The editorial, authored by Professor Juliet Compston, Chair of the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group and IOF EU Osteoporosis Consultation Panel, argues that the article's authors used a selective and misleading presentation of published evidence to grossly misrepresent the burden of osteoporosis.