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NOF
May 19, 2015

ISO15, NOF's annual meeting, taking place in Washington, DC from May 19-22, has attracted the world’s leading bone health experts to present the latest clinically-relevant and evidence-based information on the prevention, diagnosis and prevention of osteoporosis.

NOF
April 22, 2015

NOF announced Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, FACP, Chief Scientific Officer of The National Quality Forum, as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO15). Dr. Burstin will deliver the keynote address, “Opportunities for Performance Improvement in Osteoporosis and Post-Fracture Patient Management,” to open NOF’s annual meeting on Wednesday, May 20 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.

NOF
April 1, 2015

NOF recently announced Dr. Robert Recker, Immediate Past President and long-term NOF Board of Trustees member as the recipient of its 2014 Lawrence G. Raisz, MD Memorial Lecture Award. Dr. Recker will present at the opening session of ISO15, the premier clinical conference for healthcare professionals who treat patients with and at risk for osteoporosis and fractures.

Wall Street Journal
March 23, 2015

A recent Wall Street Journal article and NBC4 Washington segment featured the work of NOF and NBHA's Fracture Liaison Service Demonstration Project, highlighting the critical need to implement FLS programs to reduce the post-fracture diagnosis, screening and treatment gap.
Read the full article.  

Tufts Nutrition Newsletter
February 2, 2015

A Special Report included in the February issue of the Tufts Nutrition Newsletter details the emerging health benefits associated with vitamin K and includes NOF's position statement cautioning against vitamin K supplementation to prevent osteoporosis and broken bones.
Read the full article.

Tufts Nutrition Newsletter
February 2, 2015

This article from the February issue of the Tufts Nutrition Newsletter details the recent Swedish study linking higher milk consumption with negative health outcomes, pointing out that the takeaway message on milk is hard to determine at this point given that the researchers cautioned against making sweeping dietary changes based on their findings.

Associated Press
January 30, 2015

This Associated Press article takes a look at the recent questions surrounding the benefits of milk consuption and the milk producers new social media campaign that aims to rebuild confidence in the health benefits of milk.
Read the full article.

Mayo Clinic Proceedings
December 15, 2014

NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer, is lead author of an original article on the burden of fracture on postmenopausal women published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study found bone fractures due to osteoporosis lead to more hospitalizations and greater healthcare costs than heart attack, stroke or breast cancer for U.S. women age 55 or older. It was also featured in a December 14, 2014 Reuters article.

Read the original article published by Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Consumer Reports on Health
November 17, 2014

The December issue of Consumer Reports on Health announces "Good News about Osteoporosis Meds." A recent review of 294 studies completed since 2005 concluded that certain drugs to treat low bone density can reduce the risk of a spinal fracture by 40 to 60 percent in high risk women, and other fractures can be reduced by 20 to 40 percent.

View the mention in the December issue of Consumer Reports on Health

NOF
November 11, 2014

NOF President, Dr. Robert Gagel's response to a recent New York Times article regarding falls and fractures was selected for online publication. Read the full Letter to the Editor.

 

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