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Latest Fragility fracture Stories

2012-05-24 20:42:46

A new Audit report on fragility fractures, issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), predicts that Brazil will experience an explosion in the number of fragility fractures due to osteoporosis in the coming decades.

2012-05-24 20:37:42

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), in cooperation with medical and patient societies from throughout Latin America, has today published a landmark report which compiles osteoporosis-related data on 14 countries and the region as a whole.

2012-03-24 03:48:30

Researchers at the European Congress of Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis in Bordeaux have presented new data which shows that the economic burden of fragility fractures in the 27 member states of the European Union far exceeds previous estimates, with hip fractures accounting for around 55% of costs.

2012-03-21 14:19:11

An extensive study of country-specific risk of hip fracture and 10-year probability of a major fragility fracture has revealed a remarkably large geographic variation in fracture risk.

2011-10-24 09:27:35

A new audit report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that osteoporosis is a serious and growing problem throughout the Middle East and parts of Africa.

2011-06-16 13:23:24

In Europe, a serious treatment gap is leaving millions of people at high risk of fragility fractures.

2011-06-15 21:53:46

A new report launched today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) in collaboration with the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Associations (EFPIA) reveals that the burden of fractures in Europe has been vastly underestimated.

2011-05-31 15:53:08

A prior fracture at least doubles a patient’s future fracture risk – yet numerous studies from across the world have found that healthcare systems fail to respond to the first fracture to prevent future fractures.

2011-04-12 14:03:28

International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) calls for further research to understand changes in fracture rate incidence and to determine the future socio-economic burden of fragility fractures.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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