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2014-10-20 12:30:19

Osteoporosis is responsible for nearly two million broken bones every year, but continues to be ignored by the public and neglected by doctors WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey findings released by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) for World Osteoporosis Day show that on average, 93 percent of nearly 1,200 adults surveyed are unaware how common osteoporotic fractures are in men. With one in five men age 50 or older affected by osteoporosis, the data...

2014-10-08 12:25:07

Registry is a New Powerful Tool for Health Care Professionals to Improve Quality of Care and Meet Physician Quality Reporting System/Meaningful Use Reporting Requirements WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) Osteoporosis Quality Improvement Registry (QIR), developed in collaboration with CECity, Inc., as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for the CMS Physician Quality Reporting System...

2014-08-21 12:29:13

Project Seeks to Provide Better Post-Fracture Care and Reduce the Two Million Broken Bones Caused By Osteoporosis Each Year PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECity.com, Inc. (CECity), National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA), and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) - the Bone Health Collaborative - announced today the selection of several key organizations for the Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Demonstration Project. These organizations include three leading academic medical...

2014-06-04 08:33:39

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) named new officers and members to its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, held in New Orleans from April 23-26. Bringing their leadership skills and specialized backgrounds to NOF, the new board officers and members will greatly benefit the organization as it works to reduce the two million broken bones that occur each year due to osteoporosis....

2014-05-16 12:28:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For older adults, one break all too frequently leads to another. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88468 Studies have shown that anyone age 50 or older who suffers a fragility fracture - a bone break sustained in a fall from a standing height or less - is two to five times more likely to experience a second fracture than someone who hasn't had one. The odds that a person who's suffered two such fractures will...

2014-04-30 12:30:27

Two Million Fractures Occur Each Year in the U.S. Due to Osteoporosis. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) Encourages Everyone to Break Free from Osteoporosis WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you know someone over the age of 50 who has broken a bone? Perhaps your mother "tripped" in the garden and broke her wrist? Or your neighbor broke his ankle walking on the golf course? Two million broken bones occur every year in the United States due to osteoporosis, but...

2014-04-23 12:29:42

Meeting to Feature New Training and Certificate Program for the Fracture Liaison Service Model of Care - the Key to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation's (NOF) annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO) 2014, taking place in New Orleans from April 23-26, has attracted the world's top leaders to present the latest clinically-relevant and...

2014-01-15 16:23:21

BINOSTO® offers a liquid alternative to the 74 percent of patients who want a treatment choice. SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in the medication they take, according to a recent online survey* sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The survey, conducted by Inspire among the National Osteoporosis Foundation online support community, revealed that 74 percent of osteoporosis patients surveyed prefer to take medication that comes in...

2013-12-30 16:21:21

Fracture Liaison Service Programs are the Solution to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year. WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (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. (Logo:...


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Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.