IOF News

January 31, 2007
Being underweight presents strong risk factor for osteoporosis.
January 24, 2007
Innovation in drug development for osteoporosis, combined with emerging new proposals to identify individual patients at high risk of fractures, prompts EMEA to release new guidelines
November 18, 2006
The 2nd METCOP, held in Lebanon from November 16-18, 2006, attracted more participants than ever before. The problem of vitamin D deficiency and the need for fracture databases in the region were two of the issues highlighted.
November 17, 2006
IOF organized the first meeting of osteoporosis-related patient and medical societies in Central America and the Caribbean.
November 17, 2006
The first lady of Panama and the mayor of Panama City were among dignitaries who launched World Osteoporosis Day activities in Panama.
November 2, 2006
IOF survey shows good general knowledge of nutrition and bone health but confusion about vitamin D; half unaware that osteoporosis is more common amongst women than breast cancer.
October 19, 2006
New IOF report highlights vital link between nutrition and strong bones; global celebrities urge bone-healthy eating habits; new IOF website launched; World Osteoporosis Day celebrated in more than 80 countries.
October 19, 2006
IOF global launch of World Osteoporosis Day 2006 marked by a successful media conference on the role of food and nutrition in building and maintaining strong bones
October 12, 2006
Friday the 13th of October turned out to be an auspicious date for IOF's World Osteoporosis Day 2006 international francophone launch. Journalists were turned into chefs to highlight nutrition's essential role in building strong bones.
September 17, 2006
Companies can take action to become good corporate citizens in the field of bone health.