Risk factors

Scientific research now supports the use of proven therapies to prevent osteoporotic fractures based on the individual's probability of fracture as opposed to their bone density score alone (2). This relatively new concept has been validated to ensure its accuracy and reproducibility by a WHO working group (established in 1998) in collaboration with IOF and the (US) National Osteoporosis... Read more
The Breaking Spine: An IOF Report Read more
This 16-page report, issued on World Osteoporosis Day 2009, aims to bring understanding of FRAX® to health professionals, policy makers, and interested laypersons. Read more
Beat the Break: Know and Reduce Your Osteoporosis Risk Factors Read more


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