The 41 abstracts were selected and reviewed by international experts. The slide sets are enhanced by video commentaries from selected reviewers. > DOWNLOAD THE SLIDE SET AND VIEW VIDEOS Key themes include: Read more
Los 41 resúmenes fueron seleccionados y revisados por expertos internacionales. Además, a los conjuntos de diapositivas se suman comentarios en video de revisores seleccionados. > DESCARGA EL CONJUNTO DE DIAPOSITIVAS Y VE LOS VIDEOS Los temas incluyen: Read more
A new study led by an International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) research committee has found that daily average calcium intake among adults varies widely around the world. Critically low intake was found in certain Asian, African and Latin American countries – while studies showed nearly double the intake in many European countries and in the USA. Read more
Un nuevo estudio dirigido por un comité de investigación de la Fundación Internacional de Osteoporosis (IOF, por sus siglas en inglés) ha descubierto que la ingesta diaria media de calcio entre los adultos varía ampliamente en todo el mundo. Read more
From October 4-6, Ghent University, Belgium will host a two-day kick-off meeting for the PoCOsteo project, a new European initiative to target early-stage osteoporosis detection. The project is supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Industrial leadership in nanotechnologies, advanced materials, biotechnology and advanced manufacturing and processing (H2020-NMBP). Read more
Vertebral fractures are the most common osteoporotic fractures. People with osteoporotic vertebral fragility fractures (VFFs) are at increased risk of future fractures, including potentially devastating and life-threatening hip fractures. Hip fractures are very costly to the healthcare system, and in the UK account for at least £1,1 billion in hospital costs alone. Read more
Sarcopenia is an age-related syndrome which is characterised by progressive and generalised loss of muscle mass and strength. How prevalent is sarcopenia?  As there is a lack of consensus in the operational definition used to characterized the disorder, estimates vary widely in different clinical settings, and depending on the definition used. > Download paper Read more
The new Congress Highlights slide sets and videos provide a concise summary of selected research presented at the 2017 World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis & Musculoskeletal Research in Florence (WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017). We invite you to download easy-to-read slide sets summarizing key scientific abstracts presented in Florence. Read more
Los Congress Highlights proporcionan un resumen conciso de investigación seleccionada y presentada en el Congreso Mundial 2017 sobre osteoporosis, osteoartritis e investigación musculo esquelética celebrado en Florencia (WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017).  Le invitamos a descargar el set de diapositivas que resume los abstracts científicos claves presentados en Florencia. Read more
Globally, there is concern that low calcium intake is adversely affecting bone health in many populations around the world. To better understand the current status of calcium intake IOF has commissioned a systematic review of the evidence for average calcium intake by country. Read more


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