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rare disease day 2016
Today, on Rare Diseases Day, the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has launched a new informational resource on rare skeletal disorders. Read more
rare disease day 2016
El 29 de febrero, con motivo del Día de las Enfermedades Raras, la Fundación Internacional de Osteoporosis (IOF) ha puesto en marcha un nuevo recurso de información on-line sobre los trastornos esqueléticos raros. Read more
free slide set of key research highlights from the ASBMR 2015
This unique educational resource is now available in French, Spanish and Japanese language versions too!As a free IOF member you can download this succinct presentation of key new research. The 52 abstracts (50 clinically focused, and 2 presenting new basic research) were reviewed by international experts who give their personal perspective and highlight the clinical impact of the research... Read more
free slide set of key research highlights from the ASBMR 2015
Este recurso educativo único ofrece una presentación sucinta de nuevas investigaciones claves. Los 52 resúmenes (50 con enfoque clínico y 2 sobre investigación básica reciente) fueron revisados por expertos internacionales que dan su punto de vista personal y ponen de relieve el impacto clínico de la investigación presentada. Read more
child receiving an insulin shot
Despite an up to six-fold increased risk of broken bones in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), the relationship between diabetes and osteoporosis has, until recently, suffered from a general lack of attention and research. As a result, health professionals who treat diabetic patients often do not recognize that fragility fractures are a major complication of the disease. Read more
child receiving an insulin shot
La relación entre la diabetes y la osteoporosis sufría, hasta hace poco, de una falta general de atención e investigación. Incluso a pesar de que el riesgo de fracturas óseas es hasta seis veces mayor en pacientes con diabetes mellitus tipo 1 (DMT1). Como resultado, los profesionales de la salud que tratan a los pacientes diabéticos a menudo no reconocen que las fracturas por fragilidad son una... Read more
free slide set of key research highlights from the ASBMR 2015
This unique educational resource offers a succinct presentation of key new research. The 52 abstracts (50 clinically focused, and 2 presenting new basic research) were reviewed by international experts who give their personal perspective and highlight the clinical impact of the research presented. Read more
pregnant woman
Investigators compared the reproductive histories of 239 postmenopausal women with osteoporosis with 298 similar women without the disease. They found that pregnancies which were no more than 12 months apart were linked to a four-fold higher risk of osteoporosis.1 Lead study author Dr. Gulcin Sahin Esroy, a researcher at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, said, Read more
doctor in lab
Center Watch, the largest online database of industry-sponsored global clinical trials, lists clinical trials which are actively seeking study volunteers from around the world. Currently there are more than 90 osteoporosis-related trials which are seeking patient volunteers for trials in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and the USA... Read more
Using a state-of-the-art technique called ‘high resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography’, the researchers carried out tests on 350 men and women between the ages of 70 and 85. They found that those with a history of heart disease (such as such as angina, heart attack or heart failure) had lower bone mineral density in their wrist bone (the distal radius) than those without. The... Read more

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