Navigation Links
IOF applauds NOS on NICE Guidance appeal success and urges continued efforts
Date:12/18/2007

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has applauded the appeal success of the National Osteoporosis Society (NOS), in the matter of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellences (NICE) Guidance for the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporotic fracture, and has called for continuing efforts to ensure that clinically appropriate and scientifically robust Guidance is made available.

As an umbrella organization representing more than 180 patient and medical societies worldwide, IOF is concerned that patients receive the care they deserve. The NICE decision means going back to the table and working together to come up with revised Guidance that provides for a range of effective treatments, said IOF President Professor Pierre D. Delmas.

The original NICE Guidance named alendronate as the only drug that UK Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) must make available to patients. Moreover treatment was denied to all but those at the highest risk. Whilst cost-effective, alendronate is not suitable for all patients.

Professor Delmas added, The International Osteoporosis Foundation joins the NOSs call for more osteoporosis treatments to be included within the NICE Guidance and for the Guidance to be less restrictive so that patients who should be prescribed an appropriate treatment to protect against future fracture receive that treatment.


'/>"/>

Contact: Janice Blondeau
news@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-100
International Osteoporosis Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. AIDS Healthcare Foundation Applauds City Commissioners Support of Diversity, Urges Call for Mayors Resignation
2. Fairness Coalition Applauds Senate Passage of Mental Health Parity Bill
3. SNM applauds NAS study showing need to restore federal nuclear medicine research funding
4. Cardiac Science Applauds Mass AED Training of Pittsburgh Educators
5. Coalition to Protect Floridas Drivers Applauds Governor Crist for Adding PIP to Special Session
6. AGD Applauds Congressional Support of SCHIP Reauthorization
7. Tobacco-Free Kids Applauds Tyra Banks for Exposing the Ugly Truth About Smoking
8. Health IT Now! Coalition Applauds Representatives Eshoo and Rogers for Introducing Health IT Legislation
9. Autism Speaks Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding Families Right to Challenge IEPs Without First Trying Out School District Proposed Placement
10. California Alliance Applauds Governors Support of Group Home Reform for Foster Youth
11. ASGE Applauds News of Drop in Colorectal Cancer Deaths
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom ... of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result ... more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was ... his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” ... He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going to kill ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® ... American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to ... and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... to recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the ... in the world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction ... Classic Tournament held on June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 ... Wings, an organization dedicated to helping service members that have been wounded in battle ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers the world ... in the report includes the following: , ... by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 , World ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , Belgium , June 24, ... VNRX), today announced the appointment of Dr. ... Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, ... Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  As ... Futcher will provide independent expertise and strategic counsel ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research ... Devices Global Market - Forecast to 2022" report to ... the treatment method for the patients with kidney failure, it ... excess fluid from the patient,s blood and thus the treatment ... potassium and chloride in balance. Increasing number ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: