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Repair and healing of osteoporotic fractures a focus of upcoming IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis

With three specially focused sessions planned, the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis will offer orthopaedic surgeons a unique opportunity to discuss the specific clinical challenges of fracture healing and repair, and learn how best practice is applied in different regions of the world. Detail...

New IOF Report Shows Smoking, Alcohol, Being Underweight and Poor Nutrition Harm Our Bones

NYON, Switzerland, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - World Osteoporosis Day Celebrated in Some 80 Countries - http://www.iofbonehealth.org/newsroom/media-releases/detail.html?mediaR eleaseID=48 (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Inter...

IOF launches educational slide kit to enhance understanding of FRAX

...field, UK. The educational slides can be downloaded free of charge from the iof website at http://www.iofbonehealth.org/health-professionals/frax.html ...shef.ac.uk/FRAX/. Through the broad dissemination of the new slide kit, iof hopes to contribute towards the improved understanding of FRAX among health...

2009 ESCEO-IOF Alliance for Better Bone Health Young Investigator Award presented to Dr. Nick Harvey

..., based on the most highly scored abstract submitted by a lead investigator under the age of 40. Dr Harvey was presented with the award certificate by iof President John Kanis, David Cahall of Sanofi-Aventis and Stephane Horlait of P&G Pharmaceuticals at an award ceremony on March 21, 2009. Entitled "...

Time for Change - Sunshine and Exercise Part of Holistic Treatment for Osteoporosis

...ook PN, Nguyen TV, et al. (1995) Direct clinical and welfare costs of osteoporotic fractures in elderly men and women. Osteoporos Int 5:427. 2. iof (2001) Osteoporosis in the European Community: A Call to Action. 3. http://www.iofbonehealth.org/patients-public/about-osteoporosis/preve nti...

International Osteoporosis Foundation supports UK charity call for NICE guidance changes

...idance on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Judy Stenmark, iof Chair of the Committee of National Societies said "we support any initiativ...re Risk Assessment Tool. FRAX, is not incorporated in NICE guidance The iof backs the NOS in calling for a fresh appraisal of the NICE guidance. ...

IOF announces 3 orthopaedic sessions at 2008 congress

...nded opportunities for orthopaedic surgeons at the iof World Congress on Osteoporosis 2008, to be held in...d treated," said Professor Cyrus Cooper, Chairman, iof Committee of Scientific Advisors, and Chairman, iof World Congress on Osteoporosis 2008 Scientific Com...

IOF calls for concerted support for second EU osteoporosis audit

...teoporosis management across member states. The iof is working with EU Osteoporosis Consultation Panel...oporosis Consultation Panel, Professor John Kanis, iof President, noted, "Across Europe, osteoporosis is ..., Chair of the EU Osteoporosis Consultation Panel, iof Board Member and Professor of Bone Medicine, Unive...

IOF recognizes ESCEO European guidance for osteoporosis diagnosis and management

...cal review of diagnostic methods, treatments and their monitoring options. It also shows case-finding strategies supported by health economic data. iof sees the ESCEO guidance as a positive move towards using the FRAX algorithm in daily practice. The WHO report and FRAX tool, released on February 21, ...

IOF announces Progress in Osteoporosis now available free online

... iof announces Progress in Osteoporosis now available FREE online Summaries a...ld not be quoted verbatim or cited as a reference. Professor Ego Seeman, iof Board member, is Editor while Managing Editor is Fina Liu. Progress in O...

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Nutrition and bone health session to open the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Bangkok

The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis, the largest scientific conference devoted primarily to osteoporosis, will open on December 3rd in Bangkok with a special session focused on four key topics in nutrition and bone health. Professor Cyrus Cooper, Director of the MRC Epidemiology Resource Ce...

Take advantage of reduced pre-registration rates for the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis

Convenient online registration to the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2008, at greatly discounted rates, is available only until October 31, 2008. To benefit from lower rates and easy registration, please visit http://www.iofbonehealth.org/wco/2008/homepage.html . Special registration fee...

Meet-the-expert sessions on 20 key topics to enhance scientific programme of IOFWCO-ECCEO10

... Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) will hold a joint global congress, iof WCO- ECCEO10, in Florence, Italy from May 5-8, 2010. Complete programm...and abstract submission will be available on www.iofwco-ecceo10.org . iof WCO-ECCEO10 will be an excellent forum for interaction and the exchange of ...

World Congress on Osteoporosis 2010 presents outstanding scientific program

...ined forces to present an outstanding scientific programme for the upcoming iof WCO- ECCEO10, a global congress to be held in Florence, Italy from May 5-8,...and abstract submission will be available on www.iofwco-ecceo10.org . iof WCO-ECCEO10 will offer an overview of the most recent developments and cutt...

World Congress on Osteoporosis 2010 -- IOFWCO-ECCEO10 to be held in Florence

...on and the European Society of Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, to be held in Florence, Italy from May 5-8, 2010. iof WCO-ECCEO10 is a unique opportunity for clinicians and researchers from around the world to participate in the premiere meeting of 2010 in the field o...

Less than one month to opening of world’s largest global congress on osteoporosis

... professionals are expected to attend the upcoming iof World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) to be hel...information about the congress is available on the iof website at www.iofbonehealth.org iof and the Thai Osteoporosis Foundation are honoured ...

IOF calls on European citizens to stand tall and speak out for their bones

...gement to prevent fractures" said Prof John Kanis, iof President. "Today we know that without interventio...ers from across Europe joined together for the 3rd iof Women Leaders Roundtable, sharing their stories an...rnalist from the UK Prof Cyrus Cooper, Moderator, iof Board Member, UK In addition to collaborating ...

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Bangkok to address Asian issues

...ecome a major health concern in the region. The iof World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO), to be he... Wednesday, December 3, 2008, from 13.00 14.30 iof Asian Osteoporosis Audit: This media event will provide a preliminary look at an upcoming iof report on the status of osteoporosis and its preve...

Early registrations to global osteoporosis conference

... Those planning to attend the iof World Congress on Osteoporosis 2008 (IOF WCO), to ...tion to benefit from special early bird rates. The iof WCO 2008, which will be held from December 3-7, 20...to osteoporosis. Registration is available to iof Members, Non-Members and Students or Fellows, with...

Beauty queens urge girls not to sacrifice their bones

...s health and behavior. Medical specialists from iof noted that with Asia's aging population, it is exp...s taken. Dr Khunying Kobchitt, president of the iof member society Thailand Osteoporosis Foundation, a...te action to review their life styles and take the iof One Minute Osteoporosis Risk Test. Maximum bone...

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