The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the leading bone health organization in the U.S., was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. The race will take place on Sunday, November 4, 2018. For its inaugural team, NOF has secured five women over the age of 40 to join its Be… Read more »
Posts Categorized: NOF in the News
NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer, is lead author of an original article on the burden of fracture on postmenopausal women published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study found bone fractures due to osteoporosis lead to more hospitalizations and greater healthcare costs than heart attack, stroke or breast cancer for U.S. women… Read more »
This article from the October issue of Dr. Oz Magazine includes strategies to help keep your bones strong and features quotes from NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer and Senior Director of Science Policy, Taylor Wallace, Ph.D. Read the full article.
This Everyday Health article, featuring information from NOF and quotes from NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer, details why osteoporosis should be on every man’s radar. Read the full article.
Calcium and vitamin D are essential to building strong, dense bones when you’re young and to keeping them strong and healthy as you age. Scientific evidence supports the role of calcium and vitamin D for maintenance of healthy bones at all ages. Read NOF’s statement on the importance of calcium and vitamin D.
This recent article from Today’s Geriatric News highlights research presented at the American Geriatric Society’s annual meeting that found men are far less likely than women to take preventive measures against osteoporosis or to be screened for the disease. The article calls on physicians to become proactive in recommending osteoporosis screening and treatment for older… Read more »
In the following article, Dr. Taylor Wallace, NOF’s senior director of science policy and government relations, weighs in on recent studies about tea consumption and bone health. Your Tea Addiction May Actually be Strengthening Your Bones
We are pleased to share the following Wall Street Journal article featuring NOF and the National Bone Health Alliance’s (NBHA) Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Demonstration Project and highlighting the critical need to implement FLS programs to reduce the post-fracture diagnosis, screening and treatment gap. The article focuses on the issue of osteoporosis among men and includes… Read more »
NOF President, Dr. Robert Gagel’s response to a recent New York Times article regarding falls and fractures was selected for online publication. Read the full Letter to the Editor.
NOF’s Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis has been published online by Osteoporosis International. Read the full article.