NOF Statement on Calcium and Vitamin D »

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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. Calcium plus… Read more »

Men’s Osteoporosis Prevention and Screening Neglected »

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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 »

NOF Clinical Director, Dr. Andrea Singer, Published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings and Featured in Reuters Article on Fractures »

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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…. Read more »

Protecting Your Heart Also Better for Your Bones »

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This recent article from the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Newsletter details the results of a new study finding that following the American Heart Association’s diet and lifestyle recommendations is also good for your bones. Read the full article on page two of the newsletter.

NOF-Commissioned Study Finds No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease with Calcium Supplementation »

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Research Posted Online in Osteoporosis International Also Shows Long-Term Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces Hip Fracture Risk Among Postmenopausal Women WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2012) – A study funded by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the nation’s leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, is the latest research to be released… Read more »