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 »
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… Read more »
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 »
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.
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.
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 »