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 »