Medicare Nation Interviews from the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO16) »

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NOF is pleased to share interviews recorded by the Medicare Nation podcast, media partner for NOF’s annual conference, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, held May 12-15, 2016 in Miami, FL. Medicare Nation is a weekly podcast dedicated to bringing listeners everything they need to know about Medicare but are afraid to ask. They feature interviews… Read more »

Overdiagnosis of Osteoporosis: Fact or Fallacy? »

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An Editorial Published in Osteoporosis International Responds to the BMJ Article Claiming an Overdiagnosis of Osteoporosis An editorial published this week in Osteoporosis International responds to the recent British Medical Journal (BMJ) article that claimed osteoporosis is overdiagnosed. The editorial, authored by Professor Juliet Compston, Chair of the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group and IOF EU… Read more »

Research Suggests a Link Between Dried Plums and Healthy Bones »

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Two Studies Presented at the International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis Highlight the Positive Effects of Prunes The International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis (ISNAO) brings together the best scientific minds in bone health research and nutrition. Current research presented at the 2015 Ninth ISNAO has added to the increasing body of evidence… Read more »

NBHA Responds to BMJ “Overdiagnosis of bone fragility in the quest to prevent hip fracture” »

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The National Bone Health Alliance submitted a response to the BMJ’s recent article “Too Much Medicine: Overdiagnosis of bone fragility in the quest to prevent hip fractures.” While NBHA agrees with the article’s authors that osteoporosis and the resulting fractures are a terrible problem worldwide and responsible for high morbidity, mortality and loss of independence,… Read more »

Finding New Health Benefits for Vitamin K »

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A Special Report included in the February issue of the Tufts Nutrition Newsletter details the emerging health benefits associated with vitamin K and includes NOF’s position statement cautioning against vitamin K supplementation to prevent osteoporosis and broken bones. Read the full article.

Possible Downsides of Drinking More Milk »

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This article from the February issue of the Tufts Nutrition Newsletter details the recent Swedish study linking higher milk consumption with negative health outcomes and points out that the takeaway message on milk is hard to determine at this point. Despite the article’s headline, even the Swedish researchers cautioned against making sweeping dietary changes based… Read more »