Senator Cardin Selected as Congressional Bone Health Champion Award for “Outstanding Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment” »

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DECEMBER 16, 2021 (Arlington, VA) — U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) has been selected as an inaugural recipient of the Congressional Bone Health Champion award by the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation. The award recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, advocacy, and commitment to protect and improve the bone health of Americans…. Read more »

Rep. Walorski Selected as Congressional Bone Health Champion Award for “Outstanding Leadership, Advocacy and Commitment” »

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DECEMBER 9, 2021 (Arlington, VA) — Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Indiana), has been selected as an inaugural recipient of the Congressional Bone Health Champion award by the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation. The award, which was presented today at the U.S. Capitol, recognizes Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, advocacy, and commitment to protect… Read more »

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is Now the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) »

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New brand reflects expanded focus on prevention in addition to osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment ARLINGTON, VA (October 20, 2021) – Today the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) changes its name to the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF). The new name strengthens its position as the leading national health organization dedicated to promoting strong bones for… Read more »

New Pilot Program Aims to Improve Quality of Post-Fracture Care in Patients with Osteoporosis »

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National Osteoporosis Foundation Announces Partnership with Atrium Health, Medstar Health, with support from Amgen and UCB, to Identify Patients at Highest Risk for Osteoporotic Fractures ARLINGTON, VA (October 5, 2021) – The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced a collaboration with Medstar Health in Maryland and Atrium Health in North Carolina to support a systems… Read more »

Osteoporosis In Men Is A Serious Condition »

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381,000 Men Suffered Osteoporotic Fractures in 2016 According to a New Study ARLINGTON, VA (August 30, 2021) — While osteoporosis, a chronic disease that leads to serious bone fractures, is often considered a women’s health concern, a new study finds that many men also suffer its worst effects. The independent actuarial firm Milliman found that… Read more »

National Osteoporosis Month 2021: Take Steps to Help Achieve Good Bone Health »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) recommends making doable, daily lifestyle choices to aid in the prevention of osteoporosis. ARLINGTON, VA (April 20, 2021) — This May, NOF will commemorate National Osteoporosis Month with materials showcasing simple steps to promote good bone health. A cornerstone of the initiative is NOF’s digital calendar, which features 31 days… Read more »

How has Covid-19 affected the treatment of osteoporosis? »

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IOF, NOF and ESCEO survey captures profound alterations in global osteoporosis care, assessment and treatment, including delays in DXA scanning, interrupted supply of medicines and delivery of medication, and increase in telemedicine consultations. A global survey of healthcare providers by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and the European Society for… Read more »

Joint Guidance on Vitamin D in the Era of COVID-19 from the ASBMR, AACE, Endocrine Society, ECTS, NOF, and IOF »

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In response to the current COVID-19 global pandemic, and the attendant impact on outdoor physical activity and leisure time, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), Endocrine Society, European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS), National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), and International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) remind individuals of the importance… Read more »

New Capture the Fracture® Partnership Aims for 25% Reduction in the Incidence of Hip and Vertebral Fractures Due to Osteoporosis By 2025 »

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International Osteoporosis Foundation Announces First-of-its-Kind Partnership With University of Oxford, Amgen and UCB to Combat Global Public Health Burden of Osteoporosis1 Hip and Vertebral Fractures are Costly for Society and Can be Life- Altering for Patients2,3   NYON, Switzerland (June 16, 2020) The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has today announced a partnership with Amgen and… Read more »