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Learning to love your bones

Lloyd Mudiwa reports on this year’s World Osteoporosis Day awareness raising campaign, designed to inform the public about how to ‘love their bones’ Worldwide, one-in-three women and one-in-five men aged 50 years and above will suffer an osteoporotic fracture, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) — a global alliance of patient societies, research organisations, healthcare professionals and international companies

Irish study at EULAR highlights RA and osteoporosis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoporosis who fail to respond to osteoporotic treatment are not being identified in a timely manner and are therefore at increased risk of fractures, a new Irish study has found.

Boning up on osteoporosis

The first of two articles on the modern management of osteoporosis by Dr Ronan Kavanagh

Weight loss surgery linked to fracture risk

Severely obese patients undergoing weight loss surgery are more likely to have increased fracture risks both before and after the surgical procedure compared to obese and non-obese people who do not need surgery, finds a large study published by The BMJ.