Osteoporosis International

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was launched in 1990. It is an official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal is published monthly and includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and its related fields, alongside reviews, educational articles, and case reports. The co-editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 4.859, ranking it 23rd out of 116 journals in the category "Endocrinology and Metabolism".

Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
History
1990-present
Impact factor
4.859 (2010)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Osteoporosis drugs linked to reduced risk of premature death

Two studies led by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have revealed that nitrogen-bisphosphonates, drugs commonly prescribed for osteoporosis, reduced the risk of premature mortality by 34% in a cohort of over 6,000 ...

Medications

Review of impact of drug holidays on bone health

The impact of interruption of anti-osteoporosis treatment in patients on therapy with bisphosphonates or denosumab is reviewed in a new International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) working group paper 'Fracture risk following ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Osteoporosis-related fractures in China expected to double by 2035

The results of the first study using a health economics model to project osteoporosis-related fractures and costs for the Chinese population, shows that the country's healthcare system will face a dramatic rise in costs over ...

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