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
Website
http://www.springer.com/medicine/orthopedics/journal/198
Impact factor
4.859 (2010)

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Gerontology & Geriatrics

Adjusting FRAX estimates to account for site of recent fracture

A prior fracture is a well-documented risk factor for future fracture, with the risk highest in the two years following the sentinel fracture and subsequently declining with time. This early phase of particularly high risk ...

Radiology & Imaging

Worldwide IOF-ISCD survey of bone densitometry units published

There is high variability in access to, and quality of, bone density scanning facilities worldwide, according to a landmark global study carried out at the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU, University ...

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 ...

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