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Osteoporosis News

Osteoporosis News is the National Osteoporosis Society’s quarterly members’ magazine. Every 28 page issue is packed with the latest medical news and research, real-life stories, answers to your questions by our expert Helpline nurses and articles on nutrition, exercise, drug-treatments, pain relief and lifestyle tips for those affected by osteoporosis.

The magazine is posted to members once a quarter, or is available to view in the members' area in a special interactive, on-line format featuring the latest page-turning technology.

If you are a member and would just like to receive your copy of Osteoporosis News electronically and help save the Charity print and postage costs, send an e-mail marked “Opt into e-version of Osteoporosis News” to membership@nos.org.uk.

If you would like to read more and receive four copies of Osteoporosis News every year, click here to become a member or call 01761 473287.

Osteoporosis News sample edition

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Sample articles

Travel insurance: If you’re planning a summer holiday this year, it’s a good idea to make sure you’re covered by adequate travel insurance. But what kind of insurance is available to those with osteoporosis, and do you need it? Find out more.

Hormone replacement therapy: Where are we now?: Before the licensing of the first bisphosphonates for the treatment of osteoporosis in the 1990s, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was the major treatment option for both the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in women after the menopause. But how much have things changes over the past 20 years? Find out more.

Vertebral fracture assessment -what is it and is it useful?: Technological advances over recent years have given scientists a new way of identifying vertebral fractures. Find out more.





Julia Thomson investigates.



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