You can now download and try the Alicia Foundation’s healthy cooking guide for Osteoporosis patients. This week we provide you with a very practical cooking guide, where you will find recipes recommended for people suffering from bone disease, especially those suffering from osteoporosis. The recipe book has been kindly provided to us by Alicia, a […]READ MORE
“In 2017, 327,600 fragility fractures occurred in Spain, 260,000 of them in women. Fragility fractures are those caused by a low impact, such as a fall from a height corresponding to standing upright, and are the main consequence of osteoporosis, a disease that affects 22.5% of Spanish women over 50 years of age, a percentage […]READ MORE
The Director of the Research Area of the OAFI Foundation, Ms. Nina Martínez, has been included in the list of the prestigious FORBES magazine, within the framework of the “ChangeMakers” campaign, the people who will make a difference in our society in 2024. CONGRATULATIONS! At the OAFI Foundation we are starting 2024 with a bang […]READ MORE
One area of research that has been gaining momentum in the last decade is printing with biocompatible materials for tissue regeneration, also known as bioprinting. Article courtesy of Lluís Quintana Frigola, Corporate Manager, Viscofan Bioengineering. Bioprinting holds great promise for addressing the needs of osteoarthritis patients in a variety of ways (Markel Lafuente-Merchan, 2022). Osteoarthritis […]READ MORE
Article courtesy of Dr. Francisco Castro-Domínguez, Head of Section, Rheumatology Department, Centro Médico Teknon, Barcelona. Coordinator, SER Working Group on Arthrosis, ARTROSER, Spanish Society of Rheumatology. Introduction In Spain, osteoarthritis affects around 7 million people and according to the EPISER 2016 study, the prevalence of osteoarthritis in one or more locations in the population over […]READ MORE
Barcelona, 10th November 2023 On 25, 26 and 27 October, the International Osteoarthritis Patients’ Foundation (OAFI) organised the 7th edition of the International Osteoarthritis Patients’ Congress at the AXA Auditorium (Barcelona). This new edition, focused on prevention, treatment and awareness of an increasingly prevalent disease, offered solutions to the challenges it presents to our society. […]READ MORE
Figure 1: Comparison of internal structure in healthy bone and osteoporosis. Healthy bone has a more compact structure whereas in osteoporosis there is less bone density. Figure 2: Common symptoms of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a very common disease and it is estimated that 27.6 million people in Europe suffer from it. One of the main […]READ MORE
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Osteoarthritis and cardiovascular risk: What do we need to know? Osteoarthritis: Key concepts Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that affects the cartilage, the subchondral bone, the synovial membrane and the soft tissues of the joint. Some of the symptoms are pain, loss of mobility, muscle atrophy… which are combined with the psychological wear and […]READ MORE
SEMERGEN joins the OAFI Foundation in the development of the “OAFI With You” project, aimed at assisting religious patients with joint health problems. The Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (SEMERGEN) and the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) have signed a collaboration agreement to promote the development of the “OAFI With You” project, focused on providing […]READ MORE
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