Osteoporosis

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  • Health Ministry develops program to contain osteoporosis 2021-10-24 19:30

    Health Ministry develops program to contain osteoporosis

    TEHRAN – Providing the required medicine, insurance coverage, bone densitometry in deprived areas and appropriate treatment in hospitals for people suffering from osteoporotic fractures are among the programs of the Ministry of Health for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis.

  • Plan on early diagnosis, treatment of osteoporosis underway 2021-05-25 17:04

    Plan on early diagnosis, treatment of osteoporosis underway

    TEHRAN – A pilot plan on the early detection and treatment of osteoporosis is being implemented in three cities, Baqer Larijani, director of Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, said on Tuesday.

  • ‘17% of Iranians aged over 30 suffering from osteoporosis’ 2019-10-22 19:23

    ‘17% of Iranians aged over 30 suffering from osteoporosis’

    TEHRAN – Seventeen percent of Iranians over the age of 30 and 20 percent of women aged over 50 are suffering from osteoporosis, Fars quoted Ahmad Raeisosadat, secretary of the association of physical medicine and rehabilitation, as saying on Sunday.

  • osteoporosis 2019-02-26 09:33

    Half of Iranian women, over 45, suffer osteoporosis: expert

    TEHRAN – Fifty percent of Iranian women over the age of 45, and 90 percent over the age of 75, suffer osteoporosis, IRNA quoted Mina Kermani, rheumatologist, as saying on Sunday.

  • Comprehensive plan devised to curb osteoporosis 2018-11-11 10:15

    Comprehensive plan devised to curb osteoporosis

    TEHRAN —The Ministry of Health has devised a plan for the control, prevention and treatment of Osteoporosis, announced Afshin Ostovar, the ministry’s director for non-communicable diseases.  

  • Osteoporosis at alarming level of 30% in Iran 2018-10-29 11:59

    Osteoporosis at alarming level of 30% in Iran

    TEHRAN - The prevalence rate of Osteoporosis is at alarming level as 30% of Iranians have the disease, said Baqer Larijani, deputy health minister who doubles as director general of the Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute.