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Jul 26, 2018 04:00 PM

The bone-brain-hormone connection

By combining their  areas of expertise, two of our researchers made  a breakthrough discovery about  the risk of devastating bone decline from invasive gastric surgery.

Mar 15, 2018 06:31 PM

Osteoporosis: Garvan’s Fracture Risk Calculator turns 10

A visit to the GP can give you insight into your personalised risk of breaking a bone through osteoporosis – but it hasn’t always been this way.

Jan 26, 2018 06:29 AM

Australia Day Award for Garvan’s Dunia Alarkawi

Garvan researcher Dunia Alarkawi’s outstanding accomplishments have been acknowledged with an Australia Day Award from the National Council of Women of NSW.

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology Study

Take 5000 people, scrutinise for three decades and what do you get? A wholly new understanding of osteoporosis for starters, and the insights keep on coming.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 11, 2017 12:05 AM

Proteins on the loose in a debilitating childhood disease

Australian scientists have shown, for the first time, that a family of untethered proteins builds up in the cells of children with a rare and serious genetic condition, known as mevalonate kinase deficiency (MKD).

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 14, 2016 09:35 PM

Outwitting the ‘silent thief’: how clues in our genes could ...

In a world first, new Australian research has revealed that genetic profiling can help predict whether an individual will break a bone through osteoporosis. The findings, which arise from Australia’s globally recognised ...

Jun 16, 2016 12:40 PM

Know Your Bones: new online bone health assessment tool laun...

Garvan and Osteoporosis Australia are today delighted to announce the launch of Know Your Bones, a freely available online tool that helps consumers to understand their own risk of bone fracture.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 28, 2013 04:05 PM

The deadly news about all osteoporotic fractures

It is well known that hip and vertebral fractures increase the risk of premature death. Until now, little has been known about the clinical impact of non-hip, non-vertebral fractures – so new Garvan research showing that...

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 03, 2012 03:05 PM

When considering bariatric surgery think about bones

Bariatric surgery, which significantly curtails the amount of food a person can eat, is the most effective treatment against obesity and is being recognized as a potentially valuable tool in the fight against diabetes re...

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 03, 2011 05:00 PM

An extra 5 years of life an unexpected benefit of osteoporos...

Clinical researchers at Garvan have noted an extraordinary and unexpected benefit of osteoporosis treatment – that people taking bisphosphonates are not only surviving well, better than people without osteoporosis, they ...