CoEHAR attended the 2023 edition of the IOF-ESCEO World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases that took place from May 4 to May 7 in Barcelona
Smoking is a well-known risk factor for the developing of severe cardiovascular, pulmonary and heart diseases. However, quitting smoking or finding alternative strategies to combustible cigarettes is essential to preserve the health of muscles and bones and, more generally, of the musculoskeletal system.
A topic discussed at the 2023 edition of the IOF-ESCEO conference, World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases that took place from May 4 to May 7, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain.
The members of the Committee of Scientific Advisors of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) developed a very exciting Congress’ scientific program that brought together the world’s best in the field of musculoskeletal health and disease, to gather new knowledge, skills and tools in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, the two most disabling conditions in elderly people.
During the four-days event, a panel was organized to discuss the link between tobacco harm reduction and bone health.
To present the latest news regarding harm reduction strategies in the prevention of bone diseases, the Founder and the Director of the CoEHAR flew to the event.
The Founder of the CoEHAR, prof. Riccardo Polosa, discussed the presentation “Health lifestyles and bone health: the Case of Tobacco Harm Reduction”.
The Director of CoEHAR, prof. Giovanni Li Volti briefed the audience regarding the “Role of cigarette smoke and tobacco heated products on bone remodeling”.
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