• Study highlights age-related trends in prevalence of arthritis from 1999 to 2014

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    Nearly 25% of U.S. adults between 1999 and 2014 reported having arthritis, according to a recently published study in the American Journal of Public Health. Investigators found the prevalence of osteoarthritis doubled with time and the prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis decreased during the study period.
    Juyoung Park
    “Given the high prevalence of arthritis and the increase in the trends of arthritis-attributable functional limitations in the United States, policymakers should expect increased health care utilization rates for arthritis treatment, including OA treatment, in upcoming decades,”
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  • U.S. Public May Lack Understanding of Cancer Screening

    3 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Most people have inaccurate beliefs about what cancer screening tests can do and what they cannot, suggests a recent study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
    Reuters Health Information
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