Opioid Use Costs 14 Billion for Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis
Educating health care providers and health policy decision makers on the best alternatives to opiate use can prevent the total societal cost on treating knee osteoarthritis.
14 hours ago - Medindia Health
Research shows the effectiveness of a digital healthcare treatment for osteoarthritis
The steadily increasing prevalence and high costs of treating chronic joint pain worldwide poses a challenge for healthcare systems and healthcare payers.
1 day ago - News Medical
Kessler team receives funding to study factors leading to osteoarthritis after knee injury
Gerard Malanga, MD, and Nathan Hogaboom, PhD, of Kessler Foundation received a $185,707 award from The Geneva Foundation to study factors contributing to the development of...
2 days ago - News Medical
Therapy by Phone Helps Insomnia With Arthritis Pain
Telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia was effective in older adults with osteoarthritis pain, the randomized OATS trial showed. Insomnia Severity Index...
3 days ago - MedPageToday - 3 articles
Telephone CBT improves insomnia, osteoarthritis pain symptoms
Cognitive behavioral therapy offered via a telephone call improved sleep, fatigue and, “to a lesser degree,” pain among older adults with insomnia and osteoarthritis, according...
3 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Telephone CBT-I improves sleep, fatigue and some pain symptoms
Cognitive behavioral therapy offered via a telephone call was effective in improving sleep, fatigue, and, to a lesser degree, pain among older adults with comorbid insomnia and...
3 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Do Certain Medications Accelerate Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis?
Study Authors: Thomas A. Perry, Xia Wang, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Rheumatologists, radiologists, primary care physicians The goal of this study was to...
4 days ago - MedPageToday
Intense Strength Training Does Not Ease Knee Pain, Study Finds
Millions of patients with knee osteoarthritis are told to exercise. A new study casts doubt on what sort of exercise is helpful.
6 days ago - NY Times
Higher BMI may lead to increased patellofemoral compartment wear
Published results showed higher BMI may be associated with increased cartilage wear in the patellofemoral compartment compared with the tibiofemoral compartment. Using data...
6 days ago - Healio
NSAID use linked to loss of radiographic joint space width in knee OA
Among patients with radiographic knee osteoarthritis, NSAID use was associated with an increased loss of medial minimum joint space width compared with other medications...
8 days ago - Healio
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These Black Softball Players Are Done With Stereotypes, Microaggressions...
Left to right: A.J. Andrews, Kiki Stokes, and Natasha Watley A.J. Andrews remembers making diving plays in the outfield, skimming across the dewy grass like a Slip 'N Slide and...
S. Korea injects first shots in public vaccination campaign
South Korea has administered its first available shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at long-term care facilities, launching a mass immunization campaign
Benny Barber: Supercoach Wayne shows tolerance for mullet
In the same week Waverely College banned the mullet, Souths coach Wayne Bennett, who despises a bad haircut, has allowed one player to keep his dodgy do.
Trump uncancelled: Conservatives' conference readies for his comeback
Donald Trump lost the election, but he dominates the agenda at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, held in his home base of Florida.
Seeing life through the rear-view mirror isn't always pretty
Since getting my driver's licence at the age of 17, I've always had a problem with one aspect of being behind the wheel.
‘Just deleted my account': readers respond to Facebook's news ban in Australia
Many readers support the media companies' push for recompense for use of their content. Others, however, questioned why the government and media companies were demanding the...
New, more reliable testing program rolled-out to hospital staff to curb...
Frontline staff at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals are among the first in the country to benefit from the rollout of more accurate saliva tests in a bid to curb Covid...
Renalytix AI and University of Utah announce partnership to improve kidney...
Renalytix AI plc, an artificial intelligence-enabled in vitro diagnostics company, and the University of Utah, one of the top research institutions in the United States, today...
Researchers probe deeper into the neuronal mechanisms underlying olfactory...
Loss of smell or olfactory dysfunction is an early indication of the neurodegenerative Alzheimer's disease and appears in approximately 90% of all patients.
50 per cent capacity at MCG, Marvel for start of AFL season
The AFL has announced that the state government will allow a crowd capacity of 50 per cent at the MCG and Marvel Stadium to start the 2021 season.