Serum biomarker levels linked with chondroitin sulfate treatment response in knee OA with cartilage loss
Serum biomarker levels were linked with treatment response to chondroitin sulfate in knees with osteoarthritis cartilage loss, according to a recently published study...
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Do facial patches work?
Dr. DraelosAn old anti-aging concept was rediscovered with the renewed popularity of facial patches. An advertising claim states, “Facial patches gently re-educate the...
11 days ago - Modern Medicine
Intra-articular injection of HA linked with reduced cartilage degradation serum levels in knee OA
Recently published results showed a reduction in Coll2-1 serum levels after an intra-articular injection of reticulated hyaluronic acid with mannitol in patients with knee...
11 days ago - Healio
Both HA and PRP linked with significantly improved pain relief in patients with knee OA
Patients with knee osteoarthritis who received either platelet-rich plasma or hyaluronic acid injections experienced a significant improvement in pain relief at early...
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Patients with more severe knee OA were less likely to show response to steroid injection after 6 months
Among patients with osteoarthritis, those with more severe knee damage on MRI were less likely to respond in the longer-term to an intra-articular steroid injection, according...
2 monthes ago - Healio
Clinical comparison of intravesical hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate therapies in the treatment of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis
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AAOS releases new clinical practice guideline for treatment of hip OA
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons released a new clinical practice guideline on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip.According to a press release, the clinical...
3 monthes ago - Healio
Intra-articular high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid most likely cost-effective for knee OA
Intra-articular high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid had an 86% chance of being cost-effective when added to knee osteoarthritis care, according to recently published data...
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All three products in the SkinBetter Science Smoothing Kit are formulated with the patented InterFuse delivery system, which allows molecularly large actives to penetrate the...
3 monthes ago - Surgical Aesthetics Magazine
Efficacy and safety of intraarticular hyaluronic acid and corticosteroid for knee osteoarthritis:A meta-analysis
A meta analysis to compare efficacy and safety of intraarticular hyaluronic acid and intraarticular corticosteroids in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
5 monthes ago - International Journal of Surgery
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Combined cataract/EK surgery may require modifications to technique
Reviewed by Jessica B. Ciralsky, MD When patients who are being considered candidates for endothelial keratoplasty also have a cataract, the first issue is to determine whether...
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Treat Alzheimer's Many Other Diseases
Omega-3 fatty acids can help in treating and preventing various diseases like stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
WEIRD: Cataract surgery patient has 27 contact lenses removed from her EYE
A case study published on the British Medical Journal website revealed that a 67-year-old British woman, who was scheduled for cataract surgery in November 2016 due to eye...
People With Sleep Disorders at High Risk for Alzheimer's
Sleep disorders can lead to impaired attention, memory and thinking in people who are genetically susceptible to Alzheimer's disease.
Next-generation phaco system design improves stability, reduces energy
Reviewed by Mitchell Shultz, MD A next-generation phacoemulsification platform (Stellaris Elite with Adaptive Fluidics technology, Bausch + Lomb) is designed to improve...
Phaco sleeve boosts flow, followability
Reviewed by Takayuki Akahoshi, MD A new silicone phacoemulsification sleeve designed with a variety of novel features is enabling safe and efficient microcoaxial cataract...
Life vs. quality of life: A delicate balance
Peter C. Albertsen, MD Dr. Albertsen, a member of the Urology Times Editorial Council, is professor of surgery and chief of urology at the University of Connecticut Health...
Urology-specific quality measures are coming
Bob GattyWhen Congress passed and President Obama signed legislation in 2015 to scuttle the troublesome sustainable growth rate formula for Medicare payments for physician...
Alzheimer's Drug Reduces Metabolic Syndrome Induced Inflammation
An existing Alzheimer's drug called galantamine reduced inflammation and insulin resistance in patients with metabolic syndrome.
Snoring is linked to Alzheimer's, reveals Harvard
Researchers from Harvard University found that daytime sleepiness and sleep apnoea is linked to impaired attention, memory and thinking in people who are genetically...