Physically demanding jobs linked to increased odds of knee OA
Occupations with heavy physical labor, such as cleaning, agricultural, service, house and construction work, as well as mining, are associated with greater odds of developing...
1 day ago - Healio
New approach to treating osteoarthritis advances
Injections of a natural 'energy' molecule prompted regrowth of almost half of the cartilage lost with aging in knees, a new study in rodents shows.
3 days ago - ScienceDaily
Bone Drug Could Benefit Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis
New study highlights the importance and potential promise of targeting structures other than cartilage pathology for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
8 days ago - Medindia Health
Ben Brown's night over early with knee injury in return
A knee injury has ended North Melbourne forward Ben Brown's return to the senior side early with the 27-year-old forced from the ground midway through the first quarter.
9 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald - 2 articles
Canakinumab Holds Potential In Treating Large Joint Osteoarthritis
Patients receiving interleukin-1] inhibitors found to have significantly lower rates of total hip or total knee replacements.
10 days ago - Medindia Health
IL-1 Blockade: A Treatment at Last for Osteoarthritis?
The interleukin -1β inhibitor canakinumab showed promise for preventing the need for hip or knee replacement among patients with osteoarthritis in an exploratory analysis of...
10 days ago - MedPageToday
'Fit and ready to go': Ward eyes senior return against Bombers
Callan Ward has emerged unscathed through a rare game in the reserves after returning from a knee injury well ahead of schedule.
14 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Vitamin D Lowers Foot Pain With Knee Osteoarthritis
The benefits of vitamin D have been well-documented over the years. I believe that getting your vitamin D status optimized to between 60 ng/mL and 80 ng/mL is one of the best...
14 days ago - Mercola
OU physician receives $1.6 million NIH grant for knee osteoarthritis research
By the time they turn 65, at least half of people suffer from osteoarthritis, a condition that impairs quality of life and cannot be slowed by medication.
16 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
CBT, placebo inferior to NSAIDs for knee osteoarthritis
In patients with knee osteoarthritis, placebo followed by cognitive behavioral therapy were inferior to meloxicam, according to research published in JAMA Internal...
24 days ago - Healio
The headlines of Master Doctor
Your diet and gut health can be modified to lower risk of Alzheimer's
It turns out, you can “hack” your diet to reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer's disease, says a recent study by Wake Forest School of Medicine in North Carolina. In the...
Smart Growth America, CDC Launch ‘Champions Institute' to Promote Complete...
Smart Growth America and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity are now accepting applications for the Champions...
Which Women Choose Hormones for Surgical Menopause?
Among women with BRCA mutations who underwent preventive oophorectomy, those who were younger, more educated, or had a prophylactic mastectomy were more likely to use hormone...
RCT highlights Milk thistle's potential menopause benefits
Supplements of milk thistle may help decrease the frequency and severity of hot flashes for menopausal women, says a new study.
Stroke: Researchers Identify Way to Predict Patients' Risk
Doctors can use free-scoring tool to assess risk, help patients avoid strokes
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Racial and Social...
Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced it has committed $1 million to support investments on issues facing diverse communities. The funds will go to the New Commonwealth Racial...
VJCRGS.com: Video-based surgical journal posts latest issue
The Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive and Glaucoma Surgery has posted its latest issue, “One-of-a-Kind Videos,” hosted by Robert H. Osher, MD. The table of contents for...
Same-day exams during wet AMD anti-VEGF therapy could save up to $7 billion
The Modifier-25 same-day exams during anti-VEGF therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration reduced treatment and travel costs at the patient and population...
Developing a blood test for prostate cancer
Professor Pockley among researchers from the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre have recently developed a blood test for the detection of prostate cancer.
Liberal committee asked to consider suspending Kennett over leadership comments
A senior Liberal has asked the party's influential administrative committee to consider action against Jeff Kennett over his criticism of the Opposition Leader's performance.