Collaboration reveals promising therapeutic strategy for osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis affects 240 million people worldwide and is one of the most common causes of disability in both humans and animals.
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Drug Combination may Reverse Osteoarthritis
Combination of two previously studied osteoarthritis drugs works better than either drug alone, Salk researchers discovered, according to a study done on rats.
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Powerful combination of experimental drugs reverses osteoarthritis in rats
People with osteoarthritis, or "wear and tear" arthritis, have limited treatment options: pain relievers or joint replacement surgery.
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Knee Replacement Timing Out of Step for Most Candidates
Few patients with knee osteoarthritis receive the elective surgery within 2 years, a study found; delays were more common among African Americans. Medscape Medical News
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Knee replacement timing is all wrong for most patients
The timing of knee replacement surgery is critical to optimize its benefit. But 90% of patients with knee osteoarthritis who would potentially benefit from knee replacement are...
8 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Research into adipose-derived cellular therapy for OA shows promise
KOLOA, Hawaii - Although it may be tempting to consider stem cell treatment in patients with painful knee osteoarthritis after a key proof-of-concept study showed mesenchymal...
10 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Tibial cartilage loss universal among older adults, exacerbated by age, higher BMI
Cartilage volume in the tibiofemoral joint decreases at a faster rate with increasing age and higher BMI in both men and women, especially in the medial compartment, according...
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Genicular artery embolization reduced inflammation, pain secondary to knee OA
Genicular artery embolization is safe and potentially efficacious in the treatment of knee pain secondary to osteoarthritis, according to data published in the Journal of...
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Dietary Patterns and Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
ABSTRACTBackgroundWhile some individual foods and nutrients have been associated with knee osteoarthritis progression, the association between dietary patterns and KOA...
15 days ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
ACR, Arthritis Foundation emphasize patient involvement in OA guideline development
The American College of Rheumatology, in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, has released an update to its Guideline for the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Hand...
15 days ago - Healio
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Women who have children and those who breastfeed 'have lower risk of early...
Scientists at the University of Massachusetts found these women were at a 32% lower risk than mothers who had one child and bottle fed them after a month. More than 108,000...
Blood test can predict when the menopause is approaching within one year...
Colorado University researchers have created a test that measures levels of anti-Müllerian hormone in the blood. When AMH is low, it means eggs are running out.
Hot Flashes may Affect Your Memory Performance
Hot flashes, the most common menopause symptom, can affect memory performance in most women, reveals a new study.
8 Lifestyle Habits That Can Improve Senior Wellbeing
As we grow older, it's unavoidable that our health will begin to decline. No matter how fit and healthy you are, the aging process is one that can't be escaped, so if you've...
Link Between Breastfeeding, Childbearing, Lower Early Menopause Risk Discovered
Early menopause risk was lower among women who had at least one pregnancy lasting at least six months and those who had breastfed their infants, stated new research.
Allow Dead Men to Be Sperm Donors, Medical Ethicists Say
Sperm can be collected after death either through electrical stimulation of the prostate gland or surgery, and then frozen until required, the ethicists said.
Sports physician receives major prize
Michael Kjær is receiving the 2020 Hagedorn Prize for research that has created pioneering new knowledge...
Black teen told he must cut off dreadlocks in order to walk at graduation
DeAndre Arnold, a senior at a Texas High School, was suspended and told to cut his dreadlocks to meet the school's dress code and walk at graduation.
Living near major roads linked to higher incidence of neurological disorders
Living near major roads or highways is linked to higher incidence of dementia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis , suggests new research published...
Scientists discover small molecule that may slow or stop Parkinson's progression
A collaboration between scientists at Rutgers University and The Scripps Research Institute led to the discovery of a small molecule that may slow down or stop the progression...