• Hand osteoarthritis less prevalent among black patients

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Black populations demonstrated lower odds for hand osteoarthritis, compared with nonblack groups, according to data published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
    “Previous studies showed that black subjects have increased prevalence and more severe radiographic and symptomatic knee and hip OA, and the hereditary, environmental, or biomechanical factors have been suggested as the possible explanations for this difference,” Farhad Pishgar, MD, MPH, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote. “However, there is little evidence on the potential
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