Cabbage Leaf Wraps for Arthritic Knees
Unbelievably, a randomized controlled trial of cabbage leaf wraps for arthritis was published. In a section of the British Medical Journal called “Minerva,” where interesting...
3 days ago - Nutrition Facts
Patients receiving tramadol for osteoarthritis more likely to die, fracture hip
Patients who receive tramadol for osteoarthritis demonstrate an increased risk for hip fractures, venous thromboembolism and mortality, compared with those treated with NSAIDs...
12 days ago - Healio
Genetic risk score has potential to improve prevention of severe knee and hip osteoarthritis
A research team has developed a risk score based on individuals' genetic data to predict their likelihood of needing hip or knee replacement surgery for osteoarthritis.
24 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Subcutaneous tanezumab, NSAIDs improve osteoarthritis pain
Tanezumab and NSAIDs both demonstrated early and sustained improvement in pain and function among patients with knee or hip osteoarthritis, according to data published in...
1 month ago - Healio
OARSI Sets Sights on Classifying Early-Stage Knee Osteoarthritis
"Early-stage knee OA classification criteria, we believe, are critically required," Gillian Hawker, MD, said at the OARSI 2022 World Congress. Medscape Medical News
1 month ago - Medscape
Cumulative loading, degradation biomarker weakly associated with knee cartilage thickness
Mechanical load plus a biomarker that reflects cartilage degradation may predict worsening cartilage thickness in knee osteoarthritis, according to a speaker at the 2021 OARSI...
1 month ago - Healio - 4 articles
High tibial osteotomy may ‘reduce risk' for total knee replacement
High tibial osteotomy leading to large changes in knee dynamics may reduce the likelihood of total knee replacement in patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to a speaker...
1 month ago - Healio - 4 articles
Medicare Advantage plans send pals to seniors' homes for companionship - and profits
Widowed and usually living alone, Gloria Bailey walks with a cane after two knee replacement surgeries and needs help with housekeeping.
1 month ago - News Medical
Study suggests appropriateness of TKA for young, willing patients with knee OA
Patients aged 59 years and younger who seek consultation for total knee arthroplasty report worse knee osteoarthritis symptoms, higher procedure readiness and similar...
2 monthes ago - Healio
I had anti-wrinkle treatment for my knees. Here's how it went
The Matrix mono threads treatment helps the body to start producing collagen naturally.
3 monthes ago - Sydney Morning Herald
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Artificial Intelligence Helps Diagnose Osteoporosis
Artificial intelligence/AI can help diagnose osteoporosis from hip X-rays. One in five men will experience osteoporotic fractures
Penn State Extension offers live, free webinar canning classes
Whether it was the extra time at home because of the pandemic, DIY trends or rising grocery prices, there has been an increase in home food preservation. The benefits of home...
Discovery of new prostate cancer subtype opens the door to development of...
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have identified a previously unrecognized form of hormone therapy-resistant prostate cancer, as...
GH levels higher for postmenopausal women vs. men with controlled acromegaly
Among adults with controlled acromegaly, postmenopausal women had higher growth hormone levels than men despite similar insulin-like growth factor I levels, according to study...
Ali's tragic decline should have horrified us all but some still live in denial
Time and again we see careful language used about how Alzheimer's and Parkinson's could be just one of those things, not too much should be read into it, and no-one should jump...
Florida Teen Finds A Clever Way To “Say Gay” In His Graduation Speech
Who doesn't love undermining authority by finding clever loopholes? One graduating senior in Florida found a way to talk about gay rights at graduation even when he was...
Combined treatment approach proves to be beneficial for prostate cancer patients
Practice-changing research from Cedars-Sinai Cancer shows that a combination of androgen deprivation therapy-;a commonly used hormone injection-;plus pelvic lymph node...
Connecting Alzheimer's Disease and the Immune System
Study adds to emerging theme about the immune system's involvement in Alzheimer's Disease.
NIH awards $12 million to fund clinical trials for AD vaccine
Biotech company PharmaJet announced that its partner, the Institute for Molecular Medicine, was awarded a $12 million grant from the NIH National Institute on Aging for a...
New combined therapy helps extend lives of men with prostate cancer
Practice-changing research shows that a combination of androgen deprivation therapy - a commonly used hormone injection - plus pelvic lymph node radiation, kept nearly 90% of...