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The Stars and Stripes website reports that those in the military “are in constant pain” at a much higher rate than civilians, according to a study by the Rand Corporation—a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges. As many as 44% of active duty...

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Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory disease in which tendons and ligaments connect to bone. The condition is painful, chronic, and affects joints in about a third of those people with psoriasis. A study in the journal of Arthritis & Rheumatology accessed the involvement of chemokines and their...

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Findings from the 2002 to 2018 National Health Interview Survey for adults aged 25 to 84 are discouraging. Pain prevalence—for headache/migraine, joint, low back, neck, facial/jaw pain—has gone up, with people reporting a 10% increase of pain in at least 1 area. That equals an additional 10.5...

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It's a new age of knee replacement! Using 3D modeling and robotics, knee replacements are more personalized, exact, and lead to improved quality of life. How? A presurgery CT scan of the patient’s knee is uploaded to software and the joint is replicated in a 3D model, which the surgeon uses to plan...

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Polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis affects 1 in 1,000 people under the age of 20 in the United States. A study abstract poster featured at the American College of Rheumatology’s annual conference reports findings from investigators at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Researcher...

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The journal Advanced Materials reports findings that may lead to rebuilt cartilage and other body tissues. “We found that we were able to arrange objects, such as cells, in ways that could generate new, complex tissues without having to alter the cells themselves,” said the study’s first author...

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive disease and the earlier it’s diagnosed the better. In an effort to better manage OA, top experts are targeting improved diagnostic abilities, the monitoring of disease progression, and examining all options for treatment. Rheumatologists are looking at the...

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Newswise — A team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers has made two major discoveries involving psoriasis, a chronic and debilitating skin disease with no known cure.

The researchers found that an overabundance of a protein known as KLK6 can produce and worsen...

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Newswise — Tired of living with painful arthritic knees, 54-year-old Deborah Brown’s interest was piqued when she saw a recruitment flyer for a clinical trial on an innovative pain treatment at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

“My knees feel like bone on bone,”...

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Researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York, have developed a prototype device that may solve a persistent dilemma for younger, active patients who undergo knee replacement procedures. As more joint replacement surgeries are being performed on younger patients, the problem...

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