osteoarthritis

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Newswise — Osteoarthritis can’t be ignored.

On a grand scale, it is the most common form of arthritis (which actually isn’t a specific disease but rather a general term for inflammation in a joint), accounting for more cases than all the other forms combined. It affects an estimated 31 million...

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The leading cause of pain and disability among older adults is musculoskeletal pain conditions, the most prevalent being knee osteoarthritis (OA). Knee OA has historically been viewed as a regional pain condition driven by peripheral input due to arthritis changes in the knee joint. Roger Fillingim,...

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) pain conditions are the leading cause of disability worldwide, and this year’s American Pain Society track will explore the latest evidence addressing measurement, mechanisms, and management of MSK pain conditions. Among the most prevalent MSK pain conditions is knee...

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Newswise — This clear, gooey substance, which is naturally produced by the human body, has been popularized by cosmetic and skin care products that promote healthier, plumper and more supple skin. Also recognized for its abilities to speed up wound healing, reduce joint pain from osteoarthritis, and...

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An inexpensive and easy to perform physical exam may help clinicians identify patients at risk for worsening knee osteoarthritis, according to conclusions from a study led by Yuanyuan Wang, MD, PhD, of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and colleagues. The team reports that a finding of...

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Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine report that a preoperative assessment of routine functional status may be a simple means to predict postoperative outcomes for patients with hip joint osteoarthritis who undergo hip replacement surgery. This information could be useful in tailoring...

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An international team of researchers working at the Van Andel Research Institute (VARI), Grand Rapids, Michigan, has announced a significant advance that could inform the development of new medications for treatment of osteoporosis and cancer. The breakthrough involves imaging of the parathyroid...

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Researchers at the Ohio State University report that they have identified biomarkers of fibromyalgia that can be detected in blood samples, and that can be differentiated from a variety of other related diseases. The discovery may lead to significant advances in clinicians’ ability to differentially...

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In a press release yesterday, Avanos Medical, Inc. reported that its product COOLIEF® Cooled Radiofrequency delivered statistically significant reductions in knee osteoarthritis pain as compared to hyaluronic acid (HA) injection in a recently concluded clinical trial. Patients treated with the...

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