Osteoarthritis

Sex Differences Seen in Inflammatory Arthritis Healthcare Use

11 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Women's higher risk of conditions such as osteoarthritis and pain and fatigue may help to explain why overall healthcare resource use was higher in female patients with...
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Can krill oil from small crustaceans be a panacea that alleviates symptoms of knee osteoarthritis?

4 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

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Krill oil improved osteoarthritic knee pain in adults with mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis: a 6-month multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

4 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

ABSTRACTBackgroundOsteoarthritis is a major cause of chronic pain and disability worldwide. Treatment generally focuses on symptom relief through nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory...
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Patients with late-stage knee OA incur high costs for nonoperative treatments before total knee arthroplasty

8 days ago   |   News Medical

In the year before total knee arthroplasty , patients incur considerable costs for nonoperative treatments and other procedures for osteoarthritis - raising questions about the...
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Lowering BMI Linked With Better Knee Osteoarthritis Outcomes

10 days ago   |   Medscape

Losing weight helps prevent the onset and progression of knee osteoarthritis, researchers in Australia report. MDedge News
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VIDEO: Understand the genetic, epigenetic factors that lead to end-stage ankle OA

VIDEO: Understand the genetic, epigenetic factors that lead to end-stage ankle OA

11 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

QUEBEC CITY - In this video from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Sara E. Buckley, DO, spoke on the genetic and epigenetic factors that influence...
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Online Yoga: Not Much Help for Knee Pain, Study Finds

Online Yoga: Not Much Help for Knee Pain, Study Finds

11 days ago   |   MedPageToday

An internet-delivered, unsupervised yoga program designed to relieve knee osteoarthritis pain and improve function showed hints of efficacy but apparently needs some tweaking...
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Regular metformin use slows knee osteoarthritis progression in patients with diabetes

Regular metformin use slows knee osteoarthritis progression in patients with diabetes

11 days ago   |   Healio

Patients with type 2 diabetes who report regular metformin use demonstrate a potential slowing of knee osteoarthritis progression, according to data published in Scientific...
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Simultaneous bilateral total ankle arthroplasty seen as comparable to staged procedure

Simultaneous bilateral total ankle arthroplasty seen as comparable to staged procedure

13 days ago   |   Healio

QUEBEC CITY - Under surgeon expertise in appropriately selected patients, simultaneous bilateral total ankle arthroplasty has comparable outcomes with the staged procedure for...
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Patients with higher BMI have worse physical function after total knee arthroplasty

Patients with higher BMI have worse physical function after total knee arthroplasty

16 days ago   |   Healio

Patients with higher BMI prior to total knee arthroplasty typically experience worse overall physical function following surgery, while those with lower osteoarthritis severity...
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Objectives: To describe practical considerations and approaches to best practices for end-of-life care for critically ill children and families in the PICU. Data... Read more ...

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Labia Minora Reduction Using Central Wedge Technique

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