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Nonsurgical treatments expand knee OA care options

Nonsurgical treatments expand knee OA care options

3 days ago   |   Healio

Knee osteoarthritis accounts for about 80% of the burden of OA worldwide, and published studies show it contributes more than $27 billion in health care costs annually. The...
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Top in rheumatology: Beta-blockers for pain, airborne transmission of Kawasaki disease

Top in rheumatology: Beta-blockers for pain, airborne transmission of Kawasaki disease

6 days ago   |   Healio

British researchers found that beta-blockers were associated with a reduced risk for primary care consultations for knee osteoarthritis and knee and hip pain. A review of the...
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CU researcher receives NIH grant to analyze the link between gut microbiome and osteoarthritis

6 days ago   |   News Medical

Osteoarthritis affects the joints, but according to researcher Michael Zuscik, PhD, it may start in the gut.
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Shared decision-making, clinical judgement take priority where OA guidelines diverge

Shared decision-making, clinical judgement take priority where OA guidelines diverge

7 days ago   |   Healio

Shared decision-making and clinical judgement are key to effectively managing osteoarthritis patients, especially when sets of osteoarthritis guidelines disagree on the best...
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Machine learning models may predict survival of TKR in patients with OA

Machine learning models may predict survival of TKR in patients with OA

7 days ago   |   Healio

Published results showed it is possible to predict when patients with knee osteoarthritis may undergo a total knee replacement and which patients would likely experience fast...
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Little Benefit Seen for Statin Drug in Knee OA

Little Benefit Seen for Statin Drug in Knee OA

9 days ago   |   MedPageToday

The use of atorvastatin did not reduce cartilage volume loss in patients with knee osteoarthritis over a period of 2 years, a placebo-controlled study found. Among patients...
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Study: Curcumin a powerful anti-inflammatory for knee osteoarthritis

Study: Curcumin a powerful anti-inflammatory for knee osteoarthritis

15 days ago   |   NutraIngredients-USA

A new study has concluded that a proprietary turmeric extract is as effective as paracetamol in reducing pain and other symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (OA
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Beta-blockers may reduce risk for knee osteoarthritis, hip/knee pain

Beta-blockers may reduce risk for knee osteoarthritis, hip/knee pain

16 days ago   |   Healio

Common beta-blockers are associated with a reduced cumulative risk for knee osteoarthritis, knee pain and hip pain consultations, according to data published in...
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Sprifermin may confer greater benefit to patients at risk for rapid knee OA progression

Sprifermin may confer greater benefit to patients at risk for rapid knee OA progression

17 days ago   |   Healio

Sprifermin improved cartilage thickness and pain symptoms in a subgroup of patients with knee osteoarthritis who demonstrated low minimum joint-space width and moderate-to-high...
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Study: TKR is cost-effective for older, obese patients with knee osteoarthritis

Study: TKR is cost-effective for older, obese patients with knee osteoarthritis

20 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Total knee replacement increased quality-adjusted life-years and lifetime medical costs in older patients with a BMI of 40 kg/m2 or greater and end-stage knee osteoarthritis...
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