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NSAIDs Up Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients

28 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Over two thirds of the increased cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis is linked to the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs , found new study.
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Obesity in childhood and adulthood shown to increase risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis

Obesity in childhood and adulthood shown to increase risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis

28 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A new study suggests that childhood and adult obesity increase the risk of developing hip osteoarthritis and knee OA but not hand OA.
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