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NSAIDs Up Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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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