Nicole Ostrow

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Mobility Barriers' Impact on Daily Life of Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

Mobility Barriers' Impact on Daily Life of Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

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Approximately 37% of US adults aged 60 years and older have been diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, and the number is expected to rise.

High-Frequency Ultrasound Plus Anti-CCP Testing for Early RA Diagnosis

High-Frequency Ultrasound Plus Anti-CCP Testing for Early RA Diagnosis

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High-frequency color Doppler ultrasonography combined with anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody testing may allow for earlier diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.

Predicting Placebo Response? It May Now be Possible

Predicting Placebo Response? It May Now be Possible

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Connectivity in the right midfrontal gyrus may help predict placebo response.

On the Need to Scale Up Palliative Care

On the Need to Scale Up Palliative Care

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A lack of awareness of palliative care and dearth of training remain large obstacles.

History of Abuse Linked to Greater Pain Severity, Fibromyalgia, Depression and Anxiety

History of Abuse Linked to Greater Pain Severity, Fibromyalgia, Depression and Anxiety

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Patients with a history of abuse either in childhood or adulthood have been found to display higher levels of depression, anxiety, pain severity and catastrophizing, as well as reduced physical functioning; in addition, those patients have higher scores on the fibromyalgia survey used to measure "fibromyalgia-ness" than those without a history of abuse.

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