Patients with HIV who underwent immediate ART saw significant decreases in bone mineral density; however, the benefits of beginning ART early outweigh the outcomes related to decreased BMD.
Consuming more dairy product may raise the risk for total hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis in men.
Diclofenac at 150 mg/day is the most effective NSAID for treating osteoarthritic pain and physical disability, while paracetamol had nearly no effect.
Approximately 37% of US adults aged 60 years and older have been diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, and the number is expected to rise.
Positive psychosocial interventions improved symptom severity, quality of life, and mood in Veteran Administration patients with osteoarthritis of the hip and knee.
Ultrasound examination of the hands can identify osteoarthritis in patients who do not fulfill ACR criteria by identifying osteophytes in the distribution and number required for diagnosis.
Tanezumab is a NGF inhibitor and is a first-in-class agent to receive Fast Track approval.
MRI was utilized to assessed cartilage degeneration in patients who lost weight over a 48-month period.
Transcranial direct current stimulation can effectively alleviate osteoarthritis-related knee pain.
The first evidence-based recommendations on the use of imaging in osteoarthritis clinical practice have been released by the European League Against Rheumatism.
DAS28 were found to be significantly higher at baseline and at 12-month follow-up in a group of patients (n=9) with knee osteoarthritis.
The FDA has approved 26-week treatment efficacy claims for Zimmer Biomet's knee osteoarthritis product.
Urinary proteomics may help identify biomarkers that can distinguish between different types of inflammatory arthritis.
Telerheumatology can improve healthcare access, patient outcomes, and costs
Higher intake of dietary fiber is linked with reduced knee pain in older adults with knee osteoarthritis.
Distinct phases exist in acute vs persistent pain in a mouse model of OA.
"The use of a self-applied screening tool can help clinicians to properly detect depression and anxiety associated with diverse rheumatic diseases."
The anti-nociceptive effect of beta-adrenergic blockade is associated with decreased joint pain and reduced opioid requirements in patients with symptomatic large joint osteoarthritis and hypertension.
Even slight reductions in body weight can improve pain and mobility in patients with arthritis.
Knee OA was associated with cortical thinning in brain regions not typically associated with pain processing.
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Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of vitamin D.
A team of researchers from Switzerland studied the efficacy of different formulations and doses of NSAIDs on osteoarthritis pain by conducting a network meta-analysis.
Combining partial vascular occlusion (PVO) with low to moderate-intensity resistance exercise training may be a way for patients with knee OA to participate in quadriceps strengthening.
Patients treated with viscosupplementation had a 15% and 11% greater chance of achieving OARSI responder status than did those treated with intra-articular corticosteroids and placebo, respectively.
Recently revealed research outlines how knee osteoarthritis is more prevalent in female minorities.
Biomechanical device tied to improvement in all gait parameters at three, 12 months.
The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board, however, rejected cannabis as a treatment for anxiety.
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