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Arthritis: Five things you MUST know about the condition
ARTHRITIS types consist of rheumatoid, psoriatic and osteoarthritis among others. Arthritis causes pain to the affected joints, such as the knee, hip and elbow. A Helpline Manager for Arthritis Research UK, a charity fighting the condition, shares her answers to top questions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: These simple lifestyle changes may improve osteoarthritis symptoms
A new study investigates the effect of diet on the symptoms of osteoarthritis. They found that small changes could relieve pain and reduce damage. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoarthritis Source Type: news

Injections for knee osteoarthritis -- 'subtle but significant' impact of revisions in clinical practice guidelines
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Recent updates in evidence-based recommendations have led to changes in the use of steroid and hyaluronic acid injection for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, reports a study in the May 16, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone& Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

One third of people aged 40-59 have evidence of degenerative disc disease
(Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research) Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research, and Boston Medical Center have reported that one-third of people 40-59 years have image-based evidence of moderate to severe degenerative disc disease and more than half had moderate to severe spinal osteoarthritis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Knee Osteoarthritis Pain and Disability More Pronounced Among African Americans
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - May 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

Arthritis pain? This diet plan could reduce symptoms - including this 62p vegetable
ARTHRITIS pain can be caused by joint inflammation or bone grating on bone. Symptoms of osteoarthritis include stiffness or limited movement. But, this diet plan could reduce signs of the painful condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Try 10p Glucosamine tablets to soothe joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis, osteoarthritis and other types of the condition cause pain to sufferers at joints including the knee, hands and hip. Arthritis symptoms include fatigue, joint swelling and tenderness. To help treat the condition, try these amazing 10p tablets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Try these 10p Glucosamine tablets to soothe joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis, osteoarthritis and other types of the condition cause pain to sufferers at joints including the knee, hands and hip. Arthritis symptoms include fatigue, joint swelling and tenderness. To help treat the condition, try these amazing 10p tablets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DePuy Synthes touts improved functionality, shorter hospital stays with Attune knee
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Synthes late last week released new data on its Attune knee system from a study and internal report, touting potential benefits of the system. The company released data from a study of the Attune knee implant comparing it to preoperative baseline at six months. Data from the study indicated a statistically significant improvement in knee function for patients with the Attune knee as measured by the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score-Physical Function Short Form. Results were presented at the 2nd World Arthroplasty congress in Rome, the company said. The ...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Orthopedics depuysynthes johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

Expert consensus finds that higher protein intake benefits adult bone health
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) A new expert consensus endorsed by the European Society for Clinical and Economical Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has reviewed the benefits and safety of dietary protein for bone health, based on analyses of major research studies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 15, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Arthritis: Try this exercise to relieve pain in your hands
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include pain in the joints, stiffness and swelling. This is just one type of arthritis, with others including psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis. You can try these easy hand exercises to reduce the symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How is psoriatic arthritis different from osteoarthritis?
There are many different types of arthritis. Each one causes a problem in the joints, which can lead to pain or damage. Two distinct types that people often get are psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis. Each has its own different causes and symptoms. Learn more about the difference between them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriatic Arthritis Source Type: news

Clinical trials by pharmaceutical companies still gasping for transparency
Data available in the public domain shows Malpani Hospital has conducted over 40 clinical trials for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Voices from the social care system
On 10 May 2018 the Care and Support Alliance, of which we are members, released a powerful new report calledVoices from the social care system.The report is based on the results of the Big Social Care survey conducted earlier this year. Almost 4,000 people shared their experience, including over 1100 living with arthritis. Thanks to all of our supporters who shared their experiences in this survey.The survey revealed there has been very little improvement, and it seems in many areas things are getting worse:1 in 5 said they’d gone without meals due to lack of care and support.1 in 4 told us they had been unable to wo...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - May 9, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Osteoarthritis symptoms ‘lessened by boosting fish oil intake’
One gram of fish oil a day and other simple dietary changes could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis, according to a review of studies by UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 9, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Symptoms of osteoarthritis lessened with simple changes to the diet
(University of Surrey) One gram of fish oil a day could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis, a new study in Rheumatology reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Keck School of Medicine of USC receives $4 million for arthritis research
(University of Southern California - Health Sciences) Denis Evseenko, MD, PhD, Keck School of Medicine, receives $4 million from the National Institutes of Health and US Department of Defense to research the progression and pre-clinical therapies for osteoarthritis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ask What Is the Best Painkiller for Osteoarthritis
What Is the Best Painkiller for Osteoarthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Scientists rank the most effective treatments for knee osteoarthritis
Researchers from the non-profit health system Dartmouth-Hitchcock, New England, found that cortisone injections provide the most effective short-term relief, followed by  ibuprofen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Relieve joint pain with THIS common household ingredient
THE PAIN of osteoarthritis can be effectively managed with a cream made from a popular spice. Studies have found pain and stiffness are reduced with regular use of the treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask How Does a Person Get Osteoarthritis
How Does a Person Get Osteoarthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask What Not to Eat When You Have Osteoarthritis
What Not to Eat When You Have Osteoarthritis (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask Is There Any Cure for Osteoarthritis
Is There Any Cure for Osteoarthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Morris Animal Foundation study shows drug comes up short in osteoarthritis pain relief
(Morris Animal Foundation) Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers from the University of Georgia, have found that tramadol was ineffective in alleviating signs of pain associated with osteoarthritis in dogs. The research team published their results in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New research ranks the effectiveness of nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoarthritis
(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) An estimated 45 percent of people are at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis (OA) in their lifetime. According to a network meta-analysis research article published in the May 1, 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) naproxen was ranked most effective in individual knee OA treatment for improving both pain and function, and is considered a relatively safe and low-cost treatment method. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dietary fiber protects obese mice from arthritis
A study in obese mice found that boosting the growth of certain gut bacteria with a fiber known as oligofructose reduced osteoarthritis. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Partial rather than full knee replacements better for many – report
Less invasive procedure, often for osteoarthritis, used in only 9% of cases, researchers findMany more people facing surgery for knee problems would be better off with a partial rather than total knee replacement, which should allow them to recover faster, say experts.Partial replacements are also cheaper, say researchers from Oxford University. The NHS, however, needs to get the support of surgeons, many of whom rarely carry out the less invasive procedure.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Osteoarthritis Health NHS Medical research Society UK news Science Source Type: news

First radiologist to receive clinical research award from osteoarthritis research
(Boston University School of Medicine) Ali Guermazi, M.D., Ph.D., assistant dean of diversity and professor of radiology at Boston University School of Medicine, and vice chairman of academic affairs in the department of radiology at Boston Medical Center, is the recipient of Osteoarthritis Research Society International Clinical Research Award for his outstanding work in the field of imaging. Guermazi is the first radiologist to receive this honor. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Get off the golf cart if you have knee osteoarthritis
(Northwestern University) It may seem intuitive that golfers with knee osteoarthritis should stay off their feet and ride in a golf cart. But new research from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern Medicine has found, for the first time, that walking the course provides significantly higher health benefits and is not associated with increased pain, cartilage breakdown or inflammation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Flexion touts interim data from Ph3 trial of osteoarthritis injection
Flexion Therapeutics (NSDQ:FLXN) this week touted updated, interim results from an ongoing Phase IIIb study evaluating the safety and tolerability of repeat administration of its osteoarthritis injection, Zilretta. The company’s injectable suspension is an extended-release formulation of triamcinolone acetonide designed for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Top-line results from Flexion’s trial showed that 95% of the study’s 205 patients experienced clinical benefit 12 weeks after their first injection of Zilretta. 179 patients received a second dose of the drug between weeks 12 and 24, the c...
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Orthopedics Pain Management Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Flexion Therapeutics Source Type: news

ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award presented to Dr. Emmanuel Biver
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Dr. Emmanuel Biver of the Division of Bone Diseases Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine has been presented with the 2018 ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award. The joint award of the European Society for Clinical& Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) was awarded on April 22nd, at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis& Musculoskeletal Diseases, held in Krak ó w, Poland. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Could Your Diet Be The Cause Of Your Arthritis Pain?
Specific bacteria living in the gut microbiome may be responsible for causing osteoarthritis. New research explores how the gut microbiome--the bacteria living in intestines--might be responsible for the development of arthritis in obese persons. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could gut bacteria cause joint pain?
A study looks at the relationship between diet, gut bacteria, and osteoarthritis. Surprisingly, it found that the microbiome is linked to joint health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoarthritis Source Type: news

In many countries, bone health may be at risk due to low calcium intake
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) At a special symposium held today at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Krakow, Poland, experts discussed the findings of the newly launched IOF Global Map of Dietary Calcium Intake in Adults and the implications of low calcium intake for the global population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hans Peter Dimai named winner of 2018 IOF President's Award
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Today at a ceremony held at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis& Musculoskeletal Diseases in Krakow, Professor Hans Peter Dimai, Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the Medical University of Graz, Austria, was presented with the prestigious IOF President's Award. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 20, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The Bugs in Your Gut Could Make You Weak in the Knees
Scientists have long thought that osteoarthritis in people who are obese was a consequence of excess wear and tear on joints, but a new study in JCI Insight shows that the microbiome may be the culprit. The study shows that a high fat diet (like the Western diet) can alter gut microbes, increase inflammation throughout the body, and speed deterioration of joints. An interesting twist: a common dietary supplement overturned these effects in mice. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

‘My treatment could be faster’ Pensioner takes seven medications a day for multi-illnesses
PHILIP Bell, 73, takes at least seven medications a day for illnesses which could kill him at any moment. The married former healthcare worker from Anglesey, North Wales, has atrial fibrillation, osteoarthritis, Type 2 diabetes, an enlarged prostate, sleep apnoea and hearing loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Focus on osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and sarcopenia at largest congress in the field
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) will welcome more than 4,000 delegates to the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2018, opening today in Krak ó w, Poland. The CME-accredited Congress is the world's largest gathering of clinicians and researchers working in the field of musculoskeletal disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study Explores Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection and Prolotherapy in Addressing Pain and Function in Knee Osteoarthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - April 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Ampio Updates Regulatory, Clinical and NYSE Activities
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 12, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announces the Company has begun preliminary discussions with the Food and Drug Administration on details of the Biologics Lice... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Ampion, osteoarthritis, albumin (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet found to reduce inflammation, cartilage degradation in patients with osteoarthritis
(Natural News) A recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging reports that patients with osteoarthritis who follow a Mediterranean type diet can help minimize joint inflammation and cartilage inflammation. According to the study authors, the diet can help the patients lose weight, which will in turn help ease the pain caused by their osteoarthritis. For... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Got Osteoarthritis? Get Moving
WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 -- Is arthritis pain getting in the way of your fitness plans? That need not be the case. In fact, physical activity can be vital to your continued mobility. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that affects about 27 million... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Got Osteoarthritis? Get Moving
Title: Got Osteoarthritis? Get MovingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - April 11, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Making arthritis a public health priority in England
We have great news! After years of partnership working between Arthritis Research UK and Public Health England (PHE), musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions will be one of its new priority programmes. We believe this commitment will help many people across England living with arthritis.How did this all start?We know that arthritis can affect every aspect of a person’s life, but many people are never given information on activities which could reduce the risk of developing certain kinds of arthritis, or how to reduce the pain it can cause once they have it. They only discover more once they’re in pain and going throug...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - April 10, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat a crick in the neck
A crick in the neck is a widespread but uncomfortable experience. Most of the time, it is caused by muscle stiffness or injuries caused by poor posture or sleeping in an uncomfortable position. Other times, a crick or stiffness in the neck can indicate an underlying health problem, such as osteoarthritis. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

In Europe, CHMP missed an opportunity for osteoporosis patients at high risk of fracture
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Experts from the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases regret the recent decision by the European Medicines Agency Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) to deny the marketing application for abaloparatide, a potential new treatment for postmenopausal women at high risk of fragility fracture which has been approved for use in the USA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Lessens Knee OA Pain More in Certain Patients
FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 -- Laparoscopic gastric band (LAGB) surgery is associated with more improvement in knee osteoarthritis (OA) in younger patients and those without prior knee injury, according to a study published recently in Seminars in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hormonal factors increase risk of knee osteoarthritis in women
According to a study, published inArthritis and Rheumatology, various reproductive and hormonal factors may differentially predispose, both normal weight and overweight, women to knee osteoarthritis.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 28, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Embolization Procedure Reduces Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Embolization Procedure Reduces Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
Embolization of capillaries in the knee through use of microspheres reduces pain, inflammation in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, a small study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Embolization Reduces Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
Embolization Procedure Reduces Osteoarthritis Knee Pain (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news