Lowering BMI Linked With Better Knee Osteoarthritis Outcomes Lowering BMI Linked With Better Knee Osteoarthritis Outcomes
Losing weight helps prevent the onset and progression of knee osteoarthritis, researchers in Australia report.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Research Suggests Adding Corticosteroid Injection and Local Anesthesia to Treatment for Hip Osteoarthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - September 20, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Unsupervised Yoga Improves Short-Term Function in Knee OA
MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 -- An unsupervised online yoga program plus online education modestly improves physical function, but not knee pain during walking, at 12 weeks compared with online education alone among people with knee osteoarthritis,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Online Yoga: Not Much Help for Knee Pain, Study Finds
(MedPage Today) -- An internet-delivered, unsupervised yoga program designed to relieve knee osteoarthritis pain and improve function showed hints of efficacy but apparently needs some tweaking, researchers suggested. When evaluated at week 12... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 19, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The gentle activity that is ‘extremely helpful’ for arthritis - helps ‘full body strength'
The gentle exercise is known to be "extremely helpful" for managing osteoarthritis, explains a physiotherapist. Are you doing it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How low can FDG dose go on PET/MRI?
Researchers in France say radiation doses in PET/MRI exams can be reduced significantl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: For staging endometrial cancer: PET/MRI or PET/CT? PET/MRI shows promise diagnosing bone infection ECR: PET/MRI shows promise diagnosing breast cancer PET/MRI provides new insights into knee osteoarthritis PET/MRI superior to MRI for diagnosing prostate cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 15, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Derivation of a screening tool for predicting the risk of falls in community-dwelling older adults with knee osteoarthritis - Amano T, Tamari K.
The aim of this study was to derive a screening tool for predicting the risk of falls in community-dwelling older adults with knee osteoarthritis. This prospective cohort study was conducted in four orthopedic clinics. The main outcome measure was falls or... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Losing Weight Tied to Better Knee Osteoarthritis Outcomes
MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2022 -- A decrease in body mass index (BMI) is independently associated with lower odds of onset and progression of the structural defects of knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published online Aug. 16 in Arthritis&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Osteoarthritis: Simple 'dining chair' exercise that can help slow joint degeneration
OSTEOARTHRITIS can become an excruciating condition and exercise might be the last thing patients want to do. But there are some simple exercises that if you can do can have "great" benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with falls and fractures following prescription of opioids among privately insured patients with osteoarthritis - Silverman S, Schepman P, Rice JB, Beck CG, Pajerowski W, White AG, Thakkar S, Robinson RL, Emir B.
BACKGROUND: While prior research has shown that patients with osteoarthritis (OA) who are prescribed opioids have higher rates of falls and fractures following drug initiation, there is a limited body of work establishing a comprehensive model of factors t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

For staging endometrial cancer: PET/MRI or PET/CT?
PET/MRI imaging may be a valuable option over PET/CT for planning surgery i...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/MRI shows promise diagnosing bone infection ECR: PET/MRI shows promise diagnosing breast cancer PET/MRI provides new insights into knee osteoarthritis PET/MRI superior to MRI for diagnosing prostate cancer ECR: Hypmed project develops affordable PET/MRI for breast scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Missouri Doctor Sentenced to Year in Prison for Healthcare Fraud, He and Wife Ordered to Repay $235,000
FDA OCI, Abdul Naushad, Wajiha Naushad, Town and Country MO, health care, fraud, scheme, elderly, impoverished, patients, lavish, lifestyle, Orthovisc, syringe, knee, osteoarthritis, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 26, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Lose Weight, Slow Knee OA Progression? New Study Suggests Yes
(MedPage Today) -- Declines in body mass index (BMI) were linked with slower worsening of knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to data from three large longitudinal cohort studies. With more than 6,000 knees evaluated for OA progression and 4 to... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 18, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PET/MRI shows promise diagnosing bone infection
While PET/MRI scanners aren't widely available, a group of orthopedic surgeon...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ECR: PET/MRI shows promise diagnosing breast cancer Can PET/MRI correlate tau with first responders' cognitive issues? PET/MRI provides new insights into knee osteoarthritis PET/MRI appears safe for pregnant women PET diagnoses prosthetic joint infection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Correlation among pain intensity, catastrophizing, and falls in older individuals with unilateral knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study - Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes CA, Dibai-Filho AV, Ferreira CSB, da Silva ACB, de Oliveira AR, Politti F, Biasotto-Gonzalez DA.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether pain intensity and catastrophizing are associated with fear of falls and the number of falls in older persons with knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conduc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news