Developing a Model for Predicting the 4-Year Risk of Knee OA Developing a Model for Predicting the 4-Year Risk of Knee OA
Could this prediction model help identify which patients may be at risk for knee osteoarthritis within four years?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Genicular Artery Embolization Promising for Knee Osteoarthritis
FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 -- The final results of a prospective investigational device exemption trial of genicular artery embolization (GAE) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe knee osteoarthritis (OA) were presented at the annual meeting of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Joint FDA Advisory Committee Votes on Application for Tanezumab for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis Pain
NEW YORK AND INDIANAPOLIS, March 25, 2021—Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced the outcome of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Joint Arthritis Advisory Committee and Drug Safety and Risk... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - March 25, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Knee Replacement a Good Option, Even for Severely Obese: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2021 -- Total knee replacement is a cost-effective treatment for extremely obese people with knee osteoarthritis, a new study claims. The painful condition affects more than 14 million U.S. adults, and total knee replacement is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Total Knee Replacement Cost-Effective, Even With Obesity and Comorbidities Total Knee Replacement Cost-Effective, Even With Obesity and Comorbidities
Total knee replacement surgery can be a cost-effective procedure for patients with severe obesity and osteoarthritis, even when they also have comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease or type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Inflammation and pressure-sensing leads to 'feed-forward' loop in osteoarthritis
(Duke University) An unfortunate biological " feed-forward " loop drives cartilage cells in an arthritic joint to actually contribute to progression of the disease, say researchers at Duke University and Washington University in Saint Louis. Excessive loading under inflammatory conditions can create a situation that can lead to progressive cartilage degeneration. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Return to sports after medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in patients with concomitant patella-femoral osteoarthritis: multicenter retrospective cohort study with minimum 5-year follow-up - Carlo M, Eduardo C, Attilio B, Antonio Z, Pierfrancesco B, Alessandro M, Marco M, Raffaele R, Massimiliano A, Giuseppe S, Spoliti M, Lanzetti RM.
PURPOSE: The purpose of our study was to evaluate clinical outcomes and return to sports after medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) in middle-aged active patients with concomitant patella-femoral joint (PFJ) osteoarthritis at time of surgery. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

This Mason-based startup just raised $4M. Here ’s how it will use the funds
A Mason-based early-stage biopharma startup that's developing a new pipeline of drugs to treat disorders like osteoarthritis closed a $4 million seed round this month, marking a significant stepping stone for the company, officials said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Morris Animal Foundation, Elanco partner to improve understanding of canine osteoarthritis
(Morris Animal Foundation) Morris Animal Foundation, a leader in advancing animal health, is partnering with Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) to better understand the incidence and prevalence of osteoarthritis (OA) in dogs using data generated by the Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A new focus on musculoskeletal research
(University of Delaware) Dawn Elliott, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware, has won an $11.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish the Delaware Center for Musculoskeletal Research -- an NIH-designated Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE). From tendonitis to osteoarthritis, the center will focus on uncovering what happens at the cellular level when injuries and inflammation occur and will test potential therapeutic interventions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 18, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Digitally Delivered Exercises Benefit Knee Osteoarthritis
MONDAY, March 15, 2021 -- Digitally delivered exercise programs benefit pain and functional outcomes among patients with knee osteoarthritis compared with routine self-management, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in JAMA Network... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hip osteoarthritis signs and symptoms are associated with increased fall risk among community-dwelling older adults with chronic low back pain: a prospective study - Knox PJ, Coyle PC, Pugliese JM, Pohlig RT, Sions JM, Hicks GE.
BACKGROUND: Older adults with concurrent low back and hip pain are predisposed to reductions in physical performance and health-related quality of life. Yet no study to date has assessed whether or not coexisting hip impairments increase fall risk in older... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The Gut Microbiota in Osteoarthritis The Gut Microbiota in Osteoarthritis
Could gut microbiota have a role in the management of osteoarthritis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Incidence and risk factors related to fear of falling during the first mobilization after total knee arthroplasty among elderly patients with knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study - Zhang H, Si W, Pi H.
BACKGROUND: The factors that lead to the fear of falling among older people after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are poorly understood. The present study aims to examine the fear of falling among such patients and to determine the factors that are associate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evaluation of braking performances of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip: are there alternatives to a brake simulator? - von Bernstorff M, Bausenhart F, Rapp J, Feierabend M, Ipach I, Hofmann UK.
This study aims to develop and evaluate a simple tool for daily practice that might allow a rough estimate of individual braking performance (brake response time, BRT) of patients with osteoarthritis or those with arthroplasty of the knee or hip... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Telemedicine Models Show Some Benefit in OA Telemedicine Models Show Some Benefit in OA
Remote interventions using an internet-based app and telephone outreach to engage patients with osteoarthritis to self-manage their disease have demonstrated the potential to improve some symptoms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Three exercises to incorporate into your week to prevent the painful condition
ARTHRITIS - in particular osteoarthritis - may be preventable by minimising any risk factors associated with the disease. If you'd like to lower the chances of developing painful and stiff joints, what can you do about it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Estimated Opioid-Related Costs $14 Billion for Symptomatic Knee OA
THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 -- The total lifetime opioid-related costs generated by symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (SKOA) in the United States are $14.0 billion, about half of which can be attributed to lost productivity, diversion, and criminal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study shows opioid use among US patients with knee osteoarthritis costs 14 billion dollars in societal costs
(Wiley) Although guidelines do not recommend use of opioids to manage pain for individuals with knee osteoarthritis, a recent study published early online in Arthritis Care& Research, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology and the Association of Rheumatology Professionals, estimates that 858,000 Americans use opioids such as tramadol and oxycodone for their knee pain, equating to $14 billion in lifetime opioid-related societal costs, or nearly $0.5 billion annually. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arthritis: Best exercise to lower your risk of developing the progressive condition
ARTHRITIS, and in particular, osteoarthritis is not an inevitable part of ageing. It is possible to reduce your risk of developing the disease, but how? It begins with leading a healthy lifestyle. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds digital treatment for osteoarthritis is superior to traditional routine care
(MediaSource) The steadily increasing prevalence and high costs of treating chronic joint pain worldwide poses a challenge for healthcare systems and healthcare payers. New research published today in JAMA Network Open shows the effectiveness of a digital healthcare treatment with the potential to save insurance companies and their patients the costs and risks of joint surgeries - a finding that is especially promising as more patients turn to telemedicine as a safe treatment option amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Digital osteoarthritis treatment program yields better results than traditional care
Digitally treating osteoarthritis through clinical, evidence-based programs can be more effective at reducing pain and improving physical function than routine self-managed care, according to research from JAMA Network Open. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 23, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Kessler Team tests regenerative approach to preventing osteoarthritis after knee injury
(Kessler Foundation) Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the most common causes of disability among service members who are medically separated from active duty. " We anticipate that regenerative interventions will minimize the risk of disability in military personnel, " said Dr. Hogaboom, " by reducing painful and debilitating knee pain and preventing the long-term damage caused by osteoarthritis. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Intense Strength Training Does Not Ease Knee Pain, Study Finds
Millions of patients with knee osteoarthritis are told to exercise. A new study casts doubt on what sort of exercise is helpful. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Knees Clinical Trials Osteoarthritis Exercise Muscles Journal of the American Medical Assn Wake Forest University United States Source Type: news

High-Intensity Strength Training No Added Benefit for Knee Osteoarthritis
TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2021 -- High-intensity strength training does not significantly improve knee pain with osteoarthritis compared with low-intensity strength training or a control condition, according to a study published in the Feb. 16 issue of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Akan Biosciences Announces FDA Acceptance of IND Application for StroMel(TM) in Osteoarthritis of Knee
GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 16, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Akan Biosciences, LLC (Akan), a Maryland based, clinical stage biotech company innovating cellular technology and proprietary manufacturing methods to produce stem cell-based ther... Regenerative Medicine, Orthopaedic, FDA Akan Biosciences, StroMel , osteoarthritis, Stromal Vascular Fraction, stem cell (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Compromised balance control in older people with bilateral medial knee osteoarthritis during level walking - Lee PA, Wu KH, Lu HY, Su KW, Wang TM, Liu HC, Lu TW.
About half of the elderly population has knee osteoarthritis (OA), showing altered gait patterns with increased fall risk. The current study aimed to identify the effects of severe bilateral medial knee osteoarthritis on gait balance control, in terms of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

New research identifies biological causes of muscle weakness in later life
(University of Exeter) A new largescale genetic analysis has found biological mechanisms that contribute to making people more susceptible to muscle weakness in later life, finding that diseases such as osteoarthritis and diabetes may play a large role in susceptibility. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arthritis treatment: Curcumin improves pain, physical function, and quality of life
ARTHRITIS is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint. One of the most common types of arthritis is osteoarthritis. Taking curcumin has been shown to treat osteoarthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis treatment: Citrus fruits could ease inflammation and pain
ARTHRITIS can lead to the breakdown of cartilage between bones, leading to swollen, painful and stiff joints known as osteoarthritis. Eating more citrus fruits could help ease inflammation. What other foods could help? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Occupational and Non-Occupational Risk for Knee and Hip OA Occupational and Non-Occupational Risk for Knee and Hip OA
A new study explores the impact of occupational and non-occupational factors on the risk for developing osteoarthritis. Is it preventable in some cases?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

High Tibial Osteotomy May Reduce Need for Total Knee Replacement High Tibial Osteotomy May Reduce Need for Total Knee Replacement
Many patients with knee osteoarthritis who undergo high tibial osteotomy may not require a total knee replacement for at least a decade, a Canadian study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

High Tibial Osteotomy May Delay, Prevent Need for TKR
MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2021 -- Most patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee who undergo medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) do not undergo total knee replacement (TKR) within 10 years, according to a study published online Feb. 1 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Does a 'popping' noise when moving the joints signify the condition?
Everyone's joints go through a normal cycle of wear and repair during a lifetime, explained the charity Versus Arthritis. However, if the repair stage involves the joint changing its shape or structure, it becomes osteoarthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Do you hear your bones creak, pop, or grind?
Everyone's joints go through a normal cycle of wear and repair during a lifetime, explained the charity Versus Arthritis. However, if the repair stage involves the joint changing its shape or structure, it becomes osteoarthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Algorithm Can Detect Early Osteoarthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - January 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Snapshot Source Type: news

Little Help, Possible Harm of Antidepressants for Pain Little Help, Possible Harm of Antidepressants for Pain
A new review suggests that the benefits of antidepressants for back pain and osteoarthritis are limited.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Impact of Antidepressants Examined in Back Pain, Osteoarthritis
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 -- Serotonin-noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) have a small and not clinically important effect on back pain, but may have a clinically important effect for osteoarthritis, according to a review published online Jan.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Antidepressants largely ineffective for back pain and osteoarthritis
(BMJ) Antidepressant drugs are largely ineffective for back and osteoarthritis pain, despite being widely used for these conditions, suggests a review of the evidence published by The BMJ today. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Do antidepressants help chronic back pain and osteoarthritis?
(University of Sydney) Antidepressants are commonly used worldwide to treat pain, however new research from the University of Sydney shows they offer little to no help for people suffering chronic back pain and osteoarthritis and may even cause harm. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Best Shoes for Knee Arthritis
People with knee arthritis were less likely to report pain and stiffness if they wore stable, supportive shoes, versus flat-soled, flexible ones. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Annals of Internal Medicine Shoes and Boots Knees Arthritis Osteoarthritis Source Type: news

Target discovered that halts osteoarthritis-type knee cartilage degeneration
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) In a mouse study, researchers used nanotechnology and previous knowledge of a protein pathway to significantly reduce knee cartilage degeneration and pain (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Flat, Flexible No Better Than Stable, Supportive Shoes for Knee OA
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- For patients with knee osteoarthritis, flat, flexible shoes are not superior to stable, supportive shoes, according to a study published online Jan. 12 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Kade L. Paterson, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Pain felt in the middle of the night could be a sign of osteoarthritis
ARTHRITIS can attack any joint in the body, including those in the feet. How can you tell the difference between achy tootsies or osteoarthritis? Especially as the condition can affect anyone at any age. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stepped Exercise Program Shows Benefits for Knee OA Stepped Exercise Program Shows Benefits for Knee OA
A stepped exercise program for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis can produce'modest improvements'in symptoms at 9 months, according to a new study in US veterans.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms Improved With Stepped Care
TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 -- A stepped exercise program results in modest improvements for symptoms of knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published online Dec. 29 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Kelli D. Allen, Ph.D., from the Durham VA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A fat molecule unique to avocados can help lower diabetes risk by addressing insulin resistance
(Natural News) Avocados are a powerful superfood that confers a host of health benefits. They help lower cholesterol levels, improve nutrient absorption and promote weight loss. Studies also show that avocados can help prevent cancer and relieve osteoarthritis symptoms. However, the compounds in avocados responsible for these health benefits are still unidentified. In 2015, researchers discovered a compound unique... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lupin launches generic drug in the US market
The Mumbai-based drug firm's product is the generic equivalent of Zyla Life Sciences' Vivlodex Capsules (5 mg and 10 mg). The capsules are indicated for management of osteoarthritis (OA) pain. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Effusion in Pain and Radiographic Progression in Hand Osteoarthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - December 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news

Capsaicin Injection Improves Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - December 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news