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

Osteoarthritis symptoms: How to ease joint stiffness and improve mobility
OSTEOARTHRITIS is a painful joint condition that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimates affects up to 8.5million people in the UK. If you are affected by the condition, how could you ease symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Osteoarthritis and chronic pain: Interleukin-6 as a common denominator and therapeutic target
Drugs that target IL-6 effectors may be useful for osteoarthritis therapy (Liao et al., in 26 July 2022 issue). (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - July 26, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Interleukin-6 signaling mediates cartilage degradation and pain in posttraumatic osteoarthritis in a sex-specific manner
IL-6 drives joint degeneration and pain in osteoarthritis in male mice, but not in female mice. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - July 26, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Osteoarthritis and chronic pain: Interleukin-6 as a common denominator and therapeutic target | Science Signaling
Drugs that target IL-6 effectors may be useful for osteoarthritis therapy (Liao et al., in 26 July 2022 issue). (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - July 26, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Spider silk patch can ease knee arthritis
The man-made graft, which is placed inside the knee joint, mimics the qualities of spider silk - which is five times stronger than steel - and replaces the cartilage lost due to osteoarthritis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insight Into Long COVID; Injections Offer No Benefit for Knee Osteoarthritis
(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 16, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Benefit of Viscosupplementation for Knee OA Questioned
THURSDAY, July 14, 2022 -- Viscosupplementation yields a small reduction in pain for knee osteoarthritis compared with placebo, which is less than the minimal clinically important between-group difference, according to a review published online July... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 14, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Consumer Health: How rheumatoid arthritis can affect your lungs
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own body's tissues. Unlike the wear-and-tear damage of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis affects the lining of your joints, causing a painful swelling that eventually can result in bone erosion and joint deformity. The inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis is what can damage other parts of the body as well, including the lungs. Occasionally, lung problems surface before the joint inflammation and… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 12, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Compensatory responses during slip-induced perturbation in patients with knee osteoarthritis compared with healthy older adults: an increased risk of falls? - Ren X, Lutter C, Kebbach M, Bruhn S, Yang Q, Bader R, Tischer T.
BACKGROUND: Functional impairment of the knee joint affected by osteoarthritis and loss of muscle strength leads to a significant increase in the number of falls. Nevertheless, little is known about strategies for coping with gait perturbations in patients... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cannabidiol for Hand Osteoarthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis Cannabidiol for Hand Osteoarthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis
This study found no significant benefit of cannabidiol over placebo for pain intensity in patients with hand osteoarthritis and psoriatic arthritis.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news