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Joint replacement surgery might be avoidable in future May 20, 2:11 pm
Washington, May 20(ANI): Osteoarthritis (OA) is often seen as a problem primarily of the cartilage that cushions joints, but Johns Hopkins scientists now have evidence that the bone underneath the cartilage is also a key player and exacerbates the damage.
Now, 'oil for the joints' to help soothe joint pain May 3, 10:17 am
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new joint lubricant could bring longer lasting relief to millions of osteoarthritis sufferers, say researchers who developed it.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): An Indian study has found that 30.4 percent of hip fracture patients died within one year, with the majority of deaths occurring within the first six months after fracture, and survivors had high rates of functional impairment
Knee bracing can greatly reduce pain of kneecap osteoarthritis Apr 20, 3:06 pm
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Wearing a knee brace offers significant relief to patients suffering from a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study.
Misbah backs Proteas experience to help Pak win Champions Trophy Apr 20, 2:57 pm
Karachi, Apr 20 (ANI): Pakistan Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul Haq has set his sight on winning the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy, saying that the South Africa tour was good preparation for the team ahead of the eight-nation tournament.
Washington, April 18 (ANI): In the earliest stages of arthritis, high-impact exercises such as running or jumping may worsen cartilage damage, according to MIT engineers.
Washington, April 11 (ANI): A simple pair of flat, flexible footwear (mobility shoes) could help patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) walk better, a study has found.
Reflexology may be used to complement drugs in pain treatment Apr 10, 2:06 pm
London, Apr. 10 (ANI): Findings from a new study have suggested that reflexology could be used to complement conventional drug therapy in the treatment of conditions associated with pain like osteoarthritis, backache and cancers.
Hot and cold senses interact Apr 9, 3:31 pm
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has provided new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures.
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): Researchers have found that adding lubricin - a protein that our bodies naturally produce - to the fluid in our joints may reduce the risk of or even prevent osteoarthritis (OA).
New jab could end misery of arthritis pain Mar 14, 9:54 am
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Scientists have created a potent new gene therapy technique, which could bring hope to millions crippled by arthritis pain.
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Osteoarthritis, a progressive disease of the joints known as "wear and tear" arthritis, can be prevented and significantly reduced by weight loss, a new study has suggested.
Chemicals in paper food containers linked to osteoarthritis Feb 15, 2:43 pm
Washington, February 15 (ANI): Exposure to two common perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) was found to be associated with higher prevalence of osteoarthritis, particularly in women, according to a new study.
Exercise and early treatment can help ease pain of arthritis Dec 31, 11:19 am
London, December 31 (ANI): Regular exercise and early treatment can help people suffering from arthritis to beat the pain of the disease, according to researchers.
Culprit behind osteoarthritis pain identified Dec 28, 2:10 pm
Washington, December 28 (ANI): Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism central to the development of osteoarthritis (OA) pain.
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian origin have discovered the first-ever mouse model of "diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis" or DISH - the second most common form of arthritis after osteoarthritis.
Cartilage grown in lab dishes using stem cells Oct 30, 1:08 pm
Washington, October 30 (ANI): Duke Medicine researchers have engineered cartilage from induced pluripotent stem cells that were successfully grown and sorted for use in tissue repair and studies into cartilage injury and osteoarthritis.
Topical NSAIDs can help relieve arthritis pain Sep 23, 11:22 am
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Applying topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) - in the form of creams, gels and patches - can provide relief from the pain associated osteoarthritis of the knees or hands, concludes a new review by The Cochrane Library.
Washington, August 21 (ANI): Knee osteoarthritis patients who were treated with acupuncture had clinically significant improvements in pain levels, stiffness, and functional capacity after one month of treatment, researchers have found.
Stem cells may help prevent post-injury arthritis Aug 11, 12:01 pm
Washington, August 11 (ANI): Researchers may have found a promising stem cell therapy for preventing osteoarthritis after a joint injury.
New 'smart' drug uses patients' own body to beat arthritis Aug 9, 1:56 pm
London, August 9 (ANI): A scientist at Dusseldorf University in Germany has developed a potent new pill, which harnesses the body's natural inflammation-busting ability to beat crippling arthritis.
Stem cell jab shows promise in arthritis cure Jul 10, 3:12 pm
London, July 10 (ANI): A breakthrough treatment for arthritis using stem cells derived from body fat could see the end of years of pain for millions of sufferers.
Epigenetic cause of osteoarthritis discovered Jul 7, 1:59 pm
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Researchers used human tissue samples to discover that those with osteoarthritis have a signature epigenetic change, DNA methylation, which is responsible for switching on and off a gene that produces a destructive enzyme called MMP13.
London, July 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered eight new genes that put people at risk of developing osteoarthritis, a crippling disease that affects eight million people.
Tart cherries could help reduce osteoarthritis inflammation May 31, 10:35 am
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Tart cherries may help reduce chronic inflammation, especially in people suffering from debilitating joint pain and arthritis, according to new research.
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