Personalized diagnostic assay for the treatment of knee injuries
Dec 05, 2017
An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 242, Issue 18, December 2017) describes a new approach for profiling patients with joint injuries. The study, led by Dr. Ursula Anderer, Professor for Cell ...
Jawbone loss predates rheumatoid arthritis
Dec 01, 2017
Jawbone loss caused by periodontitis predates the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. This according to research from Umeå University in Sweden presented in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology. The research also shows a causal ...
Studies examine the effects of weight on patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Nov 30, 2017
New research provides insights on the potential effects of weight on the health of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A study published in Arthritis Care & Research examines how overweight and obesity may affect ...
Hip steroid injections associated with bone changes
Nov 29, 2017
Osteoarthritis patients who received a steroid injection in the hip had a significantly greater incidence of bone death and collapse compared with control groups, according to new research presented today at the annual meeting ...
Weight loss through exercise alone does not protect knees
Nov 28, 2017
Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow down the degeneration of their knee cartilage, but only if they lose weight through diet and exercise or diet alone, according to a new MRI study ...
Researchers uncover link between immune function and osteoarthritic pain and progression
Nov 27, 2017
The immune system plays a pivotal role in the amount of pain and disease progression experienced by patients with osteoarthritis (OA), McMaster University researchers have found.
US arthritis prevalence is much higher than current estimates
Nov 27, 2017
New research indicates that the prevalence of arthritis in the United States has been substantially underestimated, especially among adults
Scientists identify new marker of arthritis in mice
Nov 22, 2017
Researchers have discovered a new marker of arthritis in mice that can be used non-invasively to both identify joints with established arthritis and to predict subsequent joint swelling. The finding is published in Arthritis ...
Do education and poverty affect knee surgery success?
Nov 22, 2017
In an Arthritis Care & Research study of individuals who underwent total knee replacement, those who did not attend college had worse pain and function after two years if they lived in poor communities, but educational level ...
Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent rheumatoid arthritis
Nov 20, 2017
Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered.