Patients with knee osteoarthritis experienced significant cartilage volume loss when undergoing intra-articular triamcinolone injections.
There was a lower risk for osteoarthritis knee pain with chondroitin supplementation and higher intake of fiber.
Vibrating gloves may reduce hand pain in women with hand osteoarthritis.
A novel viscous gel-based formulation of hyaluronan was more effective in reducing pain and stiffness in patients with moderate knee osteoarthritis.
The widely used procedure won't help arthritic degeneration, according to a new recommendation.
Researchers found that obesity appears to raise the risk.
Weight loss in patients at risk for osteoarthritis helped slow degeneration of knee cartilage over 48 months.
Subjective knee crepitus predicted incident subjective osteoarthritis longitudinally.
The FDA has cleared Halyard Health's COOLIEF Radiofrequency Treatment for relief of chronic osteoarthritis knee pain.
Among patients reporting pain, women have greater severity of metal sensitization.
Study examines data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) to identify any cross-sectional association between arthritis and cognitive impairment in older adults.
Celecoxib plus a proton pump inhibitor reduces risk for recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with arthritis using NSAIDs who are at risk for cardiovascular, gastrointestinal events.
Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative show that total knee replacement has minimal effects on quality of life among patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis clinical practice recommendations have just been released by EULAR.
Cohort study using the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) database compares patient outcomes to evaluate the effectiveness of total knee replacement surgery for osteoarthritis.
Radiofrequency treatment is an effective option for treating refractory chronic knee, hip, and shoulder joint pain associated with osteoarthritis.
This week, a phase III trial for investigational drug voclosporin for lupus nephritis treatment was approved, prolonged insomnia may lead to less robust bone formation — causing osteoporosis and bone fractures — and researchers found that women who drink a moderate amount of alcohol daily have a reduced risk of developing systemic lupus erythmatosus.
Study uses data from the Framingham Offspring Cohort to investigate possible relationships between knee osteoarthritis and components of the metabolic syndrome.
An international team of researchers collected data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative to determine the effect of knee osteoarthritis on development of hypertension.
A small study from Romania evaluated whether the presence of osteoarthritis had an effect on the parameters used to evaluate disease activity in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.
Researchers find that patients discharged home after hip or knee arthroplasty recover as well and sometimes better than inpatient rehabilitation.
Research shows no significant difference for total knee arthroplasty outcomes after inpatient vs home-based rehabilitation.
Patients who made informed treatment decisions show significant increase in quality of life after orthopedic surgery.
Researchers reviewed medical records from >20,000 patients who underwent total knee and hip replacements to examine SSRI use, surgery complications, revisions, and associated mortality.
Connecticut considers rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia for medical marijuana treatment, while Lyme disease-carrying deer ticks continue to invade Michigan. All this and more in this week's edition.
Research letter examines statistics from a single private insurance plan from 2011 to 2015.
Research comes from meta-analysis of 25 population-based studies on 5 major forms of arthritis.
Randomized trial evaluates improvements in pain and function using internet-based in-home exercise and pain-coping skills training.
The regulator expects a decision on the new drug application by early autumn.
Study followed patients with knee osteoarthritis for 6 months to evaluate improvement in joint pain.
Rheumatology Advisor Articles
- FDA Clears Radiofrequency Treatment for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
- Osteoporosis Treatment Receives Updated Guidelines From ACP
- Six Institutional Areas Tied to Physician Burnout
- Assessing the Diagnostic Accuracy of MRI in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Superior Reduction in Osteoarthritis Knee Pain From Novel Hyaluronan Injection
- Knee Osteoarthritis: Intra-Articular Triamcinolone vs Saline Injection
- Knee Pain Relief From Fiber, Chondroitin in Osteoarthritis
- Bone Mineral Density Changes Related to Adrenal Incidentalomas in Menopause
- Patients Satisfied With Telemedicine Primary Care Visits
- HIV-Induced Osteoporosis Detected Via Bone Ultrasonography