Fidia Pharma USA has announced the launch of Triluron (sodium hyaluronate), a hyaluronic acid (HA) based intra-articular viscosupplement.
Data from a study investigating the efficacy and safety of 6-week low-dose prednisolone in patients with painful hand osteoarthritis were presented at the 2019 ACR Annual Meeting.
A hospital-based cohort study found sex heterogeneity in the severity of osteoarthritis symptoms in type 2 diabetes, and an association between insulin treatment and pain severity in men.
Opioids offer minor pain relief and functional benefits in patients with osteoarthritis (OA), with smaller benefits regarding pain for strong versus weak opioids.
Investigators sought to determine whether social isolation might be associated with osteoarthritis in older adults. We review their findings.
Higher levels of total testosterone were found to be associated with reduced pain intensity in the operated knee of patients who underwent total knee replacement for severe knee osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee increases the risk for social isolation in older, community-dwelling individuals.
For patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA), physical therapy (PT) and lifestyle counseling seem to be underutilized, while medication use has increased.
Patients with hand osteoarthritis reported higher painful joint counts compared with nurse assessments.
However, clinical significance uncertain as patients did not report symptom improvement