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osteoarthritis

o stee oh orth rahy tuhs

  • n  chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age

  • At present, doctors believe that osteoarthritis affects more than 20 million Americans.
  • Is that why the ankle rarely gets osteoarthritis? "We don't know," says Kuettner, "but it's a hint in that direction.
  • The wrist, for instance, is much less prone to osteoarthritis than the joint at the base of the thumb.
News & Articles

  • Body clocks linked to osteoarthritis
    Scheduled exercise, regular meals and the periodic warming and cooling of joints could be used to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis according to scientists. Their research may also help explain why older people are more prone to developing this common joint disorder.
    June 12, 2013 - Science Daily
  • New research links body clocks to osteoarthritis
    ( University of Manchester ) Scheduled exercise, regular meals and the periodic warming and cooling of joints could be used to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis according to scientists at The University of Manchester. Their research may also help explain why older people are more prone to developing this common joint disorder.
    June 11, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Sugar-solution injections for osteoarthritis
    People’s Pharmacy on prolotherapy for osteoarthritis; why Vicks VapoRub is for external use only; and negative drug interactions.
    June 9, 2013 - Seattle Times
Quotes

  • Chakraborty in Livemint
    At the MU Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory, we are particularly interested in identification and validation of biomarkers that can detect early stages of osteoarthritis to provide accurate diagnostic and prognostic information prior to the onset... James Cook http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cook&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF3-u-zWDzBNGcvpUG_iy-_TEQ60g Science Daily (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/06/090610124829.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE_ueCfZYwpZkusFuwzYGjaNRZ71Q Jun 10, 2009 70402 94580 osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD) is one of the most prevalent ailments in India with its incidence exceeding that of cancer, AIDS and diabetes. We have set up a sales force that would cater to promoting the product and would also...
  • Randy Johnson in Yahoo! News (press release)
    Before SUPARTZ, my knee would swell and it was extremely painful to walk. SUPARTZ has helped me prolong my baseball career, and I want people who suffer from osteoarthritis to learn of alternatives to living with pain,said Johnson, 43....

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