osteoarthritis


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osteoarthritis

chronic inflammation of the joints, esp those that bear weight, with pain and stiffness

osteoarthritis

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Conclusions: Depression, anxiety and psychological distress were high in osteoarthritis patients as compared to control group.
In conjunction, the company estimates that the US market alone is greater than USD6bn annually for a drug that impacts disease progression, even if its use was restricted just to patient populations with moderate osteoarthritis in weight-bearing joints.
Grace Lo, assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine in the United States along with his team noticed that many people are diagnosed with Osteoarthritis but they may not experience pain or the other common symptoms.
1,2 The etiology of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is believed to be multi factorial including heredity, obesity, trauma, and physical workload.
The most sensitive criterion in the study was groin pain, for which radiography was positive in 37% of hips in the Framingham Study and 17% of hips in the Osteoarthritis Initiative, the researchers said.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease characterized by progressive erosion of the articular cartilage.
The next step is to investigate the 12 known osteoarthritis risk regions in more detail and pinpoint the exact DNA sequence changes associated with an increased risk of disease.
The scientists looked at a subset of data collected during a longitudinal study called the Osteoarthritis Initiative, or OAI, which is a large study of individuals with, or at risk of, knee osteoarthritis.
To note the clinical effect of weight reduction on osteoarthritis of hand and Knee.
Two main hypotheses have been proposed for the association of osteoarthritis and other common chronic conditions, according to Dr.
Whilst there are established tests for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the newly identified biomarker could lead to one that can diagnose both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (OA).
Osteoarthritis is a very common degenerative joint disease, and causes wear and tear in large weight bearing joints of human body, particularly the knee and hip joints.