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According to the Arthritis Foundation, 66 million (nearly one in three adults) suffer from chronic joint pain and 21 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis (OA), the most common form of arthritis, which is characterized by a breakdown of the cartilage and a deterioration of the fluid in a joint. The symptoms of osteoarthritis include pain, from moderate to severe, and stiffness. Most people who have osteoarthritis are older than age 45, and women are more commonly affected than men.
Experts defy exclusion of acupuncture in two British governmental guidelines

Experts defy exclusion of acupuncture in two British governmental guidelines

Researchers succeed in generating 3D bioprinted cartilage tissue

Researchers succeed in generating 3D bioprinted cartilage tissue

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis

Removing senescent cells from joints could reverse progression of osteoarthritis

Exercise improves strength, builds self-confidence in aging adults

Exercise improves strength, builds self-confidence in aging adults

Saturated fatty acids in diet linked to onset of osteoarthritis

Saturated fatty acids in diet linked to onset of osteoarthritis

AAOS issues new guidelines for treatment of hip osteoarthritis

AAOS issues new guidelines for treatment of hip osteoarthritis

Amgen, UCB present romosozumab Phase 2 results at ENDO 2017

Amgen, UCB present romosozumab Phase 2 results at ENDO 2017

Researchers develop biomaterials from apple waste for regeneration of bone, cartilage tissues

Researchers develop biomaterials from apple waste for regeneration of bone, cartilage tissues

Phase-contrast X-ray imaging could identify tumors earlier

Phase-contrast X-ray imaging could identify tumors earlier

Study shows existence of numerous, varied genetic syndromes linked to obesity than previously thought

Study shows existence of numerous, varied genetic syndromes linked to obesity than previously thought

French osteoporosis expert wins 2017 IOF Committee of National Societies Medal

French osteoporosis expert wins 2017 IOF Committee of National Societies Medal

National Joint Registry study finds disparities in hip or knee joint replacements for ethnic minorities

National Joint Registry study finds disparities in hip or knee joint replacements for ethnic minorities

Researchers highlight how biomarkers after ACL reconstruction may signal severity of PTOA later in life

Researchers highlight how biomarkers after ACL reconstruction may signal severity of PTOA later in life

Age may not be discernible factor on outcomes of shoulder replacement surgery, study suggests

Age may not be discernible factor on outcomes of shoulder replacement surgery, study suggests

DePuy Synthes knee system shown to be beneficial for economics and patient reported outcomes

DePuy Synthes knee system shown to be beneficial for economics and patient reported outcomes

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement can improve outcomes in morbidly obese patients

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement can improve outcomes in morbidly obese patients

High leisure-time physical activity improves cartilage health in postmenopausal women with knee OA

High leisure-time physical activity improves cartilage health in postmenopausal women with knee OA

Shared decision making leads to better patient outcomes, higher satisfaction rates

Shared decision making leads to better patient outcomes, higher satisfaction rates

Mayo Clinic researchers discover three new senolytic drugs

Mayo Clinic researchers discover three new senolytic drugs

Sex differences in microglia activity affect pain treatment, study finds

Sex differences in microglia activity affect pain treatment, study finds