High leisure-time physical activity improves cartilage health in postmenopausal women with knee OA
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  March 17, 2017  
  Rheumatology  
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 High leisure-time physical activity improves cartilage health in postmenopausal women with knee OAHigh leisure-time physical activity improves cartilage health in postmenopausal women with knee OA
 
Higher leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) level promotes cartilage health in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthritis (OA).
 
 
 Mayo Clinic researchers discover three new senolytic drugsMayo Clinic researchers discover three new senolytic drugs
 
Mayo Clinic researchers have uncovered three new agents to add to the emerging repertoire of drugs that aim to delay the onset of aging by targeting senescent cells - cells that contribute to frailty and other age-related conditions.
 
   Scientists uncover Achilles' heel in unique kind of immune memory cellsScientists uncover Achilles' heel in unique kind of immune memory cells
 
The capacity for memory isn't exclusive to the brain. The immune system, with its sprawling network of diverse cell types, can recall the pathogens it meets, helping it to swiftly neutralize those intruders upon future encounters.
 
   Shared decision making leads to better patient outcomes, higher satisfaction ratesShared decision making leads to better patient outcomes, higher satisfaction rates
 
Well-informed patients who decide with their orthopaedic surgeon what treatment is best for them have better outcomes and higher patient satisfaction rates, according to new study presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
 
   Age may not be discernible factor on outcomes of shoulder replacement surgery, study suggestsAge may not be discernible factor on outcomes of shoulder replacement surgery, study suggests
 
Whether you're younger than 65 or older than 75, age may not be a discernible factor in the success of shoulder replacement surgery, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.
 
 Osteoarthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis – Understanding the Differences
 
Osteoarthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis – Understanding the DifferencesArthritis is a general term to describe inflammation of the joints. However, there are different types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Although OA and RA both affect the joints and cause inflammation and joint pain, they are very different forms of arthritis.
 
 
 Pins and Needles and Raynaud’s Disease
 
Pins and Needles and Raynaud’s DiseaseRaynaud’s phenomenon is a relatively rare medical condition which causes a reduction of blood circulation to the fingers or toes when exposed to cold temperatures or during stressful situations. It is signaled by a change in color from the normal to a bluish-white, often accompanied by discomfort and pain.