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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.
Researchers identify risk factors for severe infection after knee replacement

Researchers identify risk factors for severe infection after knee replacement

Stem cells from patient's own bone marrow holds great potential for osteoarthritis

Stem cells from patient's own bone marrow holds great potential for osteoarthritis

Removing damaged mitochondria may relieve chronic inflammatory conditions

Removing damaged mitochondria may relieve chronic inflammatory conditions

Researchers discover unique approach to treat some chronic inflammatory diseases

Researchers discover unique approach to treat some chronic inflammatory diseases

Chronic diseases unconsciously limit mobility of older people

Chronic diseases unconsciously limit mobility of older people

Study: Just an hour of weekly walking reduces risk of disability in older adults

Study: Just an hour of weekly walking reduces risk of disability in older adults

Woman who does not feel pain

Woman who does not feel pain

Using gene therapy strategies to rejuvenate aging cells and treat osteoarthritis

Using gene therapy strategies to rejuvenate aging cells and treat osteoarthritis

Exercise helps prevent cartilage degradation caused by osteoarthritis, study shows

Exercise helps prevent cartilage degradation caused by osteoarthritis, study shows

Researchers report new regenerative medicine approach for treating osteoarthritis of the knee

Researchers report new regenerative medicine approach for treating osteoarthritis of the knee

TMJ disorders could be treated with tissue-engineered implants after successful animal study

TMJ disorders could be treated with tissue-engineered implants after successful animal study

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis have similar impacts on patients

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis have similar impacts on patients

Researchers hope blood test that accurately diagnoses fibromyalgia could be available within five years

Researchers hope blood test that accurately diagnoses fibromyalgia could be available within five years

Study reveals another surgical option for patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears

Study reveals another surgical option for patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears

Fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples

Fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples

New, quantitative method for assessment of molecular biomarker for osteoarthritis

New, quantitative method for assessment of molecular biomarker for osteoarthritis

Study shows link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain

Study shows link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain

Knee pain not associated with daily walking levels in people with knee osteoarthritis

Knee pain not associated with daily walking levels in people with knee osteoarthritis

Researchers develop new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration

Researchers develop new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration

Researchers study animal venoms to identify new medicines for treating diseases

Researchers study animal venoms to identify new medicines for treating diseases