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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.
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

Movement of wrist bones revealed by MRI and computer modeling

Movement of wrist bones revealed by MRI and computer modeling

New project will develop biomarker-based system to send personalized advice on dietary, lifestyle habits

New project will develop biomarker-based system to send personalized advice on dietary, lifestyle habits

New research reveals that prescription opioids are used long-term to treat severe osteoarthritis

New research reveals that prescription opioids are used long-term to treat severe osteoarthritis

New analysis explores impact of new hip surgery classification system on clinical decisions

New analysis explores impact of new hip surgery classification system on clinical decisions

3D printing may aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis

3D printing may aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis

Study reveals new genes and biological pathways linked to osteoarthritis

Study reveals new genes and biological pathways linked to osteoarthritis

Mount Sinai joins with Paradigm and ReqMed to repurpose drug for treatment of MPS

Mount Sinai joins with Paradigm and ReqMed to repurpose drug for treatment of MPS

Keele University researchers receive £2.4 million grant to help reduce overprescribing of opioids

Keele University researchers receive £2.4 million grant to help reduce overprescribing of opioids

Researchers learn more about the impact of multiple symptoms in older adults

Researchers learn more about the impact of multiple symptoms in older adults

Heberden's nodes may be associated with knee osteoarthritis

Heberden's nodes may be associated with knee osteoarthritis

KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone

KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone

Hormone therapy effective in reducing prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, shows study

Hormone therapy effective in reducing prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, shows study

Health care industry spends $30b a year pushing its wares, from drugs to stem cell treatment

Health care industry spends $30b a year pushing its wares, from drugs to stem cell treatment

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret

Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret