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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.
Osteoarthritis twice as likely if parents suffer the condition

Osteoarthritis twice as likely if parents suffer the condition

New knee-scanning procedures will provide more accurate diagnosis methods for doctors

New knee-scanning procedures will provide more accurate diagnosis methods for doctors

Clinical trial of lipase inhibitor for the treatment of obesity

Clinical trial of lipase inhibitor for the treatment of obesity

A new marker for osteoarthritis

A new marker for osteoarthritis

Researchers study whether people’s genetic makeup could make them more likely to develop osteoarthritis of the knee and hip

Researchers study whether people’s genetic makeup could make them more likely to develop osteoarthritis of the knee and hip

Joint inflammation

Joint inflammation

Using topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis is only beneficial for the first two weeks

Using topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis is only beneficial for the first two weeks

Women twice as likely as men to develop some musculoskeletal disorders

Women twice as likely as men to develop some musculoskeletal disorders

Study to establish the effectiveness of Devil’s Claw as a treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee joint

Study to establish the effectiveness of Devil’s Claw as a treatment for osteoarthritis of the knee joint

Safer and improved technologies for detecting and treating scoliosis

Safer and improved technologies for detecting and treating scoliosis

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability in the elderly

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability in the elderly

NICE guides new treatments for prostate cancer, drugs misuse, osteoporosis and heart failure

NICE guides new treatments for prostate cancer, drugs misuse, osteoporosis and heart failure

Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis

Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis

England has witnessed the fastest growth in obesity in Europe

England has witnessed the fastest growth in obesity in Europe

UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity

UK House of Commons Health Committee publishes its long-awaited Report on obesity

Dietary supplement reduces body fat mass in overweight adults by as much as nine percent

Dietary supplement reduces body fat mass in overweight adults by as much as nine percent

Facts about prevalence of arthritis in the U.S.A

Facts about prevalence of arthritis in the U.S.A

Study to Look at effect of exercise and education on osteoarthritis

Study to Look at effect of exercise and education on osteoarthritis

Weight loss and exercise regime helps osteoarthritis

Weight loss and exercise regime helps osteoarthritis

Survey reveals surprising attitudes about joint replacement

Survey reveals surprising attitudes about joint replacement