Osteoarthritis

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.
What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that involves the degradation of joints, articular cartilage, and subchondral bone as a result of mechanical stress.

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New insights into physical activity adoption for rheumatic patients

New insights into physical activity adoption for rheumatic patients

Study reveals unconscious fear of exercise in knee osteoarthritis patients

Study reveals unconscious fear of exercise in knee osteoarthritis patients

Novel insights into the underlying, contributing, and direct causes of death in Australia

Novel insights into the underlying, contributing, and direct causes of death in Australia

EULAR develops new classification criteria for hand osteoarthritis

EULAR develops new classification criteria for hand osteoarthritis

Space experiment offers new path to fighting osteoarthritis

Space experiment offers new path to fighting osteoarthritis

Omega-3 supplements show promise in battling osteoarthritis

Omega-3 supplements show promise in battling osteoarthritis

Synthetic cartilage plugs may help heal osteochondral defects and avoid total knee replacements

Synthetic cartilage plugs may help heal osteochondral defects and avoid total knee replacements

Sensing a Healthier Future with Sustainable Nanomaterials and Biosensors

Sensing a Healthier Future with Sustainable Nanomaterials and Biosensors

Predicting meniscus tear risk with radiomics

Predicting meniscus tear risk with radiomics

Enhanced weight loss outcomes with GLP-1 analogues and bupropion/naltrexone combination

Enhanced weight loss outcomes with GLP-1 analogues and bupropion/naltrexone combination

New research finds no causal link between vitamin E levels and osteoarthritis

New research finds no causal link between vitamin E levels and osteoarthritis

Blood test predicts knee osteoarthritis eight years before tell-tale signs of the disease

Blood test predicts knee osteoarthritis eight years before tell-tale signs of the disease

Rice University bioengineers receive $1.4M to combat osteoarthritis

Rice University bioengineers receive $1.4M to combat osteoarthritis

Online video therapy comparable to in-person visits after thumb CMC arthroplasty

Online video therapy comparable to in-person visits after thumb CMC arthroplasty

Could dried fruits be the key to reducing osteoarthritis risk?

Could dried fruits be the key to reducing osteoarthritis risk?

NYU Langone Heart experts unveil breakthroughs at ACC 2024

NYU Langone Heart experts unveil breakthroughs at ACC 2024

Study highlights anti-inflammatory properties of herbal medicine, Erigeron breviscapus to treat osteoarthritis

Study highlights anti-inflammatory properties of herbal medicine, Erigeron breviscapus to treat osteoarthritis

Researchers develop tool to identify osteoarthritis pain in horses

Researchers develop tool to identify osteoarthritis pain in horses

Columbia researchers secure $38.95 million ARPA-H contract to build a living knee replacement

Columbia researchers secure $38.95 million ARPA-H contract to build a living knee replacement

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