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(HealthDay) -- In patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, changes in knee joint laxity during stair climbing or other repetitive physical activity and baseline body mass index (BMI) are associated ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The researchers base their findings on 90 patients with knee osteoarthritis, who were referred for group acupuncture to two knee pain clinics in St Albans, Hertfordshire, in 2008 and subsequently monitored for two years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Duke researchers may have found a promising stem cell therapy for preventing osteoarthritis after a joint injury.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Running backwards can provide important insights on forces in the knee joint which can help people struggling with knee pain, a University study has found.
Medical research Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A Cleveland Clinic research team is developing virtual models of human knee joints to better understand how tissues and their individual cells react to heavy loads virtual models that someday can be ...
Medical research Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries were associated with increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack) in the first two weeks after the surgical procedures, according ...
Cardiology Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
NHS hospitals have substantial scope to improve their efficiency by adopting best practice, according to research published today by Professor Andrew Street and colleagues at the Centre for Health Economics (CHE) at the University ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- UK scientists have discovered more genetic regions associated with the cause of osteoarthritis. Researchers from nine institutions across the UK have described the findings as a significant breakthrough ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Sports-related kidney injuries occur significantly less frequently than other injuries in high school athletes, according to a study published online June 18 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- It's not good news for baby boomers with arthritic knees: Injections of hyaluronic acid have little effect on pain and no effect on function, according to a new analysis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Growing popularity of hip and knee replacement surgery places extra burden on critical care services
Roughly 3 percent of patients who undergo total hip and knee replacement surgery require critical care services before they are discharged from the hospital, according to an analysis of roughly half a million ...
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Aches and pains got you down? The way you walk could be wearing out parts of your body.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preventing further complications in patients who develop infections after surgery to replace a knee or hip could save the U.S. healthcare system as much as $65 million annually, according to an analysis presented today at ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than 27 million adults currently suffer from osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of arthritis. In the past, doctors have been unable to diagnose patients with arthritis until they begin to show symptoms, which ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Five leading health systems are changing aspects of how they perform total knee replacements, as a result of data they collected that showed variations in length of stay, length of operating room time, and in-hospital complications. ...
Health May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0