Arthritis & Rheumatism

Autologous adipose-derived stromal cells may ease knee OA

(HealthDay)—For patients with knee osteoarthritis, a single intra-articular injection of autologous adipose-derived stromal cells (ASCs) can reduce pain and inflammation, according to research published online May 23 in ...

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Spironolactone no benefit for knee OA in older adults

(HealthDay)—For older adults with knee osteoarthritis (OA), spironolactone is not associated with improvements in symptoms, physical function, or health-related quality-of-life, according to a study published in the May ...

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Osteoarthritis: Carbohydrate-binding protein promotes inflammation

More and more people, particularly older people, are suffering from osteoarthritis due to wear and tear on their joints. This primarily affects the knee and hip joints but also the spine. In earlier studies, scientists at ...

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Analgesics plus exercise therapy feasible for knee OA

(HealthDay)—A combined intervention of optimized analgesic prescription and exercise therapy is feasible and associated with significant reductions in pain and activity limitation in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) ...

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Tissue fluid flow can reveal onset of osteoarthritis

Reflecting the overall structural alterations in the tissue, changes in the flow of interstitial fluid in articular cartilage could be an indicator revealing the onset of osteoarthritis, according to a new study from the ...

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