Arthritis & Rheumatism

The impact of lower total knee replacement rates in black Americans

It's known that racial minorities in the United States undergo fewer total knee replacements (TKRs) for knee osteoarthritis, but it's unclear how this affects their quality of life. A new study published in Arthritis Care ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Weight loss through exercise alone does not protect knees

Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow down the degeneration of their knee cartilage, but only if they lose weight through diet and exercise or diet alone, according to a new MRI study ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Do education and poverty affect knee surgery success?

In an Arthritis Care & Research study of individuals who underwent total knee replacement, those who did not attend college had worse pain and function after two years if they lived in poor communities, but educational level ...

Surgery

New trial for prosthetic hip joint infection

The first ever randomised trial to investigate why some patients develop infections after their hip or knee replacement surgery, and which type of surgical revision treatment is best is being run by the University of Bristol ...

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