Chondroitin Sulfate Equals Celecoxib for Knee Osteoarthritis
This pharmaceutical-grade formulation should be considered a first-line treatment, European study authors concluded.
Knee Pain, Not Radiographic Osteoarthritis, Key to Widespread Pain
New findings support further exploration of mechanism-based management of pain as a disease unto itself.
Tailored Exercise Helps Knee Osteoarthritis, Even With Comorbidity
Coronary disease, heart failure, type 2 diabetes, COPD, and obesity may no longer stand in the way of exercise therapy.
Opioids Before Surgery Spell Less Pain Relief
Pain catastrophizing may play an important role in total knee arthroplasty decision making.
Early Lupus Features, Early Diagnosis
A risk prediction model might be used to identify persons at risk for systemic lupus erythematosus.
More Arthroplasty for Hip Osteoarthritis With Dairy
Consumption increases risk in men. Understanding the mechanisms may help identify prevention strategies.
Lupus Increases Cardiovascular Risk
Greater vigilance in monitoring for these outcomes and their modifiable risk factors is recommended.
Hand Osteoarthritis Is a Lifetime Risk
Risk estimates stratified by various factors further illustrate the significant burden of symptomatic OA.
Lupus Damage Goes Up When Care Quality Goes Down
Poor communication and care coordination received the lowest marks in provider and health plan ratings.
Corticosteroids Lower Sex Hormones in Men with Lupus
Study findings highlight the need for physicians to heed the symptoms of testosterone deficiency.