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Severity of Osteoarthritis Symptoms Often Overlooked

EULAR 2016:  Patients with osteoarthritis may carry a greater burden of disease than patients with rheumatoid arthritis, research shows.
 
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Men and women want different things from their doctor and this may affect surgical outcomes, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.

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Elderly women are at higher risk of acquiring a fragility fracture than men, yet men are more likely to die from their injuries, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.

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A surprisingly low number of elderly hip fracture patients are consistently taking vitamin D, a supplement thought to be instrumental in preventing repeat fractures, shows a study presented at AAOS 2017 this week.

A review of administrative claims data suggests that physicians are not following the treatment guidelines for knee osteoarthritis, researchers report at AAOS 2017.

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The burden of arthritis is increasing on the nation as a whole and on individual patients, the CDC states in a new report.

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A study spanning 18 years confirms that arthritis is up, people are being diagnosed at a younger age and with a higher BMI.

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A new study finds that vitamin D supplementation is associated with lower rates of acute respiratory tract infections, especially in people who are vitamin D deficient.

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