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More than 40 percent of patients experience improvements in back pain with mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy, researchers report in JAMA.

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For post-menopausal women, following the Mediterranean diet could lower their risk of hip fracture, according to new study from Germany.

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There is little value in adding fusion to decompression surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis, show two studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

There are many misconceptions about adding fusion to decompression surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. In this slideshow, we breakdown the new data on this surgery combo.

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Spanish researchers have uncovered evidence that may be indicative of solid biomarkers for osteoarthritis. Researchers reported their findings at the OARSI 2016 World Congress held in Amsterdam this month.

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Vitamin D doesn't offer much osteoarthritis pain relief. Knee pain, physical function, bone marrow lesions and effusion-synovitism show little improvements, shows a study presented at OARSI 2016.

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Severe knee osteoarthritis is modestly associated with an increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular disease specific mortality, a study presented at OARSI 2016 shows.

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