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Osteoarthritis

Patient-reported knee pain is associated with an osteoarthritis (OA) diagnosis, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.
Frequent milk consumption may be associated with reduced osteoarthritis progression in women, according to a study published April 6 in Arthritis Care & Research.
Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has become a popular and generally successful surgery with increasing importance as Baby Boomers enter their golden years expecting to remain active and pain-free. However, straightening the knee from a fully bent position creates a clunk or crackle for up to 18% of TKA patients.
Oral glucosamine supplementation is not associated with a decrease in knee cartilage deterioration among individuals with chronic knee pain, according to a study published online March 10 in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Osteoarthritis (OA) patients who experienced pain had brain mechanisms similar to fibromyalgia (FM) patients, according to a study published in the European Journal of Neuroscience.
Receipt of a primary elective knee or hip total joint arthroplasty for osteoarthritis provides a cardiovascular protective benefit, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthaopedic Surgeons, held from March 11 to 15 in New Orleans.
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