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Osteoarthritis

In a recent study, mice that were fed diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids had healthier knee joints than those that consumed high levels of saturated fats and omega-6 fatty acids.
More than 1/3 of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgeries may be inappropriate, according to a study published online June 29 in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
For patients enduring constant pain in their ankles caused by arthritis, there could be relief on the horizon as medical science works to develop better ankle replacement procedures.
Lithium reduces catabolic events in interleukin-1 β-treated human articular chondrocytes and protects against cartilage degradation in interleukin-1 β-treated mouse knee joints, according to a study published in the May issue of Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Patients with osteoporosis got some good news at a recent conference when the results of a study showed that taking the drug denosumab can help increase bone density and keep their rate of fractures at a low level.
More walking can protect against the functional limitation associated with knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published online June 12 in Arthritis Care & Research.
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