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Running can protect against knee osteoarthritis

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Running has always been seen as a high impact, not-so-friendly activity for the knees. But according to a report in ‘Medical News Today’, new research now suggests that running may actually help protect against developing osteoarthritis of the kn

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Sleep disturbance and osteoarthritis

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Scientists at the Center for Mental Health & Aging at The University of Alabama have recently discovered a link between sleep disturbance, pain, depression and disability in people with osteoarthritis (OA). They studied 228 patients with knee OA in a

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Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis

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Acupuncture is back in focus for its ability to reduce pain and improve functional mobility in patients with osteoarthritis – the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. Researchers from the University of Manitoba, Ca

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Drinking Milk for Osteoarthritis

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Always considered a calcium-rich food, milk is now back in the reckoning. Experts have long known that consuming milk and other dairy foods is good for the bones, but its effects on joints haven’t been well studied.

According to a study publishe

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Rocker-sole Shoes for Knee Osteoarthritis

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Rocker-sole shoes are back in the limelight, due to a recent study by CQ University academics exploring if this could be a worthwhile option for those with knee osteoarthritis.

The Study:

Using 12-camera motion analysis system and force plates

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New hope for Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis causes the cartilage that lines and cushions joints to become rougher and thinner, as a result of wear and tear. The bone tries to compensate by thickening and creating growths or spurs, resulting in the joint becoming stiff and inflam

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Walk to beat Knee Osteoarthritis

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According to a recent study, just walking more may ease mobility problems in knee osteoarthritis. The US research project, led by Boston University, measured daily steps taken by 1,788 people with or at risk for knee osteoarthritis over a seven-day p

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Grapes for Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis – the painful condition where the natural cushioning between joints (the cartilage) wears away – now has a remedy in grapes! According to new findings of a research presented at the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, Cal

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PRP Therapy brings relief in Arthritis

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy could transform how the medical field approaches the treatment of musculoskeletal pain. It’s an innovative, new therapy that is now being used to treat pain caused by osteoarthritis and also slow its progression.

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Biologics in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease, has been the focus of intense and fruitful research over the past two decades. A number of effective treatments for RA have been approved by the FDA for treating this disease, including a category of

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Using your genes to predict if you will respond to Rheumatoid arthritis therapy. (not available in Dubai, UAE at this time)

The ORBIT data “showed that patients who have seropositive rheumatoid arthritis are just as likely to respond to rituximab therapy when compared ...

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Your nose can repair your knee arthritis? Not yet in Dubai!

Doctors might one day be able to harvest cells from patients’ noses to produce cartilage that can be transplanted into damaged knee joints, a sma...

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Green tea to the rescue!

Green tea has always been hailed for its anti-inflammatory properties. But researchers at Washington State University (WSU) in Spokane have now ide...

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