Arthritis Prevalence to Jump from 54 to 78 Million by 2040
The burden of arthritis is increasing on the nation as a whole and on individual patients, the CDC states in a new report.
A Singular Rise for Arthritis and Obesity
A study spanning 18 years confirms that arthritis is up, people are being diagnosed at a younger age and with a higher BMI.
Can Vitamin D Prevent Respiratory Tract Infections?
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.
Jogging and Osteoarthritis: Separating Myth from Reality
Is it OK to run with knee pain? Is it a harbinger of osteoarthritis? In this slideshow, we feature some of the latest studies on knee osteoarthritis with findings that may surprise you.
Glucosamine Supplements May Increase Intraocular Pressure
Over-the-counter treatment for joint pain commonly prescribed by physicians may increase intraocular pressure leading to glaucoma risk, new study suggests.
Widespread Pre-Op Knee Pain May Lead to More Pain Post-Op
Pre-surgical widespread body pain is associated with persistent pain in patients following total knee arthroplasty at 12 months post-surgery, researchers report.
Orthopedic Trauma Patients Most Often Low in Vitamin D
Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency may be more common than you think, particularly in patients with fractures, shows a new review.
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