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Joint Health News
September 26, 2020

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Space Station Motors Make a Robotic Prosthetic Leg More Comfortable, Extend Battery Life

A new robotic prosthetic leg prototype offers a more natural gait while also being quieter and more energy efficient than other ...

From the Lab, the First Cartilage-Mimicking Gel That's Strong Enough for Knees

The thin, slippery layer of cartilage between the bones in the knee is magical stuff: strong enough to withstand a person's weight, but soft and ...

Study Paves Way to Better Understanding, Treatment of Arthritis

New research has provided the first complete, cellular-level look at what's going on in joints afflicted by osteoarthritis, a debilitating and costly condition that affects nearly one-quarter of ...

Humans Have Salamander-Like Ability to Regrow Cartilage in Joints

Contrary to popular belief, cartilage in human joints can repair itself through a process similar to that used by creatures such as salamanders and zebrafish to regenerate limbs, researchers have ...
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Does the Mediterranean Diet Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Previous research has demonstrated a variety of health benefits associated with the Mediterranean diet, which is rich in olive oil, cereals, fruit and vegetables, fish, and a moderate amount of ...

Heart Disease Signs Improve When Using Arthritis Medication

Drugs used to treat initial signs of rheumatoid arthritis also improve the early stages of heart disease, according to new ...

Pain 'Catastrophizing' May Lead to Little Exercise, More Time Sedentary

Chronic pain affects the majority of older adults in the United States, and getting enough exercise plays a key role in pain management. New research suggests that how people think about their pain ...

Most Adults With Lupus or Common Types of Arthritis Have Similar Risks of Getting Admitted to Hospital as Other COVID-19 Patients

Most adults with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are not at increased risk of hospitalization from COVID-19 due to medications used to dampen their altered immune system, the cause of their ...

Phage Therapy Shows Potential for Treating Prosthetic Joint Infections

Bacteriophages, or phages, may play a significant role in treating complex bacterial infections in prosthetic joints, according to new research. The findings suggest phage therapy could provide a ...

Switching from General to Regional Anaesthesia May Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Switching from general to regional anaesthesia may help cut greenhouse emissions and ultimately help reduce global warming, indicates a real life example at one US hospital over the course of a ...

Improved MRI Scans Could Aid in Development of Arthritis Treatments

An algorithm which analyses MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for ...

Drug Combo Reverses Arthritis in Rats

Researchers have discovered that a powerful combination of 2 experimental drugs reverses the cellular and molecular signs of osteoarthritis in rats as well as in isolated human cartilage ...

'Swiss Cheese' Bones Could Be Cause of Unexplained Low Back Pain

In experiments with genetically engineered and old mice, researchers say they have added to evidence that the vast majority of low back pain in people may be rooted in an overgrowth of pain-sensing ...

Knee Replacement Timing Is All Wrong for Most Patients

The timing of knee replacement surgery is critical to optimize its benefit. But 90% of patients with knee osteoarthritis who would potentially benefit from knee replacement are waiting too long to ...

Racial Variation in Post-Op Care After Knee Replacement Surgery

A large study analyzing 107,000 knee replacement surgeries found that African Americans were significantly more likely than white patients to be discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation or skilled ...

Race and Poverty Not Risk Factors for Total Knee Replacement Revision or Failure

Investigators found race and poverty are not risk factors for total knee replacement revision or failure at a high-volume orthopedic ...

Potential New Target for Treatment of Gout

Researchers have identified a new therapeutic target for the treatment of gout, a common type of arthritis that causes episodes of painful and stiff joints. Their study suggests that blocking a ...

Region, Age, and Sex Decide Who Gets Arthritis-Linked 'Fabella' Knee Bone

The once-rare 'fabella' bone has made a dramatic resurgence in human knees, but who's likely to have a fabella or two -- and ...

New Evidence That Hip and Knee Steroid Injections More Dangerous Than Thought

A new study reveals that commonly given hip and knee steroid intra-articular injections may be harmful in some patients with at-risk conditions or may cause complications that are not well ...

Osteoarthritis Can Increase Your Risk for Social Isolation

Researchers examined whether there is an association between arthritis and social isolation, and have identified the disease's contribution to social ...

Care for Knee Osteoarthritis in the United States

A new study provides an overview of US physicians' recommendations for physical therapy, lifestyle counseling, pain medications for treating knee ...

Step Forward in Falling Research

New research shows there is more at play than just a sinking feeling when you stumble during movement or trip in a hole in the ...

Gout 'More Than Doubles' Risk of Kidney Failure

Patients with gout are at increased risk of chronic kidney disease and kidney failure, according to new ...

Anxiety, Depression Linked to More Opioid Use After Surgery

Surgeons wielding their life-saving scalpels, laparoscopic tools, or other implements to repair or remove what ails their patients understand all too well that pain is an unavoidable part of the ...

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