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Combined Weight Loss And Exercise Best Approach To Improve Mobility And Reduce Pain In Those With Knee Osteoarthritis

According to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, weight loss combined with exercise reduces pain and improves mobility in people with knee osteoarthritis. Study lead author, Stephen P. Messier, PHD, at Wake Forest University comments, “Long-term intensive diet and moderate exercise can improve mobility and reduce […]

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Incidence Of Osteoarthritis Is Significantly Higher Among US Military Personnel

New research shows significantly higher osteoarthritis (OA) incidence rates in United States’ military populations than among comparable age groups in the general population. The magnitude of the difference in OA rates between military service members and the general population also increased with advancing age category. Black service members had higher OA rates than white military […]

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Poor Mental Health Is Associated With Increased Pain In Osteoarthritis

How much pain osteoarthritis sufferers feel is directly related to their mental health, a new study by researchers at UC Davis School of Medicine has found. In the study, people with better mental health felt less pain, and people with worse mental health felt more. The study suggests that mental-health treatment could be an effective […]

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