16 May 2022
Doctoral thesis: Imaging techniques for studies of knee osteoarthritis
The aim of this thesis was to investigate imaging techniques to study tissues and degenerative changes related to knee osteoarthritis.
7 May 2022
Frequent use of strong painkillers in patients with knee osteoarthritis the years before total knee replacement
Researchers have investigated the use of strong painkillers the years prior total knee replacement.
25 Apr 2022
Is there a link between OA and obesity?
Researchers from Australia have investigated the incidence of obesity in patients with OA undergoing knee replacement.
17 Mar 2022
Increased burden by osteoarthritis in the world
24 Nov 2021
Osteoarthritis roundtable: Best from the ACR conference 2021
Doctors Jack Cush, Martin Englund, Gillian Hawker, Tihuna Neogi, and Kent Kwoh discuss the best OA research from the 2021 ACR (American College of Rheumatology) conference, includi...
29 Oct 2021
The effect of PRP on ankle OA: No better than placebo
Earlier in October, we reported on a research study that showed that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections for treating osteoarthritis of the knee did not have a better effect on O...
27 Oct 2021
The many risks of the painkiller tramadol
Tramadol is an increasingly common drug prescribed for pain. Tramadol is a synthetic opioid (manufactured in a lab) that differs somewhat in its chemical structure compared to the ...
19 Oct 2021
Not approved in the EU: Another setback for the drug tanezumab
The painkiller tanezumab was not approved by the European Medicine's Agency.
18 Oct 2021
The benefits and side effects of common pain meds for osteoarthritis of the knee and hip
In a new meta-analysis (a compilation of results from a number of different research studies), the benefits and side effects of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), para...
4 Oct 2021
PRP injections no more effective than placebo
PRP treatment (platelet-rich plasma) is a relatively new experimental treatment that is often marketed to be effective for patients with osteoarthritis. However, there is a lack of...