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News tag: osteoarthritis


Increased levels of vitamin D reduce pain in obese patients

1 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
High levels of vitamin D may benefit obese individuals by decreasing pain in individuals with osteoarthritis, new research suggests. An adequate level of vitamin D help obese people suffering from osteoarthritis walk, balance, and standing compared to obese people with insufficient vitamin D levels. Lead author Toni Glover, assistant professor…


Hyaluronic acid’s basic role, benefits in skin care

18 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Hyaluronic acid is a substance that is naturally present in the human body. It is found in the highest concentrations in fluids in the eyes and joints. The hyaluronic acid that is used as medicine is made by bacteria in the laboratory. People take hyaluronic acid for various joint disorders,…


Osteoarthritis may kick in early after knee surgery

4 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Minor knee surgery to repair meniscal tear brings relief and immediate comfort, but it may also increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, new research reveals. The new study focused on meniscus, a wedge-shaped piece of cartilage in the knee with the role of shock absorber…