Arthritis

FDA panel approves first biosimilar drug

The Food and Drug Administration approved its first biosimilar product last week, opening the door for more costly drug alternatives.

1 in 3 knee surgeries in the U.S. may be 'inappropriate'

1 in 3 knee surgeries in the U.S. may be 'inappropriate'

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Nearly one-third of knee replacement surgeries in the U.S. may be classified as "inappropriate," Virginia researchers found in a new study.

New case for arthritis sufferers

New case for arthritis sufferers

A new Amazon Kindle 4 case is geared toward those with arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. The Wingo case has wings on each side, allowing the user to comfortably rest his or her hands while using the device.

Practical Solutions to Critical Topics in the Management of Chronic Pain: From Bench to Bedside - EXPIRED

Practical Solutions to Critical Topics in the Management of Chronic Pain: From Bench to Bedside - EXPIRED

Chronic pain is a significant public health problem in the United States that is both common and costly. A significant barrier to the optimal diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain is a lack of knowledge regarding the underlying causes of chronic pain and the optimal use of analgesic compounds. This activity uses an interactive format to update clinicians on the pathophysiology of chronic pain and the mechanisms of action of common classes of analgesic therapies.

Anxiety is under-diagnosed in individuals with arthritis, report says

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Older adults suffering from arthritis should be screened for anxiety, a new study recommends.

Wrist fractures lead to greater functional decline among elderly, research shows

Older women who experience a wrist fracture tend to develop more disabilities, according to new research.