A prescription-strength nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory gel for arthritis is the first of its kind to be approved for over-the-counter use in the United States.
The updated guidelines, released Wednesday, advocate for patient self-management programs, with many featuring exercise.
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Elders with osteoarthritis are at risk for social isolation, highlighting an unmet need for screening and care, researchers say.
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Residents who take Tramadol for pain may be at high risk of hypoglycemia, an analysis of adverse incidents has found.