• Heberden's nodes may be associated with knee osteoarthritis

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    Heberden's nodes are bony enlargements of the finger joints that are readily detectable in a routine physical exam and are considered hallmarks of osteoarthritis. A new Arthritis & Rheumatology study found that the presence of HNs may also indicate structural damage associated with knee osteoarthritis.
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  • Hormone Therapy may be Protective Against Knee Joint Osteoarthritis

    Hormone Therapy may be Protective Against Knee Joint Osteoarthritis

    11 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Women who received hormone therapy had a lower prevalence of knee joint osteoarthritis, finds a new study.
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  • KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    More than 30 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  • Having "noisy knees" increases your risk of developing osteoarthritis, study concludes

    Having "noisy knees" increases your risk of developing osteoarthritis, study concludes

    11 days ago - By Natural News

    People who hear grating, cracking, or popping sounds in or around their knee joint - clinically known as crepitus - might have an increased likelihood of developing knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research. As part of the study, a team of researchers pooled data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative and...
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