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An NSAID a Day May Harm Your Heart

A large scale study was recently published which investigated the role non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) have in contributing to cardiovascular disease in patients with osteoarthritis (OA.)  Previous studies have found a connection exists between NSAID’s and cardiovascular disease but this

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This Drug Will Worsen Your Arthritis

  This drug will worsen your arthritis, this isn’t a click-bait title if the research shows it is true, right? So recent studies of this drug Tanezumab shows some effectiveness in reducing pain related to osteoarthritis in the knee but

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Surgery for Arthritis of the Knee Ineffective

I wrote on this subject in the fall in response to a paper that compared arthroscopic surgery to “clean up” a degenerative meniscus in the knee to a sham or placebo surgery. The authors of that study basically found surgery

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Battling the Effects of Arthritis

If you are battling the effects of arthritis as, the majority of the US population is, you are doing it wrong. Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as just arthritis, affects 52 million Americans according to the CDC. OA is also

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