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Women suffer more from osteoarthritis than men. A group of experts at the Augusta University in Georgia (USA) has found that the synovial fluid in the knee contains clues as to why this difference exists.The researchers found clear differences in the messages that cells send...

On Saturday, September 2, the President of the International Osteoarthritis Foundation (OAFI), Dr. Josep Vergés, participated in the Second National Symposium of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis of Colombia held at the Great Compensar Auditorium in Bogotá.Empowered PatientsBefore an audience of nearly a thousand people, Dr....

On Saturday, September 2, the President of the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI), Dr. Josep Vergés, will participate in the Second National Symposium for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Colombia which is being held at the Compensar Grand Auditorium in Bogota. Empowered Patients Under the title "Patient Communities:...

Less pain and better quality of life after 5 weeks practicing the aquatic version of Tai chi This is a pilot study carried out with only 25 patients but opens the door to further researchResearchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have published a...

Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) together with other patients’ associations that treat rheumatologic diseases recognized worldwide are meeting next 9th and 10th of October to find solutions to osteoarthritis It is estimated that 242 million people have osteoarthritis in the world and the number of patients...

Dr. Josep Vergés, President and CEO of the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI)X-Ray severe osteoarthritis in both knees It is considered a disease associated with old age and with very little glamour, if any disease has glamour at all. However, osteoarthritis is a very complex pathology that...

Researchers at the University of Kent, UK, have shown that patients with osteoarthritis of the knee who changed their usual diet to a Mediterranean diet for 16 weeks, in addition to losing weight, significantly decreased levels of a cartilage pro-inflammatory molecule, called IL-1alpha, compared to...