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Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) supports Barcelona’s candidacy to host the European Medicines AgencyThe International Osteoarthritis Foundation (OAFI), supports Barcelona's candidacy as the future home of the European Medicines Agency.OAFI has joined the more than 200 economic biomedical, social and cultural organisations that have signed...

The major burden of knee joint osteoarthritis (OA) is pain. Since in elder patients diabetes mellitus is an important comorbidity of OA, researchers of the University Hospital of Jena, Germany, have explored whether the presence of diabetes mellitus has a significant influence on pain intensity...

It is the conclusion of two long-term studies conducted in the United StatesFiber rich foods A diet rich in fiber is linked to a lower risk of painful knee osteoarthritis, according to the first study of its kind, published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases...

  A study at the University of California claims that obese or overweight people who lost 5-10% of their body weight over a 48-month period significantly decreased knee cartilage degradation. The results of the research have been published in the journal Radiology. The study involved 640 people...

Josep Vergés highlights the need for patient empowerment in the Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Management of Clinical Trials at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid. An empowered patient is better informed, more autonomous and can better manage his/her pathology.[caption id="attachment_1775" align="aligncenter" width="500"] From left to right:...

A study in rats concludes that the so-called junk food weakens the joint cartilage  Researchers from the Queensland Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation in Australia, have published a study in the journal Scientific Reports showing that a diet high in saturated fat and carbohydrates causes...

One in four osteoarthritis patients suffers from anxiety or depression April 7 is International Health Day and this year is dedicated to depressionOsteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that causes pain, deformity and affects the mobility and quality of life of those who suffer...

These materials serve as a 3D matrix for bone-cartilage regeneration in diseases such as osteoporosis, arthritis and osteoarthritis A team of researchers from the Centre for Biomedical Technology at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (CTB-UPM), in collaboration with the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales (ICMM-CSIC) in Madrid...