Knee OA Tag

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...

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...