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Osteoarthritis and Obesity Can Shave 3.5 Years of Healthy Life

Harvard Medical School conducted a study that showed that close to 40% of elderly Americans are obese or have osteoarthritis of the knee, or both, which, on average, eliminates 3.5 years of a positive quality of life. Researchers found that about 33% are obese and do not have osteoarthritisäóîand can...

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New Bone Testing Method Can Help Treatment of Osteoporosis

ξ A new method for identifying bones at high risk of fracture, and for monitoring the effectiveness of new bone-strengthening drugs and techniques, has been developed by scientists at the University of Cambridge. The method uses CT Imaging to accurately measure the thickness of the cortical bone, a key indicator...

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