Latest American College of Rheumatology Stories

2014-04-17 14:37:35

In a new study in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, at 12 months, total femorotibial cartilage thickness loss was reduced in sprifermin (recombinant human fibroblast growth factor 18)-treated knees compared to placebo-treated knees, with effects being significant in the lateral femorotibial compartment but not in the central femorotibial compartment. Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), showed that...

2013-11-12 23:33:53

Dr. Pineda was one of a handful of faculty invited to attend the MSKUS Cadaver Course in Norfolk, Va., to share important skills in musculoskeletal ultrasound guidance San Antonio TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 South Texas Arthritis Care Center lead physician Dr. Emily Pineda is back at her practice after attending a continuing education course in musculoskeletal sonography as one of only a handful of invited faculty at the MSKUS Cadaver Course in Norfolk, Va., Oct. 18 and 19. The course...

2013-10-28 11:50:33

Research is among several Mayo studies being presented at American College of Rheumatology meeting CORRECTS second age group studied to 40 to 59 instead of 50 to 59. It may seem counterintuitive, but young and middle-aged fibromyalgia patients report worse symptoms and poorer quality of life than older patients, a Mayo Clinic study shows. Fibromyalgia most often strikes women. It is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain with fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. The...

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