Recent Examples of osteoarthritis from the Web
In some ways this is like moving a joint that is afflicted with osteoarthritis.
Long a vibrant, active woman who had worked at FedEx, Blayde was stricken with osteoarthritis in her knees in her late-50s.
Overweight, and especially obesity, are major risk factors for Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, gout, gallbladder disease, and respiratory disorders like sleep apnea and asthma.
Human clinical trials for osteoarthritis are slated to start next year.
Best use: For mild to moderate pain such as headaches and muscle aches, and to manage osteoarthritis.
Still, analysts and investors were clearly impressed by the numbers, reversing a slump Zynerba (zyne, +52.50%) faced in August when this same cannabidiol gel faced consecutive trial failures in treating epilepsy and knee pain from osteoarthritis.
According to research, 40% of former Division I athletes were diagnosed with osteoarthritis after college, compared with 24% of non-athletes.
Being overweight can contribute to numerous health issues, including diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and certain cancers.
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Origin and Etymology of osteoarthritis
First Known Use: 1878See Words from the same year
OSTEOARTHRITIS Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of osteoarthritis
osteoarthriticplay \-ˈthrit-ik\ adjective
- Treatment for hand and finger osteoarthritis has the same goals as treatment for any osteoarthritic joint: pain reduction, mobility maintenance and minimization of disability.
- —Paul G. Donohue, The Springfield (Massachusetts) Union-News, 11 Mar. 1998
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