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Relief for Knee Osteoarthritis

Relief for Knee Osteoarthritis

Recently, researchers performed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the knee joints of 265 people with osteoarthritis of the knee to determine cartilage loss over a 30-month period. They also measured the strength of the patients' quadriceps (upper thigh) muscles. Result: Patients...

Gallstone Risk

Gallstone Risk

Eating bad fats increases the risk for developing gallstones. Recent finding: A 14-year study of about 46,000 men found that those...

No Heart Risk

No Heart Risk

Using naproxen (Aleve) as a painkiller has LJ no risk of triggering a heart attack. It doesn't raise heart attack or stroke...

No More Needles?

No More Needles?

Needles may become obsolete. The British company PowderMed has created a device that delivers vaccines without needles. The PMED is a flashlight-sized...

Drug Side Benefit

Drug Side Benefit

Blood-pressure drugs fight headaches, but they should not be used solely to control headaches. An analysis of nearly 100 research studies shows...

Home Pain Pumps

Home Pain Pumps

Portable pain pumps help surgical patients I recover at home. The systems, commonly used after orthopedic surgery, deliver a preset amount of...

Achilles Warning

Achilles Warning

Pain in the Achilles tendon could indicate cholesterol problems. People with hereditary high cholesterol are seven times more likely to report Achilles...

Relief for Leg Cramps

Relief for Leg Cramps

Many of my patients over age 50 tell me that they have recurrent lower leg cramps, usually in the evening. Their calf...

Knee Repair

Knee Repair

Removing all or part of a damaged meniscus (a pad of cartilage in the knee joint), a common procedure to ease arthritis...

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