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Doxycycline’s anti-osteoarthritis effect reduced in bowlegged women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The extent to which doxycycline slows the progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA) is not the same in neutrally aligned (non-varus) and malaligned (varus, or “bowlegged”) knees, according to a post hoc analysis...

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Vitamin D deficiency epidemic in children

Elizabeth Szalay, MD, Professor of Pediatric Surgery, University of New Mexico, discusses the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency in children in the USA. Only 16% of children in New Mexico were recently shown to have adequate levels of vitamin D, indicating...

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MRI aids early diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can help differentiate spondyloarthritis from nonspecific back pain, investigators report in the May 23rd online issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism. “In spring 2009, MRI was accepted...