Osteoarthritis (OA, also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease, and sometimes referred to as "arthrosis" or "osteoarthrosis" or in more colloquial terms "wear and tear"), is a condition in which low-grade inflammation results in pain in the joints, caused by wearing of the cartilage that covers and acts as a cushion inside joints. As the bone surfaces become less well protected by cartilage, the patient experiences pain upon weight bearing, including walking and stan ...
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Coping skills
... Osteoarthritis can affect your everyday activities and overall quality of life. As a result, it''s important to adopt coping strategies for dealing with the disease. You might consider the following: ...
Source: MayoClinic

FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Vioxx as its Manufacturer Voluntarily Withdraws the Product
... On September 30, 2004, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) acknowledged the voluntary withdrawal from the market of Vioxx, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) manufactured by Merck &...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

   

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