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A study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis & Rheumatism, indicates that African Americans are more likely to experience osteoarthritis in the knees than Caucasians. The article was titled, “Differences in Multi-Joint Radiographic Osteoarthritis Phenotypes Among African Americans and Caucasians: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.” The study also determined that African … Read more

A rheumatology study was conducted at Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. The researchers found that an obesity hormone called adiponectin is linked to the risk of developing osteoporosis. Adiponectin has already been linked to cardiovascular disease. The study in Sweden also found that elevated levels of the hormone make someone with … Read more

Based on data from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology between 2000 and 2010, more than 2,000 men who took medications for erectile dysfunction died during the study period, often from cardiovascular issues. Researchers hoped to find out if erectile dysfunction medications had harmful side effects. Twenty-six thousand side effects … Read more