Category Archives: The Rheuma Muse

The 9 Muses are daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, Greek goddesses personifying the inspiration for the sciences and the arts.
My highly opinionated news-blog draws inspiration from both the science and the art of Rheumatology.

OA as Inflammatory Disease

Study Finds Link Between Immune Function and Osteoarthritic Pain, Progression HAMILTON, Ontario -- November 27, 2017 -- The immune system plays a pivotal role in the amount of… dgnews.docguide.com Inflammation in osteoarthritis This review focuses on the novel stress-induced and proinflammatory mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis, with particular attention to the role of synovitis…
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Central Pain in OA

OA pain severity increased significantly with persistence of depressed mood Osteoarthritis pain severity increased significantly with the persistence of depressed mood,… healio.com Depressed Mood Increases Knee OA Pain Severity Depressed Mood Increases Knee OA Pain Severity mdedge.com Widespread Pain Not Linked with Worsening Knee Pain Widespread Pain Not Linked with Worsening Knee Pain mdedge.com The…
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