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January 13, 2020

Tibial cartilage loss universal among older adults, exacerbated by age, higher BMI

Cartilage volume in the tibiofemoral joint decreases at a faster rate with increasing age and higher BMI in both men and women, especially in the medial compartment, according to findings published in Arthritis Research & Therapy.

WHO retracts opioid guidelines after accepting that industry had an influence

The World Health Organization has formally retracted its two main guidelines on the use of opioids for pain control, after its own review lent credence to outside complaints that the drafting process had been unduly influenced by opioid manufacturers, notably Purdue Pharma’s international subsidiary Mundipharma.

Tea drinkers live longer

Drinking tea at least three times a week is linked with a longer and healthier life, according to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
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