December 2016

DEPRESSION TREATMENT COULD HELP RELIEVE KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS PAIN

A new clinical trial in the UK will examine whether a drug normally used to treat depression and anxiety is effective in treating chronic knee pain associated with osteoarthritis. Patients who participate in the study at the Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre, based at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Hospital, are put into […]

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How do elite athletes´ muscles respond to ageing?

Elite runners don´t experience the same muscle weakening associated with ageing as non-athletes do, and now a new study has sought to find out why. Muscle weakening occurs when the muscle fibres contract more slowly and with less force. So a team of Canadian researchers hypothesized that the constant physical training of older elite runners

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