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OAOdessa American (Odessa, TX, USA)
OAOverall
OAOrder of the Arrow (National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America)
OAOpen Access
OAOn Air (TV, radio)
OAOsteoarthritis
OAOffice Automation
OAOffice of Administration
OAOnder Andere (Dutch: Among Others)
OAOvereaters Anonymous
OAOlympic Airways
OAOriginal Article
OAOveractive
OAOral Administration (medicine and educational testing)
OAOutside Air
OAOpen Agility (AKC title)
OAOpen Architecture
OAOccupational Asthma
OAOperating Agency
OAOn or About
OAocular albinism
OAOperational Area
OAOffice Action
OAOffice of AIDS (California)
OAOffice of the Administrator
OAOptical Amplifier
OAOperational Assessment
OAOutside Assistance
OAOcciput Anterior (fetal position)
OAOrganization and Administration
OAOut of Action
OAOrthogonal Array
OAOffensive Action
OAOffered Again
OAOctopamine (biogenic amine)
OAOptic Axis
OAOrganizational Assessment
OAOrder of Australia
OAOperations Analyst
OAOperational Availability
OAObstacle Avoidance
OAOsmotic Adjustment
OAOperational Architecture
OAObject Adapter
OAOriental Adventures (gaming)
OAObjective Area
OAOrthogonal Acceleration (mass spectrometry)
OAOff-line Analysis
OAOpportunity Analysis
OAOrder Administration
OAObligational Authority
OAOxford Academy (Cypress, CA)
OAOnline Academy
OAOperational Assistance
OAOffice of Audits
OAOperating Agent
OAOld Assyrian
OAOrdinary Annuity
OAOrientation Advisor (school)
OAOver Aged
OAOrdering Activity
OAOpera America
OAOrdered Aggregate (Differentiated Services Protocol)
OAOnline Alumni
OAOperations Agreement (NASA)
OAOperator Assistant
OAOld Aspen
OAOrienteering Australia (Australian Capital Territory)
OAOversight & Performance Assurance
OAOptoacoustics
OAOrigin Agent (transportation industry)
OAOffice of Applications
OAOld Athen
OAOptical Augmentation
OAOrange Anime (Florida japanese culture and media club)
OAOrchestra Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)
OAOperating Authorization
OAOverhead Approach
OAOperations Astronomer
OAOrbit Area
OAOrder of Avalon (gaming)
OAOperability Analysis
OAOrbital Analyst
OAOutput Acknowledge
OAOvarian Atresia
OAOcclusal Amalgam (dentistry)
OAOrbiter Ancillary
OAOverton Arm
OAOperations Aerographer
OAOrbital/Orbiter Assembly
OAOperational Assist/Assembly
OAOrganizing Authority (various organizations)
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Key Words: Osteoarthritis, Anxiety, Depression, Psychological distress
According to the team, noisy knees can serve as an early symptom of Osteoarthritis and people who experience them are at a higher risk of developing the joint disease.
All subjects had to undergo a physicians led clinical and radiological examination if necessary and diagnosed as having osteoarthritis as declared by the ACR criteria of symptomatic knee OA which includes knee pain, joint space narrowing and morning stiffness of <30 minutes duration.
They suggested that such results would resemble those for the knee, in which MRI is "more sensitive than radiography, [but] it is far less specific for abnormalities suggestive of osteoarthritis in most middle-aged and older people.
Professor Loughlin's new programme grant aims to identify which of these genetic changes contribute most to osteoarthritis joint damage.
The researchers focused on a total of 418 volunteers for whom blood serum concentrations of vitamin D and PTH were available and for whom radiographs to assess knee osteoarthritis progression were available.
Inclusion criteria: Primary osteoarthritis of Knee, and hand up to grade III.
In support of this hypothesis, "we have lots of data from qualitative research showing that people manage their osteoarthritis symptoms by giving up activities that exacerbate them, partly because they are afraid of taking painkillers and partly because nobody offers them anything that's more effective," Dr.
The common signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis are joint pain on weight bearing, morning stiffness, joint swelling, deformity and degenerative changes, osteophytes and altered alignment on x-rays.
Unlike some other forms of arthritis, osteoarthritis only affects joints, not internal organs.
Some modern birds are susceptible to osteoarthritis, the degeneration of bone and cartilage in joints.
There is a dramatic rise in osteoarthritis prevalence among postmenopausal women, (9,10)