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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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Estrogen: In studies of older women, scientists found a lower risk of osteoarthritis in women who had used oral estrogens for hormone replacement therapy.
Some regimens that stress the joints with high-impact, repetitive motions can increase the risk of osteoarthritis.
Coverage of the Osteoarthritis Pain pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
We know that osteoarthritis runs in families and that this is due to the genes that people pass on, rather than their shared environment.
Global knee osteoarthritis market is driven by increase in geriatric population, high rate of obesity, rising healthcare expenditure and high incidence of knee OA in the US market.
Whilst there are established tests for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the newly identified biomarker could lead to one that can diagnose both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (OA).
The next step is to investigate the 12 known osteoarthritis risk regions in more detail and pinpoint the exact DNA sequence changes associated with an increased risk of disease.
The scientists looked at a subset of data collected during a longitudinal study called the Osteoarthritis Initiative, or OAI, which is a large study of individuals with, or at risk of, knee osteoarthritis.
One hypothesis is that symptomatic hand osteoarthritis and cardiometabolic disease share a common background based on chronic low-grade inflammation," she said.
As the population gets older, osteoarthritis presents increasing social and economic problems," David A.
The stem cells will be tested against cultured cartilage cells which are currently used to repair small areas of cartilage damage, but not osteoarthritis.
The studies, published in the January 1, 2010 and March 1, 2010 issues of JAVMA, included 274 dogs with osteoarthritis that took part in clinical studies at dozens of privately owned veterinary clinics and two university veterinary clinics.