According to the researchers of the University of Extremadura Spain, among fibromyalgia patients, Melatonin reduces the cortisol and anxiety levels with enhanced mood and quality of life. As the fibromyalgia associated with mood disturbances, the analysis aimed to evaluate the effect of varying doses of Melatonin on mood status, cortisol levels, quality of life and anxiety among fibromyalgia patients.
According to the research conducted by the University Hospitals Leuven and Hospital Genk, revision arthroplasty of the stiff knee using a rotating hinged device presents significant outcomes to manage knee osteoarthritis. To treat end-stage knee osteoarthritis, total knee arthroplasty (TKA) endures the gold standard. But, stiffness occurred following the therapy at the rate of 1.3% to 5.3%.
Ambulation Adjusted Score for Knee pain (AASK) emerges as a reliable validation outcome for knee osteoarthritis, as per a report of the journal of clinical rheumatology. Validating the symptoms that consider pain regarding the activity level may present a better distinction than pain alone.
Department of Sports Medicine and Sports Nutrition, Ruhr University Bochum presented the research results according to which the rowers are frequently susceptible to back pain at different spinal locations. The study was aimed (a) to evaluated the back pain prevalence among rowers at varying levels of competition and rowing typologies than the non-rowing control group; (b) to discover distinct time periods, location on the spine, and several pain features; and (c) to assess diverse risk factors responsible for back pain.
Research results of a retrospective analysis conducted by the investigators of Gustave Roussy Institute and the University of Paris - South reveals that internal cemented screw (FICS) using the cone-beam CT needle and fluoroscopy supervision is an efficient and safe approach to fix pathologic pelvis fractures.