Serum levels of YKL-40 and CRP in patients with hip osteoarthritis
This article is a little technical. For most of medical history, despite the use of the ending “itis,” osteoarthritis has not been considered an inflammatory disease. However, recent research has shown that inflammation is indeed a factor. This can change the entire was we view the treatment of OA. And opens up new therapies for dealing with and preventing OA. Many researchers are begining to show that the underlying cause of OA is a nutritional problem of the bone underneath the joint.
Ann Rheum Dis — Abstracts: Conrozier et al. 59 (10): 828