rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Rapid pain relief risky in OA

Very rapid relief of osteoarthritis pain may do more harm than good in damaged joints which are unprepared to cope with unaccustomed activity, Melbourne rheumatologists have suggested. Dr Andrew Teichtahl and Professor Flavia Cicuttini from Monash University said that rapid pain relief with agents such as tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody blocking nerve growth factor, might ...

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