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Hearing loss study reveals role of bone hardness in tissue function

November 17, 2010 Scientists are reporting the first direct evidence that a subtle change in the physical properties of a tissue can affect its function.

Arthritis drugs could help prevent memory loss after surgery

November 01, 2010 Anti-inflammatory drugs currently used to treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis may also help prevent cognitive decline after surgery, according to a new study led by researchers at UCSF and colleagues at Imperial College London.

Pain, especially from arthritis, is common in the last two years of life, study finds

November 01, 2010 In the first study to look at the prevalence of pain experienced among older people during the last two years of life, researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center found that 46 percent of study participants suffered moderate to severe pain during their final four months of life.