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TwHF Herbal Remedy Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Joint Pain

Research has shown that the Chinese herbal remedy Triptergium wilfordii Hook F (TwHF), which is used to alleviate joint pain and reduce inflammation, functions as effectively as the standard drug treatment methotrexate, which is typically prescribed to deal with the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.[1] It was also found that a combination of the herbal remedy and… Read More »

Doctors significantly over-allocated times to perform joint replacements, study shows

Dive Brief: The physician-led Relative Value Scale Update Committee over-allocated the time required to perform knee replacement surgeries by 23% and hip replacement surgeries by 18%, according to a new Health Affairs study. Time over-allocations were even greater when previously implanted joints were being repaired or replaced. More than 80% of original replacements and more than… Read More »