Arthritis Foundation Spotlights Dr. Richard Loeser's Research Into the Potential Role of "Gut Bacteria" in Osteoarthritis

We know that different factors such as aging and injury can have an impact on whether or not a person develops osteoarthritis, as well as the progression of their disease. But could the composition of the bacteria in a person’s “gut” have an impact as well? (More...)

Innovative research being conducted by Richard Loeser, MD, and his team are exploring the differences in the collection of gut bacteria (sometimes referred to as the ‘microbiome’) of overweight and obese people who have osteoarthritis compared with those do not have the disease.  An article recently posted by the Arthritis Foundation provides additional information regarding this intriguing research.  Click this LINK to read the article.