Presenting to fellow physicians at the UNC School of Medicine Grand Rounds, Dr. Loeser provided a comprehensive overview of key insights gained from state-of-the-art research conducted in the last few years.
The research involved the application of novel methods to enable scientists to use larger amounts of data than is possible using traditional statistical analysis, improving their ability to identify patients with worsening OA.
The story included interviews with NC agriculture commissioner Steve Troxler, and several other topic experts. UNC Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology investigators are leading the research into this unusual allergy.
The study was designed to address the “chicken-or-egg” aspect which makes it difficult to determine if “polypharmacy” causes declining health, or if declining health necessitates use of multiple medications.