March 11, 2014: Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine
Popular supplement did not reduce cartilage damage or improve joint function in study

December 03, 2013: Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

October 28, 2013: Exercise May Make Life Better for Those With Arthritis
Meeting national physical activity guidelines could add up to 20 days of good health in one year

October 28, 2013: Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Early May Cut Damaging Effects
Study suggests that delaying treatment leads to more joint inflammation, disability down the road

September 24, 2013: 10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

June 21, 2013: Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
Patients did as well as those with osteoarthritis, but same did not hold true for hip replacement

June 12, 2013: Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
Biologic drug Enbrel wasn't better for patients who didn't respond to methotrexate alone

March 11, 2013: Health Tip: Protect Your Hips From Arthritis Damage
Slow the progression of hip arthritis

December 19, 2012: Drugs Hold Promise for Severe Juvenile Arthritis Patients
Children's pain, fever, rash reduced in two studies, but questions remain

November 06, 2012: Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review
Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

June 12, 2012: Knee Injections for Arthritis? Save Your Money, Study Says
Hyaluronic acid has little effect on pain, none on function, new review states

May 31, 2012: For Juvenile Arthritis, Pill May Work as Well as Needle
German study finds methotrexate given orally had similar effects as via injection

May 01, 2012: Arthritis in Children Linked to Infections
Limiting steroids when possible may help to lower infection risk, researchers say

April 09, 2012: Gastro Woes Often Strike Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Complications can include ulcers, bleeding, study finds

April 05, 2012: Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Early and Aggressively: Guidelines
Intensive treatment from outset can help preserve quality of life, rheumatologists' group says

March 28, 2012: Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Quit Statins May Face Raised Death Risk
Cardiovascular disease very common among these patients, experts note

March 12, 2012: FDA Panel Recommends Second Chance for New Class of Painkillers
Trials halted in 2010 after some taking the drugs may have overworked damaged knees, needed surgery

March 09, 2012: Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder
Atrial fibrillation is a common problem that increases the risk of stroke

December 20, 2011: Mindfulness Training May Help Arthritis Patients Cope
Small study found those who used it were less tired, stressed

September 28, 2011: TNF Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Skin Cancer Risk
But review also finds the drugs don't heighten risks for other cancers

May 17, 2011: Tai Chi Prevents Falls, Boosts Mental Health in Seniors: Study
But the gentle form of exercise doesn't relieve symptoms of cancer, arthritis, researchers find

April 28, 2011: Study Highlights Arthritis' Toll on Quality of Life
People with the painful condition are less active and suffer more 'unhealthy days' each month

April 01, 2011: Exercise Is Key for People With Arthritis: Expert
Too much sitting around can worsen the condition

March 15, 2011: Doctors Need to Improve Guidance on Arthritis: Study
Only one of three goals set a decade ago to help patients manage the disease has been met, CDC finds

February 17, 2011: Knee Replacements Still Work 20 Years Later
Study showed most recipients remained active and pain-free

February 01, 2011: Too Few Get Needed Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs: Study
Medications that slow disease's progression aren't prescribed enough, researchers say

December 23, 2010: Doctor Shortage Adds to Pain of Juvenile Arthritis
Specialists can be hard to find, but new treatment method has shown success, experts say

December 23, 2010: Lifetime of Arthritis Has Not Held Back Teen
College student diagnosed at age 3 has tried gymnastics, pole vaulting and more

November 24, 2010: Tai Chi May Provide Arthritis Relief
Stiffness, fatigue, balance and well-being improved after two months, study finds

November 10, 2010: Women Who Drink Sugary Beverages Raise Risk of Gout
Study found risk increased with consumption of high-fructose drinks

November 08, 2010: Vitamin D No Magic Bullet for Osteoarthritis
It didn't reduce pain or delay disease progression, researchers found

October 29, 2010: Good Marriages May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
But troubled unions don't provide same benefits, study finds

October 07, 2010: Almost One-Quarter of U.S. Adults Have Arthritis
And more than 40% of those folks are limited by it, CDC report shows

September 08, 2010: Statins May Guard Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
Study showed only an association between the two, expert notes

July 30, 2010: Doing Prescribed Exercises May Help Relieve Arthritis Pain
Adhering to recommended routine reduced aches, boosted strength, researchers found

June 29, 2010: Key-Hole Surgery for Knee Injury Doesn't Lower Arthritis Risk
Arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn ligament or injured cartilage doesn't prevent joint disease, study shows

June 17, 2010: Celebrex Appears Easier on Stomach for Arthritis Patients
Diclofenac plus proton pump inhibitor quadrupled risk of gastrointestinal damage, study found

May 25, 2010: Out-of-Pocket Costs Limit Access to Arthritis Drugs
Insurance woes keep rheumatoid arthritis patients from biologic meds, study finds

April 28, 2010: Scientists Discover Substance That Causes Pain
Finding could lead to development of non-addictive painkillers, study suggests

April 28, 2010: Health Tip: Managing Shoulder Arthritis
Suggestions to help control symptoms

April 06, 2010: Long-Term Methotrexate Won't Help Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
Using drug for up to a year did not affect relapse rate, study found

March 30, 2010: Hormone Replacement Might Relieve Arthritis
Researchers speculate that injections in joint fluid may be beneficial

March 06, 2010: Electromagnetic Pulses May Stem Arthritic Knee Pain
New device could improve life quality without side effects, expert says

October 29, 2009: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Doesn't Promote Cancer
No added risk among patients taking immunosuppressants, research shows

October 28, 2009: New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients
Findings may boost treatments for other inflammatory diseases, researchers say

September 29, 2009: Those Stilettos Can Hurt You Years From Now
Damage from sandals, slippers and high heels contributes to aching feet later on, researchers say

August 19, 2009: Herb Shows Potential for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Study compares ancient remedy to modern drug, but not the most common, experts say

April 09, 2009: New Drug May Help Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis
Study shows golimumab improved physical function, eased symptoms

March 13, 2009: Weight Loss Might Not Curb Knee Arthritis
Obesity boosts risk, but weight has no overall effect on progression, study says

March 12, 2009: Scientists ID Biomarkers for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Blood samples from women had higher levels of 2 proteins before they developed disease