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New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis July 20, 2016

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis June 24, 2016

Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds March 18, 2016

Prescription diclofenac a more effective choice for short-term pain relief, researchers say

Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds March 08, 2016

Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study November 03, 2015

Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis? August 28, 2015

Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life June 04, 2015

Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain February 10, 2015

Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner January 06, 2015

Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis November 17, 2014

Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care

Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some November 05, 2014

Study found many patients with early stage disease stayed in remission with less medication

Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke November 05, 2014

Celebrex and other COX-2 inhibitors should be prescribed with care, experts say

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study September 03, 2014

This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay? June 12, 2014

Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis June 11, 2014

New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds May 21, 2014

But, other experts say certain people will see a benefit from physical therapy

Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine March 11, 2014

Popular supplement did not reduce cartilage damage or improve joint function in study

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life December 03, 2013

Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

Exercise May Make Life Better for Those With Arthritis October 28, 2013

Meeting national physical activity guidelines could add up to 20 days of good health in one year

Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Early May Cut Damaging Effects October 28, 2013

Study suggests that delaying treatment leads to more joint inflammation, disability down the road

10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain September 24, 2013

Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study June 21, 2013

Patients did as well as those with osteoarthritis, but same did not hold true for hip replacement

Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study June 12, 2013

Biologic drug Enbrel wasn't better for patients who didn't respond to methotrexate alone