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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

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

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

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

Health Tip: Protect Your Hips From Arthritis Damage March 11, 2013

Slow the progression of hip arthritis

Drugs Hold Promise for Severe Juvenile Arthritis Patients December 19, 2012

Children's pain, fever, rash reduced in two studies, but questions remain

Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review November 06, 2012

Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

Knee Injections for Arthritis? Save Your Money, Study Says June 12, 2012

Hyaluronic acid has little effect on pain, none on function, new review states

For Juvenile Arthritis, Pill May Work as Well as Needle May 31, 2012

German study finds methotrexate given orally had similar effects as via injection

Arthritis in Children Linked to Infections May 01, 2012

Limiting steroids when possible may help to lower infection risk, researchers say

Gastro Woes Often Strike Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients April 09, 2012

Complications can include ulcers, bleeding, study finds

Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Early and Aggressively: Guidelines April 05, 2012

Intensive treatment from outset can help preserve quality of life, rheumatologists' group says

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Quit Statins May Face Raised Death Risk March 28, 2012

Cardiovascular disease very common among these patients, experts note

FDA Panel Recommends Second Chance for New Class of Painkillers March 12, 2012

Trials halted in 2010 after some taking the drugs may have overworked damaged knees, needed surgery

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder March 09, 2012

Atrial fibrillation is a common problem that increases the risk of stroke