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Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis May 26, 2017

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse May 19, 2017

Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

Do Your Knees Crackle and Pop? May 05, 2017

It could mean arthritis is coming

4 in 10 People Will Suffer Arthritic Hands Over Lifetime May 04, 2017

Obesity appears to raise the risk, researchers note

Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees? May 02, 2017

Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remain

Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis April 25, 2017

Study found less disability, lower risk of early death

Health Tip: Dealing With Foot Arthritis April 21, 2017

When to see a doctor

Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track April 10, 2017

Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say March 29, 2017

Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC March 07, 2017

Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis? February 24, 2017

Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds January 27, 2017

The noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, orthopedic doctors say

Is Running Bad for Your Knees? January 05, 2017

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

Health Tip: What's Behind My Foot Arthritis? December 21, 2016

Some potential causes

Could a Germ Link Gum Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis? December 15, 2016

Study may offer new insight into the cause of the joint disorder

Health Tip: Why Arthritis and Fatigue Often Go Together November 25, 2016

One reason: pain can make quality sleep elusive

Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids November 16, 2016

Researcher stressed that most children born to women with the autoimmune condition not at risk for seizures

Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study November 14, 2016

Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

Health Tip: Keep Psoriatic Arthritis Fatigue in Check November 11, 2016

Eat well, and exercise regularly

Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo October 12, 2016

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

Number of Americans With Severe Joint Pain Keeps Rising October 06, 2016

CDC tally estimates that close to 15 million people now live with this discomfort

Nanoparticles Ease Aching Joints in Mice September 27, 2016

Treatment might one day help fight inflammation in human arthritis, scientists suggest

Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases September 26, 2016

For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

Health Tip: Traveling With Arthritis September 09, 2016

Suggestions to ease pain

Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds September 01, 2016

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

Health Tip: Use Cold Therapy to Ease Arthritis August 10, 2016

How it may help

Health Tip: Ease Arthritis Pain With Warm Water July 27, 2016

Here's how

Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hip? July 25, 2016

Signs that your hip may be affected

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

Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers July 19, 2016

Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study July 12, 2016

Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs

Health Tip: Coping With Knee Arthritis July 06, 2016

Options that don't involve surgery

Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study June 28, 2016

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

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

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice June 03, 2016

One-third of older patients may need hip replacement within 2 years, study suggests

Health Tip: Coping With Hip Arthritis May 30, 2016

Exercise can promote joint flexibility

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees May 23, 2016

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture Risk April 18, 2016

Swedish study found that people with new knees had slight uptick in spinal fractures, too

Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients April 04, 2016

But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise March 31, 2016

Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

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

Michelangelo Likely Had Arthritis, Medical Experts Say February 03, 2016

But his work may have allowed him to keep using his hands until just before his death

X-Rays May Miss Hip Arthritis, Study Finds December 10, 2015

In people with hip pain, researchers found bone problem in fewer than one-quarter of images

MRI Can Spot Early Signs of Knee Arthritis: Study December 02, 2015

Even when X-rays are normal, the scans can signal need for preventive steps, researchers say

Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Hand Arthritis November 11, 2015

Including pain and swelling

Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections Promising November 10, 2015

Two studies test out old and new treatments for the debilitating ailment

Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis November 09, 2015

Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

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

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

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