April 07, 2014: Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

April 01, 2014: Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

March 21, 2014: Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis
Condition affects some with psoriasis

March 19, 2014: Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Joints
Help ward off arthritis

March 18, 2014: Weight-Loss Surgery Might Help Mild Knee Pain
Small, early study of obese patients found improvement similar to knee replacement

March 15, 2014: Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

March 13, 2014: Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

March 11, 2014: New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

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

March 07, 2014: Will You Need Knee Replacement? Maybe Your Hand Can Tell You
Study suggests a link between length of ring, index fingers and chances of eventual surgery

March 05, 2014: For Many College Athletes, the Payoff Is Lifelong Disabilities: Study
They were more likely to have physical and emotional problems later in life than non-athletes, researchers found

February 13, 2014: Restless Sleep Linked to Widespread Pain in Older Adults
Anxiety, memory problems and poor health also play a role, study suggests

January 30, 2014: Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

January 09, 2014: Death Rate After Hip, Knee Replacements Has Dropped Sharply: Study
Experts credit advances in post-surgical care for lower risk

January 07, 2014: Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Study in China finds risk cut nearly in half after nursing

December 25, 2013: Surgeons' Group Gives Gift of New Hips, Knees to Uninsured
Operation Walk USA providing free joint replacement surgery to 230 patients

December 09, 2013: Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis
The time of day may matter

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

November 07, 2013: Always Ask a Vet Before Giving Painkillers to Pets, Expert Says
Dogs and cats can suffer deadly side effects from common over-the-counter drugs

November 07, 2013: 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Physically Limited by Arthritis: CDC
Experts say obesity epidemic has widened the pool of disabled

October 31, 2013: Epilepsy Often Hand-in-Hand With Other Health Problems: CDC
Doctors, patients share responsibility for preventing and treating co-occurring conditions, experts say

October 29, 2013: Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Arthritis?
Some risk factors are preventable

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

August 13, 2013: Eating Fish May Be Tied to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study
Salmon, mackerel contain inflammation-fighting omega-3

August 08, 2013: Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases Potential for Blood Clots, Study Suggests
Researchers find tripled risk of leg blood clots, doubled odds of lung clots

July 15, 2013: Physical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Health Woes as Adults
Study found higher odds for adult obesity, heart disease, arthritis

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 18, 2013: Common Childhood Vaccine Won't Worsen Juvenile Arthritis: Study
Safety of measles-mumps-rubella booster shot had previously been called into question

June 14, 2013: Many Stop Taking Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds Too Soon: Study
Greatest benefit seen within first 2 years of treatment, but half quit earlier

May 30, 2013: Health Tip: Manage Your Arthritis
Regular exercise is critical

May 21, 2013: Age, Other Illnesses May Make Prostate Cancer Treatment Unnecessary
For older patients with hypertension, heart failure, different problems will likely cause death, study finds

May 20, 2013: Sugar Injections for Knee Arthritis May Ease Pain: Study
But at least one expert questions benefits of the alternative treatment

May 06, 2013: Health Tip: Coping With Shoulder Arthritis
Rest, soothe and strengthen to treat pain

April 12, 2013: 'Mobility Shoes' May Help Those With Arthritic Knees: Study
The footwear alters gait and reduces load on the joint, researchers say

April 04, 2013: Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis in Study
Hormonal changes could influence disease severity, researchers say

April 03, 2013: Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age
Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

April 02, 2013: Cartilage Gives Early Warning of Arthritis, Study Finds
Damage to the tissue that cushions joints occurs even before people feel pain, research shows

March 25, 2013: Certain Lifestyle Factors Linked to Arthritis in Study Patients
Screening for smoking, obesity and diabetes may help identify those at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis

March 21, 2013: Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hands?
A dull or burning pain is a key warning sign

March 15, 2013: Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Be Costly
Study looked at direct health care spending, worker productivity

March 14, 2013: Gene Therapy Helped Mice Withstand Arthritis: Study
Injecting a gene responsible for lubrication in joints may one day help humans, researcher says

March 06, 2013: Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

February 05, 2013: Sunshine Linked to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study
Women estimated to have more exposure to UV-B rays had decreased risk, researchers say

December 31, 2012: Health Tip: Signs That Your Child May Have Juvenile Arthritis
When chronic joint pain and tenderness affect young people

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

December 10, 2012: Health Tip: Feet That Hurt
Why arthritis affects your tootsies

December 07, 2012: Health Tip: If You've Got Knee Arthritis
Lose any excess weight, experts urge

November 26, 2012: DNA May Explain Why Women Have More Rheumatoid Arthritis
Finding might help lead to improved treatments for painful condition, researchers say

November 26, 2012: Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems
High-impact exercise linked to cartilage deterioration, osteoarthritis, researchers say