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Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually April 21, 2015

Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

Health Tip: Common Causes of Foot Arthritis April 10, 2015

Injury is a prime trigger

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis April 01, 2015

Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death March 27, 2015

Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study March 19, 2015

Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's? March 05, 2015

Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study February 24, 2015

If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say

Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study February 20, 2015

Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, U.S. Report Shows February 12, 2015

Procedure becoming more common in younger adults, but hospital stays now a day shorter

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

Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis February 05, 2015

Gut, urinary tract and genital conditions may offer some protection, study suggests

Health Tip: Identifying Signs of Shoulder Arthritis January 26, 2015

Including pain that worsens

Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis January 22, 2015

Discomfort with walking, standing, lying or sitting comes later, study finds

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

Common Knee Surgery May Boost Arthritis Risk, Study Suggests December 03, 2014

Repairing tears in meniscus cartilage made joint trouble more likely than physical therapy did

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief November 26, 2014

Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

Running Won't Raise Risk of Knee Arthritis, Study Says November 17, 2014

In fact, it suggests running may even help prevent painful joint condition

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births November 13, 2014

Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

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

Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble November 03, 2014

They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging With Arthritis October 28, 2014

Meal planning can help ease the strain

Health Tip: Pain in the Foot? October 16, 2014

See a doctor if you have symptoms of arthritis

Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study October 03, 2014

Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests September 25, 2014

NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis September 12, 2014

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

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

This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries August 25, 2014

For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report August 19, 2014

Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis August 15, 2014

Too much weight can strain joints

Dance Those Cares Away! June 27, 2014

Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug June 20, 2014

Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

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

FDA Approves Generic Version of Painkiller Celebrex May 30, 2014

Medicine will carry warning alerting users of potential heart risks

Health Tip: Caring for Foot Arthritis May 23, 2014

Here are non-surgical options

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

Health Tip: Managing Arthritis-Related Fatigue May 09, 2014

Ease your schedule when symptoms flare

Those With Arthritis Face Higher Risk of Falls: CDC May 01, 2014

Exercise, physical therapy may help by improving balance, strength and gait, researchers say

Even Routine Housework May Help Stave Off Disability April 30, 2014

Study finds benefit in light activity such as housecleaning or a slow stroll

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds April 07, 2014

Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring April 01, 2014

More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis March 21, 2014

Condition affects some with psoriasis

Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Joints March 19, 2014

Help ward off arthritis

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Help Mild Knee Pain March 18, 2014

Small, early study of obese patients found improvement similar to knee replacement

Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis March 15, 2014

Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery March 13, 2014

Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart March 11, 2014

Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

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

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

Will You Need Knee Replacement? Maybe Your Hand Can Tell You March 07, 2014

Study suggests a link between length of ring, index fingers and chances of eventual surgery

For Many College Athletes, the Payoff Is Lifelong Disabilities: Study March 05, 2014

They were more likely to have physical and emotional problems later in life than non-athletes, researchers found

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