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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

Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions September 18, 2015

Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

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

Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients July 30, 2015

Procedure can 'turn back time' on the joints, at least temporarily, study finds

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis? July 20, 2015

Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain July 17, 2015

Disrupted shuteye can lower tolerance for aches in people with osteoarthritis, researchers say

Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hands? July 07, 2015

Swelling, stiffness and pain may be symptoms

Many More Women Than Men Living to 100 June 25, 2015

But male centenarians have fewer chronic ills than females, British study finds

Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients June 17, 2015

Exercise a better way to relieve arthritis discomfort, researchers say

Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis June 12, 2015

Researchers said effect was even stronger if bones or joints were involved

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

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