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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

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