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  • ACL Surgery Usually Puts Athletes Back in Play: Study
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Patient satisfaction is high after knee ligament reconstruction, researchers say

  • ACL Surgery Usually Puts Athletes Back in Play: Study
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Patient satisfaction is high after knee ligament reconstruction, researchers say

  • Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness
    (22-Mar-2017)
    These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

  • Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Backaches, headaches and eye strain also go with the job but can be prevented, researchers say

  • Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries

  • Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

  • Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

  • Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

  • Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

  • Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

  • Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

  • Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men
    (15-Mar-2017)
    But women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

  • Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men
    (15-Mar-2017)
    But women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

  • Why Some Kids Take Longer to Recover From Brain Injury
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Scans reveal white-matter decline after some accidents, researchers say

  • Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men
    (15-Mar-2017)
    But women suffer more of these broken bones, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Recognize a Foot Neuroma
    (14-Mar-2017)
    A list of possible symptoms

  • Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoe for a Hammer Toe
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

  • 1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After All
    (06-Mar-2017)
    With disappointing study results, there's still no cure for the mysterious disorder

  • Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

  • Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D
    (01-Mar-2017)
    The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

  • Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years
    (28-Feb-2017)
    People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

  • Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years
    (28-Feb-2017)
    People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

  • Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Prices were double the average costs for the implants, but only one insurer was included in the research

  • Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

  • Ultrasound Won't Help Broken Bones Heal, Expert Panel Says
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Detailed review suggests it's time to retire this costly but useless intervention

  • ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

  • MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices …
    (22-Feb-2017)
    … if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

  • Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed 'Type' With Their Mind
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Researchers report patients showed fastest speeds seen yet in such experiments

  • Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too
    (21-Feb-2017)
    While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

  • Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too
    (21-Feb-2017)
    While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

  • Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS?
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Certain types of seafood may be linked to the fatal disorder, early research suggests

  • Health Tip: Get a Massage
    (17-Feb-2017)
    It may help your mind and body

  • Experimental Test Can Spot Autism in Infancy
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Researchers report brain scans plus computer algorithm show which high-risk babies might develop the disorder

  • Health Tip: Keep Neck Pain in Check
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Monitor your posture

  • Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting pain

  • Space Reshapes Astronauts' Brains: Study
    (10-Feb-2017)
    The longer the mission, the greater the changes, scans suggest

  • Emflaza Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (09-Feb-2017)
    First U.S. approval of corticosteroid to treat the disorder

  • Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Correct responses were provided to more than 70 percent of yes-or-no questions, researchers say

  • Even a Little Exercise Can Help With Arthritis, Study Says
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Just 45 minutes a week was related to better physical functioning among older adults

  • Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds
    (27-Jan-2017)
    The noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, orthopedic doctors say

  • Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds
    (27-Jan-2017)
    The noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, orthopedic doctors say

  • Scientists Create Clothing With 'Knitted' Muscle Power
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Fabric reacts to low voltage charge and could help disabled to move more, researchers say

  • Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors May Face Long-Term Health Risks
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Easing up on treatment for some may lower lifetime odds for osteoporosis, heart disease, researchers say

  • Forward-Thinking Tips for Back Pain
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Certain behaviors can reduce your risk, doctor says

  • MRIs Might Help Guide Preemies' Neurological Care
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Brain scans after birth may pinpoint potential developmental problems, study finds

  • Health Tip: Use Ice to Ease Ankle Sprain Pain
    (16-Jan-2017)
    How it should be applied

  • Cold-Weather Foot Care Key for Diabetics
    (12-Jan-2017)
    It's important to make sure feet stay as dry as possible, especially between the toes

  • Protecting Ankles, Feet From Winter's Assaults
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Proper footwear a must, especially for people with nerve damage or extreme sensitivity to cold, foot surgeon says

  • Protecting Ankles, Feet From Winter's Assaults
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Proper footwear a must, especially for people with nerve damage or extreme sensitivity to cold, foot surgeon says

  • Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Imaging offers less invasive way to protect regions involved in language and memory, researchers say

  • Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Study disputes weather's role in knee and back pain

  • Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Study disputes weather's role in knee and back pain

  • Is Running Bad for Your Knees?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

  • Is Running Bad for Your Knees?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

  • Is Running Bad for Your Knees?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

  • Is Running Bad for Your Knees?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

  • Is Running Bad for Your Knees?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

  • Powerful Drug for Advanced Cancers May Need Less Frequent Dosing
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Patients whose disease has spread to bone can cut side effects tied to zoledronic acid, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis on Your Feet
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions to soothe it

  • Health Tip: Avoid Straining Your Hip
    (02-Jan-2017)
    Here are some risk factors

  • Health Tip: What's Behind My Foot Arthritis?
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Some potential causes

  • Health Tip: What's Behind My Foot Arthritis?
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Some potential causes

  • Could a Germ Link Gum Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Study may offer new insight into the cause of the joint disorder

  • MRI Helps Assess Fetal Brain Abnormalities: Study
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Researchers recommend its use mid-pregnancy if ultrasound picks up potential problem

  • Could a Germ Link Gum Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Study may offer new insight into the cause of the joint disorder

  • Knee Cartilage Product Approved to Repair Defects
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Tissue is derived from patient's own knee

  • Cushioned Shoe Inserts Won't Guard Against Injury: Review
    (13-Dec-2016)
    But custom-made foot orthotics might help, researchers report

  • Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Seven times more likely to die within 30 days of abdominal procedures for appendicitis, hernias, study finds

  • Was Football Safer Back in the Day?
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Study found those who played in high school in 1950s and '60s don't face increased risk of dementia

  • Brain Scan Test Predicts Fall Risk in Elderly
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Such a test gives insight into neurological changes that make falls more likely, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Hip Fracture
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Here's how to protect yourself

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Hip Fracture
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Here's how to protect yourself

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Hip Fracture
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Here's how to protect yourself

  • Scientists Discover More Clues to Stuttering
    (05-Dec-2016)
    MRI shows involvement of brain areas controlling speech, attention and emotion

  • Health Tip: When Your Neck Aches
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Here are possible reasons

  • Hitting the Slopes? Keep These Safety Tips in Mind
    (26-Nov-2016)
    Snowboarders and skiers should always use properly maintained equipment and be fully rested

  • Hitting the Slopes? Keep These Safety Tips in Mind
    (26-Nov-2016)
    Snowboarders and skiers should always use properly maintained equipment and be fully rested

  • Health Tip: Why Arthritis and Fatigue Often Go Together
    (25-Nov-2016)
    One reason: pain can make quality sleep elusive

  • Winter Shoes Can Boost Bunion Pain
    (25-Nov-2016)
    Foot specialists explain why closed-toe shoes make bunions ache and what women can do about it

  • Health Tip: Coping With a Muscle Cramp
    (25-Nov-2016)
    Start with some gentle stretching

  • Bonus From Your Blood Pressure Med: Fewer Fractures?
    (21-Nov-2016)
    In study, a certain class of medications was tied to more resilient bones for older patients

  • New Fetal Views in 3-D
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Doctors combine MRI, ultrasound to create more lifelike images of inside the womb

  • Bonus From Your Blood Pressure Med: Fewer Fractures?
    (21-Nov-2016)
    In study, a certain class of medications was tied to more resilient bones for older patients

  • Study Casts Doubt on Need for Physical Therapy After Ankle Sprain
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Rates of 'excellent recovery' similar at 6 months, whether or not the therapy was received

  • Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Researcher stressed that most children born to women with the autoimmune condition not at risk for seizures

  • Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Researcher stressed that most children born to women with the autoimmune condition not at risk for seizures

  • Brain Implant Lets 'Locked-In' ALS Patient Communicate
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Signals sent to hand emerge as typed message on a tablet computer, researchers report

  • Having Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Heart Risk
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Treating inflammation linked to the joint disease might help lower the risk, researcher says

  • Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

  • Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

  • Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

  • Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

  • Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

  • Health Tip: Keep Psoriatic Arthritis Fatigue in Check
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Eat well, and exercise regularly

  • Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher
    (11-Nov-2016)
    And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests

  • Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher
    (11-Nov-2016)
    And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests

  • PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Changes in brain regions seemed to differ by gender, researchers say

  • Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher
    (11-Nov-2016)
    And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests

  • Scientists Restore Leg Movement in Paralyzed Monkeys
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Wireless connection allowed brain to send signals to spine, but human trials still a long way off

  • Brain Scans May Improve Dementia Diagnosis, Treatment
    (08-Nov-2016)
    People with Lewy body dementia generally don't lose volume in the hippocampus, study shows

  • Health Tip: Help Ward Off Gout
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Diet and weight are key factors

  • Surgery Not the Answer for Most Back Pain, Sports Doctor Says
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Physical therapy, heat and ice packs, injections may help

  • Surgery Not the Answer for Most Back Pain, Sports Doctor Says
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Physical therapy, heat and ice packs, injections may help

  • Researchers: We Found Area of Brain That Responds to Placebo
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Finding could lead to development of more personalized pain medication, scientists say

  • Less Than Half of Older Hip Fracture Patients Fully Recover: Study
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Geriatric experts cite need to set realistic expectations for the injured and their families

  • Less Than Half of Older Hip Fracture Patients Fully Recover: Study
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Geriatric experts cite need to set realistic expectations for the injured and their families

  • Helmets Don't Prevent Kids' Motocross Concussions
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Fractures, head injuries common for 8- to 17-year-old racers, study finds

  • Cartilage From Nose Used to Repair Bum Knees
    (21-Oct-2016)
    In small trial, patients were able to grow new cartilage in the joint

  • Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures?
    (19-Oct-2016)
    'Close contact casting' might help many avoid surgery, study suggests

  • Marijuana May Blunt Bone Health
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Study finds heavy users have lower bone density than cigarette smokers

  • Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures?
    (19-Oct-2016)
    'Close contact casting' might help many avoid surgery, study suggests

  • Marijuana May Blunt Bone Health
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Study finds heavy users have lower bone density than cigarette smokers

  • Health Tip: Ease Stress If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Death rates were higher in smaller community hospitals, Canadian study finds

  • Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Death rates were higher in smaller community hospitals, Canadian study finds

  • Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

  • Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

  • For Migraine Sufferers, Is a Chiropractor's Touch All in the Mind?
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Study participants who had sham treatment reported pain relief, too

  • Calcium Supplements May Not Be Heart Healthy
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Another study shows link to poorer cardiovascular health from the pills, but can't prove cause-and-effect

  • A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say

  • A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say

  • Back Surgery Doesn't Knock All NFL Players Out of the Game: Study
    (09-Oct-2016)
    Nearly two-thirds of players continue to perform after spinal disc operation, researchers find

  • Number of Americans With Severe Joint Pain Keeps Rising
    (06-Oct-2016)
    CDC tally estimates that close to 15 million people now live with this discomfort

  • Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Corns and Calluses
    (05-Oct-2016)
    What you can do

  • 1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Dehydration, urinary tract infections force patients to return to hospital, study finds

  • 1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Dehydration, urinary tract infections force patients to return to hospital, study finds

  • Nanoparticles Ease Aching Joints in Mice
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Treatment might one day help fight inflammation in human arthritis, scientists suggest

  • Nanoparticles Ease Aching Joints in Mice
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Treatment might one day help fight inflammation in human arthritis, scientists suggest

  • Nanoparticles Ease Aching Joints in Mice
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Treatment might one day help fight inflammation in human arthritis, scientists suggest

  • Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases
    (26-Sep-2016)
    For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

  • Health Tip: Tingling in Your Fingers?
    (26-Sep-2016)
    It could be carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Tobacco use may make patients with the degenerative disease deteriorate faster, Italian study suggests

  • Health Tip: Exercise a Painful Knee
    (20-Sep-2016)
    The right activity can help

  • First Drug Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Exondys 51 sanctioned for certain gene mutation

  • FDA OKs 1st Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Exondys 51 seems to fill unmet need for devastating childhood disease, agency says

  • 31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

  • Health Tip: Relax With Music Before Bed
    (13-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions that promote better sleep

  • Health Tip: Osteoporosis Affects Men, Too
    (12-Sep-2016)
    Here are common risk factors

  • Health Tip: Traveling With Arthritis
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions to ease pain

  • The Football Injuries Most Likely to End an NFL Career
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Study found tendon, ligament troubles are hardest to recover from

  • The Football Injuries Most Likely to End an NFL Career
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Study found tendon, ligament troubles are hardest to recover from

  • MRIs Safe During First Months of Pregnancy: Study
    (06-Sep-2016)
    But using contrast agent should be avoided, experts add

  • Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

  • Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

  • Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

  • Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

  • FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Erelzi is a biosimilar for Enbrel

  • In Mice, a Way for Stem Cells to Build Bone
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Study results could lead to engineering human cells and tissues, researchers say

  • FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Erelzi is a biosimilar for Enbrel

  • Health Tip: Why Warm-Up?
    (29-Aug-2016)
    It prepares your body for exercise

  • Backback Smarts From a Pro
    (27-Aug-2016)
    Overloaded carryalls injure thousands of school children in U.S.

  • Think Safety When Picking, Packing School Backpacks
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Heavy, unbalanced loads can cause injury that is easy to avoid, experts say

  • Think Safety When Picking, Packing School Backpacks
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Heavy, unbalanced loads can cause injury that is easy to avoid, experts say

  • Knee Surgery Rarer, but Problems More Likely, for Minority Patients
    (18-Aug-2016)
    More than 600,000 knee replacements a year are done in U.S.

  • Knee Surgery Rarer, but Problems More Likely, for Minority Patients
    (18-Aug-2016)
    More than 600,000 knee replacements a year are done in U.S.

  • Knee Surgery Rarer, but Problems More Likely, for Minority Patients
    (18-Aug-2016)
    More than 600,000 knee replacements a year are done in U.S.

  • Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

  • Injected Drug May Help Fight Osteoporosis in Women
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Abaloparatide appears to reduce fractures better than the current drug Forteo, researchers say

  • Injected Drug May Help Fight Osteoporosis in Women
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Abaloparatide appears to reduce fractures better than the current drug Forteo, researchers say

  • Injected Drug May Help Fight Osteoporosis in Women
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Abaloparatide appears to reduce fractures better than the current drug Forteo, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Know Your Risk of Stress Fracture
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Here's what increases your chances

  • Health Tip: Know Your Risk of Stress Fracture
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Here's what increases your chances

  • Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout
    (15-Aug-2016)
    DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

  • Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees?
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Study puts specially designed footwear to the test

  • Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees?
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Study puts specially designed footwear to the test

  • Surgery Effective Against Immune Disorder That Weakens Muscles
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Myasthenia gravis affects 60,000 Americans, but removal of thymus gland appears to help, research shows

  • 'Brain Training' Helps 8 Paralyzed People Regain Some Movement
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Combination regimen jump-started reconnection between mind and body

  • Health Tip: Use Cold Therapy to Ease Arthritis
    (10-Aug-2016)
    How it may help

  • Zika Linked to Deformed Limbs in Newborns
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Cause isn't clear, but brain scans hint that problem comes from nerves, not joints

  • Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

  • Better Detection Key to Rising ALS Cases in U.S.
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Health officials doubt rate of Lou Gehrig's disease is actually increasing

  • Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Early Death in Study
    (03-Aug-2016)
    However, black soldiers with the gene variant face higher risk of muscle deterioration during exercise

  • Health Tip: If You Have Pain in Your Shins
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Here's what might be causing it

  • High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Study found improved heart function, less scarring

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

  • New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

  • 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Funds a Boon to ALS Research
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Money raised during the online campaign helped scientists spot gene linked to deadly nerve disease

  • Health Tip: Ease Arthritis Pain With Warm Water
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Here's how

  • Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hip?
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Signs that your hip may be affected

  • Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hip?
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Signs that your hip may be affected

  • Health Tip: Easing Bunions
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Change your footwear

  • Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee?
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests exercise will work on its own, but two experts say surgery still has big role to play

  • New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

  • New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

  • New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

  • New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

  • New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

  • New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (20-Jul-2016)
    Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

  • New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (20-Jul-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
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

  • Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

  • Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

  • Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb'
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Playing video games hour after hour can trigger repetitive stress injuries, doctors warn

  • 3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

  • Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb'
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Playing video games hour after hour can trigger repetitive stress injuries, doctors warn

  • Health Tip: Protect Against Athlete's Foot
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Always wear shoes

  • Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb'
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Playing video games hour after hour can trigger repetitive stress injuries, doctors warn

  • Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs

  • Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs

  • Health Tip: Caring for Foot Ulcers
    (11-Jul-2016)
    They're common in diabetics

  • Ultrasound Device Approved to Treat Essential Tremor
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Uses MRI to help destroy brain tissue that's behind involuntary movement

  • Water Therapy May Ease Labs' Lameness
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Dogs with elbow dysplasia benefited in small study

  • Repaired ACL More Likely to Tear Again in Young Women
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Research suggests smaller grafts may be shorter lived

  • Health Tip: Coping With Knee Arthritis
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Options that don't involve surgery

  • Health Tip: Coping With Knee Arthritis
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Options that don't involve surgery

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Risk Factors for Plantar Fasciitis
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Signs you might be prone to it

  • Stem Cells Deemed Safe for ALS Patients
    (29-Jun-2016)
    But further research needed to see if injections into spine would provide any benefit, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Exercising After Joint Replacement
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Here are post-surgery guidelines

  • Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Exercising After Joint Replacement
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Here are post-surgery guidelines

  • New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

  • New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

  • New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

  • New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

  • Sprained Ankle Could Pose Longer-Term Harms to Health
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Study finds link between adult injury, more heart and lung problems later

  • Alternative Medicine Taking Hold Among Americans: Report
    (22-Jun-2016)
    More than $30 billion paid out-of-pocket for acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care, supplements

  • Alternative Medicine Taking Hold Among Americans: Report
    (22-Jun-2016)
    More than $30 billion paid out-of-pocket for acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care, supplements

  • Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI
    (22-Jun-2016)
    The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests

  • Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health
    (21-Jun-2016)
    At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

  • Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health
    (21-Jun-2016)
    At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Feet
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Don't walk around barefoot

  • Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics
    (17-Jun-2016)
    CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

  • Health Tip: Osteoporosis Shouldn't Be Ignored
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Here are potential warning signs

  • Skin Cancer Check? Do Some Sole-Searching
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Deadly melanoma is rare on feet, but often advanced when diagnosed

  • Electroacupuncture Helped Ease Carpal Tunnel in Study
    (08-Jun-2016)
    But experts say finding is preliminary, didn't include a control 'sham' treatment

  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice
    (03-Jun-2016)
    One-third of older patients may need hip replacement within 2 years, study suggests

  • Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study findings highlight growing painkiller addiction epidemic

  • Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study findings highlight growing painkiller addiction epidemic

  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice
    (03-Jun-2016)
    One-third of older patients may need hip replacement within 2 years, study suggests

  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice
    (03-Jun-2016)
    One-third of older patients may need hip replacement within 2 years, study suggests

  • Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study findings highlight growing painkiller addiction epidemic

  • Health Tip: Diabetes Can Harm Your Feet
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Here are common complications

  • Baby's Early Walking May Mean Stronger Bones as Teen
    (31-May-2016)
    Researchers say parents can help improve odds by practicing with toddlers at home

  • Early Alzheimer's Linked to Brain 'Leakage'
    (31-May-2016)
    Normally, blood-brain barrier prevents this from happening

  • Health Tip: Coping With Hip Arthritis
    (30-May-2016)
    Exercise can promote joint flexibility

  • Health Tip: Coping With Hip Arthritis
    (30-May-2016)
    Exercise can promote joint flexibility

  • Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower Sooner
    (26-May-2016)
    Getting area wet before sutures or staples are removed doesn't seem to raise infection risk, study finds

  • Fastballs a Fast Track to 'Tommy John Surgery'?
    (26-May-2016)
    Other pitches not linked to the elbow injury, study says

  • Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower Sooner
    (26-May-2016)
    Getting area wet before sutures or staples are removed doesn't seem to raise infection risk, study finds

  • Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees
    (23-May-2016)
    As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

  • Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees
    (23-May-2016)
    As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

  • Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees
    (23-May-2016)
    As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture
    (20-May-2016)
    Don't push too hard during exercise

  • Health Tip: Massage May Help You Sleep Better
    (17-May-2016)
    Here are possible benefits

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Ankle Sprain
    (13-May-2016)
    Here are some classic symptoms

  • Men Miss Out on Bone Loss Screening
    (12-May-2016)
    Yet, millions are at risk of osteoporosis, researchers say

  • Men Miss Out on Bone Loss Screening
    (12-May-2016)
    Yet, millions are at risk of osteoporosis, researchers say

  • Pumping Iron? Try Longer Breaks Between Sets for Max Muscles
    (10-May-2016)
    Study suggests 5-minute rest periods, at least for novices

  • Pesticides Linked to Raised Risk of ALS
    (09-May-2016)
    One toxin in particular was tied to sixfold higher odds of developing Lou Gerhrig's disease

  • Statins Might Protect People With Narrowed Leg Arteries
    (06-May-2016)
    Study found the cholesterol-lowing drugs associated with reduced risk of amputation, death

  • Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors
    (05-May-2016)
    Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

  • New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke
    (04-May-2016)
    American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

  • Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle
    (28-Apr-2016)
    People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

  • Expert Offers Advice on Treating Corns, Calluses
    (24-Apr-2016)
    Hardened skin patches often caused by friction, dermatologist says

  • Health Tip: At Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Age, medical conditions are factors

  • Cow's Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: Study
    (20-Apr-2016)
    But one expert contends that difference in bone density wasn't enough, on average, to worry about fractures

  • How the Brain Reads Other People's Faces
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Researchers say they spot region that decodes facial movements, such as a slight smile or furrowed brow

  • Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture Risk
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Swedish study found that people with new knees had slight uptick in spinal fractures, too

  • Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture Risk
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Swedish study found that people with new knees had slight uptick in spinal fractures, too

  • Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture Risk
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Swedish study found that people with new knees had slight uptick in spinal fractures, too

  • Health Tip: Are Your Feet Getting Enough Blood?
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Swelling may mean circulation problems

  • Health Tip: Is Your Jaw Pain TMJ?
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Learn to recognize signs of the jaw disorder

  • Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' Feet
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

  • Inflectra Approved as 'Biosimilar' to Remicade
    (06-Apr-2016)
    For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis

  • Sleepless Nights Linked to Brain Changes in Study
    (05-Apr-2016)
    People with insomnia said to have more white matter abnormalities

  • Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (04-Apr-2016)
    But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

  • Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (04-Apr-2016)
    But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

  • Could ADHD Drugs Lower Kids' Bone Density?
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Study raises questions about bone health of young people taking meds like Ritalin and Adderall

  • Could ADHD Drugs Lower Kids' Bone Density?
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Study raises questions about bone health of young people taking meds like Ritalin and Adderall

  • Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

  • Cold Weather Can Spike Football Injuries, Study Finds
    (31-Mar-2016)
    NFL concussions and ankle injuries more likely in lower temperatures, Canadian researchers say

  • Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Mar-2016)
    The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Select Running Shoes Based on Your Arches
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Consider if arches are flat or high

  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Mar-2016)
    The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

  • Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single Sport
    (26-Mar-2016)
    Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

  • Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single Sport
    (26-Mar-2016)
    Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

  • Adults Don't Need Tetanus Shot Every Decade: Study
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Booster shot every 30 years would protect as well as every 10 years, and save money, researchers contend

  • Birth Control Pills Linked to Fewer Severe Knee Injuries in Teen Girls
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Study reinforces theory that estrogen may be why females suffer more ACL problems than males

  • Health Tip: Preparing for a Pedicure
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Here's a list of 'don'ts'

  • Birth Control Pills Linked to Fewer Severe Knee Injuries in Teen Girls
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Study reinforces theory that estrogen may be why females suffer more ACL problems than males

  • Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Prescription diclofenac a more effective choice for short-term pain relief, researchers say

  • Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Prescription diclofenac a more effective choice for short-term pain relief, researchers say

  • Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Prescription diclofenac a more effective choice for short-term pain relief, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Can You Tell if a Toe Is Broken?
    (14-Mar-2016)
    You may still be able to walk on it

  • Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Thyroid Problems, Panel Says
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Herbicide was used during Vietnam War, and vets with Parkinson's-like symptoms can file claim for the condition

  • Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

  • Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

  • Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

  • Health Tip: Considering Shoe Inserts
    (08-Mar-2016)
    How they can help

  • Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

  • Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

  • Football's Concussion-Prevention Efforts May Be Spurring More Leg Injuries
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests college rules to lessen head injuries might be causing more knee, ankle problems

  • After Hip Replacement, Therapy at Home May Be Enough
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Finding suggests that recovery doesn't have to be supervised by professional therapist in outpatient clinic

  • After Hip Replacement, Therapy at Home May Be Enough
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Finding suggests that recovery doesn't have to be supervised by professional therapist in outpatient clinic

  • ADHD Meds Tied to Lower Bone Density in Kids
    (03-Mar-2016)
    One-quarter of children in study had lower-than-normal readings, but reasons aren't clear

  • Steroid Shot for Hip Pain May Carry Infection Risk If Too Close to Surgery
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Hip replacement should be delayed for three months after an injection, researchers say

  • Health Problems Can Plague Seniors After Cancer Surgery
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find falls, broken bones, bed sores more likely in older patients

  • Steroid May Be Safe, Effective Gout Treatment, Study Finds
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Doctor says this appears to offer options for pain management

  • High-Impact Exercise Strengthens Men's Bones, Researchers Say
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Long-term jogging or tennis may help males avoid osteoporosis

  • Botox-Like Injection Might Ease Runners' Knee Pain
    (22-Feb-2016)
    British researchers used Dysport to bring long-term relief for common ailment of physically active people

  • High-Impact Exercise Strengthens Men's Bones, Researchers Say
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Long-term jogging or tennis may help males avoid osteoporosis

  • Add Neck Problems to Reasons Not to Smoke
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Tobacco use hastens wear and tear of cervical discs, study suggests

  • Early Rehab May Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Better physical functioning reported after one year, study finds

  • Early Rehab May Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Better physical functioning reported after one year, study finds

  • Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Still Poorly Understood: Report
    (11-Feb-2016)
    VA-sponsored study says people should be monitored for ALS, cancer and other diseases that take years to develop

  • Weakened Knees a Big Cause of Falls for Older People: Study
    (11-Feb-2016)
    But treatments to improve strength, balance may guard against injuries, disability, researchers say

  • Weakened Knees a Big Cause of Falls for Older People: Study
    (11-Feb-2016)
    But treatments to improve strength, balance may guard against injuries, disability, researchers say

  • Michelangelo Likely Had Arthritis, Medical Experts Say
    (03-Feb-2016)
    But his work may have allowed him to keep using his hands until just before his death

  • Health Tip: Prevent Heel Pain
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Make sure shoes fit properly

  • Michelangelo Likely Had Arthritis, Medical Experts Say
    (03-Feb-2016)
    But his work may have allowed him to keep using his hands until just before his death

  • Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face Bones
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Discovery made in mice may help people with congenital deformities, trauma and cancer

  • Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Narcotic drugs aren't useful in restoring motion, researchers say

  • Study Questions Use of Physical Therapy for Early Parkinson's
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Future research should investigate more intensive programs, researchers say

  • High Deductibles = Fewer Imaging Tests: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Insurance costs keep patients from seeking X-ray, CT or MRI scans, researchers report

  • Low-Cost Mosquito Mesh Good Alternative for Hernia Repair in Poor Countries: Study
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say this affordable innovation might improve access to the surgery

  • Device Approved for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Wounds lead to thousands of amputations annually

  • Exercise to Boost Spine Muscles Can Ease Back Pain, Study Suggests
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Clinical trial review shows motor control exercise helpful for lower back

  • Brain Wiring Changes Might Help Guard Against Bipolar Disorder
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers find naturally occurring 'rewiring' can forestall the mental illness

  • Researchers: Retract Study That Claimed Nitroglycerin Might Boost Bone Density
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Investigation found that lead author fabricated data used to support the finding

  • Researchers: Retract Study That Claimed Nitroglycerin Might Boost Bone Density
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Investigation found that lead author fabricated data used to support the finding

  • Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

  • New Drug for Severe Form of Arthritis Shows Promise in Trial
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Already approved to treat psoriasis, higher dose of Cosentyx helped 60 percent of patients

  • New Drug for Severe Form of Arthritis Shows Promise in Trial
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Already approved to treat psoriasis, higher dose of Cosentyx helped 60 percent of patients

  • Zurampic Approved for Gout
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Drug helps control blood levels of uric acid

  • Child Paralysis Cases Spiked During Virus Outbreak: Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    But definitive cause of polio-like disease remains unproved, researchers say

  • Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: Study
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

  • Study Maps Areas of Brain Linked to PTSD
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Findings could help improve treatments, researchers say

  • ADHD Patients Show Weaker Connections in Brain Networks Tied to Focus: Study
    (15-Dec-2015)
    But more research is needed before scans could be used to diagnose disorder, experts say

  • Serious Illness Affects Bone Health
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Study finds older intensive care patients lose some density in key joints

  • Hanging Holiday Lights Holds Hidden Danger, Surgeon Warns
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Slips and falls from ladders can result in serious foot and ankle injuries

  • Serious Illness Affects Bone Health
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Study finds older intensive care patients lose some density in key joints

  • X-Rays May Miss Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
    (10-Dec-2015)
    In people with hip pain, researchers found bone problem in fewer than one-quarter of images

  • X-Rays May Miss Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
    (10-Dec-2015)
    In people with hip pain, researchers found bone problem in fewer than one-quarter of images

  • X-Rays May Miss Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
    (10-Dec-2015)
    In people with hip pain, researchers found bone problem in fewer than one-quarter of images

  • Health Tip: Using a Knee Brace
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Make sure it's worn properly

  • Obesity Linked to More Severe Bone, Joint Injuries
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Study also found obese patients more likely to need surgery, have longer hospital stays

  • MRI Can Spot Early Signs of Knee Arthritis: Study
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Even when X-rays are normal, the scans can signal need for preventive steps, researchers say

  • MRI Can Spot Early Signs of Knee Arthritis: Study
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Even when X-rays are normal, the scans can signal need for preventive steps, researchers say

  • Negative News on Statins Tied to Dropped Prescriptions
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Researcher says heart benefits outweigh risk of side effects

  • MRI Can Spot Early Signs of Knee Arthritis: Study
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Even when X-rays are normal, the scans can signal need for preventive steps, researchers say

  • Cracking Knuckles Sets Off 'Fireworks' on Ultrasound
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Bright flash shows up as gas bubble forms in joints, researchers report

  • Cracking Knuckles Sets Off 'Fireworks' on Ultrasound
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Bright flash shows up as gas bubble forms in joints, researchers report

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Long-Distance Running Takes Toll on Joints, But It May Be Temporary
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Cartilage between knee, ankle and foot joints has ability to regenerate, study suggests

  • Long-Distance Running Takes Toll on Joints, But It May Be Temporary
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Cartilage between knee, ankle and foot joints has ability to regenerate, study suggests

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Human Brains Aren't Distinctly Male or Female, Study Says
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Instead, researchers find 'mosaic' of masculine, feminine traits

  • Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

  • Why You Need Flexibility Exercises
    (28-Nov-2015)
    Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

  • Turkey Day Touch Football Might Lead to Ankle Injuries
    (26-Nov-2015)
    Doctors' group offers tips on dealing with joint damage

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Hand Arthritis
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Including pain and swelling

  • Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections Promising
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Two studies test out old and new treatments for the debilitating ailment

  • Health Tip: Protect Against an Ingrown Toenail
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Ways to help prevent the pain

  • Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections Promising
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Two studies test out old and new treatments for the debilitating ailment

  • Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

  • Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

  • Heart Disease Deaths Drop for Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (09-Nov-2015)
    These patients are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart disease

  • Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

  • Doctors Often Flub Achilles Tendon Diagnosis, Review Finds
    (06-Nov-2015)
    1 in 4 ruptures missed during initial exam, but most patients still do OK, researchers say

  • Doctors Often Flub Achilles Tendon Diagnosis, Review Finds
    (06-Nov-2015)
    1 in 4 ruptures missed during initial exam, but most patients still do OK, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Patients tend to get around better as the pounds drop away, but not everyone will benefit, researchers say

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

  • Acupuncture May Ease Neck Pain Over Long Term
    (03-Nov-2015)
    'Alexander technique' also helped more than drugs and physical therapy, study found

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

  • Gene Therapy in Dogs Shows Promise for Muscular Dystrophy
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Researchers' end goal is a treatment for humans

  • Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

  • Common Shoulder Injury Heals Well Without Surgery: Study
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Nonsurgical treatment brings fewer complications and shorter recovery time, researchers say

  • Knee Replacement Brings Less Pain, Better Function
    (21-Oct-2015)
    But risks make physical therapy a viable option, researchers say

  • Knee Replacement Brings Less Pain, Better Function
    (21-Oct-2015)
    But risks make physical therapy a viable option, researchers say

  • Study Says Tdap Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis combo shot did not appear to raise risk, even if woman had prior tetanus shot

  • Study Sees Link Between High Cholesterol and Tendon Trouble
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Chronic inflammation could explain possible connection, researchers theorize

  • Early Physical Therapy Not a Cure-All for Low Back Pain: Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Discomfort usually subsides just by staying active, experts say

  • Rehab May Not Help After Broken Ankle: Study
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Australian review shows no benefit, but a U.S. orthopedic surgeon disagrees

  • Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications

  • Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications

  • 'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2015)
    For most people, pain is gone within a year

  • Higher-Volume Rehab Centers Better for Hip Fracture Recovery: Study
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Patients more likely to go home within a month if facility handles more than 24 such cases a year

  • Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications

  • Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications

  • 'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2015)
    For most people, pain is gone within a year

  • Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Being overweight can cause these problems

  • Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

  • Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

  • MRIs Before Breast Cancer Surgery on the Rise: Study
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Use of imaging tool has jumped dramatically, despite unclear guidelines on its use in this setting

  • Paralyzed Man Walks Using Technology That Bypasses Spinal Cord
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Brain signals travel through a computer that sends the message straight to the legs, researchers say

  • Back Pain Patients Seek Pain Relief First, Mobility Second
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Nearly 80 percent of patients chose easing discomfort over greater movement, research shows

  • Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

  • Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

  • Hi-Tech Scans Spot Brain Damage in High Blood Pressure Patients
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Researchers suggest doctors could use technology to identify possible therapies to fight mental decline

  • Brain Scans May Take Guesswork Out of Schizophrenia Treatment
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Goal is to help physicians make better drug choices for psychotic patients

  • Hip-Fracture Surgery Risk Not Just Due to Age, Study Finds
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Poor outcomes could stem from factors related to having an emergency procedure, expert suggests

  • Hip-Fracture Surgery Risk Not Just Due to Age, Study Finds
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Poor outcomes could stem from factors related to having an emergency procedure, expert suggests

  • Hip-Fracture Surgery Risk Not Just Due to Age, Study Finds
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Poor outcomes could stem from factors related to having an emergency procedure, expert suggests

  • MRI Helps Detect Brain Bleeding Soon After Traumatic Brain Injury
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Military study suggests patients might get better, more timely treatments if scans are done promptly

  • Tricycle Accidents Send More Than 9,000 Tots to ER a Year: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Many kids are too young for a three-wheeler, expert says

  • Health Tip: Choosing Shoes for Your Busy Toddler
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Pay attention to fit and function

  • Health Tip: Shoe Inserts May Help Pain
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Some popular types of inserts

  • More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Procedure rate nearly doubled between 2000-2010, CDC statistics show

  • More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Procedure rate nearly doubled between 2000-2010, CDC statistics show

  • New Hope for Rare 'Stone Man' Disease, Where Flesh Turns to Bone
    (02-Sep-2015)
    'Extraordinary finding' comes from research with mice, expert says

  • More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Procedure rate nearly doubled between 2000-2010, CDC statistics show

  • Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

  • Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear
    (30-Aug-2015)
    Expert gives tips on avoiding and dealing with injury

  • Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

  • Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

  • Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

  • Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

  • Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women
    (27-Aug-2015)
    But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

  • Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women
    (27-Aug-2015)
    But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

  • Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women
    (27-Aug-2015)
    But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

  • Health Tip: Coping With a Bump on the Back of the Heel
    (26-Aug-2015)
    The foot abnormality can be painful

  • CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade
    (24-Aug-2015)
    More children are undergoing MRI scans and ultrasounds, which don't carry radiation risks

  • Preteen Football Tied to Brain Changes in Retired NFL Players: Study
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Repeated blows to the head in youth may cause structural disruptions, researcher says

  • 1 in 4 Senior Women in U.S. Has Osteoporosis: CDC
    (13-Aug-2015)
    About 6 percent of men aged 65 or older also have the bone-thinning condition, report finds

  • 1 in 4 Senior Women in U.S. Has Osteoporosis: CDC
    (13-Aug-2015)
    About 6 percent of men aged 65 or older also have the bone-thinning condition, report finds

  • Health Tip: Got Athlete's Foot?
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Here are possible warning signs

  • Health Tip: Want to Wear Sandals?
    (06-Aug-2015)
    Make sure they're worn appropriately

  • Health Tip: Smoking Can Lead to Bone Injury
    (05-Aug-2015)
    It also raises risk of muscle problems

  • Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Those who heard stories regularly showed more activity in areas linked to word meanings, imagination

  • Boy, Girl Newborns Show Spinal Differences: Study
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Researchers suspect changes in females' backs are meant to help in pregnancy

  • Vitamin D Supplements Won't Strengthen Older Women's Bones: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    No increases seen in bone density, muscle mass or mobility, no matter the dose

  • Vitamin D Supplements Won't Strengthen Older Women's Bones: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    No increases seen in bone density, muscle mass or mobility, no matter the dose

  • Health Tip: Easing Neck Pain at Night
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Change pillows

  • Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Device compares favorably to surgically implanted option, researchers say

  • Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Procedure can 'turn back time' on the joints, at least temporarily, study finds

  • Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Procedure can 'turn back time' on the joints, at least temporarily, study finds

  • Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Weight-lifting regimen tied to increased bone mass in the whole body, lumbar spine and hip, study finds

  • Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Procedure can 'turn back time' on the joints, at least temporarily, study finds

  • Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Procedure can 'turn back time' on the joints, at least temporarily, study finds

  • In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain
    (30-Jul-2015)
    New guidelines alert doctors to this possibility

  • Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Weight-lifting regimen tied to increased bone mass in the whole body, lumbar spine and hip, study finds

  • Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Procedure can 'turn back time' on the joints, at least temporarily, study finds

  • Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

  • For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis
    (28-Jul-2015)
    But one stone increases odds for more, study found

  • Health Tip: When Heel Pain is Afoot
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Foot injury, bruise or deformity are possible causes

  • Health Tip: Exercise Your Knees After Injury
    (21-Jul-2015)
    But avoid too much strain

  • Rugby Takes Toll on Spine, Scans Show
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Retired pro athletes have more degenerative symptoms, lesions

  • Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

  • Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

  • Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Disrupted shuteye can lower tolerance for aches in people with osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Disrupted shuteye can lower tolerance for aches in people with osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Why Muscles Cramp
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Did you remember to stretch?

  • Formaldehyde in Embalming Fluid May Raise ALS Risk for Funeral Directors
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Previous animal research has shown link between chemical and fatal neurological disease

  • Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men
    (14-Jul-2015)
    It's not clear why past drug dependence is linked to less gray matter in female brains, researchers say

  • U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

  • Uric Acid May Limit Stroke Disability In Women
    (09-Jul-2015)
    But study found no benefit for men, and plan further research

  • Muscle Strength Fades After Just Two Weeks of Inactivity
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Study shows it takes much longer to regain lost power

  • Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hands?
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Swelling, stiffness and pain may be symptoms

  • Health Tip: Massage Therapy Has Its Limits
    (01-Jul-2015)

  • Many More Women Than Men Living to 100
    (25-Jun-2015)
    But male centenarians have fewer chronic ills than females, British study finds

  • 'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage
    (23-Jun-2015)
    After spending the day squatting in too-tight pants, she temporarily couldn't walk

  • Intense Therapy Helps Restore Arm Function Long After Stroke: Study
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Participants had been severely impaired for a year or more

  • Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding
    (21-Jun-2015)
    Experts offer tips on how to protect yourself from injury when catching 'air'

  • Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding
    (21-Jun-2015)
    Experts offer tips on how to protect yourself from injury when catching 'air'

  • Safety Tips for Water Skiing and Wake Boarding
    (20-Jun-2015)
    Thousands injured every year, experts say

  • Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Exercise a better way to relieve arthritis discomfort, researchers say

  • Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Exercise a better way to relieve arthritis discomfort, researchers say

  • Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Exercise a better way to relieve arthritis discomfort, researchers say

  • Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis
    (12-Jun-2015)
    Researchers said effect was even stronger if bones or joints were involved

  • Exercise, Games, Puzzles Don't Prevent Signs of Alzheimer's in the Brain: Study
    (10-Jun-2015)
    But mental and physical activity may keep your mind healthy in other ways, expert says

  • Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Both animal and plant sources are important

  • Strong Bones After 50? Women May Not Need Next Test Until 65
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Fracture risk was very low for younger postmenopausal women with no osteoporosis, study found

  • Health Tip: If You Have Peripheral Neuropathy
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Always protect your feet

  • Strong Bones After 50? Women May Not Need Next Test Until 65
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Fracture risk was very low for younger postmenopausal women with no osteoporosis, study found

  • Spinal Cord Injuries Drop Among Young, But Rise Among Older Americans
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Falls are the major cause among the elderly, researchers say

  • Summer Motorcycle Season Is Here, Stay Safe
    (07-Jun-2015)
    Number of motorcycles on U.S. roads has grown 84 percent since 1998

  • Injuries From High Heels on the Rise
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Most of those seeking ER treatment are in their 20s, study says

  • Injuries From High Heels on the Rise
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Most of those seeking ER treatment are in their 20s, study says

  • Injuries From High Heels on the Rise
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Most of those seeking ER treatment are in their 20s, study says

  • Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

  • Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

  • Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

  • Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

  • Scientists Explore Morality's Home in the Brain
    (03-Jun-2015)
    People with higher levels of 'moral reasoning' have more gray matter in key brain areas, study finds

  • Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS?
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it

  • Health Tip: Stretch To Help Plantar Fasciitis
    (28-May-2015)
    And avoid putting weight on the painful foot

  • White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's
    (27-May-2015)
    Study finds widespread changes using specialized MRI

  • Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk
    (26-May-2015)
    Study found greater chances of breaks in hip bones, spinal areas

  • Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It
    (25-May-2015)
    California study found that patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests

  • Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study
    (22-May-2015)
    Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks

  • Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study
    (22-May-2015)
    Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks

  • Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Review finds current research is inconclusive

  • Quadriplegic Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arms
    (21-May-2015)
    Research is still preliminary, but implants have worked for several patients

  • Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too
    (15-May-2015)
    Study found males less likely to have their bone density checked, but suffered worse outcomes

  • Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health
    (14-May-2015)
    Researchers found decrease was linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death

  • MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women
    (12-May-2015)
    Finding suggests scans may have value beyond detection

  • When to Ice, When to Heat
    (10-May-2015)
    Sports medicine experts lay out guidelines for injuries, sore muscles

  • When to Ice, When to Heat
    (10-May-2015)
    Sports medicine experts lay out guidelines for injuries, sore muscles

  • Strengthening Hip Muscles May Ease Calf Pain From Blood Vessel Disease
    (07-May-2015)
    Researchers report that patients might also be able to walk longer

  • Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says
    (06-May-2015)
    Concerns about high calcium blood levels led to 10-year study

  • Gene Discoveries Could Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
    (28-Apr-2015)
    New research reveals clues to disease severity, potential outcomes

  • Orthopedist Offers Tips for Preventing Shoulder Injuries
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Strengthening, stretching exercises help maintain stability

  • Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?
    (22-Apr-2015)
    In study, people with osteoporosis were at higher risk for deafness occurring over a few days

  • Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?
    (22-Apr-2015)
    In study, people with osteoporosis were at higher risk for deafness occurring over a few days

  • Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

  • Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

  • Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

  • Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

  • Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Added bone mass may help delay osteoporosis, study suggests

  • Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Added bone mass may help delay osteoporosis, study suggests

  • Here's Why Your Knuckles Crack
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Space forms between joints, causing popping sound, scans reveal

  • Health Tip: Exercising With Knee Problems
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Suggestions to help strengthen without straining

  • Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study
    (13-Apr-2015)
    But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

  • Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study
    (13-Apr-2015)
    But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

  • Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems

  • Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study
    (13-Apr-2015)
    But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

  • Health Tip: Common Causes of Foot Arthritis
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Injury is a prime trigger

  • Health Tip: Common Causes of Foot Arthritis
    (10-Apr-2015)
    Injury is a prime trigger

  • Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism
    (09-Apr-2015)
    But research is still preliminary, expert says

  • Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure

  • Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Less risky treatment viable for older patients with lumbar spinal stenosis

  • Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says
    (04-Apr-2015)
    Elbow ligament tears more common in South than North

  • Older Mexican-Americans Often Disabled, Study Says
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Findings highlight growing need for long-term care

  • Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

  • Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Finds
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Even with the same amount of sleep as early risers, they were more prone to diabetes, muscle loss

  • New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off
    (31-Mar-2015)
    CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

  • Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Study finds repeat problems common after early ACL repair

  • Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Adding special procedure during operation loosened joint, reduced risk of re-tears

  • Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Patients with one are more than twice as likely to have the other, study says

  • Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Study finds repeat problems common after early ACL repair

  • Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Adding special procedure during operation loosened joint, reduced risk of re-tears

  • Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

  • Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

  • Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

  • In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee
    (26-Mar-2015)
    People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds

  • In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee
    (26-Mar-2015)
    People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds

  • In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee
    (26-Mar-2015)
    People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds

  • In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee
    (26-Mar-2015)
    People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds

  • Many May Be OK to Drive 2 Weeks After Getting New Hip: Study
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Advances in surgery, rehabilitation and pain management have hastened return to normal

  • More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Over 10 years, rate of surgeries nearly doubled for those ages 45 to 64

  • Second 'Tommy John' Surgery Is No Win for Pitchers
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Only two-thirds return to major league play, and performance drops, study finds

  • Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze?
    (24-Mar-2015)
    People over 30 may take more time to safely adjust to 'minimalist' shoes, study suggests

  • Malpractice Fears Spurring Most ER Docs to Order Unnecessary Tests
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Study found 97 percent said they had patients undergo procedures that weren't medically needed

  • Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

  • Health Tip: Boost Balance With the Right Shoes
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Measure your feet whenever you shop

  • Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

  • 'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

  • 'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

  • Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Researchers saw no difference in outcomes, even though more money was spent on treatments

  • Recovery From Bunion Surgery Faster Than in Past
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Experts note full recovery generally takes six weeks or less

  • Excessive Use of Medical Scans Varies By Region
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Doctors tend to order more imaging technologies in the Northeast, study found

  • Tetanus Shot Helped Boost Brain Cancer Survival, Small Study Finds
    (12-Mar-2015)
    One patient with glioblastoma still alive nine years later

  • Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

  • Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

  • Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions
    (05-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Selecting Shoe Inserts
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Suggestions for the right fit

  • Ultrasound Treatment May Be Option for Plantar Fasciitis
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Most patients found relief from foot pain in short study, but longer trials are needed, experts say

  • Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

  • Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

  • Health Tip: Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Quit smoking, and lose extra weight

  • Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
    (24-Feb-2015)
    If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say

  • Health Tip: Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Quit smoking, and lose extra weight

  • Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

  • Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease
    (20-Feb-2015)
    If bone fracture odds are elevated, mouth health likely a concern, researchers say

  • Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Hispanics more likely to develop muscle-weakening disorders, but it's not clear why

  • Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Hispanics more likely to develop muscle-weakening disorders, but it's not clear why

  • Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Understanding Osteoporosis in Men
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Here are common risk factors

  • Achilles Tendon Can Handle Downhill Running: Study
    (17-Feb-2015)
    The key is to transition gradually, researcher says

  • Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, U.S. Report Shows
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Procedure becoming more common in younger adults, but hospital stays now a day shorter

  • Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, U.S. Report Shows
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Procedure becoming more common in younger adults, but hospital stays now a day shorter

  • Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, U.S. Report Shows
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Procedure becoming more common in younger adults, but hospital stays now a day shorter

  • Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

  • Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

  • Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

  • Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Gut, urinary tract and genital conditions may offer some protection, study suggests

  • New MRI Test May Help Diagnose Liver Condition in Kids
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Most cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease go undiagnosed, researchers say

  • Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Gut, urinary tract and genital conditions may offer some protection, study suggests

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80
    (28-Jan-2015)
    CDC study finds women more affected than men

  • MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
    (27-Jan-2015)
    New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

  • Health Tip: Identifying Signs of Shoulder Arthritis
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Including pain that worsens

  • Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Charcot foot can lead to deformity, disability if not treated in time, experts say

  • Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Discomfort with walking, standing, lying or sitting comes later, study finds

  • Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Discomfort with walking, standing, lying or sitting comes later, study finds

  • Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Discomfort with walking, standing, lying or sitting comes later, study finds

  • Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Study found more than a third of people over 65 reporting a fall over the past 2 years

  • Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Study found more than a third of people over 65 reporting a fall over the past 2 years

  • Surgery Not Better for Spine Narrowing, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    More conservative treatments worked just as well to ease back and leg pain

  • Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Good spirits may be as important as lifestyle habits, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Curious About Dark Toenails?
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Here are some possible causes

  • The Mind May Be a Muscle Booster
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Mental imagery reduces muscle loss associated with immobilization, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Get Weight-Bearing Exercise
    (09-Jan-2015)
    For healthier bones

  • Health Tip: Get Weight-Bearing Exercise
    (09-Jan-2015)
    For healthier bones

  • Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

  • Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

  • Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

  • Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

  • Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

  • Exercise May Cut Fall Risk for Some Parkinson's Patients
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Benefit strongest for those with milder symptoms, study finds

  • Better Pain Relief After Knee Replacement Surgery?
    (30-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests injected drug might ease pain while maintaining mobility, but more research is needed

  • Health Tip: Soothe Sore Muscles
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Rest, massage and stretching can help

  • Scans May Spot People Who'll Benefit From Surgery for OCD
    (23-Dec-2014)
    MRI looks at a brain structure in patients who haven't benefited from standard treatments

  • Bone Drugs May Protect Against Endometrial Cancer
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Women taking bisphosphonates had about half the risk, study reports

  • Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

  • Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

  • Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

  • Health Tip: Spot the Signs of a Fractured Thumb
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Pain and tenderness are prime signals

  • Health Tip: Spot the Signs of a Fractured Thumb
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Pain and tenderness are prime signals

  • Gout Attacks More Common at Night: Study
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Dehydration, lower body temp, or hormonal shifts may be to blame, expert says

  • Health Tip: Battling Bunion Pain
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Get more comfortable shoes

  • Prompt Treatment of Shoulder Dislocation May Prevent Future Problems
    (08-Dec-2014)
    The shoulder has greatest range of motion of any joint in the body, researchers note

  • Health Tip: Prevent Back Strain
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Lose any extra pounds

  • Jakafi Approved for Chronic Bone Marrow Disease
    (04-Dec-2014)
    First drug sanctioned in U.S. for polycythemia vera

  • Common Knee Surgery May Boost Arthritis Risk, Study Suggests
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Repairing tears in meniscus cartilage made joint trouble more likely than physical therapy did

  • Common Knee Surgery May Boost Arthritis Risk, Study Suggests
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Repairing tears in meniscus cartilage made joint trouble more likely than physical therapy did

  • Common Knee Surgery May Boost Arthritis Risk, Study Suggests
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Repairing tears in meniscus cartilage made joint trouble more likely than physical therapy did

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Cast
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Wiggle your digits to help reduce swelling

  • Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Cast
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Wiggle your digits to help reduce swelling

  • Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds
    (01-Dec-2014)
    But they don't raise the risk of fractures, doctor notes

  • Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds
    (01-Dec-2014)
    But they don't raise the risk of fractures, doctor notes

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Feet Happy
    (27-Nov-2014)
    Don't forget to moisturize

  • Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

  • Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Learning of second language also seems to boost brain, study says

  • Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

  • Health Tip: Seek Treatment for a Broken Toe
    (20-Nov-2014)
    It may not heal properly on its own

  • MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Study finds some patients had to discontinue the scan, or the hearing device was impaired by magnetic field

  • Running Won't Raise Risk of Knee Arthritis, Study Says
    (17-Nov-2014)
    In fact, it suggests running may even help prevent painful joint condition

  • Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care

  • Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care

  • Running Won't Raise Risk of Knee Arthritis, Study Says
    (17-Nov-2014)
    In fact, it suggests running may even help prevent painful joint condition

  • Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care

  • Health Tip: Think You're Getting Enough Calcium?
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Factors that influence how much your body keeps

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

  • Health Tip: Feeling Weak in the Knee?
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Symptoms of unstable kneecap

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

  • Mouse Study Suggests Brain Is Damaged Early in Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Scientists say finding sheds new light on progression of the illness

  • Three-Quarters of Young Baseball Players Have Arm Pain
    (11-Nov-2014)
    But study found many kids are encouraged to stay on the field in spite of their injuries

  • Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

  • Common Blood Pressure Drug May Lower Risk For Lou Gehrig's Disease: Study
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But new finding needs additional research to confirm the link, experts caution

  • Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Celebrex and other COX-2 inhibitors should be prescribed with care, experts say

  • Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Study found many patients with early stage disease stayed in remission with less medication

  • Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Celebrex and other COX-2 inhibitors should be prescribed with care, experts say

  • Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Experts warn that older men are at risk for osteoporosis, too

  • Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Experts warn that older men are at risk for osteoporosis, too

  • Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Experts warn that older men are at risk for osteoporosis, too

  • Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Study found many patients with early stage disease stayed in remission with less medication

  • Health Tip: When Feet Sweat
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Here's how to deal with the condition

  • Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble
    (03-Nov-2014)
    They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

  • Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble
    (03-Nov-2014)
    They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

  • Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble
    (03-Nov-2014)
    They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

  • Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble
    (03-Nov-2014)
    They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

  • Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble
    (03-Nov-2014)
    They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

  • Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

  • Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

  • Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

  • Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging With Arthritis
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Meal planning can help ease the strain

  • For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever

  • For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever

  • Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Current assessment methods were poor at predicting risk for those 50-54 in study

  • Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Current assessment methods were poor at predicting risk for those 50-54 in study

  • Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Current assessment methods were poor at predicting risk for those 50-54 in study

  • Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones
    (23-Oct-2014)
    People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say

  • Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones
    (23-Oct-2014)
    People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Pain in the Foot?
    (16-Oct-2014)
    See a doctor if you have symptoms of arthritis

  • Health Tip: Pain in the Foot?
    (16-Oct-2014)
    See a doctor if you have symptoms of arthritis

  • Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say

  • Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Post-menopausal women at greater risk

  • Health Tip: Strained Hamstring?
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Here are common symptoms

  • Health Tip: Wearing High Heels
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Protect your feet, knees and back

  • Technology Helps 'Locked-In' Stroke Patient Communicate
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Brain-computer interface allows paralyzed man to express words, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Tight Shoes May Be Damaging Your Feet
    (07-Oct-2014)
    They could lead to bunions or corns

  • MRI May Spot Early Signs of Mental Decline, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    But scientists stress this doesn't mean seniors should rush to get the scans, more study needed

  • Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

  • Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

  • Pets Really Are Like People's Children, Brain Scans Suggest
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Mothers respond similarly to photos of their kids, their dogs

  • Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Laser, needle treatment worked no better than 'sham' procedure

  • Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
    (29-Sep-2014)
    American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

  • ACL Tear Won't Keep Most College Athletes From Returning to Play: Study
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Recovery actually seems better for college-age players vs. younger peers, researchers say

  • Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests
    (25-Sep-2014)
    NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

  • Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Sep-2014)
    About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

  • Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Sep-2014)
    About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

  • Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

  • Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain
    (10-Sep-2014)
    New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men with aching backs

  • Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting
    (09-Sep-2014)
    An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows

  • Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say

  • Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say

  • More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures
    (04-Sep-2014)
    But experts say benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh risks for those with osteoporosis

  • More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures
    (04-Sep-2014)
    But experts say benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh risks for those with osteoporosis

  • More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures
    (04-Sep-2014)
    But experts say benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh risks for those with osteoporosis

  • Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

  • Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

  • Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

  • Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

  • Take Steps to Control Bunions
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Ignoring these painful bumps will only make them worse, foot doctor says

  • Health Tip: Did You Bruise a Muscle?
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Signs of a muscle contusion

  • Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries
    (25-Aug-2014)
    For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy

  • Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries
    (25-Aug-2014)
    For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy

  • Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries
    (25-Aug-2014)
    For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy

  • Health Tip: Soothing Psoriasis on the Feet
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Soak your tootsies in oatmeal

  • Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

  • Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Here are possible causes

  • Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

  • Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Too much weight can strain joints

  • Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips
    (15-Aug-2014)
    When kids carry too much, muscle strains and back pain can occur

  • Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Hamstring Injury
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Factors that increase your risk

  • Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

  • Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips
    (09-Aug-2014)
    Going barefoot in the summer increases risk of problems, doctor says

  • Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?
    (07-Aug-2014)
    American Heart Association releases statement saying risk may be increased if artery wall is torn

  • Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?
    (07-Aug-2014)
    American Heart Association releases statement saying risk may be increased if artery wall is torn

  • Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain?
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Physical therapy as effective as injections, researchers say

  • Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain?
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Physical therapy as effective as injections, researchers say

  • When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids
    (04-Aug-2014)
    About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

  • Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Left untreated, knee discomfort can become chronic, researchers caution

  • Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different

  • Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Recovering After Knee Replacement
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Prepare your home before the surgery

  • Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Feet
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Essentials for a foot-friendly summer

  • 'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests

  • Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

  • Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

  • Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

  • Health Tip: Getting a Massage?
    (14-Jul-2014)
    It's not appropriate for everyone

  • Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Secondary injuries more common among children who postpone ligament repair, research shows

  • Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Secondary injuries more common among children who postpone ligament repair, research shows

  • Young Pro Pitchers May Face Higher Risk of 'Tommy John' Surgery: Study
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Most players who needed the ligament procedure had it within first 5 years of professional ball

  • Health Tip: Have Cracked Heels?
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Here are some potential causes

  • Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

  • Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury
    (28-Jun-2014)
    Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

  • Dance Those Cares Away!
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

  • Injection Treatment No Help for Hamstring Injuries, Study Says
    (25-Jun-2014)
    One expert questions the findings, and believes plasma-rich injections can help athletes and others

  • Anesthesia Type May Affect Recovery From Hip Fracture Repair
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Death rate, hospital stay reduced slightly with 'regional' approach

  • Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

  • Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

  • Genes Tied to Curvature of Spine in Kids
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Finding might lead to ways to prevent scoliosis in susceptible children, researchers say

  • Group Doctor Visits May Benefit Muscle Disorder Patients
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Those who attended their annual neurologist visit with peers reported slightly better quality of life later

  • Group Doctor Visits May Benefit Muscle Disorder Patients
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Those who attended their annual neurologist visit with peers reported slightly better quality of life later

  • Group Doctor Visits May Benefit Muscle Disorder Patients
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Those who attended their annual neurologist visit with peers reported slightly better quality of life later

  • Group Doctor Visits May Benefit Muscle Disorder Patients
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Those who attended their annual neurologist visit with peers reported slightly better quality of life later

  • Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains
    (17-Jun-2014)
    MRIs show larger 'fear center' in those who are more anxious

  • MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Nails Healthier
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Make sure they're always dry and clean

  • Health Tip: Having Poor Circulation in the Feet
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Foot cramps may be a warning sign

  • Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

  • Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

  • Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

  • MRI Technique May Help Detect Parkinson's Earlier
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Larger research trials needed to confirm study's encouraging findings, experts say

  • Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

  • Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

  • Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

  • Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

  • Health Tip: Have Shin Splints?
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Here are possible causes

  • Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Total knee replacements more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, study shows

  • Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Total knee replacements more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, study shows

  • Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Fractures more common in boys, while concussions more common in girls, study finds

  • FDA Approves Generic Version of Painkiller Celebrex
    (30-May-2014)
    Medicine will carry warning alerting users of potential heart risks

  • Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says
    (30-May-2014)
    But it's better to get this essential mineral from your diet, experts say

  • Richard III's Curved Spine Had Little Impact on His Mobility: Study
    (30-May-2014)
    Examination of long-dead monarch's bones suggest no evidence of a limp

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

  • Health Tip: Caring for Foot Arthritis
    (23-May-2014)
    Here are non-surgical options

  • Health Tip: Caring for Foot Arthritis
    (23-May-2014)
    Here are non-surgical options

  • Consistent Protein Intake Key to Muscle Strength, Study Says
    (22-May-2014)
    Many Americans consume too little early in the day

  • Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
    (21-May-2014)
    But, other experts say certain people will see a benefit from physical therapy

  • Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
    (21-May-2014)
    But, other experts say certain people will see a benefit from physical therapy

  • Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
    (21-May-2014)
    But, other experts say certain people will see a benefit from physical therapy

  • Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
    (21-May-2014)
    But, other experts say certain people will see a benefit from physical therapy

  • Health Tip: Preventing Heel Pain
    (20-May-2014)
    Make sure shoes fit properly

  • Hips Pivotal in Avoiding Elbow Injuries While Pitching
    (16-May-2014)
    Limited hip motion might put elbows at risk, study finds

  • Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA
    (13-May-2014)
    Review of bisphosphonates finds they work but optimum time for use remains unclear

  • Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA
    (13-May-2014)
    Review of bisphosphonates finds they work but optimum time for use remains unclear

  • Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA
    (13-May-2014)
    Review of bisphosphonates finds they work but optimum time for use remains unclear

  • Health Tip: Managing Arthritis-Related Fatigue
    (09-May-2014)
    Ease your schedule when symptoms flare

  • FDA OKs Artificial Arm That Does Complex Tasks
    (09-May-2014)
    DEKA Arm System allows user to multi-task, agency says

  • Viagra, Cialis May Help Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients
    (07-May-2014)
    Small study finds impotence drugs improved blood flow to muscles in boys with the progressive disease

  • Asthma Linked to Bone Loss in Study
    (07-May-2014)
    Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say

  • Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman's Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk?
    (07-May-2014)
    Study finds the brew is helpful, but drinking too much is never warranted, experts say

  • Health Tip: Understanding Corns and Calluses
    (05-May-2014)
    Suggestions to help prevent them

  • Those With Arthritis Face Higher Risk of Falls: CDC
    (01-May-2014)
    Exercise, physical therapy may help by improving balance, strength and gait, researchers say

  • Those With Arthritis Face Higher Risk of Falls: CDC
    (01-May-2014)
    Exercise, physical therapy may help by improving balance, strength and gait, researchers say

  • Even Routine Housework May Help Stave Off Disability
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study finds benefit in light activity such as housecleaning or a slow stroll

  • Doctors Regrow Large Areas of Muscle Lost in Injured Soldiers
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Trauma patients regained some function in severely damaged legs with first-time procedure

  • Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Grip strength, ability to rise from chair and standing balance measured

  • Even Routine Housework May Help Stave Off Disability
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study finds benefit in light activity such as housecleaning or a slow stroll

  • Doctors Regrow Large Areas of Muscle Lost in Injured Soldiers
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Trauma patients regained some function in severely damaged legs with first-time procedure

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

  • Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Knee ligament injuries are rising among kids in sports, especially girls, experts say

  • More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

  • Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Many high school athletes assessed for sprains, strains outside the hospital

  • Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness: Study
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Benefits seen among inactive people, those who exercised

  • Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness: Study
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Benefits seen among inactive people, those who exercised

  • Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

  • Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest
    (16-Apr-2014)
    U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine

  • Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest
    (16-Apr-2014)
    U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine

  • Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma
    (16-Apr-2014)
    Right now misdiagnosis is common, so a better technology is needed, experts say

  • Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
    (15-Apr-2014)
    The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

  • Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

  • Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
    (14-Apr-2014)
    British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

  • Getting in Front of Back Pain
    (12-Apr-2014)
    Strong core muscles, good posture can help, expert says

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Study found patients may be more likely to develop renal disease

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

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

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

  • Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Hospitalized patients who'd been on mechanical ventilators were studied up to 2 years after discharge

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

  • Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Hospitalized patients who'd been on mechanical ventilators were studied up to 2 years after discharge

  • Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Early study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement

  • Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

  • Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

  • Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Results similar for patients with one session vs. 20 sessions

  • Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Results similar for patients with one session vs. 20 sessions

  • Health Tip: Choose a Sturdy Pair of Flip-Flops
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Avoid those that are too limp

  • Hernia Repair Recovery Often Longer Than Expected
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Pain, fatigue may persist up to seven days after surgery, study shows

  • Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D
    (02-Apr-2014)
    One of two reviews suggests it may help people live longer, but finding is not definitive

  • Scientists Make Gene Discovery in Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Finding may advance understanding of fatal, degenerative condition

  • Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
    (01-Apr-2014)
    More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Massage Your Feet
    (31-Mar-2014)
    And help combat foot pain

  • Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Researchers followed British patients taking allopurinol

  • Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    And continued activity is even better for your skeletal health

  • Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Researchers followed British patients taking allopurinol

  • New Repair Option for Compression Fractures in Spine
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Implant might provide similar benefits as other treatments with fewer risks, study suggests

  • Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    And continued activity is even better for your skeletal health

  • Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a Cast
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Apply ice if you need it

  • Stroke Survivors Deserve Team Care: Statement
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Experts call for palliative care to improve patients' quality of life

  • CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases
    (26-Mar-2014)
    But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report

  • CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases
    (26-Mar-2014)
    But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report

  • CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases
    (26-Mar-2014)
    But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report

  • Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Condition affects some with psoriasis

  • Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Joints
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Help ward off arthritis

  • Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Joints
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Help ward off arthritis

  • Weight Loss May Boost Success of Joint-Replacement Surgery
    (18-Mar-2014)
    But people who add pounds after getting new hip or knee have more pain, study finds

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

  • Weight Loss May Boost Success of Joint-Replacement Surgery
    (18-Mar-2014)
    But people who add pounds after getting new hip or knee have more pain, study finds

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

  • Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study
    (18-Mar-2014)
    British researchers compared bone-healing stem cells in smokers, nonsmokers

  • Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study
    (18-Mar-2014)
    British researchers compared bone-healing stem cells in smokers, nonsmokers

  • More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Older adults with greater muscle mass had a lower risk of death during study period

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

  • Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Routine use of imaging tests not recommended, but more docs ordering them anyway, researcher says

  • Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
    (15-Mar-2014)
    Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

  • Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
    (15-Mar-2014)
    Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

  • Knee Ligament Tears Don't Permanently Sideline Most College Football Players
    (15-Mar-2014)
    Study of NCAA Division I athletes found majority returned to playing field

  • Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
    (15-Mar-2014)
    Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

  • Knee Ligament Tears Don't Permanently Sideline Most College Football Players
    (15-Mar-2014)
    Study of NCAA Division I athletes found majority returned to playing field

  • Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
    (15-Mar-2014)
    Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

  • Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
    (15-Mar-2014)
    Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

  • Timing Is Key to Massage's Benefits for Neck Pain: Study
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Two or three one-hour sessions a week reduced pain, improved functioning

  • Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Brain scans showed nicotine withdrawal weakens parts of the brain tied to ability to control cravings

  • Timing Is Key to Massage's Benefits for Neck Pain: Study
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Two or three one-hour sessions a week reduced pain, improved functioning

  • Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

  • Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

  • Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

  • Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

  • Hip Replacement Safe for Patients in Their 90s, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Complication rates similar to patients in their 80s and younger, researchers say

  • New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

  • New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

  • New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

  • Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Popular supplement did not reduce cartilage damage or improve joint function in study

  • Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Popular supplement did not reduce cartilage damage or improve joint function in study

  • 'Tommy John' Surgery Gets Major League Pitchers Back on the Mound
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Study found most players returned to pro baseball, sometimes with better results

  • Hip Replacement Safe for Patients in Their 90s, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Complication rates similar to patients in their 80s and younger, researchers say

  • New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

  • Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Popular supplement did not reduce cartilage damage or improve joint function in study

  • Hip Replacement Safe for Patients in Their 90s, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Complication rates similar to patients in their 80s and younger, researchers say

  • New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

  • Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine
    (11-Mar-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
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Study suggests a link between length of ring, index fingers and chances of eventual surgery

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

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

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

  • Will You Need Knee Replacement? Maybe Your Hand Can Tell You
    (07-Mar-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
    (05-Mar-2014)
    They were more likely to have physical and emotional problems later in life than non-athletes, researchers found

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

  • Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

  • Poor Sleep in Gulf War Vets May Be Tied to Brain Changes
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Researchers say problem seems to be linked with less gray matter, which controls memory, thinking

  • Health Tip: Moisturize Your Diabetic Feet
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Helps prevent cracking and drying

  • Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Even when the pace was relaxed, long-term study found benefits

  • Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Even when the pace was relaxed, long-term study found benefits

  • Scientists Use Fishing Line, Thread to Make Artificial Muscles
    (20-Feb-2014)
    They're 100 times stronger than human muscles and could be used in robots, researchers say

  • Mesh for Hernia Repair Reduces Recurrence, Study Suggests
    (19-Feb-2014)
    But the open surgery technique increases odds of complications, researchers find

  • Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Children might benefit most from new way to detect tumors, but experts say more research is needed

  • Heavy Kids May Suffer Worse Elbow Fractures
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Study found they were more likely to have complex 'type-3' breaks than normal-weight kids

  • After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost Recovery
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Study looked at older patients who'd already received traditional rehab

  • Heavy Kids May Suffer Worse Elbow Fractures
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Study found they were more likely to have complex 'type-3' breaks than normal-weight kids

  • After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost Recovery
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Study looked at older patients who'd already received traditional rehab

  • After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost Recovery
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Study looked at older patients who'd already received traditional rehab

  • Scientists Get Closer to Rejuvenating Aging Muscles
    (17-Feb-2014)
    In mouse studies, Stanford researchers uncover potential reason behind muscles' decline in old age

  • Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Doctors should assess overall risks in premenopausal women, study suggests

  • Restless Sleep Linked to Widespread Pain in Older Adults
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Anxiety, memory problems and poor health also play a role, study suggests

  • 'House' TV Series Leads to Real-Life Diagnosis
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Doctors realized patient's mysterious symptoms resembled those of a character on the medical drama

  • Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

  • Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

  • Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

  • Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

  • Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

  • Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

  • Sleep Apnea Common After Spinal Cord Injury, Study Finds
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Injured patients should undergo evaluation for diagnosis of the breathing disorder, researchers say

  • Falls Top Car Crashes as Leading Cause of U.S. Spinal Injuries
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Rates rising fastest among seniors, study finds

  • Good Marriages Might Be Good for More Than a Man's Heart
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Study found men who got hitched had stronger bones, but only if they tied the knot in their mid-20s or later

  • Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

  • Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

  • Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

  • Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Those who took it after hip, knee replacement saw risk of second procedure drop by about 40 percent

  • Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Those who took it after hip, knee replacement saw risk of second procedure drop by about 40 percent

  • Most Crash Victims Don't Plan to Sue: Study
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Only 17 percent of drivers with hurt necks or other body parts had contacted a lawyer within six weeks

  • Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Those who took it after hip, knee replacement saw risk of second procedure drop by about 40 percent

  • Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Those who took it after hip, knee replacement saw risk of second procedure drop by about 40 percent

  • Most Crash Victims Don't Plan to Sue: Study
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Only 17 percent of drivers with hurt necks or other body parts had contacted a lawyer within six weeks

  • Despite New Rules, Injuries Still Costly for NHL, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Added safety measures appear necessary to protect hockey players' health

  • Vitamin D May Slow Multiple Sclerosis, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2014)
    But whether MS patients should take supplements is subject of debate

  • Health Tip: Cold Feet?
    (17-Jan-2014)
    If they're wet too, it could lead to 'trench foot'

  • Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Study suggests there may be some logic in their choices after all

  • Ease Into a Workout Program to Prevent Injuries
    (12-Jan-2014)
    Doctors give safety tips for weight-lifting and other regimens

  • Ease Into a Workout Program to Prevent Injuries
    (12-Jan-2014)
    Doctors give safety tips for weight-lifting and other regimens

  • Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study
    (10-Jan-2014)
    Doctors urged to consider level of trauma causing injury

  • Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study
    (10-Jan-2014)
    Doctors urged to consider level of trauma causing injury

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

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

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

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

  • Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health?
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners

  • Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health?
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners

  • Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Study in China finds risk cut nearly in half after nursing

  • Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Study in China finds risk cut nearly in half after nursing

  • Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports
    (05-Jan-2014)
    Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

  • Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports
    (05-Jan-2014)
    Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

  • Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Endurance training cuts chances of falls, injuries, sports medicine doc says

  • Novel Osteoporosis Drug Could Change Treatment: Study
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Early results indicate romosozumab can rebuild bone

  • Novel Osteoporosis Drug Could Change Treatment: Study
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Early results indicate romosozumab can rebuild bone

  • When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun
    (01-Jan-2014)
    Sledding, skating, skiing and other cold weather activities all carry a potential risk of harm

  • Study Questions Value of Common Knee Surgery
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Procedure to repair a torn meniscus worked no better than a fake one to ease lingering pain

  • Health Tip: When Sore Muscles Warrant a Call to the Doctor
    (26-Dec-2013)
    If pain lasts longer than a week

  • Surgeons' Group Gives Gift of New Hips, Knees to Uninsured
    (25-Dec-2013)
    Operation Walk USA providing free joint replacement surgery to 230 patients

  • Surgeons' Group Gives Gift of New Hips, Knees to Uninsured
    (25-Dec-2013)
    Operation Walk USA providing free joint replacement surgery to 230 patients

  • Surgeons' Group Gives Gift of New Hips, Knees to Uninsured
    (25-Dec-2013)
    Operation Walk USA providing free joint replacement surgery to 230 patients

  • Some Hip-Replacement Parts Not Proven Safe or Effective: Study
    (20-Dec-2013)
    About 8 percent of components used in Britain not backed by evidence; Harvard researchers call for stricter controls

  • Luggage-Lifting Tips for Safe Travels
    (20-Dec-2013)
    Pack like a pro to help avoid injury

  • Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

  • Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

  • Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

  • Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Green, leafy vegetables are great sources

  • Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Side effects, such as stiffness and pain, are common reasons patients stop taking medications

  • Health Tip: Help Heal a Heel Spur
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Rest, ice and medication often do the trick

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Shin Splints
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Symptoms usually include shin pain and swelling

  • Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis
    (09-Dec-2013)
    The time of day may matter

  • Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Low levels of 'sunshine vitamin' could be a sign of illness, rather than a cause, studies suggest

  • Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Patients who had scans at shorter intervals had less lymph node involvement, study found

  • Health Tip: Returning to Normal After Hip Replacement
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Exercise, but don't overdo it

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

  • Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?
    (02-Dec-2013)
    MRI technique might aid diagnosis, treatment, researcher says

  • Even Mild Blast Injuries Tied to Long-Term Brain Changes in Vets
    (02-Dec-2013)
    Small study looked at U.S. soldiers 4 years after explosions

  • Health Tip: Coping With Neck Pain
    (02-Dec-2013)
    Keep moving as much as possible

  • Oxygen Treatment May Help Some With Spinal Cord Injuries: Study
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Researchers found it allowed those with less severe nerve damage to walk farther and faster

  • Tongue Piercing Helps Paralyzed People Drive Wheelchairs
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Although not yet on the market, magnetic technology may let users move with greater speed, ease

  • Nail-Gun Injuries on the Rise Among Construction Workers
    (23-Nov-2013)
    More than half of patients in Australian study needed surgery

  • What Not to Do for Migraines
    (21-Nov-2013)
    Experts issue new guidelines to avoid unnecessary tests, risky treatments

  • Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Instead, research found boys who consumed more milk had higher risk of hip fractures as adults

  • Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Instead, research found boys who consumed more milk had higher risk of hip fractures as adults

  • Scans Show Brain-Connection Differences in Those With Epilepsy
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Small study used MRI to examine patients with temporal lobe epilepsy

  • Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Small study looked at death rates, major complications

  • Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Small study looked at death rates, major complications

  • Use of Breast MRIs Way Up, Studies Find
    (18-Nov-2013)
    But many high-risk women who should get scanned don't, experts add

  • Bone Doctors May Miss Signs of Domestic Abuse, Survey Finds
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Most orthopedic surgeons not trained to recognize broken bones caused by intimate-partner violence

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Small study found almost half of those with anorexia, bulimia had symptom relief

  • Obesity Is Driving Surge in Knee Replacements, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Compared with seniors, artificial knee patients under 65 more likely to be severely overweight, data shows

  • Obesity Is Driving Surge in Knee Replacements, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Compared with seniors, artificial knee patients under 65 more likely to be severely overweight, data shows

  • Obesity Is Driving Surge in Knee Replacements, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Compared with seniors, artificial knee patients under 65 more likely to be severely overweight, data shows

  • Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

  • Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

  • Study Probes Why Exercise Leaves Women More Breathless Than Men
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Females' smaller lungs and airways lead to differences between the sexes, researchers say

  • Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

  • Arthritis Drug Could Benefit Some Kidney Disease Patients
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Orencia may help treat a form of kidney disease that often leads to organ failure, study suggests

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

  • 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Physically Limited by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Experts say obesity epidemic has widened the pool of disabled

  • New Ligament Discovered in Human Knee
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Surgeons say their findings on 'anterolateral' ligament may advance treatment of athletic injuries

  • For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study
    (07-Nov-2013)
    ER records suggest efforts should be made to teach better supervision skills to young parents, researcher says

  • 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Physically Limited by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Experts say obesity epidemic has widened the pool of disabled

  • Could Warmer Weather Hamper Brain Function in People With MS?
    (07-Nov-2013)
    MRI study found that some brains respond abnormally to higher temperatures

  • 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Physically Limited by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Experts say obesity epidemic has widened the pool of disabled

  • Health Tip: Exercise to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Strengthen your bones

  • 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Physically Limited by Arthritis: CDC
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Experts say obesity epidemic has widened the pool of disabled

  • Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Activity in certain regions suggests why they're less able to prepare for pain or respond to pain relief

  • Health Tip: When Tendinitis Affects Your Feet
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Here are potential causes

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

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Arthritis?
    (29-Oct-2013)
    Some risk factors are preventable

  • Social Isolation Linked to More Pain After Hip Replacement
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Patients lacking social support at higher risk of ongoing pain 2 years after surgery, study found

  • Exercise May Make Life Better for Those With Arthritis
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Meeting national physical activity guidelines could add up to 20 days of good health in one year

  • Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Early May Cut Damaging Effects
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Study suggests that delaying treatment leads to more joint inflammation, disability down the road

  • Exercise May Make Life Better for Those With Arthritis
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Meeting national physical activity guidelines could add up to 20 days of good health in one year

  • Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Early May Cut Damaging Effects
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Study suggests that delaying treatment leads to more joint inflammation, disability down the road

  • Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Early May Cut Damaging Effects
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Study suggests that delaying treatment leads to more joint inflammation, disability down the road

  • Exercise May Make Life Better for Those With Arthritis
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Meeting national physical activity guidelines could add up to 20 days of good health in one year

  • Certain Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Also Protect Patients' Hearts, Studies Find
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Biologic drugs such as Enbrel, Humira may lower rate of heart attack, researchers say

  • Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Early May Cut Damaging Effects
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Study suggests that delaying treatment leads to more joint inflammation, disability down the road

  • Infections From Tainted Steroids Ranged in Severity: Update
    (23-Oct-2013)
    CDC study looked at meningitis, other conditions in 6 hardest-hit states

  • Health Tip: Caring for Calluses
    (22-Oct-2013)
    It's especially important for diabetics

  • Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis
    (18-Oct-2013)
    Many women unaware the risk of bone-thinning disease rises after menopause, experts say

  • Health Tip: Using Heat Therapy
    (18-Oct-2013)
    For starters, don't apply just after an injury

  • Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis
    (18-Oct-2013)
    Many women unaware the risk of bone-thinning disease rises after menopause, experts say

  • Health Tip: Know the Signs of a Hip Strain
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Pain is the most frequent symptom

  • No Sign That Vitamin D Supplements Help Aging Bones: Study
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Large data review found no effect against osteoporosis at most sites tested in healthy adults

  • No Sign That Vitamin D Supplements Help Aging Bones: Study
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Large data review found no effect against osteoporosis at most sites tested in healthy adults

  • Health Tip: Signs That You've Sprained a Hip
    (02-Oct-2013)

  • Health Tip: Signs That You've Sprained a Hip
    (02-Oct-2013)

  • Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years
    (27-Sep-2013)
    New finding paves way for improved therapy for kids with neurological disorders, researchers say

  • Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy May Affect Infants' Fine Motor Skills
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Study did not find similar link when babies were exposed through breast-feeding

  • Health Tip: Help a Sprained Ankle Heal
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Stay off your feet

  • 10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

  • Little Benefit Seen in Repeat Bone-Density Testing
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Older adults without osteoporosis could wait longer between screenings, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Troubled by an Ingrown Toenail?
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Watch for signs including swelling, redness

  • Little Benefit Seen in Repeat Bone-Density Testing
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Older adults without osteoporosis could wait longer between screenings, study suggests

  • 10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

  • 10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

  • Vitamin D Alone Doesn't Boost Bone Health, Study Says
    (24-Sep-2013)
    But calcium supplements appear to reduce risk of osteoporosis

  • Daily Tasks a Challenge for Many Older Breast Cancer Patients
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Physical therapy could help these women, study authors say

  • Child's Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family
    (21-Sep-2013)
    Care demands can create more stress than severity of illness, researchers say

  • FDA Launches System to Label Medical Devices
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Goal is to improve patient safety, identify items for recall and prevent counterfeiting

  • Spinal Injuries to Soldiers Much More Common in Iraq, Afghanistan Wars
    (20-Sep-2013)
    About 11 percent of U.S. combat wounds now involve spine, study finds

  • Health Tip: Treating Psoriasis on the Feet
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Keep them moisturized

  • Imaging Provides New Insights Into Schizophrenia
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Findings suggest white matter abnormalities are complex, researcher says

  • Braces Seem to Benefit Many Kids With High-Risk Scoliosis
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Study suggests that surgery to correct curvature of spine can be avoided for most of these patients

  • Braces Seem to Benefit Many Kids With High-Risk Scoliosis
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Study suggests that surgery to correct curvature of spine can be avoided for most of these patients

  • Doctors Quick to Order Knee MRIs When They Own a Scanner, Study Finds
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Test results were more likely to be normal when doctors 'self-referred' knee pain patients

  • Doctors Quick to Order Knee MRIs When They Own a Scanner, Study Finds
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Test results were more likely to be normal when doctors 'self-referred' knee pain patients

  • Vitamin D Deficiency Often Seen in Traumatic Bone Breaks
    (13-Sep-2013)
    Low levels common in adult patients of all ages, study finds

  • Vitamin D Deficiency Often Seen in Traumatic Bone Breaks
    (13-Sep-2013)
    Low levels common in adult patients of all ages, study finds

  • Some Painkillers Tied to Certain Birth Defects in Study
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Overall risk of problems like spina bifida called low, but experts advise women to discuss prescription opioid use with doctor

  • ER Visits Common After Seniors' Surgery, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2013)
    At some hospitals 1 in 4 patients returns for emergency care following colon operation

  • With Insomnia, Mind May Also Wander During Day
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Scans show that brain fails to turn off 'default' mode, affecting daytime concentration

  • Health Tip: Easing Muscle Soreness
    (04-Sep-2013)
    A gentle stretch may help

  • Steroid Shots a Temporary Fix for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Study
    (03-Sep-2013)
    Three-quarters of patients still had to have surgery a year later

  • Humans Hardwired to Feel Others' Pain, Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2013)
    This ability is likely an evolutionary adaptation, researcher says

  • Migraines Linked to Changes in Brain Structure
    (28-Aug-2013)
    MRI findings in study should not cause concern to patients, experts say

  • Spinal Fluid Test May Aid Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease
    (27-Aug-2013)
    New study findings also might help predict how quickly the disease will progress, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Triggers for Hiatal Hernia
    (26-Aug-2013)
    Here's what may cause the condition

  • Calcium Plus Vitamin D Won't Cure Joint Pain, Study Finds
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Severity of condition did not improve in women who took supplements over 2-year period

  • Brain May Recover From Concussion by Compensating
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Study found increased brain activity in teen football players weeks after injury

  • Your Feet Aren't So Evolved After All, Study Reveals
    (21-Aug-2013)
    U.K. researchers find human foot still functions much like that of great apes

  • Taking a Bath After a Workout? Hold the Ice, Researchers Say
    (21-Aug-2013)
    Study found that for most people, ice baths cause pain, but no gain, following exercise

  • Shoe Inserts Don't Help Arthritic Knee Pain: Study
    (20-Aug-2013)
    Although inexpensive and noninvasive, treatment is ineffective, review concludes

  • Shoe Inserts Don't Help Arthritic Knee Pain: Study
    (20-Aug-2013)
    Although inexpensive and noninvasive, treatment is ineffective, review concludes

  • Shoe Inserts Don't Help Arthritic Knee Pain: Study
    (20-Aug-2013)
    Although inexpensive and noninvasive, treatment is ineffective, review concludes

  • Backpack Safety Tips for Back to School
    (18-Aug-2013)
    It's not only how much weight a kid totes, but also how it's packed and distributed

  • Backpack Safety Tips for Back to School
    (18-Aug-2013)
    It's not only how much weight a kid totes, but also how it's packed and distributed

  • High-Tech Prostate Scan May Boost Cancer Detection
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Combo of ultrasound and MRI zeroes in on tumors, helping some men avoid biopsy, experts say

  • Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior
    (15-Aug-2013)
    MRI scans don't indicate that one hemisphere dominates or affects personality

  • Partner's Chronic Pain Can Interfere With Your Sleep
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Study looked at couples in which one member had knee osteoarthritis

  • MRIs May Spur Unneeded Mastectomies in Older Women With Breast Cancer
    (14-Aug-2013)
    More aggressive surgery not always backed by evidence, study authors say

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

  • MRI Might Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Dyslexia: Study
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Size of a structure in the brain appears to hold key to predicting, treating reading problems sooner

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

  • Ruling Out Unneeded Ankle X-Rays for Kids
    (12-Aug-2013)
    Applying simple rule for low-risk injuries helped ER docs cut use by 22 percent

  • Ruling Out Unneeded Ankle X-Rays for Kids
    (12-Aug-2013)
    Applying simple rule for low-risk injuries helped ER docs cut use by 22 percent

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases Potential for Blood Clots, Study Suggests
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Researchers find tripled risk of leg blood clots, doubled odds of lung clots

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases Potential for Blood Clots, Study Suggests
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Researchers find tripled risk of leg blood clots, doubled odds of lung clots

  • Health Tip: Know Risk Factors for Gout
    (07-Aug-2013)
    It's more common in males

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Plantar Fasciitis
    (06-Aug-2013)
    Heel pain is a prime symptom

  • New Clues About Hot Flashes and the Brain
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Scientists say findings eventually may improve treatments

  • Birth Defect Discovery in Weimaraners Might Help Humans
    (29-Jul-2013)
    There may be a connection with neural tube defects in people, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of a Sprained Wrist
    (29-Jul-2013)
    They include swelling and pain

  • Docs Order Too Many Narcotics, Pricey Scans for Back Pain: Study
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Physical therapy and over-the-counter painkillers usually more appropriate, guidelines say

  • Docs Order Too Many Narcotics, Pricey Scans for Back Pain: Study
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Physical therapy and over-the-counter painkillers usually more appropriate, guidelines say

  • Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of a Sprained Wrist
    (29-Jul-2013)
    They include swelling and pain

  • Spinal Surgery Complications More Common in Medicaid Patients: Study
    (25-Jul-2013)
    Rate was 68 percent higher than for people with private insurance

  • Health Tip: Signs That You Have a Broken Hip
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Including extreme pain

  • Health Tip: Signs That You Have a Broken Hip
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Including extreme pain

  • Brain Wired Differently in Those With Autism: Study
    (22-Jul-2013)
    More connections in regions linked to symptoms of disorder, researchers report

  • Tips to Prevent Serious Lawn Mower Injuries in Kids
    (20-Jul-2013)
    Having family member nearby isn't enough, expert warns

  • Knee Shape May Predict Who'll Benefit From ACL Surgery, Study Says
    (19-Jul-2013)
    X-rays could aid decision-making, researchers note

  • Knee Shape May Predict Who'll Benefit From ACL Surgery, Study Says
    (19-Jul-2013)
    X-rays could aid decision-making, researchers note

  • Bone Marrow Fat May Raise Osteoporosis Risk, Study Says
    (16-Jul-2013)
    Obesity does not prevent the bone-thinning disease, researchers state

  • Physical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Health Woes as Adults
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study found higher odds for adult obesity, heart disease, arthritis

  • Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Binge Drinking, Brain Scans Show
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Preference for alcohol, sugary water both show up in reward center; finding could aid future research

  • After ACL Surgery, Another Knee Injury Likely, Study Suggests
    (11-Jul-2013)
    Athletes who return to sports should take precautions, researcher advises

  • After ACL Surgery, Another Knee Injury Likely, Study Suggests
    (11-Jul-2013)
    Athletes who return to sports should take precautions, researcher advises

  • Development of New Diabetes Drug Halted by Maker
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Failure of aleglitazar might affect FDA deliberations on whether to ease restrictions on similar drug Avandia

  • Extra Brain Fluid May Predict Autism Diagnosis: Study
    (10-Jul-2013)
    But findings from small MRI review of infants need to be replicated by other researchers

  • Baseballs, Softballs Often to Blame for Kids' Facial Fractures
    (06-Jul-2013)
    Errant catches can lead to serious trauma, study found

  • Baseballs, Softballs Often to Blame for Kids' Facial Fractures
    (06-Jul-2013)
    Errant catches can lead to serious trauma, study found

  • Health Tip: Protect Against Osteoporosis
    (05-Jul-2013)
    Eat a well-balanced diet

  • Women With Lupus Seem at Higher Risk for Hip Fractures
    (04-Jul-2013)
    Study followed nearly 15,000 patients for 6 years

  • Women With Lupus Seem at Higher Risk for Hip Fractures
    (04-Jul-2013)
    Study followed nearly 15,000 patients for 6 years

  • Spinal Injury Causes Permanent Damage Within Weeks: Study
    (03-Jul-2013)
    New MRI technology sheds light on how quickly tissue loss begins, effectiveness of treatment

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Same Impact on Time Lost at Work: Study
    (01-Jul-2013)
    Patients gained no more benefit from higher-priced biologic drug Remicade vs. cheaper medications

  • As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Experts say it's a competitive sport whose athletes need better protection

  • As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Experts say it's a competitive sport whose athletes need better protection

  • Women on Hormone Therapy May Benefit From Extra Calcium, Vitamin D
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Study found hip fracture rate was 57 percent lower in those also taking supplements

  • Women on Hormone Therapy May Benefit From Extra Calcium, Vitamin D
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Study found hip fracture rate was 57 percent lower in those also taking supplements

  • Nerve Regrowth Technique Restores Bladder Function in Paralyzed Rats
    (25-Jun-2013)
    Study authors say findings may someday help people with spinal cord injury

  • Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Patients did as well as those with osteoarthritis, but same did not hold true for hip replacement

  • Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Patients did as well as those with osteoarthritis, but same did not hold true for hip replacement

  • Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Patients did as well as those with osteoarthritis, but same did not hold true for hip replacement

  • Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Patients did as well as those with osteoarthritis, but same did not hold true for hip replacement

  • Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Patients did as well as those with osteoarthritis, but same did not hold true for hip replacement

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

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

  • Scans Uncover Dangerous Hardening of Abdominal Aorta
    (18-Jun-2013)
    MRI study found higher risk of future stroke, heart attack

  • Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Preliminary finding suggests mild brain injury triggers long-lasting abnormalities in white matter

  • MRIs Spot 'Hidden' Fungal Infections From Tainted Steroid Shots
    (18-Jun-2013)
    More cases will continue to surface, study author predicts

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

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment May Not Work As Well for Heavier Patients
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Although more medication taken by obese patients in study, remission was less likely

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

  • Steroid Injections for Back Pain Linked to Spinal Fracture Risk
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Study of older adults doesn't prove that steroids are to blame, but experts advise caution

  • Steroid Injections for Back Pain Linked to Spinal Fracture Risk
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Study of older adults doesn't prove that steroids are to blame, but experts advise caution

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

  • Steroid Injections for Back Pain Linked to Spinal Fracture Risk
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Study of older adults doesn't prove that steroids are to blame, but experts advise caution

  • Xgeva Approved for Rare, Non-Malignant Tumor
    (13-Jun-2013)
    Giant cell tumor of the bone

  • Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Biologic drug Enbrel wasn't better for patients who didn't respond to methotrexate alone

  • Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Biologic drug Enbrel wasn't better for patients who didn't respond to methotrexate alone

  • Will New Gout Findings Get a Toehold?
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Flare-ups most likely if condition starts in joints such as knee or elbow, researchers say

  • Will New Gout Findings Get a Toehold?
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Flare-ups most likely if condition starts in joints such as knee or elbow, researchers say

  • Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Biologic drug Enbrel wasn't better for patients who didn't respond to methotrexate alone

  • Health Tip: Kids Need Strong Bones, Too
    (11-Jun-2013)
    Teach proper bone health at an early age

  • Pent-Up Stress Could Harm Health of Middle-Aged Women
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Swedish study followed women since late 1960s

  • Aspirin Equals Pricier Blood Thinner for Preventing Clots: Study
    (04-Jun-2013)
    After hip replacement, no disadvantage found for the low-cost treatment

  • Poorer Patients Often Less Happy With Knee Replacement
    (31-May-2013)
    Inadequate post-op rehab might be a factor, study authors say

  • Flip-Flops May Put You on Path to Foot Trouble
    (31-May-2013)
    Wearing flimsy footwear for certain activities or too often can lead to problems, expert advises

  • Poorer Patients Often Less Happy With Knee Replacement
    (31-May-2013)
    Inadequate post-op rehab might be a factor, study authors say

  • Research Shows How Ritalin Affects Brains of Kids With ADHD
    (31-May-2013)
    Medication activates areas associated with the disorder, scans show

  • Health Tip: Manage Your Arthritis
    (30-May-2013)
    Regular exercise is critical

  • Health Tip: If You Have Neck Pain
    (29-May-2013)
    Signs you should see a doctor

  • Alzheimer's Patients Mimic Emotions of Those Around Them: Study
    (28-May-2013)
    Findings may have implications for caregivers

  • Top-Ranked Golfer Beats Scoliosis
    (24-May-2013)
    Years of braces and surgery couldn't keep Stacy Lewis from becoming the best in her sport

  • Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition
    (23-May-2013)
    Seniors taking them had side effect that has been linked to glaucoma, small study finds

  • Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition
    (23-May-2013)
    Seniors taking them had side effect that has been linked to glaucoma, small study finds

  • Scientists Map the Fungi on Your Feet
    (22-May-2013)
    Toes are a favorite spot for these microscopic organisms

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

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

  • Many Can Blame Family for Their Bunions
    (20-May-2013)
    These and other foot disorders are 'highly inheritable,' study finds

  • Many Can Blame Family for Their Bunions
    (20-May-2013)
    These and other foot disorders are 'highly inheritable,' study finds

  • Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
    (20-May-2013)
    Improvements reported in muscle strength, fatigue and quality of life

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

  • Xofigo Approved for Prostate Cancer
    (16-May-2013)
    When disease has spread to the bones

  • Combo Drug Therapy May Work Best to Strengthen Bones: Study
    (15-May-2013)
    But osteoporosis experts say fracture resistance must also be assessed

  • Gene Discoveries Give Hope Against 'Brittle Bone' Disease
    (08-May-2013)
    Scientists pinpoint mutation that appears to cause severe forms of bone loss

  • Gene Discoveries Give Hope Against 'Brittle Bone' Disease
    (08-May-2013)
    Scientists pinpoint mutation that appears to cause severe forms of bone loss

  • Magnesium-Rich Food May Help Keep Kids' Bones Strong
    (07-May-2013)
    Higher levels of the mineral tied to greater bone density in study

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

  • Longer Wait for Mammogram After Benign Breast Biopsy May Be Warranted
    (02-May-2013)
    Study suggests imaging tests done less than a year later find little cancer, drain health care dollars

  • First Aid Tips for Treating Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds
    (02-May-2013)
    Acting quickly can help injuries heal faster, prevent infection

  • Implants May Delay Breast Cancer Detection, Raise Death Risk
    (01-May-2013)
    Study found one-fourth higher odds of being diagnosed with later-stage disease

  • Study Looks at Vitamin D Needs in Breast-Fed Babies
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Supplements helped infants meet recommended blood levels to support bone health

  • Paralyzed Patient Moves Prosthetic Arm With Her Mind
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Experimental robotic technology may someday help people with amputations as well, experts hope

  • Why Johnny Can't Add, Even After Tutoring
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Brain structure may predict math improvement more than intelligence, study finds

  • Women Who Smoke May Have Higher Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Swedish study found how much and how long they smoked made a difference

  • Shrinkage of Brain Region May Signal Onset of Multiple Sclerosis
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Study tied changes in thalamus to tell-tale MS sign

  • Health Tip: Understanding Heel Pain
    (22-Apr-2013)
    Plantar fasciitis is a common cause

  • Older Adults' Posture May Predict Future Disability
    (19-Apr-2013)
    Spinal measurement was tied to whether seniors in study would need help with routine activities

  • Health Tip: Strengthen Your Bones
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Get enough dietary calcium

  • Exercise May Help People With Alzheimer's Avoid Nursing Homes
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Study finds regular activity delays physical decline, reduces falls

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

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

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

  • Newly Created Rats Designed to Speed Alzheimer's Research
    (11-Apr-2013)
    The genetically engineered rodents more closely mimic the disease found in humans, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Feet in the Heat
    (11-Apr-2013)
    Guard sensitive soles from sun, injury

  • For First Time, Pain 'Signature' Spotted on Brain MRIs
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Scientists could distinguish physical from emotional pain, discomfort in study

  • Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis in Study
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Hormonal changes could influence disease severity, researchers say

  • Could Scientists Peek Into Your Dreams?
    (04-Apr-2013)
    In small study, computer programs and brain MRIs identified visual images during sleep

  • Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis in Study
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Hormonal changes could influence disease severity, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Ice a Sprained Ankle
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Cool techniques to ease pain and swelling

  • Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

  • Cartilage Gives Early Warning of Arthritis, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2013)
    Damage to the tissue that cushions joints occurs even before people feel pain, research shows

  • Cartilage Gives Early Warning of Arthritis, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2013)
    Damage to the tissue that cushions joints occurs even before people feel pain, research shows

  • Cartilage Gives Early Warning of Arthritis, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2013)
    Damage to the tissue that cushions joints occurs even before people feel pain, research shows

  • Statin Side Effects Often Manageable: Study
    (01-Apr-2013)
    People who quit may do better with different type or dose of cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Traffic Smog Tied to Serious Birth Defects
    (29-Mar-2013)
    California study found higher risk of spinal cord, brain disorders

  • Health Tip: Ease the Pain of Muscle Cramps
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Rest often helps

  • Health Tip: Ease the Pain of Muscle Cramps
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Rest often helps

  • New Method May Help Pinpoint Woman's Final Menstrual Period
    (26-Mar-2013)
    Doctors could use information to start preventive treatment for bone loss, researcher says

  • Brain Differences Seen in People With Migraines
    (26-Mar-2013)
    MRI study suggests changes occur in areas associated with pain

  • Certain Lifestyle Factors Linked to Arthritis in Study Patients
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Screening for smoking, obesity and diabetes may help identify those at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis

  • Complications More Common Than Thought for Type of Hip Surgery
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Study looked at minimally invasive procedure to repair damage to inside of the joint

  • Fit Kids May Dodge Fractures in Old Age
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Regular exercise linked to increases in peak bone mass, study says

  • Certain Lifestyle Factors Linked to Arthritis in Study Patients
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Screening for smoking, obesity and diabetes may help identify those at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis

  • Fit Kids May Dodge Fractures in Old Age
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Regular exercise linked to increases in peak bone mass, study says

  • Certain Lifestyle Factors Linked to Arthritis in Study Patients
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Screening for smoking, obesity and diabetes may help identify those at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis

  • Return-to-Work Rate High After Knee Replacement, Study Finds
    (22-Mar-2013)
    Most physically active laborers get back on the job

  • Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hands?
    (21-Mar-2013)
    A dull or burning pain is a key warning sign

  • Woman's Tea Addiction Led to Loss of Teeth, Bone Problems
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Extreme levels of fluoride from daily consumption of a concentrated brew caused pain, brittle teeth

  • Blacks More Likely to Get Amputations Due to Blocked Blood Flow: Study
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Whites were more likely to have less-drastic procedure to restore lower-leg circulation

  • Joint Replacement May Reinvigorate Sex Life
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study shows unsung benefit of the surgery may be the ability to enjoy all aspects of life more

  • Joint Replacement May Reinvigorate Sex Life
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study shows unsung benefit of the surgery may be the ability to enjoy all aspects of life more

  • Vitamin D Levels in Pregnancy May Not Affect Kids' Future Bone Health
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Fewer mothers-to-be need supplementation than currently recommended, U.K. study suggests

  • Therapy as Good as Surgery for Some With Torn Knee Cartilage
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study looked at osteoarthritis patients in severe pain

  • Fewer Kids Getting Hurt in Most Sports, Study Finds
    (19-Mar-2013)
    However, football and soccer injuries have risen over past decade

  • Joint Replacement May Reinvigorate Sex Life
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study shows unsung benefit of the surgery may be the ability to enjoy all aspects of life more

  • Therapy as Good as Surgery for Some With Torn Knee Cartilage
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study looked at osteoarthritis patients in severe pain

  • Therapy as Good as Surgery for Some With Torn Knee Cartilage
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study looked at osteoarthritis patients in severe pain

  • Therapy as Good as Surgery for Some With Torn Knee Cartilage
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study looked at osteoarthritis patients in severe pain

  • Fewer Kids Getting Hurt in Most Sports, Study Finds
    (19-Mar-2013)
    However, football and soccer injuries have risen over past decade

  • Hands-On Therapy May Spell Relief for Low Back Pain
    (18-Mar-2013)
    Study found osteopath worked better for patients than ultrasound therapy

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Be Costly
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Study looked at direct health care spending, worker productivity

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Be Costly
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Study looked at direct health care spending, worker productivity

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

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

  • Spine MRIs Often Show Harmless 'Defects,' Study Finds
    (13-Mar-2013)
    After treatment, many people have visible evidence of a herniated disc without any symptoms

  • Brain Imaging Detects Tiny Lesions Related to Mild Injury: Study
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Findings could lead to new treatments, researcher says

  • Single Concussion May Lead to Lasting Brain Damage
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Small study found measurable MRI changes in single-concussion patients

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Hips From Arthritis Damage
    (11-Mar-2013)
    Slow the progression of hip arthritis

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Hips From Arthritis Damage
    (11-Mar-2013)
    Slow the progression of hip arthritis

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Hips From Arthritis Damage
    (11-Mar-2013)
    Slow the progression of hip arthritis

  • Neurology Group Lists Procedures That May Be Unneeded
    (08-Mar-2013)
    AAN asks doctors, patients to question procedures as part of Choosing Wisely campaign

  • Steroid Shots Disappoint in Back Pain Study
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Patients who got injections saw less improvement than with surgery, other treatments

  • Steroid Shots Disappoint in Back Pain Study
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Patients who got injections saw less improvement than with surgery, other treatments

  • Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

  • Brain Scans May Explain Thinking, Memory Problems in Some MS Patients
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Study found more damaged white matter in brains of those with mental decline

  • Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

  • 5 Rheumatology Procedures You Might Not Need
    (05-Mar-2013)
    Experts identify commonly ordered tests and treatments that are often expensive and unhelpful

  • 5 Rheumatology Procedures You Might Not Need
    (05-Mar-2013)
    Experts identify commonly ordered tests and treatments that are often expensive and unhelpful

  • 5 Rheumatology Procedures You Might Not Need
    (05-Mar-2013)
    Experts identify commonly ordered tests and treatments that are often expensive and unhelpful

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Seem to Increase Risk of Shingles
    (05-Mar-2013)
    But study finds that high doses of corticosteroids double the odds of developing painful skin disease

  • Certain Sleep Aids May Raise Hip Fracture Risk in Nursing Homes: Study
    (04-Mar-2013)
    List includes common drugs such as Lunesta and Ambien, researchers say

  • Pregnancy Boosts Size of Women's Feet, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2013)
    These changes may also increase risk for arthritis, researcher says

  • Certain Sleep Aids May Raise Hip Fracture Risk in Nursing Homes: Study
    (04-Mar-2013)
    List includes common drugs such as Lunesta and Ambien, researchers say

  • Drugs May Help Relieve Restless Legs Syndrome
    (04-Mar-2013)
    Review found two types of approved medications helped most patients with moderate to severe symptoms

  • Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Raise Risks After Knee Replacement
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Rates of infection, blood clots similar in those with and without the condition, study finds

  • Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Raise Risks After Knee Replacement
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Rates of infection, blood clots similar in those with and without the condition, study finds

  • Healthy Older Women Advised Against Taking Calcium
    (25-Feb-2013)
    U.S government experts found no evidence that calcium, vitamin D supplements help prevent fractures

  • Healthy Older Women Advised Against Taking Calcium
    (25-Feb-2013)
    U.S government experts found no evidence that calcium, vitamin D supplements help prevent fractures

  • Healthy Older Women Advised Against Taking Calcium
    (25-Feb-2013)
    U.S government experts found no evidence that calcium, vitamin D supplements help prevent fractures

  • Help on Horizon for Cats With Arthritis
    (22-Feb-2013)
    Anti-inflammatory drug meloxicam provided pain relief, but not from petting, in study

  • Help on Horizon for Cats With Arthritis
    (22-Feb-2013)
    Anti-inflammatory drug meloxicam provided pain relief, but not from petting, in study

  • Brains of Fetuses 'Build a Bridge' Between Regions, Images Show
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Research might one day lead to better treatments for disorders such as ADHD, autism, scientists say

  • Injuries Rising Among Young Dancers
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Sprains, falls most common, study found

  • Women at Greater Risk for Hip Implant Failure, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2013)
    More research needed to determine why gender affects success of this joint replacement surgery

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Foot Ulcers
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Get regular checkups

  • Many Skiers Who Tear ACLs Can Avoid Surgery, Expert Says
    (16-Feb-2013)
    Identifying those patients cuts health costs, recovery time

  • Water-Tubing Injuries on the Rise
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Kids more likely to land in ER with head injuries, adults with sprains and strains

  • Chemicals in Cookware, Carpets May Raise Arthritis Risk in Women
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Study looked at PFCs, found in products from nonstick cookware to carpeting

  • Kids With Knee ACL Injuries Require Special Care
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Researchers say ligament injury, once rare in youngsters, is rising with sports training intensity

  • Calcium Supplements May Raise Odds of Heart Death in Women
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Study also found combined risk from dietary calcium, pills

  • Women's Vitamin D Needs Don't Vary By Race, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2013)
    Although blacks produce less of the nutrient with sun exposure, they respond to supplements as whites do

  • Startling Differences in New-Hip Estimates: Study
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Researchers find $100,000 spread for standard procedure

  • Startling Differences in New-Hip Estimates: Study
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Researchers find $100,000 spread for standard procedure

  • Health Tip: Manage Bunion Pain
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Wear a non-medicated pad

  • Vitamin D Supplements: Is What You See What You Get?
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Potency of many brands is inconsistent with labels, study finds

  • Winter Storm Hazard: Snowblower Injuries
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Broken bones, amputation possible if safety precautions not followed, expert warns

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Low Back Pain
    (07-Feb-2013)
    Ask your doctor if medication may help

  • Health Tip: Care for Your Cast
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Wrap it in plastic when you shower

  • Health Tip: Care for Your Cast
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Wrap it in plastic when you shower

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

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

  • Calcium Supplements May Raise Men's Death Risk From Heart Disease
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Study did not find similar threat to women, however

  • Health Tip: How Your Feet Age
    (01-Feb-2013)
    Spreading is typical

  • Science Reveals How Owls Avoid Stroke While Rotating Heads
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Bone and blood vessel adaptations let the birds escape trauma from such movement

  • Science Reveals How Owls Avoid Stroke While Rotating Heads
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Bone and blood vessel adaptations let the birds escape trauma from such movement

  • Can Brightly Colored Fruits, Veggies Protect Against ALS?
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Study tied foods like carrots, spinach and yams to lower risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

  • When It Comes to Spine Surgery, There Is No 'July Effect': Study
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Arrival of new residents and fellows at hospitals was found to have minimal impact

  • Scientists Complete 1st Map of 'Emotional Intelligence' in the Brain
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Scans of injured Vietnam vets show overlap of these skills with general intelligence

  • Turning Tragedy Into Hope for Others With Spinal Cord Injury
    (24-Jan-2013)
    Reeve Foundation's Alan Brown, quadriplegic for 25 years, makes case for more research and resources

  • Jaw Pain Disorder Tied to Anxiety, Depression
    (23-Jan-2013)
    German study of TMJ patients didn't pin down how body-mind connection works

  • Jaw Pain Disorder Tied to Anxiety, Depression
    (23-Jan-2013)
    German study of TMJ patients didn't pin down how body-mind connection works

  • Weight Gain a Risk After Knee Replacement, Study Finds
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Many patients continue to avoid activity that caused pain before the surgery, researcher says

  • Obese Patients May Have Less Success With Back Surgery
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Study looked at treatments for slipped or ruptured disks

  • Snowboarding Tops List of Winter-Sports Injuries
    (13-Jan-2013)
    But orthopedic surgeon says deadliest activity is 'skitching'

  • Snowboarding Tops List of Winter-Sports Injuries
    (13-Jan-2013)
    But orthopedic surgeon says deadliest activity is 'skitching'

  • Heart Muscle Cells Regenerate in Kids, Research Shows
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Finding may one day lead to new therapies to repair damaged hearts, study suggests

  • Stem Cell Transplants in Mice Show Promise for Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (09-Jan-2013)
    Rodents with the nervous system disorder increased lifespan, neuromuscular function, study shows

  • Vitamin D Doesn't Improve Knee Arthritis, Study Finds
    (08-Jan-2013)
    No benefit seen in those taking supplements over those given placebo

  • Vitamin D Doesn't Improve Knee Arthritis, Study Finds
    (08-Jan-2013)
    No benefit seen in those taking supplements over those given placebo

  • Health Tip: You May Need a Bone Density Test
    (04-Jan-2013)
    Factors your doctor should consider

  • Health Tip: Signs That Your Child May Have Juvenile Arthritis
    (31-Dec-2012)
    When chronic joint pain and tenderness affect young people

  • Surgery May Not Be Needed for Ruptured Achilles Tendon
    (28-Dec-2012)
    Review found equal long-term recovery in patients who followed specific rehab program

  • Health Tip: Coping With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (28-Dec-2012)
    Here are potential nonsurgical treatment options

  • Scientists ID New Genetic Connection for Gout
    (28-Dec-2012)
    The painful inflammatory condition affects about 2 percent of people worldwide

  • Surgery May Not Be Needed for Ruptured Achilles Tendon
    (28-Dec-2012)
    Review found equal long-term recovery in patients who followed specific rehab program

  • Drugs Hold Promise for Severe Juvenile Arthritis Patients
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Children's pain, fever, rash reduced in two studies, but questions remain

  • Drugs Hold Promise for Severe Juvenile Arthritis Patients
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Children's pain, fever, rash reduced in two studies, but questions remain

  • Drugs Hold Promise for Severe Juvenile Arthritis Patients
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Children's pain, fever, rash reduced in two studies, but questions remain

  • Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Hand Could Be Breakthrough
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Woman paralyzed 13 years from neck down can now move hand without computer assistance

  • How Well Do You Rise From Sitting on the Floor?
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Ability to do this simple task may predict risk of dying, study suggests

  • Scientists ID Gene That Shows Progression in ALS Patients
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Researchers hope finding may help in developing treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Health Tip: Feet That Hurt
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Why arthritis affects your tootsies

  • Health Tip: If You've Got Knee Arthritis
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Lose any excess weight, experts urge

  • As Doctors Go High-Tech, Staff Injuries May Rise
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Poorly designed work spaces might lead to repetitive strain complaints, expert says

  • As Doctors Go High-Tech, Staff Injuries May Rise
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Poorly designed work spaces might lead to repetitive strain complaints, expert says

  • Health Tip: If You've Got Knee Arthritis
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Lose any excess weight, experts urge

  • Fractures Take High Toll on High School Athletes
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Study found most of these injuries from boys' contact sports, girls' lacrosse

  • Fractures Take High Toll on High School Athletes
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Study found most of these injuries from boys' contact sports, girls' lacrosse

  • More U.S. Kids Get High-Radiation Scans, Study Says
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Doctors urged to use lowest dose possible

  • Health Tip: If You Wake With Neck Pain
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Your pillow may be to blame

  • Steroid Injections for Back Pain May Lower Bone Mass
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Study found older women who got shots showed greater bone loss in hips six months later

  • Health Tip: Limit Swelling While Wearing a Cast
    (30-Nov-2012)
    Keep the limb elevated

  • Health Tip: Limit Swelling While Wearing a Cast
    (30-Nov-2012)
    Keep the limb elevated

  • Brain Scans Show Differences in Adults With Autism
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Two new studies hint that immune system may play some role in condition

  • Nerve Stimulation May Restore Hand Function After Spinal Injury
    (29-Nov-2012)
    But success was temporary in small, early study

  • Certain Arthritis Patients Fare Worse After Joint Replacement: Study
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Compared to osteoarthritis, those with rheumatoid disease had higher risk of infection, dislocation

  • Certain Arthritis Patients Fare Worse After Joint Replacement: Study
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Compared to osteoarthritis, those with rheumatoid disease had higher risk of infection, dislocation

  • Deep Belly Fat Could Weaken Men's Bones, Study Suggests
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Level of 'visceral fat' seemed to have an effect regardless of man's overall weight

  • Depression a Key Factor in Health of Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Researchers add that it is difficult to diagnose because movement disorder masks symptoms

  • Certain Arthritis Patients Fare Worse After Joint Replacement: Study
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Compared to osteoarthritis, those with rheumatoid disease had higher risk of infection, dislocation

  • Deep Belly Fat Could Weaken Men's Bones, Study Suggests
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Level of 'visceral fat' seemed to have an effect regardless of man's overall weight

  • Certain Arthritis Patients Fare Worse After Joint Replacement: Study
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Compared to osteoarthritis, those with rheumatoid disease had higher risk of infection, dislocation

  • Abused Elderly Likely to Have Brain, Head and Neck Injuries
    (27-Nov-2012)
    Only 2 percent of abuse cases are reported, study says

  • DNA May Explain Why Women Have More Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Finding might help lead to improved treatments for painful condition, researchers say

  • Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems
    (26-Nov-2012)
    High-impact exercise linked to cartilage deterioration, osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • DNA May Explain Why Women Have More Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Finding might help lead to improved treatments for painful condition, researchers say

  • Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems
    (26-Nov-2012)
    High-impact exercise linked to cartilage deterioration, osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • Injuries Skyrocket From Inflatable Bounce Houses: Study
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Dozens of kids treated daily on average in U.S. emergency rooms

  • Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems
    (26-Nov-2012)
    High-impact exercise linked to cartilage deterioration, osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • Injuries Skyrocket From Inflatable Bounce Houses: Study
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Dozens of kids treated daily on average in U.S. emergency rooms

  • Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems
    (26-Nov-2012)
    High-impact exercise linked to cartilage deterioration, osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • DNA May Explain Why Women Have More Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Finding might help lead to improved treatments for painful condition, researchers say

  • Scans Spot Brain Changes in Patients With Concussion Syndrome
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Findings could lead to improved detection methods, researchers say

  • Weak Muscles in Teen Years Linked to Early Death in Men
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Low strength levels in youth may raise risk as much as high blood pressure or being overweight, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Feet From Fungus
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Wash and dry your feet frequently

  • Scientists Track Activity in Rappers' Brains
    (15-Nov-2012)
    MRIs show areas allowing free expression light up, while other regions quiet down

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Joints Healthier
    (14-Nov-2012)
    And help minimize effects of arthritis

  • Migraine Sufferers Show More Brain Changes Than Others: Study
    (13-Nov-2012)
    But no link found between number, severity of lesions and lowered thinking skills

  • Income May Influence Outcome of Knee Replacement Surgery: Study
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Researchers suggest that low-wage earners may put off surgery longer and then be happier with results

  • Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis Plus Depression May Be Deadly
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Risk of mood-related mortality greater for men

  • Extra Pounds Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk in Women
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Those who were overweight or obese were more likely to develop the painful disease, analysis showed

  • Income May Influence Outcome of Knee Replacement Surgery: Study
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Researchers suggest that low-wage earners may put off surgery longer and then be happier with results

  • Income May Influence Outcome of Knee Replacement Surgery: Study
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Researchers suggest that low-wage earners may put off surgery longer and then be happier with results

  • Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis Plus Depression May Be Deadly
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Risk of mood-related mortality greater for men

  • Extra Pounds Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk in Women
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Those who were overweight or obese were more likely to develop the painful disease, analysis showed

  • Hip Surgery Increases Stroke Risk in Older Patients: Study
    (09-Nov-2012)
    Patients, doctors urged to keep this in mind when considering joint replacement and post-op care

  • Guidelines Issued to Resolve Temporary Facial Paralysis
    (07-Nov-2012)
    Steroid pills are preferred treatment for Bell's palsy, experts say

  • Xeljanz Approved for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (07-Nov-2012)
    For people who can't take methotrexate

  • Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

  • Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

  • Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

  • Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

  • Lupus May Be Linked to Serious Pregnancy Complication
    (02-Nov-2012)
    This autoimmune disease appears to raise risk for preeclampsia

  • Lupus May Be Linked to Serious Pregnancy Complication
    (02-Nov-2012)
    This autoimmune disease appears to raise risk for preeclampsia

  • Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults

  • Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

  • Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

  • Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults

  • Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults

  • Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

  • Water Workouts a Great Alternative: Study
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Improve your fitness without straining your joints

  • Men May Benefit From Osteoporosis Drug, Too: Study
    (31-Oct-2012)
    At-risk older males who took Reclast saw 67 percent drop in fractures

  • Men May Benefit From Osteoporosis Drug, Too: Study
    (31-Oct-2012)
    At-risk older males who took Reclast saw 67 percent drop in fractures

  • Stem Cells to Cartilage? Promising Results Seen in Mice
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Arthritis treatment is one long-range possibility, researcher says

  • Stem Cells to Cartilage? Promising Results Seen in Mice
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Arthritis treatment is one long-range possibility, researcher says

  • Symptoms of Ankle Fracture
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Among them are bruising and swelling

  • Symptoms of Ankle Fracture
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Among them are bruising and swelling

  • Foot Ulcers Tied to Increased Death Risk for People With Diabetes
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Better care for both conditions needed, study authors say

  • Speed-Learning a New Language May Help Brain Grow: Study
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Scans before and after 13-month program found changes in newly fluent adults

  • Millions May Be Taking Vitamin D Unnecessarily, Analysis Suggests
    (24-Oct-2012)
    Health experts disagree on safe levels needed to prevent illness

  • Panel Rules Against HRT for Preventing Chronic Disease
    (22-Oct-2012)
    Updated recommendations don't address relief of menopausal symptoms

  • Are Knee Injuries Tied to Menstrual Cycle?
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Researchers say monthly hormonal changes may contribute to ACL tears, chronic pain

  • Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Lowest levels may raise risk of overactive parathyroid glands, which can weaken bones, study says

  • Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Lowest levels may raise risk of overactive parathyroid glands, which can weaken bones, study says

  • Are Knee Injuries Tied to Menstrual Cycle?
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Researchers say monthly hormonal changes may contribute to ACL tears, chronic pain

  • Docs: Heart Device Might Be Breakthrough for Muscular Dystrophy
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Ohio man among the first to receive the technology, aimed at preventing fatal heart failure

  • Health Tip: What to do About Corns and Calluses
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Leaving them alone may be the best answer

  • Science Reveals Secrets of Hypnosis
    (10-Oct-2012)
    MRIs show differences in brains of people who could or couldn't be put into a trance

  • U.S. Stroke Patients Are Getting Younger
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Study found rise in rates among adults aged 20 to 54

  • New MRI Might Help Spot Heart Disease Early: Study
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Technique uses multiple images to improve chances of diagnosing coronary artery disease

  • Marijuana Extract May Help Ease Muscle Stiffness in MS: Study
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Pain, spasms and sleep quality also improved in those given drug vs. placebo

  • U.S. Sees a Run on New Knees Since 1990s
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Over $9 billion spent annually on the operation, researchers say

  • U.S. Sees a Run on New Knees Since 1990s
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Over $9 billion spent annually on the operation, researchers say

  • Gout Management Is Focus of New Guidelines
    (02-Oct-2012)
    Key practices for doctors, patients outlined by American College of Rheumatology

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to More Blood Clots
    (02-Oct-2012)
    But overall risk remains small, study finds

  • Many Pedestrians Hit By Cars Are Distracted By Mobile Devices
    (02-Oct-2012)
    The problem is much more common among children, teens

  • Hip Resurfacing More Likely to Fail Than Hip Replacement: Study
    (02-Oct-2012)
    Women in particular did worse with alternative procedure, U.K. researchers found

  • Gout Management Is Focus of New Guidelines
    (02-Oct-2012)
    Key practices for doctors, patients outlined by American College of Rheumatology

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to More Blood Clots
    (02-Oct-2012)
    But overall risk remains small, study finds

  • Child Abuse Injuries Have Risen, Study Finds
    (01-Oct-2012)
    Child protective agencies reported decline, but hospital data tell a different story

  • Health Tip: Wearing Flip Flops
    (28-Sep-2012)
    Buy a new pair when they appear worn

  • Explosions Are Main Cause of Spine Injuries in U.S. Soldiers
    (21-Sep-2012)
    Damage to spinal cord in 17 percent of cases among military personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan

  • Explosions Are Main Cause of Spine Injuries in U.S. Soldiers
    (21-Sep-2012)
    Damage to spinal cord in 17 percent of cases among military personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan

  • Health Tip: Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Don't neglect exercise

  • Health Tip: Prevent Athlete's Foot
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Dry your feet carefully after bathing

  • Health Tip: Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Don't neglect exercise

  • More Kids Opting Out of School-Required Vaccinations: Study
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Parents more likely to have requirements waived in states with easy or philosophical exemption policies

  • Report: 39 States on Pace for Obesity Rates Above 50%
    (18-Sep-2012)
    Costs in diabetes, heart disease, health care dollars will skyrocket if current trends go unchecked

  • New Study Debunks Virus Theory for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    (18-Sep-2012)
    Finding refutes earlier paper; cause remains unknown

  • Health Tip: Do Your Feet Have Poor Circulation?
    (17-Sep-2012)
    You may, if cramps are a frequent problem

  • Chronic Pain May Cost U.S. $635 Billion a Year
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Health care expenses, lost productivity included in estimate

  • Quitting Drinking May Help Alcoholics' Bone Loss
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Improvement begins after eight weeks of recovery, study shows

  • Chronic Pain May Cost U.S. $635 Billion a Year
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Health care expenses, lost productivity included in estimate

  • Quitting Drinking May Help Alcoholics' Bone Loss
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Improvement begins after eight weeks of recovery, study shows

  • Knee, Hip Replacements Don't Help People Lose Weight: Study
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Evidence is inconclusive and may even point to weight gain, researchers say

  • Soaring U.S. Spinal Care Spending Due to Specialists: Study
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Out-of-hospital medical costs nearly doubled in about a decade

  • Knee, Hip Replacements Don't Help People Lose Weight: Study
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Evidence is inconclusive and may even point to weight gain, researchers say

  • Knee, Hip Replacements Don't Help People Lose Weight: Study
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Evidence is inconclusive and may even point to weight gain, researchers say

  • Soaring U.S. Spinal Care Spending Due to Specialists: Study
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Out-of-hospital medical costs nearly doubled in about a decade

  • Soaring U.S. Spinal Care Spending Due to Specialists: Study
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Out-of-hospital medical costs nearly doubled in about a decade

  • 3-D Imaging Might Make Some Surgeries Safer
    (12-Sep-2012)
    French doctors used virtual model to help them navigate patient's neck during operation

  • Health Tip: Straining a Hamstring
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Here are some risk factors

  • More Evidence Acupuncture Can Ease Chronic Pain
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Ancient technique outperformed 'sham' acupuncture in large review

  • Elevated Antibody Levels May Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (07-Sep-2012)
    Danish study followed people for nearly 30 years to see who developed condition

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Sep-2012)
    Large evidence review of 'biologics' included nearly 30,000 patients

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Sep-2012)
    Large evidence review of 'biologics' included nearly 30,000 patients

  • Ex-NFL Players at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's, ALS: Study
    (05-Sep-2012)
    But study was small, and safety has improved over time, experts note

  • Taking Breaks From Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Seems Safe: Study
    (05-Sep-2012)
    Trial found no difference in overall survival

  • Combat Stress Linked to Brain Changes in Study
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Some problems resolve with time, but others persist, researchers say

  • Many Heart Attacks May Go Unrecognized in Seniors
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Study authors say these 'silent' attacks raise the risk of dying just as much as recognized ones

  • Health Tip: Diabetes Often Triggers Foot Problems
    (03-Sep-2012)
    Watch for loss of feeling

  • Health Tip: Do You Have Plantar Fasciitis?
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Heel pain is a prime symptom

  • Frequent MRI Scanner Exposure Might Affect Memory: Study
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Magnetic field remains even when imaging not taking place

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Your Bones Healthy
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Exercise daily

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Your Bones Healthy
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Exercise daily

  • Teen Girls Need Bone Health Advice to Stave Off Osteoporosis
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Experts update guidelines on screening, prevention for women of all ages

  • Teen Girls Need Bone Health Advice to Stave Off Osteoporosis
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Experts update guidelines on screening, prevention for women of all ages

  • Teen Girls Need Bone Health Advice to Stave Off Osteoporosis
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Experts update guidelines on screening, prevention for women of all ages

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Foot Arthritis
    (21-Aug-2012)
    Signs you should see a doctor

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Foot Arthritis
    (21-Aug-2012)
    Signs you should see a doctor

  • Black Belts' Punching Power Linked to Their Brain Structure
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Brain scans show how coordinated movements can boost strength of martial arts experts

  • Newer Psoriasis Drugs May Lower Heart Attack Risk for Patients
    (20-Aug-2012)
    TNF blockers, other older treatments seemed to cut risk compared to topical meds in study

  • A Few Hours of Weekly Exercise May Help Women's Bones
    (15-Aug-2012)
    Study found effect on proteins involved with bone growth in pre-menopausal women

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Plantar Fasciitis?
    (15-Aug-2012)
    Factors include lifestyle and weight

  • Health Tip: Caring for an Ingrown Toenail
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Soaking in warm water can help prevent infection

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Have Higher Risk for Gum Disease
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Small study also found disease was more severe, but cause and effect not proven

  • New Pill Might Relieve Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (08-Aug-2012)
    Studies suggest drug works but may have serious side effects

  • New Pill Might Relieve Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (08-Aug-2012)
    Studies suggest drug works but may have serious side effects

  • Brain Scans May Spot Teens at Risk for Problem Drinking
    (08-Aug-2012)
    Findings also point to harms of excessive alcohol use

  • Study Compares Safety of 'Biologic' Meds for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (08-Aug-2012)
    Humira, Enbrel and Remicade pose similar death risk, making choice a bit easier for patients, experts say

  • New Pill Might Relieve Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (08-Aug-2012)
    Studies suggest drug works but may have serious side effects

  • In Short Term, Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Raise Fracture Risk
    (07-Aug-2012)
    But study found slightly higher risk several years after procedure

  • Health Tip: If You Have Sweaty Feet
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Be sure to clean them daily

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Death Risk in Older Adults: Study
    (03-Aug-2012)
    Although cause and effect not proven, frail seniors appeared most vulnerable

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Death Risk in Older Adults: Study
    (03-Aug-2012)
    Although cause and effect not proven, frail seniors appeared most vulnerable

  • Imaging Tests Up Among Advanced Cancer Patients
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Guidelines needed regarding use post-diagnosis, study says

  • Shots Should Be on College Kids' Back-to-School List
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Dorm living puts them at higher risk for potentially deadly infection, expert says

  • Health Tip: If You've Broken a Toe
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Visit your doctor, pronto

  • Health Tip: If You've Broken a Toe
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Visit your doctor, pronto

  • Health Tip: If You've Broken a Toe
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Visit your doctor, pronto

  • Writing Using the Eyes Might Help Paralyzed Communicate
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Although still in development, technology may help people with ALS, other movement problems

  • Writing Using the Eyes Might Help Paralyzed Communicate
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Although still in development, technology may help people with ALS, other movement problems

  • Writing Using the Eyes Might Help Paralyzed Communicate
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Although still in development, technology may help people with ALS, other movement problems

  • Joint Replacement Boosts Heart Attack Risk Right After Surgery: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Experts say doctors need to cut chances of cardiac trouble before procedure

  • Joint Replacement Boosts Heart Attack Risk Right After Surgery: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Experts say doctors need to cut chances of cardiac trouble before procedure

  • Joint Replacement Boosts Heart Attack Risk Right After Surgery: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Experts say doctors need to cut chances of cardiac trouble before procedure

  • 'Toe-Walking' More Common in Kids With Mental Woes: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Many healthy children also adopt this stance, which can lead to posture problems, experts say

  • Study Gives First Evidence That Adult Human Lungs Can Regrow
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Researchers speculate growth was stimulated, at least in part, by stretching caused by exercise

  • Sodium Buildup in Brain Linked to Disability in MS Patients
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Those with advanced-stage multiple sclerosis have high levels of the mineral, study says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Feet
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Avoid walking barefoot

  • Common Hip Disorder May Raise Risk for Sports Hernia
    (13-Jul-2012)
    Doctors who observe groin pain in athletes should check for the condition, researcher says

  • Common Hip Disorder May Raise Risk for Sports Hernia
    (13-Jul-2012)
    Doctors who observe groin pain in athletes should check for the condition, researcher says

  • Ladies, Drink to Your (Bone) Health
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Alcohol may help prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, researchers say

  • Does Stress Management Slow MS?
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Therapy seems to stop new brain lesions but only for duration of treatment, study finds

  • Ladies, Drink to Your (Bone) Health
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Alcohol may help prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, researchers say

  • Moderate Drinking May Cut Women's Odds for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
    (11-Jul-2012)
    More than 3 weekly glasses of beer, wine or liquor halved risk of the autoimmune disease

  • Health Tip: Be Safe During a Pedicure
    (10-Jul-2012)
    Make sure the salon uses sterile utensils

  • Kids' Track Injuries Surge in US
    (10-Jul-2012)
    As participation grows, accident rate poses a hurdle

  • Cell-Based 'Tracking Devices' Might Help Monitor Treatments
    (10-Jul-2012)
    Following trail of tiny iron filings, docs might observe heart changes, stem-cell treatments

  • No Dip in Cancer Screening for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (10-Jul-2012)
    Preventive health care is essential for people with chronic diseases, study authors say

  • Kids' Track Injuries Surge in US
    (10-Jul-2012)
    As participation grows, accident rate poses a hurdle

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Mimic Huntington's Disease
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Discovery marks a step closer to a cure, researchers say

  • Flip-Flops: Your Arch Enemy?
    (05-Jul-2012)
    Too little foot support can lead to pain and injury, doctors say

  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome Linked to Abnormal Stem Cells
    (05-Jul-2012)
    Bone marrow cells must be wiped out to improve cure rates, researchers say

  • Higher Doses of Vitamin D Prevent Fractures in Older Women
    (05-Jul-2012)
    But evidence review found less than 800 IUs a day didn't seem to make a difference

  • Higher Doses of Vitamin D Prevent Fractures in Older Women
    (05-Jul-2012)
    But evidence review found less than 800 IUs a day didn't seem to make a difference

  • Higher Doses of Vitamin D Prevent Fractures in Older Women
    (05-Jul-2012)
    But evidence review found less than 800 IUs a day didn't seem to make a difference

  • Massage Right After Muscle Injury May Boost Healing
    (03-Jul-2012)
    With quick therapy, there is a 20% to 40% chance of recovery, animal study suggests

  • Massage Right After Muscle Injury May Boost Healing
    (03-Jul-2012)
    With quick therapy, there is a 20% to 40% chance of recovery, animal study suggests

  • More Genes Linked to Osteoarthritis Identified
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Europeans with the variants were more likely to have osteoarthritis, researchers report

  • Shingles Vaccine Safe for Those With Autoimmune Diseases: Study
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Study allays fears that the shot might raise shingles risk in people with psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis

  • It's Not So Much the Heat, It's the Lack of Power
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Expert advice on how to stay cool if you've lost your electricity

  • Few Patients Should Get Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants, FDA Panel Says
    (29-Jun-2012)
    Controversial devices can shed metal particles; patients who have them need regular monitoring

  • Muscle Mass Linked to Bone Health in Some Parts of Body
    (28-Jun-2012)
    Weight-bearing bones in hips, shins especially affected in women, study found

  • Muscle Mass Linked to Bone Health in Some Parts of Body
    (28-Jun-2012)
    Weight-bearing bones in hips, shins especially affected in women, study found

  • Young Men Taking HIV Meds May Be at Risk for Bone Loss
    (22-Jun-2012)
    Exercising, quitting smoking and taking vitamin D can help, researchers say

  • Young Men Taking HIV Meds May Be at Risk for Bone Loss
    (22-Jun-2012)
    Exercising, quitting smoking and taking vitamin D can help, researchers say

  • Better Health Screening Urged for Female College Athletes
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Young women in competitive sports at risk for problems with diet, menstruation, bone loss

  • As Heat Builds, Take Steps to Protect Yourself
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Experts offer advice on how to steer clear of dehydration -- or worse

  • Child's Scoliosis Stresses Patients, Parents: Study
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Teen girls dislike wearing a body brace, but parents worry most of all

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Sprinkle shredded cheese on soups or salads

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Sprinkle shredded cheese on soups or salads

  • Arthritis Treatment Linked to Liver Problems in Study
    (18-Jun-2012)
    But it's unclear why 'medical food' called Limbrel might make patients sick

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Warts on the Feet
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Don't walk barefoot

  • Arthritis Treatment Linked to Liver Problems in Study
    (18-Jun-2012)
    But it's unclear why 'medical food' called Limbrel might make patients sick

  • Health Tip: Help Your Feet Beat Summer's Heat
    (15-Jun-2012)
    Don't go barefoot

  • Vitamin D Plus Calcium May Extend Life
    (15-Jun-2012)
    But analysis doesn't pinpoint the reasons why

  • Scientists Develop New Method for Growing Bone
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Using fresh, purified stem cells worked better, faster than cultured cells in early animal study

  • Young Kids With Hip, Thigh Fractures Heal Well With Single-Leg Casts
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Study found healing equal to double-leg casts, with easier caregiving for parents

  • Young Kids With Hip, Thigh Fractures Heal Well With Single-Leg Casts
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Study found healing equal to double-leg casts, with easier caregiving for parents

  • Knee Injections for Arthritis? Save Your Money, Study Says
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Hyaluronic acid has little effect on pain, none on function, new review states

  • Knee Injections for Arthritis? Save Your Money, Study Says
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Hyaluronic acid has little effect on pain, none on function, new review states

  • Knee Injections for Arthritis? Save Your Money, Study Says
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Hyaluronic acid has little effect on pain, none on function, new review states

  • Older Women Should Not Take Calcium, Vitamin D: Task Force
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Recommendations say evidence doesn't support benefit of low daily doses to prevent fractures

  • Older Women Should Not Take Calcium, Vitamin D: Task Force
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Recommendations say evidence doesn't support benefit of low daily doses to prevent fractures

  • Huge Rise in CT, MRI, Ultrasound Scan Use: Study
    (12-Jun-2012)
    But it's not clear if they're needed or overused

  • Knee Injections for Arthritis? Save Your Money, Study Says
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Hyaluronic acid has little effect on pain, none on function, new review states

  • Older Women Should Not Take Calcium, Vitamin D: Task Force
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Recommendations say evidence doesn't support benefit of low daily doses to prevent fractures

  • Menopausal Age May Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis Severity
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Study suggests possible hormonal link to autoimmune condition

  • Menopausal Age May Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis Severity
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Study suggests possible hormonal link to autoimmune condition

  • Two-Thirds of Osteo Hip Fractures Occur After 80: U.S. Study
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Researchers urge greater push to diagnose, prevent, treat osteoporosis in extreme elderly

  • Health Tip: Easing Heel Pain
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Make sure shoes fit properly

  • Two-Thirds of Osteo Hip Fractures Occur After 80: U.S. Study
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Researchers urge greater push to diagnose, prevent, treat osteoporosis in extreme elderly

  • Obesity, Diabetes May Raise Complications After Joint Replacement
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Lung disease can also put older hip and knee surgery patients at risk, study finds

  • Two-Thirds of Osteo Hip Fractures Occur After 80: U.S. Study
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Researchers urge greater push to diagnose, prevent, treat osteoporosis in extreme elderly

  • Ultrasound May Detect Heart Disease Earlier in Arthritis Patients
    (06-Jun-2012)
    Study suggests common diagnostic methods underestimate risk for those with rheumatoid arthritis

  • Health Tip: Exercise Can Help Manage Menopause
    (04-Jun-2012)
    And help prevent heart problems or osteoporosis

  • For Juvenile Arthritis, Pill May Work as Well as Needle
    (31-May-2012)
    German study finds methotrexate given orally had similar effects as via injection

  • For Juvenile Arthritis, Pill May Work as Well as Needle
    (31-May-2012)
    German study finds methotrexate given orally had similar effects as via injection

  • Disability From Juvenile Arthritis Hurts Adult Job Prospects
    (31-May-2012)
    Rates of unemployment much higher than that of general population, study finds

  • Gout Flare-ups Rise Sharply With Certain Foods: Study
    (31-May-2012)
    Research found more attacks after high consumption of compounds called purines, especially from meat, seafood

  • For Juvenile Arthritis, Pill May Work as Well as Needle
    (31-May-2012)
    German study finds methotrexate given orally had similar effects as via injection

  • Disability From Juvenile Arthritis Hurts Adult Job Prospects
    (31-May-2012)
    Rates of unemployment much higher than that of general population, study finds

  • Gout Flare-ups Rise Sharply With Certain Foods: Study
    (31-May-2012)
    Research found more attacks after high consumption of compounds called purines, especially from meat, seafood

  • For Juvenile Arthritis, Pill May Work as Well as Needle
    (31-May-2012)
    German study finds methotrexate given orally had similar effects as via injection

  • Re-Routing Spinal Cord Signals Restores Movement in Paralyzed Rats
    (31-May-2012)
    But experts note the technique might not work in humans

  • Key to More Active, Slimmer Kids: Friends
    (28-May-2012)
    Small study found they adjust physical activity based on their social network

  • HRT Update: Therapy May Reduce Fractures, Boost Some Risks
    (28-May-2012)
    Researchers review evidence for forthcoming guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

  • Exercise Helps Older Adults Stay Fit
    (26-May-2012)
    Expert offers advice on working out in your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond

  • Exercise Helps Older Adults Stay Fit
    (26-May-2012)
    Expert offers advice on working out in your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond

  • As Obesity Rates Rise, Cases of Kidney Stones Double: Study
    (25-May-2012)
    More Americans now suffer from kidney stones than from heart disease, stroke or diabetes

  • Health Tip: Treating Osteoarthritis
    (24-May-2012)
    Losing extra weight could help

  • Calcium Supplements May Be Bad for Your Heart: Study
    (24-May-2012)
    Review says getting mineral from food is safer, but expert disagrees

  • Calcium Supplements May Be Bad for Your Heart: Study
    (24-May-2012)
    Review says getting mineral from food is safer, but expert disagrees

  • Severely Obese Have More Complications With Spinal Surgery
    (24-May-2012)
    Study found almost doubled risk after spinal fusion

  • Breast MRI Best at Tracking Response to Chemo: Study
    (23-May-2012)
    It was better than clinical exam in determining if treatment was working before breast cancer surgery

  • More Research Points to Long-Term Ills With Bone Drugs
    (21-May-2012)
    Bisphosphonates used for osteoporosis raise risk of rare fractures over time, study says

  • More Research Points to Long-Term Ills With Bone Drugs
    (21-May-2012)
    Bisphosphonates used for osteoporosis raise risk of rare fractures over time, study says

  • Research With Dogs Points to Early Test for Arthritis
    (18-May-2012)
    One drop of blood can predict the joint disease before symptoms appear, scientists say

  • Research With Dogs Points to Early Test for Arthritis
    (18-May-2012)
    One drop of blood can predict the joint disease before symptoms appear, scientists say

  • 'Fish Pedicure' a Recipe for Bacterial Infection, Researchers Warn
    (17-May-2012)
    Health spa practice is highly unhealthy, study reports

  • Dinosaurs May Have Suffered From Arthritis
    (16-May-2012)
    A crooked jaw on a giant Pliosaurus looks a lot like human arthritis, researchers say

  • Dinosaurs May Have Suffered From Arthritis
    (16-May-2012)
    A crooked jaw on a giant Pliosaurus looks a lot like human arthritis, researchers say

  • Health Tip: When Physical Therapy Ends
    (16-May-2012)
    Don't neglect exercise

  • Dinosaurs May Have Suffered From Arthritis
    (16-May-2012)
    A crooked jaw on a giant Pliosaurus looks a lot like human arthritis, researchers say

  • Doctors Restore Some Hand Function to Quadriplegic Patient
    (15-May-2012)
    Location of spinal cord damage allowed surgeons to bypass damaged nerve in arm

  • Some Sports May Help Protect Men's Bones
    (14-May-2012)
    Basketball, volleyball, soccer helped young men stave off density loss, study suggests

  • Some Sports May Help Protect Men's Bones
    (14-May-2012)
    Basketball, volleyball, soccer helped young men stave off density loss, study suggests

  • Health Tip: When Your Knee is Unstable
    (10-May-2012)
    Here are potential warning signs

  • Strides Made in Diagnosing, Treating Lupus
    (10-May-2012)
    New therapies are being developed for people with the autoimmune illness, experts say

  • Wheelchair Breakdowns on the Rise, Study Finds
    (09-May-2012)
    More than half of spinal cord injury patients surveyed had equipment problems within 6 months

  • Health Tip: What's Causing My Muscle Cramps?
    (08-May-2012)
    Possibly, a lack of conditioning

  • Exercise Can Help Fight Heart Failure
    (07-May-2012)
    Small study found it slowed muscle wasting, boosted fitness

  • Health Tip: Managing a Hammertoe
    (04-May-2012)
    Wear loose-fitting shoes

  • Rising Obesity Rates Might Mean More Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (04-May-2012)
    Researchers suggest weight gain precedes the painful condition

  • Arthritis in Children Linked to Infections
    (01-May-2012)
    Limiting steroids when possible may help to lower infection risk, researchers say

  • Arthritis in Children Linked to Infections
    (01-May-2012)
    Limiting steroids when possible may help to lower infection risk, researchers say

  • Arthritis in Children Linked to Infections
    (01-May-2012)
    Limiting steroids when possible may help to lower infection risk, researchers say

  • Anxiety, Depression Often Go Hand-in-Hand With Arthritis
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Mental health screening, treatment could improve quality of life for these patients, report suggests

  • Anxiety, Depression Often Go Hand-in-Hand With Arthritis
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Mental health screening, treatment could improve quality of life for these patients, report suggests

  • Anxiety, Depression Often Go Hand-in-Hand With Arthritis
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Mental health screening, treatment could improve quality of life for these patients, report suggests

  • More Babies Today Have Irregular Head Shape: Expert
    (27-Apr-2012)
    In many cases, repositioning techniques can treat the problem

  • Adjusting Your Attitude About Chronic Pain May Help You Sleep
    (27-Apr-2012)
    Small study found ruminating on face and jaw pain made it worse

  • Rate of Statin-Linked Muscle Woes Unclear, Study Suggests
    (27-Apr-2012)
    Coding used by health professionals to report problems may not show true picture

  • Preventable Injuries Sideline One-Third of Young Athletes
    (26-Apr-2012)
    Survey of parents, kids, coaches finds knowledge gaps about sports safety

  • Preventable Injuries Sideline One-Third of Young Athletes
    (26-Apr-2012)
    Survey of parents, kids, coaches finds knowledge gaps about sports safety

  • Early Menopause Tied to Osteoporosis in 29-Year Study
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Nearly doubled risk seen in women who went through 'change' before age 47

  • Health Tip: Stress Fracture of the Foot
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Possible symptoms of this overuse injury

  • Health Tip: Stress Fracture of the Foot
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Possible symptoms of this overuse injury

  • Early Menopause Tied to Osteoporosis in 29-Year Study
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Nearly doubled risk seen in women who went through 'change' before age 47

  • Early Menopause Tied to Osteoporosis in 29-Year Study
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Nearly doubled risk seen in women who went through 'change' before age 47

  • New Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Brain scans show less activity in area related to reward response, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent a Pulled Muscle
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Make sure you stretch before exercise

  • Joint-Replacement Failure Rate Higher for Smokers: Studies
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Patients needing new hips, knees should be told to quit, doctors say

  • Joint-Replacement Failure Rate Higher for Smokers: Studies
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Patients needing new hips, knees should be told to quit, doctors say

  • Men More Prone to Complications After Brain, Spine Surgery
    (20-Apr-2012)
    They also spend longer in the hospital after neurosurgery, study finds

  • 'No Regrets' Outlook May Make for Sunnier Old Age
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Study suggests letting go of missed opportunities is linked to healthy mental aging

  • Scoliosis Treatment Might Reduce Need for Surgeries
    (19-Apr-2012)
    In small study, children with the spinal condition avoided repeat procedures

  • Scoliosis Treatment Might Reduce Need for Surgeries
    (19-Apr-2012)
    In small study, children with the spinal condition avoided repeat procedures

  • College Athletes in Low-Contact Sports Have More Overuse Injuries
    (18-Apr-2012)
    Study found women who play field hockey, soccer, volleyball, softball at most risk

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Foot and Ankle Injuries
    (18-Apr-2012)
    Use the proper footwear

  • College Athletes in Low-Contact Sports Have More Overuse Injuries
    (18-Apr-2012)
    Study found women who play field hockey, soccer, volleyball, softball at most risk

  • Health Tip: Is That Bump a Bunion?
    (17-Apr-2012)
    Look for swelling at the base of the big toe

  • Certain Genetic Regions May Be Tied to Osteoporosis
    (16-Apr-2012)
    But it's too early to use data to predict who will or will not develop weaker bones

  • Certain Genetic Regions May Be Tied to Osteoporosis
    (16-Apr-2012)
    But it's too early to use data to predict who will or will not develop weaker bones

  • Certain Genetic Regions May Be Tied to Osteoporosis
    (16-Apr-2012)
    But it's too early to use data to predict who will or will not develop weaker bones

  • Gastro Woes Often Strike Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (09-Apr-2012)
    Complications can include ulcers, bleeding, study finds

  • Gastro Woes Often Strike Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (09-Apr-2012)
    Complications can include ulcers, bleeding, study finds

  • Gastro Woes Often Strike Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (09-Apr-2012)
    Complications can include ulcers, bleeding, study finds

  • Planning Pregnancy May Cut Birth Defects
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Timing allows changes or adjustments in risky medications, experts say

  • Health Tip: What Triggers Ingrown Toenails?
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Here are some common risk factors

  • Diagnostic Scans Tied to Radiation Risk for Gastro Patients
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Irish study finds rise in radiation exposure over decade parallels increased use of CT

  • Overuse Injuries Common Among Female College Athletes
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Field hockey, soccer, softball and volleyball accounted for the most strains, inflammation

  • Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Early and Aggressively: Guidelines
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Intensive treatment from outset can help preserve quality of life, rheumatologists' group says

  • Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Early and Aggressively: Guidelines
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Intensive treatment from outset can help preserve quality of life, rheumatologists' group says

  • Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Early and Aggressively: Guidelines
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Intensive treatment from outset can help preserve quality of life, rheumatologists' group says

  • Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Early and Aggressively: Guidelines
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Intensive treatment from outset can help preserve quality of life, rheumatologists' group says

  • No Added Cancer Risk From Hip Replacement Materials: Study
    (04-Apr-2012)
    But British researchers said longer term studies are needed

  • Physician Groups Call for Fewer Medical Tests
    (04-Apr-2012)
    Many patients could safely avoid X-rays, MRIs, heart stress tests and other common procedures, docs say

  • Physician Groups Call for Fewer Medical Tests
    (04-Apr-2012)
    Many patients could safely avoid X-rays, MRIs, heart stress tests and other common procedures, docs say

  • Ultrasound, MRI Might Spot Cancer in Dense Breast Tissue
    (03-Apr-2012)
    Study suggests screening methods beyond mammograms may be useful in high-risk patients

  • Osteoporosis Drugs May Lead to Eye Trouble: Study
    (02-Apr-2012)
    Researchers say they found risk for anterior uveitis and scleritis, diseases that can cause impairment

  • The Human Brain: Not a Tangle, But a Grid
    (29-Mar-2012)
    Scientists use high-tech imaging to discover simple logic of brain's layout

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Quit Statins May Face Raised Death Risk
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Cardiovascular disease very common among these patients, experts note

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Quit Statins May Face Raised Death Risk
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Cardiovascular disease very common among these patients, experts note

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Quit Statins May Face Raised Death Risk
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Cardiovascular disease very common among these patients, experts note

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Usually more prominent on the thumb side of the hand

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Quit Statins May Face Raised Death Risk
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Cardiovascular disease very common among these patients, experts note

  • Health Tip: Keep Toenails Healthy
    (27-Mar-2012)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Heel Problems
    (21-Mar-2012)
    Here's what you can do

  • Brain Scans Suggest How Alzheimer's Spreads
    (21-Mar-2012)
    Finding shows disease moves through linked nerve cells

  • Health Tip: Manage the Pain of a Neck Sprain
    (20-Mar-2012)
    Here are some treatment options

  • Less Invasive Hernia Procedure Easier on Patients: Study
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Less pain and faster recovery, but expert notes older approach sometimes still best

  • Study Explains How Shock Therapy Might Ease Severe Depression
    (19-Mar-2012)
    Treatment appears to reduce connections in a part of the brain involved in thought and socializing

  • Generic Boniva Approved for Osteoporosis
    (19-Mar-2012)
    In postmenopausal women

  • Keep Youth Baseball Players Safe on the Field
    (18-Mar-2012)
    Avoid overuse-related injuries of the elbows and shoulders, expert says

  • Inflammation Might Play Role in Heart Disease: Study
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Findings suggest certain drugs might prevent hardening of the arteries

  • FDA Panel Recommends Second Chance for New Class of Painkillers
    (12-Mar-2012)
    Trials halted in 2010 after some taking the drugs may have overworked damaged knees, needed surgery

  • FDA Panel Recommends Second Chance for New Class of Painkillers
    (12-Mar-2012)
    Trials halted in 2010 after some taking the drugs may have overworked damaged knees, needed surgery

  • FDA Panel Recommends Second Chance for New Class of Painkillers
    (12-Mar-2012)
    Trials halted in 2010 after some taking the drugs may have overworked damaged knees, needed surgery

  • Stair-Related Injuries a Threat to Preschoolers: Study
    (12-Mar-2012)
    Study estimates 931,000 youngsters hurt from 1999 to 2008

  • FDA Panel Recommends Second Chance for New Class of Painkillers
    (12-Mar-2012)
    Trials halted in 2010 after some taking the drugs may have overworked damaged knees, needed surgery

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Atrial fibrillation is a common problem that increases the risk of stroke

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Atrial fibrillation is a common problem that increases the risk of stroke

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Atrial fibrillation is a common problem that increases the risk of stroke

  • Researchers ID Gene for Neck Disorder
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Cervical dystonia is a painful condition in which the neck muscles force the head to move involuntarily

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Atrial fibrillation is a common problem that increases the risk of stroke

  • Health Tip: Diabetics, Take Care of Your Feet
    (08-Mar-2012)
    Reduce the risk of foot ulcers

  • Experimental Drug Offers Hope for Rare Bone Disease: Study
    (07-Mar-2012)
    Replaces missing enzyme in babies with severe hypophosphatasia

  • High Heels Can Bring on Ingrown Toenails
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Can't trade in stilettos for sensible shoes? You can still protect your feet

  • Computerization May Not Curb Medical Tests, Costs
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Doctors order more scans if they have easy access to results, study shows

  • Brain Scans Overused on U.S. Stroke Patients, Study Says
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Most get both MRI and CT imaging, adding to rising medical costs

  • Health Tip: Lower Your Risk for Osteoporosis
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Here are factors you can control

  • Mouse Study Suggests Vitamin E May Weaken Bones
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Still too soon to warn people off supplements, expert stresses

  • Vitamin D May Cut Stress Fracture Risk in Girls
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Yet consuming lots of dairy or calcium wasn't associated with risk reduction, study says

  • Vitamin D May Cut Stress Fracture Risk in Girls
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Yet consuming lots of dairy or calcium wasn't associated with risk reduction, study says

  • Health Tip: At Risk for Muscle Cramps
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Who is most likely to get them

  • Mouse Study Suggests Vitamin E May Weaken Bones
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Still too soon to warn people off supplements, expert stresses

  • Toxins Afloat in Shark Fin Soup?
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Neurotoxins linked to brain diseases identified in fin samples, study says

  • As Youth Baseball Season Nears, Experts Urge Injury Prevention
    (27-Feb-2012)
    Seek help when kids show signs of overuse-linked problems, pediatricians say

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Feet From Fungal Infection
    (27-Feb-2012)
    Keep them clean and dry

  • Health Tip: Hip Arthritis May Not Need Surgery
    (24-Feb-2012)
    If caught in the early stages

  • Health Tip: Hip Arthritis May Not Need Surgery
    (24-Feb-2012)
    If caught in the early stages

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Foot Arthritis
    (22-Feb-2012)
    Here are some common symptoms

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Foot Arthritis
    (22-Feb-2012)
    Here are some common symptoms

  • New Guidelines Seek to Prevent Sudden Death in Young Athletes
    (22-Feb-2012)
    They recommend all teams have emergency action plans, quick access to defibrillators

  • Monitoring Spinal Cord During Certain Surgeries May Prevent Complications
    (20-Feb-2012)
    New guidelines say surgeons who spot problems early may be able to prevent them from getting worse

  • Arthritic Hip May Be Tougher to Treat Than Knee
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Researchers surprised to see continual repair process in knee joint

  • Arthritic Hip May Be Tougher to Treat Than Knee
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Researchers surprised to see continual repair process in knee joint

  • Exercise Can Build Young Adults' Bones, Study Finds
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Physical activity in your 20s can help prevent osteoporosis later on, researchers say

  • Exercise Can Build Young Adults' Bones, Study Finds
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Physical activity in your 20s can help prevent osteoporosis later on, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Might Spot Autism as Early as 6 Months of Age
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Preliminary study says communication links in brain drop off before symptoms appear

  • Arthritic Hip May Be Tougher to Treat Than Knee
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Researchers surprised to see continual repair process in knee joint

  • Exercise Can Build Young Adults' Bones, Study Finds
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Physical activity in your 20s can help prevent osteoporosis later on, researchers say

  • Implanted Microchip Might Be Future of Drug Delivery
    (16-Feb-2012)
    In small study, the remote-controlled chip emitted a bone-strengthening medicine for a year

  • Implanted Microchip Might Be Future of Drug Delivery
    (16-Feb-2012)
    In small study, the remote-controlled chip emitted a bone-strengthening medicine for a year

  • Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Fertility Woes, Miscarriage
    (16-Feb-2012)
    Some women with these autoimmune disorders avoided pregnancy, study found

  • Health Tip: Treating Jaw Pain
    (14-Feb-2012)
    Here are possible remedies

  • Brain Scans May One Day Be Used to Predict Dementia
    (14-Feb-2012)
    Scientists also might be able to test effectiveness of Alzheimer's meds by tracking brain changes

  • Higher Cancer Rate Seen in Children With Juvenile Arthritis
    (13-Feb-2012)
    Researchers say fourfold increase might not be linked to treatment drugs

  • Higher Cancer Rate Seen in Children With Juvenile Arthritis
    (13-Feb-2012)
    Researchers say fourfold increase might not be linked to treatment drugs

  • More Than 4 Million Americans Have New Knee
    (10-Feb-2012)
    And repeat surgery is likely for many younger recipients, researchers predict

  • Brain Scans May Predict How People Learn
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Small study suggests ability to sift through 'noise' determines mastery of new skill

  • Health Tip: A Sprain in the Neck
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Here are possible symptoms

  • Health Tip: A Sprain in the Neck
    (10-Feb-2012)
    Here are possible symptoms

  • Fear of Lawsuits Influences Care From Most Orthopedic Surgeons: Survey
    (09-Feb-2012)
    More than 95 percent said they ordered unnecessary tests, referrals and hospitalizations to protect themselves

  • Stopping Bone Drug Cuts Risk of Second Thigh Fracture: Study
    (09-Feb-2012)
    After unusual femur break, patients should not take bisphosphonates, researchers say

  • New Therapy Might Help Relieve Painful Foot Condition
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Preliminary study suggests it could work in hard-to-treat cases of plantar fasciitis

  • Stopping Bone Drug Cuts Risk of Second Thigh Fracture: Study
    (09-Feb-2012)
    After unusual femur break, patients should not take bisphosphonates, researchers say

  • Fear of Lawsuits Influences Care From Most Orthopedic Surgeons: Survey
    (09-Feb-2012)
    More than 95 percent said they ordered unnecessary tests, referrals and hospitalizations to protect themselves

  • Stopping Bone Drug Cuts Risk of Second Thigh Fracture: Study
    (09-Feb-2012)
    After unusual femur break, patients should not take bisphosphonates, researchers say

  • Female Soccer Players May Face Health Problems: Study
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Intense training, poor nutrition might lead to menstrual abnormalities, stress fractures in young players

  • One 'Silver Lining' to Recession: Fewer Broken Bones?
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Florida study finds less orthopedic trauma cases as construction workers lost jobs

  • Female Soccer Players May Face Health Problems: Study
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Intense training, poor nutrition might lead to menstrual abnormalities, stress fractures in young players

  • Breast Cancer Drug May Weaken Bones, Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Researchers say postmenopausal women taking Aromasin need to be monitored

  • Breast Cancer Drug May Weaken Bones, Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Researchers say postmenopausal women taking Aromasin need to be monitored

  • Heart Failure, Osteoporosis Go 'Hand-in-Hand': Researchers
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Cardiac condition raises the risks of falls and may contribute to bone-density loss

  • Breast Cancer Drug May Weaken Bones, Study Finds
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Researchers say postmenopausal women taking Aromasin need to be monitored

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent a Stress Fracture
    (02-Feb-2012)
    Take it slow when starting an exercise program

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent a Stress Fracture
    (02-Feb-2012)
    Take it slow when starting an exercise program

  • Heartburn Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Especially true for current or former smokers, researchers say

  • Heartburn Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Especially true for current or former smokers, researchers say

  • Science Shows How Massage Eases Sore Muscles
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Getting one post-workout can spur cellular processes that cut inflammation and pain

  • Health Tip: Strained a Hamstring?
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Here's how to help it heal

  • Science Shows How Massage Eases Sore Muscles
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Getting one post-workout can spur cellular processes that cut inflammation and pain

  • Those Extra Pounds Could Harm Your Back
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Researchers say more severe spinal disc degeneration seen in obese patients

  • Mutations in 2 Genes Linked to Rare Autism-Related Disorder
    (26-Jan-2012)
    Research sheds light on Joubert syndrome, which causes physical and mental disabilities

  • Too Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Inactive, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2012)
    Experts say exercise helps keep joints flexible, maintains function

  • Many Docs Use Costly MRIs to Diagnose Nerve Condition: Study
    (25-Jan-2012)
    Cheaper tests to spot diabetes-linked nerve damage are effective, researchers say

  • Protein That Controls Movement Does the Opposite in Parkinson's
    (25-Jan-2012)
    Study with mice suggests it may be a new drug target

  • Enriched Skim Milk Good for Gout, Study Suggests
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Pain, uric acid levels improved in those drinking shakes made of skim milk powders

  • Enriched Skim Milk Good for Gout, Study Suggests
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Pain, uric acid levels improved in those drinking shakes made of skim milk powders

  • Health Tip: Exercise for Healthier Bones
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Activities that can help maintain bone health

  • Rate of Leg, Foot Amputations Among Diabetics Drops: CDC
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Researchers point to better management of disease in explaining the trend

  • Enriched Skim Milk Good for Gout, Study Suggests
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Pain, uric acid levels improved in those drinking shakes made of skim milk powders

  • Lack of ZZZs May Fuel Appetite
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Not getting enough sleep may lead to weight gain over time, researchers say

  • Hip Fracture Patients Often Have Other Health Problems
    (23-Jan-2012)
    They contribute to lengthier hospital stays, researchers say

  • Dyslexia's Brain Changes May Occur Before Kids Learn to Read
    (23-Jan-2012)
    Study findings might help identify at-risk children at younger age

  • Protect Yourself From Ski-Fatigue Injuries
    (21-Jan-2012)
    Expert recommends conditioning exercises to keep skiers, snowboarders healthy

  • Texting, Talking on Cellphone Slows Walking Pace: Study
    (21-Jan-2012)
    Findings may shed light on ways to improve functional walking in physical therapy patients

  • Health Tip: Strengthen Your Muscles
    (20-Jan-2012)
    And help avoid muscle loss as you age

  • Some Women Can Go Longer Between Bone Checks: Study
    (18-Jan-2012)
    Those with normal density may be able to wait more than recommended two years, researcher says

  • Some Women Can Go Longer Between Bone Checks: Study
    (18-Jan-2012)
    Those with normal density may be able to wait more than recommended two years, researcher says

  • Knee Arthritis May Speed Up Process Linked to Cell Aging
    (17-Jan-2012)
    People with osteoarthritis have increased cell deterioration nearest to damaged joint, study finds

  • Joint Replacement Patients Face Blood Clot Risk in Hospital
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Knee surgery associated with twice the risk compared to hip procedure, evidence review found

  • Knee Arthritis May Speed Up Process Linked to Cell Aging
    (17-Jan-2012)
    People with osteoarthritis have increased cell deterioration nearest to damaged joint, study finds

  • Joint Replacement Patients Face Blood Clot Risk in Hospital
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Knee surgery associated with twice the risk compared to hip procedure, evidence review found

  • Knee Arthritis May Speed Up Process Linked to Cell Aging
    (17-Jan-2012)
    People with osteoarthritis have increased cell deterioration nearest to damaged joint, study finds

  • More Known About Proteins That Cause Autoimmune Diseases
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Researchers say 'autoantibodies' can cause lupus, diabetes, arthritis

  • Brain Structure Adapts to Arm Injury, Study Says
    (16-Jan-2012)
    Finding could influence post-stroke rehabilitation

  • Many Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Face Eating Problems
    (16-Jan-2012)
    Poor throat function, depression and pain are common, study finds

  • 'Exoskeleton' Helps Paralyzed Stand, Take Steps
    (13-Jan-2012)
    More research needed to see if it strengthens muscles, experts say

  • Herbal Medicines for Arthritis Not Backed by Evidence
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Not only are most ineffective, some can interfere with other medications, review found

  • Health Tip: Is My Neck Pain Serious?
    (10-Jan-2012)
    Signs you should call a doctor

  • Surgery Seems Most Effective for Herniated Discs
    (09-Jan-2012)
    And married people showed greatest improvement afterwards, study found

  • Health Tip: House Cleaning With Arthritis
    (06-Jan-2012)
    Performing household chores with less pain

  • Drug Eases Gout Flare-ups in Some Patients: Study
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Starting gout treatment can lead to flare-ups, this drug might help

  • Spinal Manipulation, Home Exercise May Ease Neck Pain
    (03-Jan-2012)
    Medication appeared least effective treatment in small study

  • Health Tip: Footcare Suggestions for Diabetics
    (03-Jan-2012)
    Poor circulation and nerve damage often lead to foot problems

  • Spinal Manipulation, Home Exercise May Ease Neck Pain
    (03-Jan-2012)
    Medication appeared least effective treatment in small study

  • Spinal Manipulation, Home Exercise May Ease Neck Pain
    (03-Jan-2012)
    Medication appeared least effective treatment in small study

  • Crowding in ER May Delay Pain Relief for Kids
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Busy staff less responsive to needs of individual patients, researcher says

  • Multiple Sclerosis May Cause Changes in Thalamus: Study
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Small study finds that MS might reduce volume in area of brain affecting thought process

  • Tips to Keep Winter Sports Injury-Free
    (30-Dec-2011)
    Slipping and sliding on skis and skates is fun, but can be hazardous, experts say

  • Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis
    (29-Dec-2011)
    What experts recommend

  • Risk Factors for Vision Loss After Spine Surgery Identified
    (29-Dec-2011)
    Rare complication occurs in as many as one out of every 1,000 spine surgeries, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Patients Face More Imaging Tests Today
    (23-Dec-2011)
    Study finds multiple visits common in pre-op period, urges better coordination

  • Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

  • Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

  • Timing of Aquatic Therapy After Joint Replacement Matters
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Starting within days of the operation seems beneficial for those with new knees, but not hips

  • Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

  • Thinner Brains Could Signal Alzheimer's, Study Suggests
    (21-Dec-2011)
    But medical value of screening isn't obvious yet

  • Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

  • Timing of Aquatic Therapy After Joint Replacement Matters
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Starting within days of the operation seems beneficial for those with new knees, but not hips

  • Mindfulness Training May Help Arthritis Patients Cope
    (20-Dec-2011)
    Small study found those who used it were less tired, stressed

  • Mindfulness Training May Help Arthritis Patients Cope
    (20-Dec-2011)
    Small study found those who used it were less tired, stressed

  • Mindfulness Training May Help Arthritis Patients Cope
    (20-Dec-2011)
    Small study found those who used it were less tired, stressed

  • Knee Pain Plagues Many Women Over 50
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Overweight, previous injury, arthritis predicted persistent discomfort, researchers found

  • Vitamin D Helps Bone Health Only With Calcium: Report
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Government task force held off on specific dose recommendations

  • Vitamin D Helps Bone Health Only With Calcium: Report
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Government task force held off on specific dose recommendations

  • Knee Pain Plagues Many Women Over 50
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Overweight, previous injury, arthritis predicted persistent discomfort, researchers found

  • Knee Pain Plagues Many Women Over 50
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Overweight, previous injury, arthritis predicted persistent discomfort, researchers found

  • Health Tip: At Risk for Hip Fracture?
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Factors that make it more likely

  • Health Tip: At Risk for Hip Fracture?
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Factors that make it more likely

  • Health Tip: At Risk for Hip Fracture?
    (14-Dec-2011)
    Factors that make it more likely

  • Type of Muscular Dystrophy Linked to Raised Cancer Risk
    (13-Dec-2011)
    Researchers urge people with myotonic muscular dystrophy to get recommended cancer screenings

  • Study Questions Use of MRI Before Back-Pain Injections
    (12-Dec-2011)
    Routine imaging has little clinical value for certain patients, study says

  • Early Ovary Removal May Raise Arthritis, Osteoporosis Risk
    (08-Dec-2011)
    Study showed nearly half of women under 45 who had procedure developed one or the other condition

  • Early Ovary Removal May Raise Arthritis, Osteoporosis Risk
    (08-Dec-2011)
    Study showed nearly half of women under 45 who had procedure developed one or the other condition

  • More Americans Exercise, but Arthritis Can Get in the Way
    (08-Dec-2011)
    Significant numbers with the joint disease shy away from physical activity, CDC finds

  • Early Ovary Removal May Raise Arthritis, Osteoporosis Risk
    (08-Dec-2011)
    Study showed nearly half of women under 45 who had procedure developed one or the other condition

  • Early Ovary Removal May Raise Arthritis, Osteoporosis Risk
    (08-Dec-2011)
    Study showed nearly half of women under 45 who had procedure developed one or the other condition

  • Bone Drugs May Also Battle Breast Cancer, Researchers Say
    (07-Dec-2011)
    Two studies suggest zoledronic acid extends survival, reduces odds of recurrence

  • Bone Drugs May Also Battle Breast Cancer, Researchers Say
    (07-Dec-2011)
    Two studies suggest zoledronic acid extends survival, reduces odds of recurrence

  • Health Tip: Do You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?
    (01-Dec-2011)
    Here are common symptoms

  • New Hip Implants No Better Than Older Ones, Study Finds
    (30-Nov-2011)
    Not enough data to tell which device is best, researchers say

  • Docs Who Own MRIs Order Far More Scans
    (30-Nov-2011)
    Imaging tests more likely to come back negative, suggesting they were unnecessary, researchers say

  • New Software Might Help Predict Difficult Childbirth
    (29-Nov-2011)
    Using 3-D reconstructions, program scores a mother's likelihood of normal delivery

  • Titanium Joint Debris May Trigger Painful Inflammation
    (28-Nov-2011)
    Animal study suggests that worn artificial joints might lead to bone damage

  • Titanium Joint Debris May Trigger Painful Inflammation
    (28-Nov-2011)
    Animal study suggests that worn artificial joints might lead to bone damage

  • Titanium Joint Debris May Trigger Painful Inflammation
    (28-Nov-2011)
    Animal study suggests that worn artificial joints might lead to bone damage

  • Brain Pathways Seem Disrupted in Kids With ADHD
    (28-Nov-2011)
    Areas involving 'visual attention' and working memory less active, MRI scans show

  • Violent Video Games May Alter Brain Function: Study
    (28-Nov-2011)
    It's not clear what those changes mean though, experts note

  • Head Size Tied to Regressive Autism in Boys
    (28-Nov-2011)
    Larger head circumference not seen in early onset autism or in girls, study says

  • Autoimmune Woes May Raise Risk for Lung Clots
    (28-Nov-2011)
    Risks climbed for patients hospitalized for such conditions as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's, study found

  • Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Damage Joints
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Here are some typical symptoms to watch for

  • Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Damage Joints
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Here are some typical symptoms to watch for

  • Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Damage Joints
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Here are some typical symptoms to watch for

  • Hispanics With Diabetes Urged to Get Yearly Foot Care
    (20-Nov-2011)
    Regular exams can prevent foot ulcers, nerve damage and amputations, podiatrists say

  • Painkiller Dependence Before Knee Surgery May Slow Recovery
    (18-Nov-2011)
    Researchers suggest weaning patients off opioids before procedure is performed

  • Does Psoriasis Thwart the Benefits of 'Good' Cholesterol?
    (18-Nov-2011)
    Chronic skin condition may be associated with changes in HDL composition, researchers say

  • Whole-Body Vibration Doesn't Build Bone After All: Study
    (15-Nov-2011)
    No benefit seen in high-risk postmenopausal women

  • Profile Drawn of People With Chronic Jaw Pain
    (15-Nov-2011)
    Most are acutely aware of other body sensations, researchers say

  • Whole-Body Vibration Doesn't Build Bone After All: Study
    (15-Nov-2011)
    No benefit seen in high-risk postmenopausal women

  • ADHD Brain Changes Appear to Persist Into Adulthood
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Imaging shows more differences in those who still have symptoms: study

  • Brain Study Suggests Some Vegetative Patients Are Aware
    (10-Nov-2011)
    EEG technology might one day lead to way to communicate to the outside world, researchers say

  • Maternal Blood Test Might Spot Birth Defects More Safely
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Researchers take steps toward noninvasive screening for fetal abnormalities

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Shin Splints?
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Here are common risk factors

  • Jaw Shrinks With Age, 40-Year Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Teeth crowding and changes in bite can result, researchers say

  • Jaw Shrinks With Age, 40-Year Study Finds
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Teeth crowding and changes in bite can result, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Shin Splints?
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Here are common risk factors

  • Knee Arthritis Striking at Younger Ages, But Weight Loss May Help
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Studies suggest playing sports longer, extra pounds might explain trend

  • Studies Suggest Link Between Smog, Joint Disease
    (07-Nov-2011)
    More rheumatoid arthritis in those exposed to certain air pollutants, researchers say

  • Knee Arthritis Striking at Younger Ages, But Weight Loss May Help
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Studies suggest playing sports longer, extra pounds might explain trend

  • Specialized Warm-Up May Reduce Girls' Knee Injuries
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Teams that practiced 'neuromuscular' training had lower injury rate, study finds

  • Knee Arthritis Striking at Younger Ages, But Weight Loss May Help
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Studies suggest playing sports longer, extra pounds might explain trend

  • Knee Arthritis Striking at Younger Ages, But Weight Loss May Help
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Studies suggest playing sports longer, extra pounds might explain trend

  • Studies Suggest Link Between Smog, Joint Disease
    (07-Nov-2011)
    More rheumatoid arthritis in those exposed to certain air pollutants, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Signs of a Spinal Fracture
    (04-Nov-2011)
    People with osteoporosis may be prone

  • Health Tip: Signs of a Spinal Fracture
    (04-Nov-2011)
    People with osteoporosis may be prone

  • Health Tip: Signs of a Spinal Fracture
    (04-Nov-2011)
    People with osteoporosis may be prone

  • Timing May Be Key to Successful Back Surgery
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Waiting longer than six months to repair herniated disc may hinder recovery, study says

  • Health Tip: Signs of a Spinal Fracture
    (04-Nov-2011)
    People with osteoporosis may be prone

  • Vitamin D Lacking in Many Spine Surgery Patients
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Younger patients in study more likely to have low levels of bone-building vitamin

  • Health Tip: Ice a Sprained Ankle
    (31-Oct-2011)
    Here's how to do it

  • For Older Men, Lowered Testosterone May Mean Muscle Loss
    (28-Oct-2011)
    Study shows a link, but one expert says that's no reason to try hormonal supplements

  • Health Tip: Exercise for Stronger Knees
    (26-Oct-2011)
    Here are potential benefits

  • Race Tied to Risk for Arthritis in Large Joints
    (21-Oct-2011)
    Study finds higher rates of knee and spine osteoarthritis together in blacks than in whites

  • Health Tip: Take Care to Prevent Stress Fractures
    (21-Oct-2011)
    Exercise carefully and don't ignore an injury

  • Health Tip: Take Care to Prevent Stress Fractures
    (21-Oct-2011)
    Exercise carefully and don't ignore an injury

  • Hockey Fistfights Rarely Cause Injuries, Study Claims
    (21-Oct-2011)
    Punches thrown on solid ground pack more power, researchers say

  • To the Brain, Seeing a Caress Is as Good as Getting One
    (21-Oct-2011)
    In humans, the brain seems to react to other people's sensations, researchers say

  • Race Tied to Risk for Arthritis in Large Joints
    (21-Oct-2011)
    Study finds higher rates of knee and spine osteoarthritis together in blacks than in whites

  • Kids' Sledding Mishaps Can Cause Serious Head Trauma
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Campaigns to encourage helmet use needed, researcher says

  • Kids' Sledding Mishaps Can Cause Serious Head Trauma
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Campaigns to encourage helmet use needed, researcher says

  • 1 in 4 With Psoriasis May Have Undiagnosed Arthritis
    (13-Oct-2011)
    Missed psoriatic arthritis diagnosis leads to treatment delays, more joint damage, experts warn

  • Health Tip: When Symptoms Indicate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (13-Oct-2011)
    Here are common warning signs

  • Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Prevent Kids' Language Delays
    (11-Oct-2011)
    Moms started supplements before conception in Norwegian study

  • Simple MRIs Safe for Children, Study Says
    (07-Oct-2011)
    But health risks rise when sedation, contrast dyes are used, researchers say

  • MRI Safe With More Recent Defibrillators, Pacemakers: Study
    (06-Oct-2011)
    People with newer implanted heart devices can have scans for other medical problems, research finds

  • Stress May Affect Preemies' Brains, Study Shows
    (04-Oct-2011)
    Intensive-care stressors range from diaper changes to invasive procedures

  • Mom's Healthy Diet Might Cut Birth Defect Risk
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Prevention involves overall eating, not just supplements, experts say

  • Oral Steroids Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency
    (30-Sep-2011)
    Children taking the drugs are at high risk for low levels of the nutrient, study shows

  • Oral Steroids Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency
    (30-Sep-2011)
    Children taking the drugs are at high risk for low levels of the nutrient, study shows

  • Health Tip: Living With Osteoarthritis
    (29-Sep-2011)
    Exercise can help ease symptoms

  • TNF Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Skin Cancer Risk
    (28-Sep-2011)
    But review also finds the drugs don't heighten risks for other cancers

  • TNF Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Skin Cancer Risk
    (28-Sep-2011)
    But review also finds the drugs don't heighten risks for other cancers

  • TNF Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Skin Cancer Risk
    (28-Sep-2011)
    But review also finds the drugs don't heighten risks for other cancers

  • Extra Pounds Linked to Weaker Legs in Older Women
    (27-Sep-2011)
    Heavier seniors had less power in their legs relative to their weight than slimmer peers: study

  • Spinal Surgery Riskier for Certain Patients, Study Finds
    (27-Sep-2011)
    Researchers pinpoint factors that make some more vulnerable to complications after surgery

  • Hip Fracture May Raise a Woman's Risk of Earlier Death
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Breaking hip at age 70 doubles risk of dying within a year, study finds

  • Hip Fracture May Raise a Woman's Risk of Earlier Death
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Breaking hip at age 70 doubles risk of dying within a year, study finds

  • Hip Fracture May Raise a Woman's Risk of Earlier Death
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Breaking hip at age 70 doubles risk of dying within a year, study finds

  • Bone Drug Fails to Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Routine use of Zometa not warranted, but some postmenopausal cancer patients may benefit

  • Experts Revise Guidelines for Whooping Cough Vaccination
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Recent re-emergence of the illness is behind changes to Tdap shot

  • Many Black Men in Cold Climates Lack Vitamin D
    (23-Sep-2011)
    Too little of it raises risk of prostate cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and other diseases, study says

  • Magnetic Field May Cause MRI-Induced Vertigo
    (23-Sep-2011)
    MRI magnets put force on inner ear fluid, impacting balance, researchers say

  • Scientists Reconstruct the 'Movies in Our Minds'
    (22-Sep-2011)
    Using MRI scans and computers, they interpreted brain patterns as people watched film trailers

  • Scientists Discover Key Gene Mutation Behind Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (21-Sep-2011)
    The same gene variant also plays role in common form of dementia, researchers say

  • Health Tip: At Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    (20-Sep-2011)
    Here are potential causes

  • MRI Can Spot Breast Cancer in High-Risk Women: Study
    (20-Sep-2011)
    Compared with mammograms, scans are better for those at-risk, but cost needs to be lowered

  • Health Tip: Got a Pain in the Neck?
    (20-Sep-2011)
    Possible causes of neck pain

  • FDA OKs Bone Drug to Prevent Fracture in Certain Cancer Patients
    (19-Sep-2011)
    Prolia can be used in some cases of prostate cancer and breast cancer

  • FDA OKs Bone Drug to Prevent Fracture in Certain Cancer Patients
    (19-Sep-2011)
    Prolia can be used in some cases of prostate cancer and breast cancer

  • Scuba Diving May Help Paralyzed Vets
    (19-Sep-2011)
    Small study finds those who learned to dive experienced physical, mental improvements

  • Health Tip: Is It Arthritis That's Irritating Your Knee?
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Here are typical warning signs

  • Health Tip: Is It Arthritis That's Irritating Your Knee?
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Here are typical warning signs

  • Research Reveals Why Hungry People Get Cranky
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Stress, hunger trigger fluctuating levels of the hormone serotonin in the brain, scans show

  • ADHD Doubles a Child's Risk of Injury: Study
    (15-Sep-2011)
    Impulsive behaviors can lead kids to leap before they look, expert says

  • Problem Drinking Linked to Brain Damage
    (15-Sep-2011)
    It damages very areas critical to quitting drinking, research shows

  • Muscle Training May Benefit Chronic Heart Failure Patients
    (13-Sep-2011)
    Working out the small muscles helps boost oxygen flow, exercise capacity, study shows

  • FDA Advisers Call for Revised Labels for Osteoporosis Drugs
    (09-Sep-2011)
    Research suggests potential health risks associated with long-term use of bisphosphonates

  • FDA Advisers Call for Revised Labels for Osteoporosis Drugs
    (09-Sep-2011)
    Research suggests potential health risks associated with long-term use of bisphosphonates

  • More U.S. 'Tweens' Getting Recommended Vaccines
    (06-Sep-2011)
    But health experts say there's still room for improvement among 11- and 12-year-olds

  • Brain Scans Show Distinct Traits in Kids With Autism: Study
    (02-Sep-2011)
    Gray matter is organized differently, researchers find

  • As Venus Williams Bows Out of U.S. Open, Little-Known Disease Takes Center Court
    (01-Sep-2011)
    Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that can cause serious arthritic pain

  • Billie Jean King Says Exercise Your Best Shot Against Arthritis
    (31-Aug-2011)
    Try tennis or any activity you love to keep joints moving, she urges in new campaign

  • U.S. Offers Health-Care Pamphlets in Spanish
    (30-Aug-2011)
    They summarize benefits, risks of heart medications, other health issues

  • Many Health-Care Workers Have Turned to Alternative Medicine
    (26-Aug-2011)
    Their use of everything from herbals to massage exceeds that of the general public, research suggests

  • Realistic Activity Goals Seem to Ease Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2011)
    Belief in ability to do exercise, and following through, can improve life for rheumatoid arthritis patients

  • Realistic Activity Goals Seem to Ease Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2011)
    Belief in ability to do exercise, and following through, can improve life for rheumatoid arthritis patients

  • HPV Vaccination Rates Low Among Teen Girls, CDC Reports
    (25-Aug-2011)
    Without 3-shot series, women remain at risk for infection linked to cervical cancer, experts warn

  • Sophisticated Scan May Spot Seeds of Alzheimer's Risk
    (24-Aug-2011)
    Finding could be important when treatments become available, experts say

  • Botox Approved to Treat Urinary Incontinence
    (24-Aug-2011)
    Among people with certain neurologic conditions

  • Researchers Say They've Found Common Cause of All Types of ALS
    (22-Aug-2011)
    Might lead one day to new treatments for the condition, also called Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Health Tip: Are Turned Toes Trouble?
    (19-Aug-2011)
    Signs that a child needs evaluation

  • Inflammation From Rheumatoid Arthritis Tied to Heart Disease
    (17-Aug-2011)
    But treating both inflammation, factors contributing to heart disease can lower risk, study shows

  • Inflammation From Rheumatoid Arthritis Tied to Heart Disease
    (17-Aug-2011)
    But treating both inflammation, factors contributing to heart disease can lower risk, study shows

  • Sprained Ankles Straining ER Resources, Study Finds
    (17-Aug-2011)
    Researchers argue for other approaches to treatment, such as emergency doctor visits

  • Inflammation From Rheumatoid Arthritis Tied to Heart Disease
    (17-Aug-2011)
    But treating both inflammation, factors contributing to heart disease can lower risk, study shows

  • Sprained Ankles Straining ER Resources, Study Finds
    (17-Aug-2011)
    Researchers argue for other approaches to treatment, such as emergency doctor visits

  • New Drug May Relieve Severe, Tough-to-Treat Gout
    (16-Aug-2011)
    The injectable drug pegloticase offers relief to some patients, but carries risk of serious side effects

  • Many Arthritis Patients May Not Be Exercising Enough
    (12-Aug-2011)
    More than half of women, 40% of men were deemed 'couch potatoes' by researchers

  • Many Arthritis Patients May Not Be Exercising Enough
    (12-Aug-2011)
    More than half of women, 40% of men were deemed 'couch potatoes' by researchers

  • Human Cells Used to Make Replacement Anal Sphincters in Mice
    (10-Aug-2011)
    Goal is to one day use patient's own cells to build implant for those with incontinence, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Osteoporosis Can Affect Men, Too
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Risk factors for bone-thinning in males

  • Toe Deformities Should Be Treated Early: Experts
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Delaying treatment can lead to other problems, such as skin infections, doctor says

  • Health Tip: Osteoporosis Can Affect Men, Too
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Risk factors for bone-thinning in males

  • Soy Supplements Don't Ease Bone Loss, Menopausal Symptoms: Study
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Women taking high-dose soy isoflavone pills for 2 years even had more hot flashes

  • Need a New Hip? Someday You May Grow Your Own
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Researchers say biological joints now in development could supplant today's artificial ones

  • Need a New Hip? Someday You May Grow Your Own
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Researchers say biological joints now in development could supplant today's artificial ones

  • Need a New Hip? Someday You May Grow Your Own
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Researchers say biological joints now in development could supplant today's artificial ones

  • Health Tip: Watch for Signs of Scoliosis
    (03-Aug-2011)
    Common symptoms in children

  • Bio-Engineered Spinal Discs Appear Successful in Rats
    (02-Aug-2011)
    Made of cells and collagen, these implants might someday help humans with tough to treat back pain

  • Childhood Depression, Anxiety Tied to Pain in Adulthood
    (01-Aug-2011)
    Kids living with adversity, such as abuse, more likely to have chronic diseases later, study finds

  • Painful Gout Afflicting More Americans: Study
    (28-Jul-2011)
    More than 8 million adults now have the inflammatory joint disease, perhaps linked to rising obesity rates

  • Painful Gout Afflicting More Americans: Study
    (28-Jul-2011)
    More than 8 million adults now have the inflammatory joint disease, perhaps linked to rising obesity rates

  • Health Tip: Ease Swelling Beneath a Cast
    (27-Jul-2011)
    Steps to help you heal

  • Health Tip: Ease Swelling Beneath a Cast
    (27-Jul-2011)
    Steps to help you heal

  • Fatty 'Comfort' Foods May Alter Brain's Response to Sadness
    (26-Jul-2011)
    Researchers probing the power of these foods track neural changes in scans

  • Blue-Collar Employees With Arthritis Working Past 65: Study
    (25-Jul-2011)
    Painful joint condition presents challenges for aging workforce, researchers say

  • Common Swimming Injuries Often Avoidable
    (23-Jul-2011)
    Overuse a frequent cause of shoulder pain in competitive swimmers, expert says

  • Ancient Footprints Reveal Earliest Signs of Human-Like Gait
    (22-Jul-2011)
    Trails found in Tanzania suggest fully upright walking began nearly 4 million years ago

  • Low 'Empathy' Response in Brain Might Point to Autism Gene
    (13-Jul-2011)
    Siblings of patients have similar reduced brain activity when viewing others' emotions, scans show

  • Bladder Cancer Patients Not Getting Recommended Care: Study
    (12-Jul-2011)
    Complex guidelines rarely followed in full for high-grade tumors, researchers find

  • Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Seem to Lack Enough Vitamin D
    (11-Jul-2011)
    However, blood levels of the vitamin don't affect disease activity, researchers say

  • Boostrix Approved to Prevent Tetanus, Diphtheria and Whooping Cough in Seniors
    (11-Jul-2011)
    First single vaccine to prevent all 3 diseases in elderly

  • Men Who Smoke at Lower Risk of Joint Replacement: Study
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Extra pounds, vigorous exercise linked to severe knee, hip problems, research also indicates

  • Men Who Smoke at Lower Risk of Joint Replacement: Study
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Extra pounds, vigorous exercise linked to severe knee, hip problems, research also indicates

  • Ankle Braces May Protect Young Basketball Players
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Study found they reduced the number of sprains and fractures high school athletes suffer

  • Men Who Smoke at Lower Risk of Joint Replacement: Study
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Extra pounds, vigorous exercise linked to severe knee, hip problems, research also indicates

  • Men Who Smoke at Lower Risk of Joint Replacement: Study
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Extra pounds, vigorous exercise linked to severe knee, hip problems, research also indicates

  • Ankle Braces May Protect Young Basketball Players
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Study found they reduced the number of sprains and fractures high school athletes suffer

  • Study Questions Chiropractic's Impact on Back Pain
    (07-Jul-2011)
    No one type of treatment is better than another, researchers say

  • Men Seem More Likely Than Women to Develop Hole in Knee Cartilage
    (07-Jul-2011)
    Damage, which tends to occur after ACL injury, raises risk for osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • Study Questions Chiropractic's Impact on Back Pain
    (07-Jul-2011)
    No one type of treatment is better than another, researchers say

  • Men Seem More Likely Than Women to Develop Hole in Knee Cartilage
    (07-Jul-2011)
    Damage, which tends to occur after ACL injury, raises risk for osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Some Prone to Losing Bone Mass
    (05-Jul-2011)
    Risk factors for osteopenia

  • Massage Beats Meds for Lower Back Pain, Study Says
    (05-Jul-2011)
    Both relaxation and structural massage worked in the short term, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Some Prone to Losing Bone Mass
    (05-Jul-2011)
    Risk factors for osteopenia

  • Military Members Face Raised Risk of Osteoarthritis: Study
    (01-Jul-2011)
    Repetitive joint movements may play a role, researchers suggest

  • Military Members Face Raised Risk of Osteoarthritis: Study
    (01-Jul-2011)
    Repetitive joint movements may play a role, researchers suggest

  • Group-Think Can Influence Your Memory, Research Shows
    (30-Jun-2011)
    Study probes science of false memories, finds brain scans show regions that activate in groups

  • Health Tip: Does Your Child Have Rickets?
    (29-Jun-2011)
    Signs of vitamin or mineral deficiency

  • Poor Brain 'Sync' a Possible Sign of Autism
    (22-Jun-2011)
    Inability of right and left hemispheres to communicate might be early marker, researchers say

  • Some Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis May Cut Diabetes Risk
    (21-Jun-2011)
    Researchers suspect certain medications lower inflammation, insulin resistance

  • Some Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis May Cut Diabetes Risk
    (21-Jun-2011)
    Researchers suspect certain medications lower inflammation, insulin resistance

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Your Child's Shoes Fit
    (17-Jun-2011)
    Suggestions to protect your little one's feet

  • Kids With Minor Head Injury May Not Need Hospitalization
    (17-Jun-2011)
    OK to discharge most children with normal CT scan after minor blunt trauma, study suggests

  • Adding Folate to Tortilla Flour Might Cut Birth Defects Among Hispanics
    (16-Jun-2011)
    This group has higher rate of neural tube defects than general population, experts say

  • First Ceramic-on-Metal Hip Replacement Approved
    (14-Jun-2011)
    For people with osteoarthritis

  • Brain Scan Spots Differences in Tots With ADHD Symptoms
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Researchers suggest earlier diagnosis of behavioral disorder could lead to better outcomes for kids

  • Health Tip: Prevent Runner's Knee
    (09-Jun-2011)
    Help protect this sensitive joint

  • Apples Help Keep Muscles Strong, Mouse Study Finds
    (09-Jun-2011)
    Discovery may lead to new treatments to prevent wasting due to aging, illness, researchers say

  • New Guidelines Put Focus on Vitamin D Deficiency
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Endocrine Society recommends routine screening for people considered at high risk

  • Impaired Heart Function Seen in Teens With Type 2 Diabetes
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Scans showed poor blood flow during exercise compared with other study participants

  • Regular Exercise May Benefit the Brain as Well as the Body
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Long-term aerobic activity helps preserve white matter needed for key brain functions, study finds

  • FDA Places New Warning Label on Zocor
    (08-Jun-2011)
    High doses of cholesterol-lowering statin may raise risk of muscle damage, should not be given to new patients, agency says

  • Joint Replacement Risks Rise at Less Experienced Hospitals
    (07-Jun-2011)
    Study finds greater likelihood of clots, death when few operations are done

  • Joint Replacement Risks Rise at Less Experienced Hospitals
    (07-Jun-2011)
    Study finds greater likelihood of clots, death when few operations are done

  • Joint Replacement Risks Rise at Less Experienced Hospitals
    (07-Jun-2011)
    Study finds greater likelihood of clots, death when few operations are done

  • Joint Replacement Risks Rise at Less Experienced Hospitals
    (07-Jun-2011)
    Study finds greater likelihood of clots, death when few operations are done

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Rise in Fracture Risk
    (06-Jun-2011)
    People who've had procedure especially prone to breaks in the hands and feet, study finds

  • Could a Woman's Wrinkles Predict Risk of Fractures?
    (06-Jun-2011)
    Researchers say menopausal skin holds clues to bone density, but experts have their doubts

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Rise in Fracture Risk
    (06-Jun-2011)
    People who've had procedure especially prone to breaks in the hands and feet, study finds

  • Health Tip: Have You Sprained Your Wrist?
    (06-Jun-2011)
    Here are classic symptoms

  • Bone Drug Reduces Odds for Breast Cancer's Return: Study
    (04-Jun-2011)
    Effect seen years after Zometa treatment stopped

  • Bone Drug Reduces Odds for Breast Cancer's Return: Study
    (04-Jun-2011)
    Effect seen years after Zometa treatment stopped

  • Health Tip: Ease Neck Pain
    (03-Jun-2011)
    Suggestions to help soothe discomfort

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Feet From Corns
    (01-Jun-2011)
    Here are suggestions to prevent the calluses

  • In Diabetics, Good Scores on Bone Tests May Not Rule Out Risk
    (31-May-2011)
    People with normal bone density may be as prone to fracture as those with osteoporosis, study finds

  • In Diabetics, Good Scores on Bone Tests May Not Rule Out Risk
    (31-May-2011)
    People with normal bone density may be as prone to fracture as those with osteoporosis, study finds

  • Study Suggests Special MRI Might Help Diagnose Autism
    (31-May-2011)
    Scans found less responsiveness in language areas of brain, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Trigger Complications
    (30-May-2011)
    Here's a partial list

  • Take Steps to Prevent Pulmonary Embolisms
    (29-May-2011)
    Critical to move around after surgery, expert says

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Double Risk of COPD
    (27-May-2011)
    Link between the autoimmune disease and lung disorder revealed in new study

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Double Risk of COPD
    (27-May-2011)
    Link between the autoimmune disease and lung disorder revealed in new study

  • With Calcium, More May Not Be Better
    (25-May-2011)
    Getting enough for bone health is crucial, but too much doesn't help, researchers say

  • With Calcium, More May Not Be Better
    (25-May-2011)
    Getting enough for bone health is crucial, but too much doesn't help, researchers say

  • Being 'Born-Again' Linked to More Brain Atrophy: Study
    (25-May-2011)
    But so was having no religious affiliation, researchers say

  • With Calcium, More May Not Be Better
    (25-May-2011)
    Getting enough for bone health is crucial, but too much doesn't help, researchers say

  • Stroke Patients May Regain Function Just as Easily at Home
    (25-May-2011)
    High-tech 'locomotor' training no better for walking improvement, study finds

  • Underwater, Humans Hear Through Their Bones
    (24-May-2011)
    Navy study finds people can hear far higher pitched sounds in a different way

  • Health Tip: Ease Pain From Tennis Elbow
    (23-May-2011)
    Suggestions that don't involve surgery

  • Stretch Before You Pick Up That Rake: Expert
    (19-May-2011)
    A few precautions before summer sports and gardening will help prevent back pain

  • Health Tip: Protect Feet From Fungus
    (18-May-2011)
    Careful care can prevent infection

  • Tai Chi Prevents Falls, Boosts Mental Health in Seniors: Study
    (17-May-2011)
    But the gentle form of exercise doesn't relieve symptoms of cancer, arthritis, researchers find

  • Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Won't Cause Chest Injuries, Study Contends
    (13-May-2011)
    Even maximum compression unlikely to result in harm to patients, researchers say

  • Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Won't Cause Chest Injuries, Study Contends
    (13-May-2011)
    Even maximum compression unlikely to result in harm to patients, researchers say

  • Ring Finger Length Linked to ALS, Study Suggests
    (10-May-2011)
    But whether this has any effect on risk of 'Lou Gehrig's disease' is unknown, researchers say

  • Heart Failure, Weak Bones Often Go Together, Study Finds
    (10-May-2011)
    But the bone-thinning disease is frequently unrecognized, expert says

  • Doc Offers High-Heel Wearers Tips to Prevent 'Hammertoe'
    (07-May-2011)
    Choose shoes with roomy toes, good arch support, podiatrist says

  • Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
    (06-May-2011)
    Both inflammatory diseases up odds of developing atrial fibrillation, which is tied to stroke, study suggests

  • Therapy Dogs May Help Ease Anxiety of MRI
    (06-May-2011)
    Patients were calmed, helping improve image quality, study says

  • Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
    (06-May-2011)
    Both inflammatory diseases up odds of developing atrial fibrillation, which is tied to stroke, study suggests

  • Study Finds Slight Risk of Rare Fractures From Bone Drugs
    (04-May-2011)
    Benefits of bisphosphonates in preventing most fractures outweigh risk, experts say

  • Study Finds Slight Risk of Rare Fractures From Bone Drugs
    (04-May-2011)
    Benefits of bisphosphonates in preventing most fractures outweigh risk, experts say

  • Study Finds Slight Risk of Rare Fractures From Bone Drugs
    (04-May-2011)
    Benefits of bisphosphonates in preventing most fractures outweigh risk, experts say

  • Brains of Autistic Kids Still Larger at Age 4, 5
    (02-May-2011)
    Study suggests enlargement might occur at around 1 year

  • Health Tip: Signs That You May Have a Herniated Disc
    (02-May-2011)
    Although symptoms vary

  • Thyroid Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Elderly
    (29-Apr-2011)
    As patients age, levothyroxine treatment needs close monitoring, researchers say

  • Americans May Not Consume Enough Calcium: Study
    (29-Apr-2011)
    Levels were insufficient for daily needs, researchers find

  • Thyroid Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Elderly
    (29-Apr-2011)
    As patients age, levothyroxine treatment needs close monitoring, researchers say

  • Americans May Not Consume Enough Calcium: Study
    (29-Apr-2011)
    Levels were insufficient for daily needs, researchers find

  • Study Highlights Arthritis' Toll on Quality of Life
    (28-Apr-2011)
    People with the painful condition are less active and suffer more 'unhealthy days' each month

  • Study Highlights Arthritis' Toll on Quality of Life
    (28-Apr-2011)
    People with the painful condition are less active and suffer more 'unhealthy days' each month

  • Study Highlights Arthritis' Toll on Quality of Life
    (28-Apr-2011)
    People with the painful condition are less active and suffer more 'unhealthy days' each month

  • Rising Obesity Rates Add to Arthritis Woes in U.S.
    (28-Apr-2011)
    Urgent need for weight control programs for those with painful joint disorder, CDC says

  • Study Highlights Arthritis' Toll on Quality of Life
    (28-Apr-2011)
    People with the painful condition are less active and suffer more 'unhealthy days' each month

  • Study Highlights Arthritis' Toll on Quality of Life
    (28-Apr-2011)
    People with the painful condition are less active and suffer more 'unhealthy days' each month

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Plantar Fasciitis?
    (28-Apr-2011)
    Lifestyle and exercise habits play a factor

  • Study Highlights Arthritis' Toll on Quality of Life
    (28-Apr-2011)
    People with the painful condition are less active and suffer more 'unhealthy days' each month

  • Study Highlights Arthritis' Toll on Quality of Life
    (28-Apr-2011)
    People with the painful condition are less active and suffer more 'unhealthy days' each month

  • When Docs Own MRIs, Back Pain Scans Increase: Study
    (27-Apr-2011)
    Expert says patients should ask referring physicians if they have a stake in imaging equipment

  • Health Tip: Exercise Can Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
    (22-Apr-2011)
    And keep your joints flexible

  • Shorter Hospital Stays, More Readmissions After Hip Replacements
    (19-Apr-2011)
    Many patients also discharged to skilled nursing facilities, long-term analysis of Medicare data shows

  • Health Tip: You Don't Have to Run to Get Runner's Knee
    (18-Apr-2011)
    Here are common contributing factors

  • Wearing a Cast? Be Careful How You Scratch That Itch
    (13-Apr-2011)
    Experts advise against using pencils, other items to ease the discomfort

  • Low-Intensity Exercise, Drug Combo Can Help Parkinson's Patients, Studies Show
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Regimens improved movement and coordination, and reduced tremors

  • Clues to Why Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Humira Fails Some Patients
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Nearly a third develop an immune reaction to the drug that thwarts its effectiveness, study finds

  • Progressive Weight Training Can Boost Seniors' Strength
    (11-Apr-2011)
    Rising levels of exercise help preserve, improve lean muscle, research shows

  • Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis Seems Effective Years Later: Study
    (09-Apr-2011)
    Spines remain healthy a decade after surgery, researchers say

  • Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis Seems Effective Years Later: Study
    (09-Apr-2011)
    Spines remain healthy a decade after surgery, researchers say

  • Health Tip: These Factors May Trigger Muscle Cramps
    (07-Apr-2011)
    Painful involuntary spasms

  • Overall Health May Be Key to Beating Breast Cancer
    (06-Apr-2011)
    Poorer wellbeing linked to a 65% raised risk of death from any cause in study patients

  • Girls in Some Sports Face Raised Risk of Stress Fractures: Study
    (05-Apr-2011)
    More than 8 hours a week of basketball, gymnastics or cheerleading doubled chances

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Back Injury
    (04-Apr-2011)
    Start with good posture

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Back Injury
    (04-Apr-2011)
    Start with good posture

  • Exercise Is Key for People With Arthritis: Expert
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Too much sitting around can worsen the condition

  • Exercise Is Key for People With Arthritis: Expert
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Too much sitting around can worsen the condition

  • Exercise Is Key for People With Arthritis: Expert
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Too much sitting around can worsen the condition

  • Early Brain Therapy May Help Movement in Dystonia Patients
    (31-Mar-2011)
    For those with the muscle disorder, the sooner deep brain stimulation is started the better, study says

  • Tetanus Still Diagnosed in U.S., Although It's Preventable
    (31-Mar-2011)
    People over 65 and diabetics most at risk, CDC warns

  • Most Americans Seem to Have Healthy Levels of Vitamin D
    (30-Mar-2011)
    Government study finds 8 percent deficient in needed nutrient

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Ingrown Toenails
    (29-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to thwart a painful problem

  • Health Tip: Help Strengthen Your Bones
    (28-Mar-2011)
    With weight-bearing exercises

  • Teens' Weight Loss Surgery May Weaken Bones
    (28-Mar-2011)
    Benefits may still exceed risks, but experts urge caution for young patients

  • Health Tip: Help Strengthen Your Bones
    (28-Mar-2011)
    With weight-bearing exercises

  • Weaker Bones, Cellphone Use Linked in Small Study
    (24-Mar-2011)
    Research in 24 men found less mineral content, density in hips, but more study needed, experts say

  • Health Tip: Rest to Help Heal Shin Splints
    (23-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to ease the pain

  • Depression May Boost Arthritis Pain
    (22-Mar-2011)
    Doctors should assess patient's emotional state when treating knee osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • Depression May Boost Arthritis Pain
    (22-Mar-2011)
    Doctors should assess patient's emotional state when treating knee osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • Study Ties Asthma to Higher Odds for Diabetes, Heart Disease
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Experts were surprised by the findings, and say more research is needed

  • Health Tip: Returning Home After Hip Fracture
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to help you heal

  • Health Tip: Returning Home After Hip Fracture
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to help you heal

  • Health Tip: Soothe Swollen Feet During Pregnancy
    (17-Mar-2011)
    Massage and elevate your tootsies

  • Doctors Need to Improve Guidance on Arthritis: Study
    (15-Mar-2011)
    Only one of three goals set a decade ago to help patients manage the disease has been met, CDC finds

  • Doctors Need to Improve Guidance on Arthritis: Study
    (15-Mar-2011)
    Only one of three goals set a decade ago to help patients manage the disease has been met, CDC finds

  • Doctors Need to Improve Guidance on Arthritis: Study
    (15-Mar-2011)
    Only one of three goals set a decade ago to help patients manage the disease has been met, CDC finds

  • Doctors Need to Improve Guidance on Arthritis: Study
    (15-Mar-2011)
    Only one of three goals set a decade ago to help patients manage the disease has been met, CDC finds

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Arthritic Joints
    (11-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to help prevent stiffness and pain

  • Adults With HIV at Increased Risk of Bone Fractures, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2011)
    Annual fracture rates up to 3.69 times higher in HIV-infected patients, researchers say

  • Adults With HIV at Increased Risk of Bone Fractures, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2011)
    Annual fracture rates up to 3.69 times higher in HIV-infected patients, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Have a Dislocated Joint?
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Here are some potential warning signs

  • Kids With Cerebral Palsy May Have Asymmetric Pelvic Bones
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Any spinal surgery should take this misalignment into account, researchers say

  • Early Rehab May Help Speed Recovery After Knee Surgery
    (07-Mar-2011)
    Joint replacement patients who began therapy within 24 hours were discharged sooner: study

  • Early Rehab May Help Speed Recovery After Knee Surgery
    (07-Mar-2011)
    Joint replacement patients who began therapy within 24 hours were discharged sooner: study

  • Chemo May Raise Risk of Falls in Breast Cancer Survivors
    (04-Mar-2011)
    Changes in system that regulates balance may be to blame, researchers suggest

  • Chemo May Raise Risk of Falls in Breast Cancer Survivors
    (04-Mar-2011)
    Changes in system that regulates balance may be to blame, researchers suggest

  • Extra Tests Not a Deterrent to Experimental Cancer Therapy
    (04-Mar-2011)
    Some patients in clinical trials willing to undergo up to 2 tumor biopsies per study, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (03-Mar-2011)
    Take frequent breaks from the computer

  • Severe Bunions Take Toll on Quality of Life
    (03-Mar-2011)
    Study finds women, older folks most at risk for the painful foot deformity

  • Health Tip: Prevent a Hamstring Strain
    (02-Mar-2011)
    Here are factors that can increase your risk

  • Fish Oil Seems to Help Cancer Patients Preserve Muscle
    (28-Feb-2011)
    Supplements also stave off malnutrition caused by chemo, small Texas study shows

  • Newer Drug May Help Prevent Fracture in Men With Prostate Cancer
    (25-Feb-2011)
    Slightly fewer patients on denosumab experienced 'skeletal events' than those on Zometa, study found

  • Newer Drug May Help Prevent Fracture in Men With Prostate Cancer
    (25-Feb-2011)
    Slightly fewer patients on denosumab experienced 'skeletal events' than those on Zometa, study found

  • Newer Drug May Help Prevent Fracture in Men With Prostate Cancer
    (25-Feb-2011)
    Slightly fewer patients on denosumab experienced 'skeletal events' than those on Zometa, study found

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery May Leave Some Back Pain Patients Worse Off: Study
    (23-Feb-2011)
    Those who got operation were less likely to return to work than those treated in other ways

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery May Leave Some Back Pain Patients Worse Off: Study
    (23-Feb-2011)
    Those who got operation were less likely to return to work than those treated in other ways

  • Nitroglycerin Ointment Might Strengthen Bones
    (22-Feb-2011)
    Inexpensive heart drug appears to slow bone loss and build new bone, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Cramp Got Your Leg?
    (22-Feb-2011)
    Here's how to alleviate a muscle cramp

  • Nitroglycerin Ointment Might Strengthen Bones
    (22-Feb-2011)
    Inexpensive heart drug appears to slow bone loss and build new bone, researchers say

  • Mammograms May Not Be Fool-Proof at Catching Second Cancers
    (22-Feb-2011)
    Finding points to need for vigilance in watching for symptoms between screenings, expert says

  • Health Tip: Cramp Got Your Leg?
    (22-Feb-2011)
    Here's how to alleviate a muscle cramp

  • Nitroglycerin Ointment Might Strengthen Bones
    (22-Feb-2011)
    Inexpensive heart drug appears to slow bone loss and build new bone, researchers say

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Cut Knee Osteoarthritis Pain
    (20-Feb-2011)
    Obese patients who lost 57 pounds in 6 months saw significant improvements, study finds

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Cut Knee Osteoarthritis Pain
    (20-Feb-2011)
    Obese patients who lost 57 pounds in 6 months saw significant improvements, study finds

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Cut Knee Osteoarthritis Pain
    (20-Feb-2011)
    Obese patients who lost 57 pounds in 6 months saw significant improvements, study finds

  • Views on Pitchers' Elbow Surgery Called 'Disturbing'
    (19-Feb-2011)
    Survey finds effect of pitch counts underestimated, benefits overestimated

  • Views on Pitchers' Elbow Surgery Called 'Disturbing'
    (19-Feb-2011)
    Survey finds effect of pitch counts underestimated, benefits overestimated

  • That Squeaking Sound Might Come From Your New Hip
    (18-Feb-2011)
    Noise can arise from ceramic hip replacements, but experts say users shouldn't be alarmed

  • That Squeaking Sound Might Come From Your New Hip
    (18-Feb-2011)
    Noise can arise from ceramic hip replacements, but experts say users shouldn't be alarmed

  • Knee Replacements Still Work 20 Years Later
    (17-Feb-2011)
    Study showed most recipients remained active and pain-free

  • Health Tip: Make Work Less Painful If You Have Arthritis
    (17-Feb-2011)
    Suggestions for easing the discomfort

  • Knee Replacements Still Work 20 Years Later
    (17-Feb-2011)
    Study showed most recipients remained active and pain-free

  • 3.1 Million Hispanic Americans Struggle With Arthritis
    (17-Feb-2011)
    CDC analysis finds range of 12% among Cuban Americans to 22% among Puerto Ricans

  • Knee Replacements Still Work 20 Years Later
    (17-Feb-2011)
    Study showed most recipients remained active and pain-free

  • Knee Replacements Still Work 20 Years Later
    (17-Feb-2011)
    Study showed most recipients remained active and pain-free

  • Knee Replacements Still Work 20 Years Later
    (17-Feb-2011)
    Study showed most recipients remained active and pain-free

  • Health Tip: Why Does My Heel Hurt?
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Common reasons for heel pain

  • Health Tip: Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?
    (15-Feb-2011)
    Risk factors for vitamin D deficiency

  • Stress Fractures Hitting High School Athletes
    (15-Feb-2011)
    Study finds overuse injuries are common in running-related sports

  • Popular Bone Drugs Linked to Reduced Colon Cancer Risk
    (15-Feb-2011)
    People taking Fosamax, other bisphosphonates had lowered odds compared to non-users, study found

  • Fear of Lawsuits May Be Leading to Extra Medical Tests
    (15-Feb-2011)
    'Defensive imaging' is wasting health-care resources, expert says

  • Motorcycle Helmets Help Protect Against Spine Injury: Study
    (15-Feb-2011)
    Researchers debunk myth that weight of head protection puts neck at risk in crash

  • Obesity, Bum Knees Robbing Seniors of Good Years: Study
    (14-Feb-2011)
    Slimming down would spare hundreds of thousands of people chronic pain, surgery

  • Smoking May Up Risk of ALS
    (14-Feb-2011)
    Chemicals in cigarettes might play a role in Lou Gehrig's disease, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Learn the Benefits of a Bone-Density Test
    (14-Feb-2011)
    It can help detect osteoporosis

  • Obesity, Bum Knees Robbing Seniors of Good Years: Study
    (14-Feb-2011)
    Slimming down would spare hundreds of thousands of people chronic pain, surgery

  • Obesity, Bum Knees Robbing Seniors of Good Years: Study
    (14-Feb-2011)
    Slimming down would spare hundreds of thousands of people chronic pain, surgery

  • Health Tip: Learn the Benefits of a Bone-Density Test
    (14-Feb-2011)
    It can help detect osteoporosis

  • Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Walk, Even After 6 Months
    (11-Feb-2011)
    Comparison study found intense training at home as good as high-tech treadmill device

  • Fossil Suggests Humans Walked Upright 3 Million Years Ago
    (10-Feb-2011)
    Foot bone shows permanent arch, much like modern humans, experts say

  • Health Tip: When Muscle Cramps Become Worrisome
    (10-Feb-2011)
    Signs you should see your doctor

  • Health Tip: Don't Ignore Ingrown Toenail
    (10-Feb-2011)
    Here are some treatment suggestions

  • Fossil Suggests Humans Walked Upright 3 Million Years Ago
    (10-Feb-2011)
    Foot bone shows permanent arch, much like modern humans, experts say

  • Many Breakthrough Drugs Come From Publicly Funded Research: Study
    (09-Feb-2011)
    U.S. tax dollars contributing to more major new meds than previously thought, researchers say

  • Fetal Surgery Could Boost Outcomes in Severe Spina Bifida
    (09-Feb-2011)
    Delicate in utero procedure cut rates of disability, but does come with risks, study finds

  • MRI-Friendly Pacemaker Approved
    (08-Feb-2011)
    System designed to work with magnetic resonance imaging devices

  • FDA Approves First Pacemaker Deemed Safe During MRIs
    (08-Feb-2011)
    But use limited to certain patients, certain body parts and certain scanning parameters, agency notes

  • Mom's HIV May Lower Baby's Immunity to Other Diseases
    (08-Feb-2011)
    Lower levels of antibodies to whooping cough, tetanus seen in newborns exposed but not infected

  • Health Tip: What Causes Arthritis Pain?
    (04-Feb-2011)
    Here are contributing factors

  • Breast Cancer Treatment May Lead to Hip Fracture
    (04-Feb-2011)
    Survivors found to have bone loss and breaks at younger-than-normal age

  • Breast Cancer Treatment May Lead to Hip Fracture
    (04-Feb-2011)
    Survivors found to have bone loss and breaks at younger-than-normal age

  • Early Puberty Onset Linked to Stronger Bones
    (02-Feb-2011)
    Less bone mass and greater risk for osteoporosis in those who matured later, study suggests

  • Early Puberty Onset Linked to Stronger Bones
    (02-Feb-2011)
    Less bone mass and greater risk for osteoporosis in those who matured later, study suggests

  • Too Few Get Needed Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs: Study
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Medications that slow disease's progression aren't prescribed enough, researchers say

  • Too Few Get Needed Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs: Study
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Medications that slow disease's progression aren't prescribed enough, researchers say

  • Too Few Get Needed Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs: Study
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Medications that slow disease's progression aren't prescribed enough, researchers say

  • Too Few Get Needed Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs: Study
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Medications that slow disease's progression aren't prescribed enough, researchers say

  • Odds of Quitting Smoking May Be Clear on Scans
    (31-Jan-2011)
    Activity in front part of brain can predict behavior, researchers say

  • Most X-Rays, Scans Unnecessary for Acute Low Back Pain
    (31-Jan-2011)
    Expensive tests don't improve outcomes, have potential for harm, says physician group

  • Brisk Walks May Boost Memory in Older Adults
    (31-Jan-2011)
    After one year of exercise, hippocampus region was bigger, study finds

  • Running-Related Injuries on the Rise in U.S. Kids: Study
    (30-Jan-2011)
    Formal guidelines needed to help adults teach children the proper way to run, expert suggests

  • Depression in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Linked to Social Status
    (28-Jan-2011)
    Race, income, education affect degree of suffering, study finds

  • Depression in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Linked to Social Status
    (28-Jan-2011)
    Race, income, education affect degree of suffering, study finds

  • Depression in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Linked to Social Status
    (28-Jan-2011)
    Race, income, education affect degree of suffering, study finds

  • Health Tip: What May Cause a Stress Fracture
    (26-Jan-2011)
    An overuse injury

  • If NFL Linemen Can Bounce Back from Back Surgery, So Can You
    (26-Jan-2011)
    Study found most were able to resume their playing careers

  • Health Tip: Signs That Shoulder Pain is a Broken Collarbone
    (24-Jan-2011)
    Here are classic symptoms

  • Health Tip: After You Have Knee Surgery
    (24-Jan-2011)
    What to expect after ACL reconstruction

  • Experts' Brains Work Differently Than Amateurs'
    (20-Jan-2011)
    Study found professional shogi players used unique regions to play the chess-like game

  • Many U.S. Hospices Provide Alternative Therapies: Report
    (19-Jan-2011)
    Over 40% offer complementary services, such as massage, to improve end-of-life care, data shows

  • Smoking Scenes in Movies Light Up Smokers' Brains
    (18-Jan-2011)
    MRI scans show that seeing cigarettes on-screen activates response to cravings

  • New Osteoporosis Screening Recommendations Issued
    (17-Jan-2011)
    U.S. Task Force expands guidelines to include younger women at increased risk of bone fractures

  • New Osteoporosis Screening Recommendations Issued
    (17-Jan-2011)
    U.S. Task Force expands guidelines to include younger women at increased risk of bone fractures

  • Falls as Serious for Elderly as Stroke, Heart Attack: Experts
    (13-Jan-2011)
    New guidelines say exercise, intervention essential to help those at risk maintain balance, strength

  • Epilepsy Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Older Adults
    (11-Jan-2011)
    Chance of bone breaks varies by specific medication taken, study finds

  • Immune Disorders May Raise Blood Clot Risk in Hospitalized Patients
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Those with conditions such as lupus appear more vulnerable, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Infections May Strike Bones
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Who's at risk for osteomyelitis

  • Immune Disorders May Raise Blood Clot Risk in Hospitalized Patients
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Those with conditions such as lupus appear more vulnerable, study suggests

  • Motivation May Affect Timing on Return to Work With a New Knee
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Resumption of activity depends more on the patient than the type of job, study finds

  • Motivation May Affect Timing on Return to Work With a New Knee
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Resumption of activity depends more on the patient than the type of job, study finds

  • Age Takes Toll on Facial Bones, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Wrinkles, sagging skin not the only signs of aging

  • Motivation May Affect Timing on Return to Work With a New Knee
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Resumption of activity depends more on the patient than the type of job, study finds

  • Health Tip: Healing Heel Pain
    (06-Jan-2011)
    Here's what you can do

  • Estrogen May Play Role in Rising Rates of Head, Neck Cancer
    (04-Jan-2011)
    Finding comes from study on the hormone's effect on cancerous and pre-cancerous cells

  • Health Tip: Try a Self-Management Program for Osteoarthritis
    (03-Jan-2011)
    Here's how it may help

  • Health Tip: Have Pain in the Back and Leg?
    (03-Jan-2011)
    It may be an inflamed piriformis muscle

  • Size of Key Brain Region Linked to Size of Your Social Network
    (27-Dec-2010)
    Study found that the amygdala, involved with emotions, may predict number, richness of relationships

  • Doctor Shortage Adds to Pain of Juvenile Arthritis
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Specialists can be hard to find, but new treatment method has shown success, experts say

  • Doctor Shortage Adds to Pain of Juvenile Arthritis
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Specialists can be hard to find, but new treatment method has shown success, experts say

  • Doctor Shortage Adds to Pain of Juvenile Arthritis
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Specialists can be hard to find, but new treatment method has shown success, experts say

  • Lifetime of Arthritis Has Not Held Back Teen
    (23-Dec-2010)
    College student diagnosed at age 3 has tried gymnastics, pole vaulting and more

  • Health Tip: Why Do My Joints Hurt?
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Here are possible causes

  • Doctor Shortage Adds to Pain of Juvenile Arthritis
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Specialists can be hard to find, but new treatment method has shown success, experts say

  • Lifetime of Arthritis Has Not Held Back Teen
    (23-Dec-2010)
    College student diagnosed at age 3 has tried gymnastics, pole vaulting and more

  • Health Tip: Why Do My Joints Hurt?
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Here are possible causes

  • Driving a Bad Idea for People Wearing a Cast, Brace: Experts
    (23-Dec-2010)
    It takes longer to brake when driver's ankle is immobilized, study finds

  • Health Tip: Why Do My Joints Hurt?
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Here are possible causes

  • Doctor Shortage Adds to Pain of Juvenile Arthritis
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Specialists can be hard to find, but new treatment method has shown success, experts say

  • Lifetime of Arthritis Has Not Held Back Teen
    (23-Dec-2010)
    College student diagnosed at age 3 has tried gymnastics, pole vaulting and more

  • Health Tip: Why Do My Joints Hurt?
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Here are possible causes

  • New Anti-Clotting Drug May Work Better After Hip Replacement
    (22-Dec-2010)
    In clinical trial, apixaban was linked to fewer blood clots than commonly used older drug

  • New Anti-Clotting Drug May Work Better After Hip Replacement
    (22-Dec-2010)
    In clinical trial, apixaban was linked to fewer blood clots than commonly used older drug

  • Health Tip: Treating Sesamoiditis
    (20-Dec-2010)
    Rest, comfortable shoes can help control the painful foot condition

  • Heartburn Drugs May Raise Pneumonia Risk
    (20-Dec-2010)
    One of every 200 hospital patients taking acid-suppressing meds will develop pneumonia, study finds

  • Speech, Swallowing Usually OK After Head & Neck Cancer Therapy
    (20-Dec-2010)
    Most patients had no lasting problems 3 years after chemoradiotherapy, study finds

  • Patient Literacy Problems Can Hinder Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
    (17-Dec-2010)
    Survey found many unfamiliar with common medical terms related to their disease

  • Patient Literacy Problems Can Hinder Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
    (17-Dec-2010)
    Survey found many unfamiliar with common medical terms related to their disease

  • Oxycontin, Other Opioid Painkillers Tied to Higher Health Risks
    (13-Dec-2010)
    But other factors may explain link seen in two studies involving Medicare patients, expert says

  • Oxycontin, Other Opioid Painkillers Tied to Higher Health Risks
    (13-Dec-2010)
    But other factors may explain link seen in two studies involving Medicare patients, expert says

  • Oxycontin, Other Opioid Painkillers Tied to Higher Health Risks
    (13-Dec-2010)
    But other factors may explain link seen in two studies involving Medicare patients, expert says

  • Gene Tied to Inherited Form of Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (09-Dec-2010)
    Variant may cause 1 to 2 percent of familial cases of ALS, study finds

  • Study Suggests Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Heart Attack Risk
    (09-Dec-2010)
    Odds for those with the illness rises 60 percent higher than for those without it, Swedish researchers say

  • Shortened Jump Training Course May Save Women Basketball Players' Knees
    (09-Dec-2010)
    After just four weeks, strength and stability had improved, researchers say

  • Study Suggests Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Heart Attack Risk
    (09-Dec-2010)
    Odds for those with the illness rises 60 percent higher than for those without it, Swedish researchers say

  • Health Tip: You May Have Sprained Your Neck
    (08-Dec-2010)
    If you have these symptoms

  • Common Epilepsy Drug Taken During Pregnancy Might Raise Spina Bifida Risk
    (03-Dec-2010)
    But absolute risk is small with Tegretol, researchers note

  • U.S. Needs National Registry for Joint Replacement Devices: Study
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Kaiser registry of 80,000 helps notify patients of device recalls, researchers find

  • U.S. Needs National Registry for Joint Replacement Devices: Study
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Kaiser registry of 80,000 helps notify patients of device recalls, researchers find

  • Rugby Headgear Not Enough to Stop Head, Spine Trauma
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Research suggests best approach is player education, rule enforcement

  • Brain Scan Might Someday Spot Autism
    (02-Dec-2010)
    Type of MRI showed structural differences in brain circuitry in males with the disorder

  • Better Outcomes Seen With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Delay of 12 weeks or more after onset of symptoms linked to more joint destruction, study finds

  • Better Outcomes Seen With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Delay of 12 weeks or more after onset of symptoms linked to more joint destruction, study finds

  • Vitamin D Guidelines Edge Upwards, But Most Americans Getting Enough: Report
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Institute of Medicine experts also say most people are taking in enough calcium daily

  • Tummy Fat May Threaten Women's Bones
    (30-Nov-2010)
    In turnaround, researchers link apple shape to lower bone mass

  • Vitamin D Guidelines Edge Upwards, But Most Americans Getting Enough: Report
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Institute of Medicine experts also say most people are taking in enough calcium daily

  • Vitamin D Guidelines Edge Upwards, But Most Americans Getting Enough: Report
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Institute of Medicine experts also say most people are taking in enough calcium daily

  • Tummy Fat May Threaten Women's Bones
    (30-Nov-2010)
    In turnaround, researchers link apple shape to lower bone mass

  • Better Outcomes Seen With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Delay of 12 weeks or more after onset of symptoms linked to more joint destruction, study finds

  • Heavy Smoking May Double Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk in Blacks
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Those who also have a genetic risk factor have 4 times the risk for joint disease, study finds

  • Celebrex Shows Potential in Preventing Some Skin Cancers: Study
    (29-Nov-2010)
    But possible links to cardiovascular risk may not make it a long-term strategy, experts say

  • Genes Influence Vitamin D Levels, But Only in Winter: Study
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Twin study finds variations in summer due to lifestyle, environment

  • Women With Breast Cancer History Should Consider MRI: Study
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Although not currently recommended, adding it to mammography can detect new cancers, researchers say

  • Heavy Smoking May Double Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk in Blacks
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Those who also have a genetic risk factor have 4 times the risk for joint disease, study finds

  • Health Tip: Dealing With a Sports Hernia
    (26-Nov-2010)
    How to help it heal

  • Tai Chi May Provide Arthritis Relief
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Stiffness, fatigue, balance and well-being improved after two months, study finds

  • Tai Chi May Provide Arthritis Relief
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Stiffness, fatigue, balance and well-being improved after two months, study finds

  • Tai Chi May Provide Arthritis Relief
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Stiffness, fatigue, balance and well-being improved after two months, study finds

  • Tai Chi May Provide Arthritis Relief
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Stiffness, fatigue, balance and well-being improved after two months, study finds

  • Painful Knees Often Tied to Pain in Other Joints
    (22-Nov-2010)
    Arthritic discomfort elsewhere may raise intensity of knee woes, researchers say

  • Painful Knees Often Tied to Pain in Other Joints
    (22-Nov-2010)
    Arthritic discomfort elsewhere may raise intensity of knee woes, researchers say

  • Painful Knees Often Tied to Pain in Other Joints
    (22-Nov-2010)
    Arthritic discomfort elsewhere may raise intensity of knee woes, researchers say

  • Painful Knees Often Tied to Pain in Other Joints
    (22-Nov-2010)
    Arthritic discomfort elsewhere may raise intensity of knee woes, researchers say

  • Painful Knees Often Tied to Pain in Other Joints
    (22-Nov-2010)
    Arthritic discomfort elsewhere may raise intensity of knee woes, researchers say

  • Painful Knees Often Tied to Pain in Other Joints
    (22-Nov-2010)
    Arthritic discomfort elsewhere may raise intensity of knee woes, researchers say

  • Study Sees Link Between Low Salt Levels, Fracture Risk in Older Adults
    (20-Nov-2010)
    Researchers suggest screenings as a possible option

  • Study Sees Link Between Low Salt Levels, Fracture Risk in Older Adults
    (20-Nov-2010)
    Researchers suggest screenings as a possible option

  • Study Sees Link Between Low Salt Levels, Fracture Risk in Older Adults
    (20-Nov-2010)
    Researchers suggest screenings as a possible option

  • Spleen Cells Tied to Damage of Spinal Cord Injury in Animal Study
    (18-Nov-2010)
    If confirmed, findings may change focus of some treatments, researchers say

  • Some Foot Troubles Hit Blacks, Whites More Often
    (12-Nov-2010)
    Corns, flat fleet affect more black Americans, while Tailor's bunions more likely in whites, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Bracing May Help Osteoarthritis Pain
    (11-Nov-2010)
    Can reduce stress on affected joints

  • Women Who Drink Sugary Beverages Raise Risk of Gout
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Study found risk increased with consumption of high-fructose drinks

  • Women Who Drink Sugary Beverages Raise Risk of Gout
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Study found risk increased with consumption of high-fructose drinks

  • Health Tip: Signs That You Have a Torn Rotator Cuff
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Here are some common symptoms

  • Women Who Drink Sugary Beverages Raise Risk of Gout
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Study found risk increased with consumption of high-fructose drinks

  • Health Tip: Signs That You Have a Torn Rotator Cuff
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Here are some common symptoms

  • Housing Woes May Contribute to Poor Health
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Higher blood pressure, arthritis seen in folks who struggle to make ends meet, study says

  • Scientists Use Tarantulas to Explore Human Fear
    (09-Nov-2010)
    MRIs showed that videos of the spiders activated many different parts of the brain

  • Vitamin D No Magic Bullet for Osteoarthritis
    (08-Nov-2010)
    It didn't reduce pain or delay disease progression, researchers found

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Blood Vessel Plaque
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Certain medications seem to lessen or increase buildup, suggests study

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Blood Vessel Plaque
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Certain medications seem to lessen or increase buildup, suggests study

  • Painful Gout on the Rise in U.S.
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Intake of sodas, coffee might affect risk for the arthritic ailment, studies show

  • Vitamin D No Magic Bullet for Osteoarthritis
    (08-Nov-2010)
    It didn't reduce pain or delay disease progression, researchers found

  • Vitamin D No Magic Bullet for Osteoarthritis
    (08-Nov-2010)
    It didn't reduce pain or delay disease progression, researchers found

  • Common Foot Disorders Can Be Inherited, Research Shows
    (08-Nov-2010)
    High-arched feet and bunion deformity of big toe may be passed down over generations

  • Spending Months in Space May Cause Long-Term Bone Loss
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Crew members on extended missions still had lower than normal bone density a year after return

  • Common Foot Disorders Can Be Inherited, Research Shows
    (08-Nov-2010)
    High-arched feet and bunion deformity of big toe may be passed down over generations

  • Painful Gout on the Rise in U.S.
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Intake of sodas, coffee might affect risk for the arthritic ailment, studies show

  • Statins Don't Reduce Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Conclusion conflicts with some earlier research that saw a benefit

  • Vitamin D No Magic Bullet for Osteoarthritis
    (08-Nov-2010)
    It didn't reduce pain or delay disease progression, researchers found

  • Vitamin D No Magic Bullet for Osteoarthritis
    (08-Nov-2010)
    It didn't reduce pain or delay disease progression, researchers found

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Blood Vessel Plaque
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Certain medications seem to lessen or increase buildup, suggests study

  • Cymbalta Approved for Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain
    (05-Nov-2010)
    First approved as anti-depressant in 2004

  • Health Tip: Shopping for Shoes
    (04-Nov-2010)
    Suggestions to help prevent foot problems

  • MRI Images May Pinpoint Time of Stroke
    (02-Nov-2010)
    'Surrogate clock' could increase the number of patients eligible for clot-busting therapy: researchers

  • Almost Half of Elderly Report Pain in Life's Final Months
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Arthritis appears more to blame than other conditions, study reports

  • Good Marriages May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (29-Oct-2010)
    But troubled unions don't provide same benefits, study finds

  • Good Marriages May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (29-Oct-2010)
    But troubled unions don't provide same benefits, study finds

  • Health Tip: Understanding Osteopenia
    (29-Oct-2010)
    And how to help prevent it

  • Health Tip: Understanding Osteopenia
    (29-Oct-2010)
    And how to help prevent it

  • Good Marriages May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (29-Oct-2010)
    But troubled unions don't provide same benefits, study finds

  • 1 in 10 Child Athletes Injured, Experts Say
    (22-Oct-2010)
    Here's how parents can help curb the trend

  • Steroids May Only Offer Short-Term Help for Tennis Elbow
    (22-Oct-2010)
    Beyond 12 weeks they appear useless or even harmful, study finds

  • Steroids May Only Offer Short-Term Help for Tennis Elbow
    (22-Oct-2010)
    Beyond 12 weeks they appear useless or even harmful, study finds

  • 1 in 10 Child Athletes Injured, Experts Say
    (22-Oct-2010)
    Here's how parents can help curb the trend

  • Study Suggests Osteoporosis Drug Might Treat Loss of Bone in Jaw
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Ironically, disfiguring condition has been tied to heavy use of another osteoporosis drug

  • Fewer Bone Screens May Be OK for Some Older Women
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Those with very good bone density at age 67 can wait 10 years to test again, study suggests

  • Fewer Bone Screens May Be OK for Some Older Women
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Those with very good bone density at age 67 can wait 10 years to test again, study suggests

  • New Guidelines Issued for Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Experts publish consensus with ultimate goal of improving patients' lives

  • Study Suggests Osteoporosis Drug Might Treat Loss of Bone in Jaw
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Ironically, disfiguring condition has been tied to heavy use of another osteoporosis drug

  • Fewer Bone Screens May Be OK for Some Older Women
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Those with very good bone density at age 67 can wait 10 years to test again, study suggests

  • Two-Thirds of Spinal Fractures Undiagnosed, Untreated: Report
    (15-Oct-2010)
    Stooped back, loss of height and sudden back pain are all signals, experts warn

  • Two-Thirds of Spinal Fractures Undiagnosed, Untreated: Report
    (15-Oct-2010)
    Stooped back, loss of height and sudden back pain are all signals, experts warn

  • Brain Scans May Help Identify Bipolar, ADHD Kids: Study
    (15-Oct-2010)
    Accurate diagnosis could lead to more targeted treatments, researchers say

  • Two-Thirds of Spinal Fractures Undiagnosed, Untreated: Report
    (15-Oct-2010)
    Stooped back, loss of height and sudden back pain are all signals, experts warn

  • Bone Drugs Linked to Rare Fractures, FDA Warns
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Agency to change warning label, issue medication guide for all bisphosphonates used to treat osteoporosis

  • Bone Drugs Linked to Rare Fractures, FDA Warns
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Agency to change warning label, issue medication guide for all bisphosphonates used to treat osteoporosis

  • Bone Drugs Linked to Rare Fractures, FDA Warns
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Agency to change warning label, issue medication guide for all bisphosphonates used to treat osteoporosis

  • Health Tip: Alert a Podiatrist to Foot Problems
    (12-Oct-2010)
    Don't just ignore them

  • First Patient Treated in U.S.-Approved Embryonic Stem Cell Trial
    (11-Oct-2010)
    Unnamed individual is receiving controversial cells to treat spinal cord injury

  • Common Prostate Cancer Treatment Linked to Bone Decay
    (08-Oct-2010)
    'Virtual bone biopsies' used in study may one day help predict fracture risk, researchers say

  • Many Orthopedic Surgery Patients Low on Vitamin D
    (08-Oct-2010)
    Levels should be brought up to normal before operation, researchers say

  • Almost One-Quarter of U.S. Adults Have Arthritis
    (07-Oct-2010)
    And more than 40% of those folks are limited by it, CDC report shows

  • Almost One-Quarter of U.S. Adults Have Arthritis
    (07-Oct-2010)
    And more than 40% of those folks are limited by it, CDC report shows

  • Almost One-Quarter of U.S. Adults Have Arthritis
    (07-Oct-2010)
    And more than 40% of those folks are limited by it, CDC report shows

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Feet Healthy
    (06-Oct-2010)
    Suggestions from foot experts

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Tetanus?
    (06-Oct-2010)
    Call the doctor if ...

  • MRI, CT Scans for ER Patients Triple Over Decade
    (05-Oct-2010)
    But researchers question whether patients benefit

  • Health Tip: What Causes Corns
    (04-Oct-2010)
    And how they may form

  • Gum Disease More Common in U.S. Than Previously Thought
    (30-Sep-2010)
    Earlier reports may have underestimated by as much as 50%, experts say

  • Novel Drug Eases Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
    (29-Sep-2010)
    But trial of drug was stopped after some patients got worse, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Ease Hammertoe Pain
    (29-Sep-2010)
    Suggestions to help you feel better

  • Nursing Home Workers At Risk for Assault: Study
    (28-Sep-2010)
    Musculoskeletal pain among staff may often be related to violence in the workplace

  • Health Tip: Factors That Increase Risk of Rickets
    (24-Sep-2010)
    Deficiency in calcium, phosphorus or vitamin D linked to disease

  • Mixed Report on Women's Health Research
    (24-Sep-2010)
    Fewer deaths from major killers like breast cancer, but little progress on debilitating diseases like dementia

  • Gene Variations May Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (23-Sep-2010)
    Findings could lead to drug advances, researchers say

  • Gene Variations May Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (23-Sep-2010)
    Findings could lead to drug advances, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Raising the Risk of Overbite
    (23-Sep-2010)
    Ask your doctor when child should let go of pacifier, thumb-sucking

  • Gene Variations May Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (23-Sep-2010)
    Findings could lead to drug advances, researchers say

  • Dancing in Heels Puts Toes Under Extreme Pressure: Study
    (22-Sep-2010)
    Findings may spur improved designs of high-heeled dance shoes, scientists suggest

  • Novel Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Shows Early Promise
    (22-Sep-2010)
    Trial patients given oral medication showed improvement in six months; experts caution more testing needed

  • Study IDs Risk Factors for Blood Clots After Hip Surgery
    (21-Sep-2010)
    Presence of other diseases may play role, but not age or gender, researchers find

  • Study IDs Risk Factors for Blood Clots After Hip Surgery
    (21-Sep-2010)
    Presence of other diseases may play role, but not age or gender, researchers find

  • Study IDs Risk Factors for Blood Clots After Hip Surgery
    (21-Sep-2010)
    Presence of other diseases may play role, but not age or gender, researchers find

  • More Evidence That Glucosamine, Chondroitin Won't Help Ailing Joints
    (17-Sep-2010)
    Data from 10 studies shows no effect, researchers say, and any benefit noted is likely to be placebo

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Bone Marrow Disorder
    (15-Sep-2010)
    Patients with myelofibrosis experienced some relief from symptoms, inflammation, ongoing study found

  • Krystexxa Approved for Gout
    (15-Sep-2010)
    For adults who can't use other therapies

  • Expert Panel Links Popular Bone Drugs to Rare Fracture
    (14-Sep-2010)
    FDA should add warning label to meds such as Boniva, Fosamax, panelists say

  • Heart Damage Seen in Mice With Cancer-Related Disease
    (14-Sep-2010)
    The muscle-wasting disorder, cachexia, affected the heart's function and structure, study found

  • Expert Panel Links Popular Bone Drugs to Rare Fracture
    (14-Sep-2010)
    FDA should add warning label to meds such as Boniva, Fosamax, panelists say

  • Operating Soon After Hip Fractures May Save Lives
    (13-Sep-2010)
    Risk of death rises with delay, study finds

  • Operating Soon After Hip Fractures May Save Lives
    (13-Sep-2010)
    Risk of death rises with delay, study finds

  • Lifespan of Muscular Dystrophy Patients Differs by Race: Study
    (13-Sep-2010)
    Why whites with MD live longer than blacks still a mystery, researchers say

  • 10% of 2010 Winter Olympians Suffered Injuries
    (09-Sep-2010)
    Bobsledding, ice hockey, alpine freestyle skiing proved among most dangerous sports, study says

  • Brain Scans Could Spot Developmental Problems in Kids
    (09-Sep-2010)
    Researcher suggests tests may give warning if child's brain growth is behind schedule

  • 10% of 2010 Winter Olympians Suffered Injuries
    (09-Sep-2010)
    Bobsledding, ice hockey, alpine freestyle skiing proved among most dangerous sports, study says

  • Statins May Guard Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Study showed only an association between the two, expert notes

  • Statins May Guard Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Study showed only an association between the two, expert notes

  • Statins May Guard Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Study showed only an association between the two, expert notes

  • Emergency Visits for Stomach Pain Rose Over Decade
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Use of medical imaging also increased, U.S. government study found

  • Statins May Guard Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Study showed only an association between the two, expert notes

  • Long-Term Use of Bone Drugs May Be Linked to Esophageal Cancer
    (03-Sep-2010)
    5 years of meds such as Boniva, Fosamax almost doubles chances, but actual risk still low, researchers say

  • Long-Term Use of Bone Drugs May Be Linked to Esophageal Cancer
    (03-Sep-2010)
    5 years of meds such as Boniva, Fosamax almost doubles chances, but actual risk still low, researchers say

  • Case Study Reveals 'Percussionist Wrist' Injury
    (01-Sep-2010)
    Similar to tennis elbow, painless growth appears to be instance of overuse

  • Case Study Reveals 'Percussionist Wrist' Injury
    (01-Sep-2010)
    Similar to tennis elbow, painless growth appears to be instance of overuse

  • Case Study Reveals 'Percussionist Wrist' Injury
    (01-Sep-2010)
    Similar to tennis elbow, painless growth appears to be instance of overuse

  • Genetic Studies Find Clues to 'Lou Gehrig's Disease' Risk
    (31-Aug-2010)
    Two teams report on role chromosome 9 seems to play in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  • Certain Exercises Benefit Arthritic Dogs
    (31-Aug-2010)
    Walking uphill, over low obstacles may help Fido stay flexible, study shows

  • Certain Exercises Benefit Arthritic Dogs
    (31-Aug-2010)
    Walking uphill, over low obstacles may help Fido stay flexible, study shows

  • Health Tip: Snug Shoes Can Damage Feet
    (30-Aug-2010)
    Here's what you could end up with

  • Quality of Care After Joint Surgery May Affect Heart Health
    (27-Aug-2010)
    Certain steps seem to cut risk of angina, cardiac events, researchers found

  • Quality of Care After Joint Surgery May Affect Heart Health
    (27-Aug-2010)
    Certain steps seem to cut risk of angina, cardiac events, researchers found

  • Health Tip: When Hip Pain Signals Bursitis
    (26-Aug-2010)
    Common symptoms of the condition

  • Quality of Pain Counts as Much as Intensity, Researchers Say
    (26-Aug-2010)
    Carpal tunnel syndrome study shows how different pain measurements can impact quality of life

  • Long-Term Exercise Can Reduce Vets' Muscle Pain
    (26-Aug-2010)
    Researchers find initial workout increased pain, but stress that regular sessions will reduce it

  • Health Tip: Is Knee Replacement Safe?
    (24-Aug-2010)
    Why your doctor may advise against it

  • Health Tip: Is Knee Replacement Safe?
    (24-Aug-2010)
    Why your doctor may advise against it

  • Prior Fractures Could Raise Older Women's Odds for Osteoporosis
    (23-Aug-2010)
    These women may also become more disabled from the bone disease, study finds

  • Prior Fractures Could Raise Older Women's Odds for Osteoporosis
    (23-Aug-2010)
    These women may also become more disabled from the bone disease, study finds

  • Sham Acupuncture for Knee Arthritis as Effective as the Real Therapy
    (20-Aug-2010)
    Substantial relief found with both sham, traditional Chinese acupuncture, researchers find

  • Sham Acupuncture for Knee Arthritis as Effective as the Real Therapy
    (20-Aug-2010)
    Substantial relief found with both sham, traditional Chinese acupuncture, researchers find

  • Osteoarthritis Risk May Be Higher If Knees Point Outward
    (18-Aug-2010)
    Leg alignment seems to play role in distribution of joint stress, research suggests

  • Osteoarthritis Risk May Be Higher If Knees Point Outward
    (18-Aug-2010)
    Leg alignment seems to play role in distribution of joint stress, research suggests

  • Osteoarthritis Risk May Be Higher If Knees Point Outward
    (18-Aug-2010)
    Leg alignment seems to play role in distribution of joint stress, research suggests

  • Health Tip: Who Is at Greater Risk for Osteoporosis?
    (18-Aug-2010)
    Here are some risk factors

  • Less Invasive Biopsies Gain Favor
    (17-Aug-2010)
    Most now being done through the skin, guided by imaging, researchers say

  • Home Care After Hip Surgery May Aid Survival, Study Says
    (16-Aug-2010)
    But only a small number of patients received the service after discharge, Canadian researchers find

  • Students Warned to Beware of 'Laptop-itis'
    (16-Aug-2010)
    Computer design can lead to injuries in heavy users, but simple steps can minimize risk, expert advises

  • Students Warned to Beware of 'Laptop-itis'
    (16-Aug-2010)
    Computer design can lead to injuries in heavy users, but simple steps can minimize risk, expert advises

  • Proper Training for Marathon Run Takes Time, Experts Say
    (15-Aug-2010)
    Advice includes building up mileage slowly and avoiding overtraining

  • Women Experience More Chronic Pain Than Men, Research Finds
    (12-Aug-2010)
    Also more likely to have multiple painful conditions at the same time, expert says

  • Lithium of No Benefit in ALS, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2010)
    Two doses tested did not help patients with Lou Gehrig's disease, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Let a Stress Fracture Heal
    (10-Aug-2010)
    Take time off from exercise

  • Health Tip: Let a Stress Fracture Heal
    (10-Aug-2010)
    Take time off from exercise

  • No Significant Esophageal Cancer Risk From Osteoporosis Drug: Study
    (10-Aug-2010)
    Analysis also finds no evidence of substantial gastric cancer risk from oral bisphosphonates

  • Fractures a Costly Cause of High School Sports Injury
    (08-Aug-2010)
    95% require expensive diagnostic imaging, study finds

  • Fractures a Costly Cause of High School Sports Injury
    (08-Aug-2010)
    95% require expensive diagnostic imaging, study finds

  • Early Steps Can Protect Your Knees, Prevent Later Problems
    (07-Aug-2010)
    Lifestyle changes can help stave off arthritis, surgery, doctor says

  • Early Steps Can Protect Your Knees, Prevent Later Problems
    (07-Aug-2010)
    Lifestyle changes can help stave off arthritis, surgery, doctor says

  • Early Steps Can Protect Your Knees, Prevent Later Problems
    (07-Aug-2010)
    Lifestyle changes can help stave off arthritis, surgery, doctor says

  • Depression Linked to Slow Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    (06-Aug-2010)
    Improving patients' coping skills may speed recovery, researchers suggest

  • Foot Doctors Can Help Diabetics Avoid Amputation: Study
    (06-Aug-2010)
    Podiatrists detect conditions that might lead to limb loss, experts say

  • Health Tip: Understanding Torticollis
    (06-Aug-2010)
    When an infant's neck tilts to one side

  • Surgeons' Group Weighs In on Football Injury Prevention
    (06-Aug-2010)
    As season approaches, safety measures can help ward off hazardous concussions, experts say

  • Health Tip: What May Trigger Neck Pain
    (02-Aug-2010)
    Some typical causes

  • Health Tip: What May Trigger Neck Pain
    (02-Aug-2010)
    Some typical causes

  • Doing Prescribed Exercises May Help Relieve Arthritis Pain
    (30-Jul-2010)
    Adhering to recommended routine reduced aches, boosted strength, researchers found

  • Doing Prescribed Exercises May Help Relieve Arthritis Pain
    (30-Jul-2010)
    Adhering to recommended routine reduced aches, boosted strength, researchers found

  • Calcium Supplements Linked to Boost in Heart Attack Risk
    (30-Jul-2010)
    People should get needed mineral through their diet, researchers say

  • Research Illuminates How the Human Neck Developed
    (30-Jul-2010)
    Using genetics, scientists discovered anatomical changes that helped the brain advance in people

  • Doing Prescribed Exercises May Help Relieve Arthritis Pain
    (30-Jul-2010)
    Adhering to recommended routine reduced aches, boosted strength, researchers found

  • Calcium Supplements Linked to Boost in Heart Attack Risk
    (30-Jul-2010)
    People should get needed mineral through their diet, researchers say

  • Doing Prescribed Exercises May Help Relieve Arthritis Pain
    (30-Jul-2010)
    Adhering to recommended routine reduced aches, boosted strength, researchers found

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Help Rabbits Grow New Joints
    (29-Jul-2010)
    Animals were up and hopping again within weeks, but experts say human trials still far off

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Help Rabbits Grow New Joints
    (29-Jul-2010)
    Animals were up and hopping again within weeks, but experts say human trials still far off

  • New Data Supports Link Between Diabetes Drugs, Fractures
    (29-Jul-2010)
    Avandia, Actos increase chances of broken bones in older men and women, study shows

  • Knee, Hip Replacements May Aid Weight Loss: Study
    (29-Jul-2010)
    Healthier lifestyle may be an added bonus for patients following joint surgery, researcher suggests

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Help Rabbits Grow New Joints
    (29-Jul-2010)
    Animals were up and hopping again within weeks, but experts say human trials still far off

  • Anesthesia's Role in Hip, Knee Replacement Infections Studied
    (28-Jul-2010)
    Greater risk noted in patients who had general versus spinal/epidural method, researchers say

  • Anesthesia's Role in Hip, Knee Replacement Infections Studied
    (28-Jul-2010)
    Greater risk noted in patients who had general versus spinal/epidural method, researchers say

  • Could Drinking Help Thwart Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (28-Jul-2010)
    Early study suggests it might, but that's no reason to imbibe heavily, experts say

  • Anesthesia's Role in Hip, Knee Replacement Infections Studied
    (28-Jul-2010)
    Greater risk noted in patients who had general versus spinal/epidural method, researchers say

  • Could Drinking Help Thwart Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (28-Jul-2010)
    Early study suggests it might, but that's no reason to imbibe heavily, experts say

  • In Conversation, People's Brains Can Mirror Each Other
    (27-Jul-2010)
    Study found neural patterns were most similar when people really 'got' each other

  • Study Explores Links Between Obesity and Chronic Pain
    (26-Jul-2010)
    Finding suggests connection to family history and frame of mind

  • Docs May Be Slow to Diagnose Arthritis of Back, Study Suggests
    (23-Jul-2010)
    As first step, radiofrequency denervation would slash costs, researchers say

  • Docs May Be Slow to Diagnose Arthritis of Back, Study Suggests
    (23-Jul-2010)
    As first step, radiofrequency denervation would slash costs, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Signs That You May Have Hand Arthritis
    (21-Jul-2010)
    Here are some common symptoms

  • Not Every ACL Tear Needs Early Surgery, Study Suggests
    (21-Jul-2010)
    One expert says treatment of the common knee injury is best decided case-by-case

  • Parents Can Help Limit Kids' Exposure to Medical Imaging
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Expert advises asking some questions before allowing X-rays or CT scans

  • Simple Tool May Predict Athlete's Risk for Ligament Injury
    (17-Jul-2010)
    In-office test for ACL tear as accurate as more expensive methods, researchers say

  • Knee Replacements Can Fail for Various Reasons, Expert Says
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Implants vulnerable to friction, infection, instability, fracture and stiffness, specialist warns

  • Those To-Die-For High Heels May Alter Anatomy
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Calf muscle shortens and Achilles tendon thickens over time, study finds

  • Those To-Die-For High Heels May Alter Anatomy
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Calf muscle shortens and Achilles tendon thickens over time, study finds

  • Those To-Die-For High Heels May Alter Anatomy
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Calf muscle shortens and Achilles tendon thickens over time, study finds

  • Knee Replacements Can Fail for Various Reasons, Expert Says
    (16-Jul-2010)
    Implants vulnerable to friction, infection, instability, fracture and stiffness, specialist warns

  • Arthroscopic Hip Surgery May Help Athletes Get Back to Play
    (15-Jul-2010)
    Minimally invasive procedure lets young people return to competitive-level sports, study found

  • Health Tip: What May Trigger a Hernia
    (14-Jul-2010)
    Common causes of the injury

  • Health Tip: Preventing Osteoporosis
    (13-Jul-2010)
    Eat a healthy diet and get enough exercise

  • Coping Therapies Unlikely to Ease Kids' Stem Cell Treatment: Study
    (12-Jul-2010)
    Massage, relaxation intervention produced no significant benefits, researchers say

  • New Guidelines Urge Use of MRI Over CT Scan in Stroke Patients
    (12-Jul-2010)
    American Academy of Neurology now says diffusion MRI best for detecting blockage

  • Wrist Fractures May Open Door to Disability in Older Women
    (09-Jul-2010)
    More needs to be done to prevent this common injury, researchers advise

  • Wrist Fractures May Open Door to Disability in Older Women
    (09-Jul-2010)
    More needs to be done to prevent this common injury, researchers advise

  • Wrist Fractures May Open Door to Disability in Older Women
    (09-Jul-2010)
    More needs to be done to prevent this common injury, researchers advise

  • Tai Chi and Qigong Offer Many Health Benefits: Review
    (08-Jul-2010)
    Eastern 'exercises' may aid heart, immune system, balance, bone health and quality of life, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Shin Splints
    (07-Jul-2010)
    Here's what can make them more likely

  • Vaccines Don't Appear to Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (06-Jul-2010)
    Findings challenge common myth about the illness, researchers say

  • Glucosamine Ineffective for Lower Back Pain Linked to Arthritis
    (06-Jul-2010)
    Study finds it's no better than placebo in relieving discomfort or boosting quality of life

  • Health Tip: What Causes Ingrown Toenails?
    (06-Jul-2010)
    There are a number of causes

  • Vaccines Don't Appear to Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (06-Jul-2010)
    Findings challenge common myth about the illness, researchers say

  • For Parents With Spina Bifida, a Healthy Daughter
    (02-Jul-2010)

  • Researchers Pinpoint Genetic Tie to Brain Development
    (01-Jul-2010)
    Finding may help in disease research, treatment and more, scientist says

  • Key-Hole Surgery for Knee Injury Doesn't Lower Arthritis Risk
    (29-Jun-2010)
    Arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn ligament or injured cartilage doesn't prevent joint disease, study shows

  • Key-Hole Surgery for Knee Injury Doesn't Lower Arthritis Risk
    (29-Jun-2010)
    Arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn ligament or injured cartilage doesn't prevent joint disease, study shows

  • Key-Hole Surgery for Knee Injury Doesn't Lower Arthritis Risk
    (29-Jun-2010)
    Arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn ligament or injured cartilage doesn't prevent joint disease, study shows

  • Exercise OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Review
    (28-Jun-2010)
    Moderate-intensity aerobics safe, beneficial in those with stable disease, experts say

  • Exercise OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Review
    (28-Jun-2010)
    Moderate-intensity aerobics safe, beneficial in those with stable disease, experts say

  • How Brain Organizes Info Doesn't Depend on Sight
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Scans revealed that thought processes occurred in same areas for sighted and blind people, study found

  • Health Tip: Living With Arthritis Pain
    (24-Jun-2010)
    A positive outlook often helps

  • Bone-Building Pills Appear to Lower Invasive Breast Cancer Risk
    (24-Jun-2010)
    Two new studies show a possible link, although not direct cause-and-effect

  • Bone-Building Pills Appear to Lower Invasive Breast Cancer Risk
    (24-Jun-2010)
    Two new studies show a possible link, although not direct cause-and-effect

  • Soccer Safety Not Just for the Pros
    (22-Jun-2010)
    Even amateurs need to prepare before playing to avoid injury, experts say

  • Soccer Safety Not Just for the Pros
    (22-Jun-2010)
    Even amateurs need to prepare before playing to avoid injury, experts say

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Joints Healthy
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Inexperienced Female Athletes Risk Serious Health Problems
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Too much exercise, too little nutrition can lead to osteoporosis, fertility issues, experts warn

  • Celebrex Appears Easier on Stomach for Arthritis Patients
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Diclofenac plus proton pump inhibitor quadrupled risk of gastrointestinal damage, study found

  • Stomach Bacteria Might Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Combination of genetics, environment caused mice to develop disease, study finds

  • Celebrex Appears Easier on Stomach for Arthritis Patients
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Diclofenac plus proton pump inhibitor quadrupled risk of gastrointestinal damage, study found

  • Health Tip: Understanding Achilles Tendonitis
    (17-Jun-2010)
    It affects the body's largest tendon

  • Gene Mutations Linked to Rare, Inherited Bone Disorder
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Finding may help determine the genetic basis of other diseases, researchers say

  • Shared Opinions Light Up Brain's 'Reward Center'
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Finding your thoughts validated by others brings mental satisfaction, study finds

  • Botox May Temporarily Paralyze Emotions, Too
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Facial expressions provide sensory feedback to the brain that influences feelings, research shows

  • Stomach Bacteria Might Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Combination of genetics, environment caused mice to develop disease, study finds

  • Gene Mutations Offer Clues to Autoimmune Disorders
    (16-Jun-2010)
    Rare variant may lead immune system to attack healthy cells, study finds

  • Health Tip: Things That Can Aggravate Arthritis Pain
    (15-Jun-2010)
    And make you feel worse

  • Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements OK for Arteries
    (15-Jun-2010)
    No evidence of raised stroke or heart risks in those taking moderate doses, researchers say

  • Scientists Spot More Genes Related to Alzheimer's
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Finding might one day lead to new targets, treatments, researcher says

  • Genes May Be a Source of Vitamin D Deficiency
    (10-Jun-2010)
    Analysis found particular genotype that doubled risk

  • Not Smoking After Bone Surgery May Speed Healing
    (10-Jun-2010)
    Patients who quit within days of fracture operation recovered faster, study finds

  • Health Tip: When You're Using Crutches
    (09-Jun-2010)
    Recommendations to prevent slips and falls

  • 40-Year-Old Gout Drug Shows Promise Against Angina
    (08-Jun-2010)
    Could be a less expensive treatment for the painful heart condition, study says

  • Muscle Tone May Play a Role in GERD
    (07-Jun-2010)
    If proven true, theory may someday lead to new treatments, researcher says

  • After a Stroke, Light Exercise Gets Hands, Arms Working Again
    (07-Jun-2010)
    Experimental program is found to improve functioning by a third

  • Help for Women Runners With Knee Pain
    (04-Jun-2010)
    Hip-strengthening exercises may relieve discomfort, study finds

  • Prolia Approved for Post-Menopausal Women With Osteoporosis
    (02-Jun-2010)
    Injectable drug given once every 6 months

  • Prolia Approved for Post-Menopausal Women With Osteoporosis
    (02-Jun-2010)
    Injectable drug given once every 6 months

  • Prolia Approved for Post-Menopausal Women With Osteoporosis
    (02-Jun-2010)
    Injectable drug given once every 6 months

  • Dive Safely -- Or Risk Spinal Cord Damage
    (29-May-2010)
    Go feet first in shallow or unfamiliar waters, experts say

  • New Bunion Procedure Aims to Replace Invasive Foot Surgery
    (27-May-2010)
    Technique pulls deformed bone into place instead of breaking it, researchers explain

  • New Bunion Procedure Aims to Replace Invasive Foot Surgery
    (27-May-2010)
    Technique pulls deformed bone into place instead of breaking it, researchers explain

  • Osteoarthritis Claims Growing Number of Younger Victims
    (26-May-2010)
    Intensive sports and exercise at young age may be the cause, experts say

  • Osteoarthritis Claims Growing Number of Younger Victims
    (26-May-2010)
    Intensive sports and exercise at young age may be the cause, experts say

  • FDA Warns of Fracture Risk With Popular Heartburn Drugs
    (26-May-2010)
    Label change to Nexium, Prilosec,other medications should spur patient-doctor discussions, agency says

  • FDA Warns of Fracture Risk With Popular Heartburn Drugs
    (26-May-2010)
    Label change to Nexium, Prilosec,other medications should spur patient-doctor discussions, agency says

  • Osteoarthritis Claims Growing Number of Younger Victims
    (26-May-2010)
    Intensive sports and exercise at young age may be the cause, experts say

  • Out-of-Pocket Costs Limit Access to Arthritis Drugs
    (25-May-2010)
    Insurance woes keep rheumatoid arthritis patients from biologic meds, study finds

  • Out-of-Pocket Costs Limit Access to Arthritis Drugs
    (25-May-2010)
    Insurance woes keep rheumatoid arthritis patients from biologic meds, study finds

  • Out-of-Pocket Costs Limit Access to Arthritis Drugs
    (25-May-2010)
    Insurance woes keep rheumatoid arthritis patients from biologic meds, study finds

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Muscular Dystrophy
    (21-May-2010)
    Small study found technique restored some muscle function for months

  • Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (20-May-2010)
    A list of typical warning signs

  • Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (20-May-2010)
    A list of typical warning signs

  • New Hope for Early Detection of Autism
    (19-May-2010)
    Brain scans of sleeping toddlers show differences in response to bedtime stories

  • Acne, Psoriasis Meds Don't Raise Fracture Risk
    (17-May-2010)
    Dutch researchers found retinoids not linked to more broken bones

  • Bone Drugs Not Linked to Rare Fractures
    (12-May-2010)
    Small study did not find significant effect with use of bisphosphonates

  • Prevention Program Spares Seniors More Falls
    (12-May-2010)
    Cost of such intense intervention still a question mark, experts note

  • Bone Drugs Not Linked to Rare Fractures
    (12-May-2010)
    Small study did not find significant effect with use of bisphosphonates

  • Bone Drugs Not Linked to Rare Fractures
    (12-May-2010)
    Small study did not find significant effect with use of bisphosphonates

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics May Help Girls Build Strong Bones
    (11-May-2010)
    Long-term benefits unknown, but could reduce future fracture risk, researchers speculate

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Broken Toe
    (11-May-2010)
    What to do before you can visit the doctor

  • Once-A-Year Vitamin D Megadose Ups Fracture Risk: Study
    (11-May-2010)
    Smaller, more frequent doses still considered protective, experts say

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Broken Toe
    (11-May-2010)
    What to do before you can visit the doctor

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Broken Toe
    (11-May-2010)
    What to do before you can visit the doctor

  • Once-A-Year Vitamin D Megadose Ups Fracture Risk: Study
    (11-May-2010)
    Smaller, more frequent doses still considered protective, experts say

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics May Help Girls Build Strong Bones
    (11-May-2010)
    Long-term benefits unknown, but could reduce future fracture risk, researchers speculate

  • Once-A-Year Vitamin D Megadose Ups Fracture Risk: Study
    (11-May-2010)
    Smaller, more frequent doses still considered protective, experts say

  • Gene Mutation Links Sporadic and Inherited ALS Cases
    (07-May-2010)
    Researcher calls finding a 'game changer' for advancement of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis therapy

  • Ankle Braces May Protect Girl Volleyball Players
    (07-May-2010)
    Device most effective for those who haven't had previous sprain, study says

  • Health Tip: Coping With Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-May-2010)
    Suggestions to help soothe symptoms

  • Brain Develops Differently in Fragile X Syndrome
    (06-May-2010)
    MRI scans reveal anatomical alterations in children with genetic disorder

  • Near-Wins May Trigger Problem Gamblers
    (06-May-2010)
    Scans detect intense brain response in certain folks at slot machines

  • Health Tip: Coping With Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-May-2010)
    Suggestions to help soothe symptoms

  • Health Tip: When to See a Doctor for a Knee Injury
    (04-May-2010)
    Signs that you should seek treatment

  • Aggressive Action Urged When Evaluating Breast Lesions
    (03-May-2010)
    Suspicious growths in high-risk patients should be classified as soon as possible, researchers say

  • Artificial Legs Now a Reality for Pets
    (29-Apr-2010)
    Medical advances making it possible for dogs like Cassidy to romp on all four legs

  • Scientists Discover Substance That Causes Pain
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Finding could lead to development of non-addictive painkillers, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Managing Shoulder Arthritis
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Suggestions to help control symptoms

  • Health Tip: Managing Shoulder Arthritis
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Suggestions to help control symptoms

  • Scientists Discover Substance That Causes Pain
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Finding could lead to development of non-addictive painkillers, study suggests

  • Scientists Find Way to Heal Broken Bones Faster
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Mouse study suggests Wnt protein might help humans with fractures, too

  • Scientists Find Way to Heal Broken Bones Faster
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Mouse study suggests Wnt protein might help humans with fractures, too

  • Imaging Costs Soar for Medicare Cancer Patients
    (27-Apr-2010)
    Whether more scans are wasteful or improve outcomes isn't known, experts say

  • Botox Injections May Relieve Tennis Elbow Pain
    (26-Apr-2010)
    But some patients suffered side effects, including reduced strength after shots, study finds

  • Martial Arts Training May Save Seniors' Hips
    (23-Apr-2010)
    Learning to roll when they fall helps prevent fractures, study finds

  • Flying With Needles and Meds Can Raise Security Flags
    (22-Apr-2010)
    But experts say ways exist to ease travel for those with chronic illness or disability

  • Flying With Needles and Meds Can Raise Security Flags
    (22-Apr-2010)
    But experts say ways exist to ease travel for those with chronic illness or disability

  • Health Tip: Treating a Corn
    (21-Apr-2010)
    Things you can do at home

  • Analysis Finally Clears Donner Party of Rumored Cannibalism
    (19-Apr-2010)
    No human bones found in hearth at campsite where group was trapped by snowstorm in 1846

  • Raloxifene, Tamoxifen Both Guard Against Breast Cancer
    (19-Apr-2010)
    But first drug helps prevent noninvasive disease more and has fewer side effects, study finds

  • Treatment Eases Involuntary Laughing, Crying Tied to Alzheimer's, MS
    (14-Apr-2010)
    Calming the condition can greatly improve patients' quality of life, experts note

  • Compression Device May Outperform Meds After Hip Surgery
    (08-Apr-2010)
    Leg pump looks as effective as blood thinner, study finds

  • Compression Device May Outperform Meds After Hip Surgery
    (08-Apr-2010)
    Leg pump looks as effective as blood thinner, study finds

  • Vaccine Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
    (08-Apr-2010)
    More studies needed to see if it can benefit people with the disease

  • Middle-Age Americans Less Mobile Than Ever
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Health experts see this as troubling individually and for society

  • Middle-Age Americans Less Mobile Than Ever
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Health experts see this as troubling individually and for society

  • Middle-Age Americans Less Mobile Than Ever
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Health experts see this as troubling individually and for society

  • No Evidence That Lithium Helps in ALS
    (06-Apr-2010)
    New study contradicts previous report that led to drug's off-label use

  • Long-Term Methotrexate Won't Help Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (06-Apr-2010)
    Using drug for up to a year did not affect relapse rate, study found

  • Long-Term Methotrexate Won't Help Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (06-Apr-2010)
    Using drug for up to a year did not affect relapse rate, study found

  • Long-Term Methotrexate Won't Help Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (06-Apr-2010)
    Using drug for up to a year did not affect relapse rate, study found

  • Long-Term Methotrexate Won't Help Kids With Juvenile Arthritis
    (06-Apr-2010)
    Using drug for up to a year did not affect relapse rate, study found

  • Complex Spinal Operations Soar Despite Drawbacks
    (06-Apr-2010)
    Greater hazard, no more benefit, experts say

  • Weight Training-Related Injuries on the Rise
    (04-Apr-2010)
    Most injuries occur when using free weights, not machines, study finds

  • Bone-Strengthening Drug Guards Against Spread of Breast Cancer
    (01-Apr-2010)
    Zoledronic acid protected against chemotherapy-related bone loss, metastasis, study finds

  • Researchers Boost Post-Heart Attack Survival in Mice
    (01-Apr-2010)
    Nerve growth factor therapy helped heal damaged heart muscle, study found

  • Bone-Strengthening Drug Guards Against Spread of Breast Cancer
    (01-Apr-2010)
    Zoledronic acid protected against chemotherapy-related bone loss, metastasis, study finds

  • Hormone Replacement Might Relieve Arthritis
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Researchers speculate that injections in joint fluid may be beneficial

  • Obesity, Alcohol Among Factors Linked to Women's Gout Risk
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Aging, hypertension also contribute to raised odds of disease, research shows

  • Hormone Replacement Might Relieve Arthritis
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Researchers speculate that injections in joint fluid may be beneficial

  • Many With Arthritis Find Simple Solutions for Relief
    (30-Mar-2010)
    But they would benefit more if they sought advice from doctors, pharmacists, study says

  • Hormone Replacement Might Relieve Arthritis
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Researchers speculate that injections in joint fluid may be beneficial

  • Many With Arthritis Find Simple Solutions for Relief
    (30-Mar-2010)
    But they would benefit more if they sought advice from doctors, pharmacists, study says

  • Obesity, Alcohol Among Factors Linked to Women's Gout Risk
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Aging, hypertension also contribute to raised odds of disease, research shows

  • Hormone Replacement Might Relieve Arthritis
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Researchers speculate that injections in joint fluid may be beneficial

  • Massage Fosters Healing in Bereaved Relatives
    (29-Mar-2010)
    Release of relaxation hormones has positive effects, researchers say

  • MRI Beats X-Ray for Spotting Fractures in ER
    (26-Mar-2010)
    Accurate diagnosis of hip, pelvic breaks cuts costs, speeds treatment, expert says

  • MRI Beats X-Ray for Spotting Fractures in ER
    (26-Mar-2010)
    Accurate diagnosis of hip, pelvic breaks cuts costs, speeds treatment, expert says

  • New Study Refutes Bone Drugs' Link to Fractures
    (24-Mar-2010)
    Benefits of Boniva, Fosamax and Reclast far outweigh any risk, experts say

  • Health Tip: Treating Plantar Warts
    (24-Mar-2010)
    Have them evaluated and treated by a professional

  • New Study Refutes Bone Drugs' Link to Fractures
    (24-Mar-2010)
    Benefits of Boniva, Fosamax and Reclast far outweigh any risk, experts say

  • Tequila Plant May Help Fight Bone Loss
    (23-Mar-2010)
    Artichokes, garlic and onions also contain beneficial fructans, researchers say

  • Obese Kids Suffer More Leg, Foot Injuries: Study
    (22-Mar-2010)
    Have limb pain evaluated, experts advise

  • Women's Height Loss May Indicate Spinal Fracture
    (22-Mar-2010)
    For better detection, study suggests, doctors should not use patient estimates

  • Health Tip: Understanding Gout
    (22-Mar-2010)
    What it is, and possible symptoms

  • Medical Scans Used Most in Atlanta, Least in Seattle
    (22-Mar-2010)
    Study finds wide variation in MRI, CT uptake depending on region

  • Women's Height Loss May Indicate Spinal Fracture
    (22-Mar-2010)
    For better detection, study suggests, doctors should not use patient estimates

  • For Elderly, Giving Up Driving Can Be Tough
    (19-Mar-2010)
    It's a wrenching decision that doesn't necessarily depend on age, experts say

  • Music Soothes Anxiety as Well as Massage Does
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Listening to relaxing tunes might be more cost-effective, researchers add

  • Stitching Wounds May Be Safer Than Stapling
    (17-Mar-2010)
    Infection rate is higher with metal staples, review finds

  • Stitching Wounds May Be Safer Than Stapling
    (17-Mar-2010)
    Infection rate is higher with metal staples, review finds

  • Health Tip: Caring For Your Cast
    (17-Mar-2010)
    Help promote healing

  • Health Tip: Caring For Your Cast
    (17-Mar-2010)
    Help promote healing

  • Health Tip: Prevent a Fungal Nail Infection
    (16-Mar-2010)
    Keep fingers and toes fungi-free

  • Risk of Death Persists After a Hip Fracture
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Older people who suffer a break up to eight times more likely to die, study finds

  • Risk of Death Persists After a Hip Fracture
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Older people who suffer a break up to eight times more likely to die, study finds

  • Strides Seen in Orthopedic Surgery for Kids
    (14-Mar-2010)
    Repairing ACL, meniscus at same time is one advance, 'Tommy John' elbow reconstruction another

  • Scans May Be Misleading for Hockey Players
    (14-Mar-2010)
    MRIs shouldn't take the place of a good clinical exam, study finds

  • Knee Surgeon's Expectations May Differ From Yours
    (12-Mar-2010)
    Before getting replacement joint, have a frank talk with your doctor, researchers say

  • High-Impact Sports Might Not Harm Knee Replacements
    (12-Mar-2010)
    More active patients had better joint function, study found

  • Knee Surgeon's Expectations May Differ From Yours
    (12-Mar-2010)
    Before getting replacement joint, have a frank talk with your doctor, researchers say

  • High-Impact Sports Might Not Harm Knee Replacements
    (12-Mar-2010)
    More active patients had better joint function, study found

  • MRIs May Detect Hidden Tumors in Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Mar-2010)
    Older women with cancer in one breast should have other one scanned, researchers say

  • High-Impact Sports Might Not Harm Knee Replacements
    (12-Mar-2010)
    More active patients had better joint function, study found

  • New Knee May Improve Balance
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Replacement joint seems to help prevent falls among elderly, study finds

  • New Knee May Improve Balance
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Replacement joint seems to help prevent falls among elderly, study finds

  • Long-Term Use of Osteoporosis Drugs Linked to Fractures
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Drug 'holiday' may be the answer, but more study needed, researchers say

  • New Knee May Improve Balance
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Replacement joint seems to help prevent falls among elderly, study finds

  • Pre-Season Test Spots Baseball Pitchers at Risk of Injury
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Weakness in rotator cuff a warning sign, but exercise regimens can help, experts say

  • New Knee May Improve Balance
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Replacement joint seems to help prevent falls among elderly, study finds

  • Long-Term Use of Osteoporosis Drugs Linked to Fractures
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Drug 'holiday' may be the answer, but more study needed, researchers say

  • Jump in Kids' Sports Injuries Due to Overuse
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Awareness can slow this 'silent epidemic,' prevent long-term problems, expert says

  • Youth Baseball Injuries Becoming More Common
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Stretching, rest can ease elbow, shoulder pain that plagues many young players, studies show

  • Longtime Smokers May Find Protection From Parkinson's
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Finding could help unravel mysteries of neurological and motor disease

  • Severe Injuries From ATV Accidents on the Rise
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Studies found more amputations, spinal injuries among kids who ride them

  • Jump in Kids' Sports Injuries Due to Overuse
    (10-Mar-2010)
    Awareness can slow this 'silent epidemic,' prevent long-term problems, expert says

  • HIV Hides Out in Bone Marrow Cells
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Another secret stash of the virus makes it that much harder to eliminate, scientists say

  • Electromagnetic Pulses May Stem Arthritic Knee Pain
    (06-Mar-2010)
    New device could improve life quality without side effects, expert says

  • Electromagnetic Pulses May Stem Arthritic Knee Pain
    (06-Mar-2010)
    New device could improve life quality without side effects, expert says

  • Electromagnetic Pulses May Stem Arthritic Knee Pain
    (06-Mar-2010)
    New device could improve life quality without side effects, expert says

  • Electromagnetic Pulses May Stem Arthritic Knee Pain
    (06-Mar-2010)
    New device could improve life quality without side effects, expert says

  • Certain Bone Drugs May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
    (05-Mar-2010)
    Benefit from Fosamax, Boniva, Zometa does not apply to obese women, however

  • Certain Bone Drugs May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
    (05-Mar-2010)
    Benefit from Fosamax, Boniva, Zometa does not apply to obese women, however

  • Shoulder Dislocations a Sports Hazard
    (04-Mar-2010)
    Young men most at risk, but elderly women are too, study finds

  • Health Tip: Why You May Need an MRI
    (03-Mar-2010)
    And what it can detect

  • Health Tip: What's Plantar Fasciitis?
    (02-Mar-2010)
    And who's at greater risk

  • New MRI May Lead to Better Brain Pictures
    (01-Mar-2010)
    MIT researchers say technology will yield more on circuitry and activity

  • Zen May Thicken Brain, Thwart Pain
    (26-Feb-2010)
    Meditation appears to build up cortex, MRI scans find

  • Obesity, Lack of Exercise Heighten Arthritis Risk for Women
    (25-Feb-2010)
    Rates of the condition are higher in U.S. than Canada, study finds

  • Wii-Gaming Could Aid Stroke Rehab
    (25-Feb-2010)
    Physical therapy centered around the high-tech games surpassed standard exercises, study finds

  • Obesity, Lack of Exercise Heighten Arthritis Risk for Women
    (25-Feb-2010)
    Rates of the condition are higher in U.S. than Canada, study finds

  • Fitness Boosts Brain Power in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
    (24-Feb-2010)
    MRI scans show less structural damage in those who exercise

  • New Bone Drug May Prevent Fractures But Raise Clot Risk
    (24-Feb-2010)
    It's too soon to say if it outperforms existing drugs, expert says

  • Mammogram Plus MRI Cost-Effective in High-Risk Women
    (23-Feb-2010)
    Having both procedures annually may improve life expectancy, study finds

  • Anxiety Disorder Patients Process Emotions Differently
    (18-Feb-2010)
    MRI scans show abnormal brain activity, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drugs Avandia, Actos Tied to Fractures in Women
    (15-Feb-2010)
    Those over 65 at greatest risk from thiazolidinedione use, study indicates

  • Diabetes Drugs Avandia, Actos Tied to Fractures in Women
    (15-Feb-2010)
    Those over 65 at greatest risk from thiazolidinedione use, study indicates

  • Elevators Can Bring Injury to Seniors
    (15-Feb-2010)
    Researcher urges installation of bigger buttons to stop closing doors

  • Heel-First Walking Conserves Energy
    (12-Feb-2010)
    Touching down toe-first is less economical in humans, research shows

  • MRI May Not Add Value to Routine Breast Cancer Care
    (12-Feb-2010)
    Repeat procedure rates are unchanged when scans are used, study finds

  • Research Sheds Light on Increasing Cerebral Palsy Rates Among Preemies
    (12-Feb-2010)
    Findings suggest link to umbilical cord inflammation

  • ADHD Brain May Be a Little Different
    (11-Feb-2010)
    Ventral striatum is smaller, which may explain impulsiveness, researchers say

  • Fitness a Factor in Snow Shoveling Injuries
    (11-Feb-2010)
    Some people just aren't in good enough shape to do it themselves, expert warns

  • With Anorexia, Body May Hoard Fat in Bones
    (10-Feb-2010)
    Finding may help explain osteoporosis among those with the eating disorder

  • With Anorexia, Body May Hoard Fat in Bones
    (10-Feb-2010)
    Finding may help explain osteoporosis among those with the eating disorder

  • Health Tip: Getting Help for Neck Pain
    (09-Feb-2010)
    When you should see a doctor

  • Beer for the Bones?
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Beneficial silicon content varies from brew to brew, study finds

  • Handgrip Strength Helps Predict Death Risk in Elderly
    (08-Feb-2010)
    As grip declines, so does survival, study finds

  • Drug Cures Osteoporosis in Mice
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Experimental agent targets serotonin in the gut, triggering bone formation

  • Beer for the Bones?
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Beneficial silicon content varies from brew to brew, study finds

  • Ski Helmets Encouraged for All
    (07-Feb-2010)
    Head injuries reduced without harm to neck, researchers find

  • Surgeons Suffering Work-Related Injuries
    (05-Feb-2010)
    Laparoscopy responsible for 'pending epidemic,' researchers say

  • Agricultural Chemical Spray Linked to Birth Defect Risk
    (05-Feb-2010)
    Infant abdominal hernia rates higher near farms using atrazine, research shows

  • Nanofiber Gel May Spur Growth of New Knee Cartilage
    (04-Feb-2010)
    Animal study reveals new way to repair damage with natural tissue

  • Nanofiber Gel May Spur Growth of New Knee Cartilage
    (04-Feb-2010)
    Animal study reveals new way to repair damage with natural tissue

  • Nanofiber Gel May Spur Growth of New Knee Cartilage
    (04-Feb-2010)
    Animal study reveals new way to repair damage with natural tissue

  • Kidney Function May Be Tied to Bone Loss
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Even moderate impairment appears to increase fracture risk, study finds

  • Wii Popularity Leads to New Kind of Gaming Injury
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Instead of hand pain, some injure their feet on Wii boards, report notes

  • Kidney Function May Be Tied to Bone Loss
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Even moderate impairment appears to increase fracture risk, study finds

  • Wii Popularity Leads to New Kind of Gaming Injury
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Instead of hand pain, some injure their feet on Wii boards, report notes

  • Brain Scans Suggest Some Vegetative Patients May Be Aware
    (03-Feb-2010)
    But researchers caution against giving families false hope

  • Tylenol May Protect Kidneys After Severe Muscle Damage
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Treatment prevented organ failure in injured rats, study found

  • Kidney Function May Be Tied to Bone Loss
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Even moderate impairment appears to increase fracture risk, study finds

  • CT Scans Deemed Best for Checking Heart Arteries
    (02-Feb-2010)
    But if it's muscle tissue that needs examining, use MRI, expert says

  • Long Before Symptoms, Blood May Reveal Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Testing could lead to earlier detection and treatment, study suggests

  • Fewer Childhood Deaths From Rheumatic Disease
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Treatment advances in the 1990s may explain drop, study says

  • For the Knee, Shoes and Playing Surface Matter
    (30-Jan-2010)
    Study finds that cleats and natural grass make the safest combination

  • For the Knee, Shoes and Playing Surface Matter
    (30-Jan-2010)
    Study finds that cleats and natural grass make the safest combination

  • Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success
    (28-Jan-2010)
    Patients with torn meniscus plus arthritis recover better when given sodium hyaluronate, study finds

  • Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success
    (28-Jan-2010)
    Patients with torn meniscus plus arthritis recover better when given sodium hyaluronate, study finds

  • Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success
    (28-Jan-2010)
    Patients with torn meniscus plus arthritis recover better when given sodium hyaluronate, study finds

  • Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success
    (28-Jan-2010)
    Patients with torn meniscus plus arthritis recover better when given sodium hyaluronate, study finds

  • Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success
    (28-Jan-2010)
    Patients with torn meniscus plus arthritis recover better when given sodium hyaluronate, study finds

  • Barefoot Best for Running?
    (27-Jan-2010)
    Study finds people are more likely to strike forefoot first, easing impact

  • New Scan May Help Find Aggressive Prostate Tumors
    (27-Jan-2010)
    Process is among several that use a variation of MRI technology

  • Health Tip: What's Causing My Shoulder Pain?
    (26-Jan-2010)
    Here's a list of common triggers

  • Health Tip: What's Causing My Shoulder Pain?
    (26-Jan-2010)
    Here's a list of common triggers

  • In Injury-Prone Soccer, Headers Aren't the Problem
    (26-Jan-2010)
    Colliding with other body parts, and the ground, cause more injuries, experts say

  • In Injury-Prone Soccer, Headers Aren't the Problem
    (26-Jan-2010)
    Colliding with other body parts, and the ground, cause more injuries, experts say

  • Health Tip: Getting a Bone Density Test
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Who may need one?

  • More Proof Exercise Leads to Healthier Aging
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Good for the mind and body, series of studies finds

  • New Guidelines Suggest Botox for Cerebral Palsy
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Drug injections can reduce muscle spasticity, experts say

  • Health Tip: Getting a Bone Density Test
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Who may need one?

  • More Proof Exercise Leads to Healthier Aging
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Good for the mind and body, series of studies finds

  • Downhill Sports Can Take a Dangerous Turn
    (24-Jan-2010)
    Expert advises skiers, snowboarders to keep alert and wear a helmet

  • Downhill Sports Can Take a Dangerous Turn
    (24-Jan-2010)
    Expert advises skiers, snowboarders to keep alert and wear a helmet

  • Self-Image Linked to Activity in Frontal Lobe of Brain
    (23-Jan-2010)
    People with high self-regard use brain area less, MRI scans show

  • New Gene ID'd in Brittle Bone Disease
    (20-Jan-2010)
    Discovery may shed light on origin of osteogenesis imperfecta, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (20-Jan-2010)
    Help protect your wrists

  • New Gene ID'd in Brittle Bone Disease
    (20-Jan-2010)
    Discovery may shed light on origin of osteogenesis imperfecta, researchers say

  • Medical Students Supportive of Alternative Medicine
    (20-Jan-2010)
    Blending therapies would benefit patients, survey reports

  • Brain Scans Reveal Video Gamers' Secrets
    (20-Jan-2010)
    Certain regions of striatum were larger in best players, study found

  • Stem Cells Become Functioning Neurons in Mice
    (19-Jan-2010)
    Finding moves research closer to helping people with spinal injuries, experts say

  • Compounds Identified That Might Treat Nerve Diseases
    (19-Jan-2010)
    Researchers aim to 'chaperone' proteins involved in diseases like Parkinson's

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent a Stress Fracture
    (19-Jan-2010)
    Take these precautions

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent a Stress Fracture
    (19-Jan-2010)
    Take these precautions

  • Stem Cells Become Functioning Neurons in Mice
    (19-Jan-2010)
    Finding moves research closer to helping people with spinal injuries, experts say

  • Girls' Soccer Injuries Plummet After Exercise Program
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Specially designed training sessions bring less trauma to knees, researchers say

  • The Pill May Decrease Bone Density
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Long-term use of low-dose versions affect women most, study finds

  • Girls' Soccer Injuries Plummet After Exercise Program
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Specially designed training sessions bring less trauma to knees, researchers say

  • The Pill May Decrease Bone Density
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Long-term use of low-dose versions affect women most, study finds

  • Stabilizing Spine May Be Waste of Time in Gun, Knife Victims
    (14-Jan-2010)
    Doubled chance of death in those not brought directly to trauma center, study finds

  • Vitamin D Plus Calcium Guards Against Fractures
    (13-Jan-2010)
    But the vitamin alone doesn't offer significant protection, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Muscle Cramps
    (13-Jan-2010)
    Here's what to do

  • For Achilles Overuse, Plasma Injections Look No Better Than Placebo
    (13-Jan-2010)
    Increasingly popular procedure unwarranted for chronic tendinopathy, researchers say

  • Vitamin D Plus Calcium Guards Against Fractures
    (13-Jan-2010)
    But the vitamin alone doesn't offer significant protection, researchers say

  • For Achilles Overuse, Plasma Injections Look No Better Than Placebo
    (13-Jan-2010)
    Increasingly popular procedure unwarranted for chronic tendinopathy, researchers say

  • Vitamin D Plus Calcium Guards Against Fractures
    (13-Jan-2010)
    But the vitamin alone doesn't offer significant protection, researchers say

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Lowers Flu Shot Effectiveness
    (11-Jan-2010)
    But patients should still get vaccinated, researchers say

  • Actemra Approved for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (11-Jan-2010)
    For people who haven't responded to other RA drugs

  • Younger Hunters Prey to Treestand Injuries
    (09-Jan-2010)
    Safety campaigns could help prevent serious accidents, expert says

  • Younger Hunters Prey to Treestand Injuries
    (09-Jan-2010)
    Safety campaigns could help prevent serious accidents, expert says

  • Slim Risk of Death After Joint Replacement
    (07-Jan-2010)
    Mortality risk highest within first 26 days after hip or knee surgery, study finds

  • Slim Risk of Death After Joint Replacement
    (07-Jan-2010)
    Mortality risk highest within first 26 days after hip or knee surgery, study finds

  • Slim Risk of Death After Joint Replacement
    (07-Jan-2010)
    Mortality risk highest within first 26 days after hip or knee surgery, study finds

  • Slim Risk of Death After Joint Replacement
    (07-Jan-2010)
    Mortality risk highest within first 26 days after hip or knee surgery, study finds

  • Fat May Help Build Bone Mass in Girls
    (06-Jan-2010)
    Excessive weight loss in teen years may increase risk of osteoporosis, findings suggest

  • Start Mammograms by 40, Breast Imaging Experts Say
    (05-Jan-2010)
    New guidelines also call for annual screening by 30 for high-risk women

  • Health Tip: Caring for an Ankle Sprain
    (05-Jan-2010)
    Use RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation)

  • Might Surgical Weight Loss Put Bones at Risk?
    (01-Jan-2010)
    Experts consider possible causes after study finds high fracture rate

  • Might Surgical Weight Loss Put Bones at Risk?
    (01-Jan-2010)
    Experts consider possible causes after study finds high fracture rate

  • Heel Pain Usually Relieved With Stretching Regimen
    (30-Dec-2009)
    Left untreated, plantar fasciitis can lead to other problems, doctor says

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Juvenile Arthritis
    (28-Dec-2009)
    Here are common symptoms

  • Contraceptive Depo-Provera May Weaken Bones
    (23-Dec-2009)
    Nearly half of women in study lost bone mass within two years

  • Contraceptive Depo-Provera May Weaken Bones
    (23-Dec-2009)
    Nearly half of women in study lost bone mass within two years

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (22-Dec-2009)
    Typical symptoms include pain in the wrist and hand

  • Many High-Risk Women Refuse Breast MRI
    (22-Dec-2009)
    Though it helps ID early breast cancer, 42 percent in study declined free test

  • Health Tip: Conditions That Can Affect Foot Health
    (21-Dec-2009)
    Don't ignore your feet

  • Diabetes Insight Could Lead to Better Treatments
    (21-Dec-2009)
    Inhibiting a key inflammatory pathway brought powerful results in mice and people, researchers say

  • Patients With Pacemakers Should Avoid MRI Scans
    (15-Dec-2009)
    Study examines potential for injury when doctors decide benefits of imaging outweigh the risks

  • Shoulder Repair Technique Borrows From Cadavers
    (14-Dec-2009)
    After frequent dislocations, 'sculpting' procedure may be long-term solution, researchers say

  • New Hope for Brain, Spinal Cord Injuries
    (11-Dec-2009)
    Deletion of key gene could help nerve fibers regenerate, researchers say

  • Molecule Discovery Might Help ALS Patients
    (10-Dec-2009)
    Finding in mouse study could lead to treatment for the disease, researchers say

  • Bone Drugs May Beat Back Breast Cancer
    (10-Dec-2009)
    Bisphosphonates seem to prevent recurrence, researchers find

  • Bone Drugs May Beat Back Breast Cancer
    (10-Dec-2009)
    Bisphosphonates seem to prevent recurrence, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Healing a Broken Collarbone
    (09-Dec-2009)
    What to anticipate during recovery

  • Health Tip: Healing a Broken Collarbone
    (09-Dec-2009)
    What to anticipate during recovery

  • Beating Heart Differs by Gender, Age: Study
    (08-Dec-2009)
    New imaging techniques could lead to better diagnoses, experts say

  • Health Tip: Treating Bunion Pain
    (07-Dec-2009)
    Here's what you can do

  • Timing of Multiple-Ligament Knee Surgery May Not Matter
    (04-Dec-2009)
    Outcomes same whether procedure done immediately or 3 weeks later, study shows

  • Weak Muscles May Cause 'Runner's Knee'
    (01-Dec-2009)
    Hamstrings, quadriceps and fallen arches take the blame in new study

  • Serious Pregnancy Complication Detected With MRI
    (01-Dec-2009)
    Placenta accreta is increasingly common but more easily identified, study finds

  • Osteoarthritis Costs U.S. Over $185 Billion a Year
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Improved screening, awareness may help delay progression and reduce expenses, researchers say

  • Rx for Office Pains: Strength Exercises
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Neck, shoulder discomfort eased, function improved after 10-week program, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Opt for Weight-Bearing Exercises
    (30-Nov-2009)
    They can help build bone health

  • Lots of Exercise in Midlife May Lead to Osteoarthritis
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Like a pothole that worsens over time, so do knees' internal injuries, study finds

  • Rx for Office Pains: Strength Exercises
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Neck, shoulder discomfort eased, function improved after 10-week program, researchers say

  • Osteoarthritis Costs U.S. Over $185 Billion a Year
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Improved screening, awareness may help delay progression and reduce expenses, researchers say

  • Lots of Exercise in Midlife May Lead to Osteoarthritis
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Like a pothole that worsens over time, so do knees' internal injuries, study finds

  • Health Tip: Opt for Weight-Bearing Exercises
    (30-Nov-2009)
    They can help build bone health

  • Pack Right for the Holidays to Avoid the ER
    (26-Nov-2009)
    Luggage that's too big or too heavy can lead to strains or worse

  • Pack Right for the Holidays to Avoid the ER
    (26-Nov-2009)
    Luggage that's too big or too heavy can lead to strains or worse

  • Pack Right for the Holidays to Avoid the ER
    (26-Nov-2009)
    Luggage that's too big or too heavy can lead to strains or worse

  • Chronic Pain Trips Up Seniors
    (24-Nov-2009)
    Discomfort contributes to the falls that plague older adults, study finds

  • Chronic Pain Trips Up Seniors
    (24-Nov-2009)
    Discomfort contributes to the falls that plague older adults, study finds

  • Chronic Pain Trips Up Seniors
    (24-Nov-2009)
    Discomfort contributes to the falls that plague older adults, study finds

  • Chronic Pain Trips Up Seniors
    (24-Nov-2009)
    Discomfort contributes to the falls that plague older adults, study finds

  • Stunts Raise Injury Risks for Cheerleaders
    (21-Nov-2009)
    Type of flooring, greater heights increase potential for trauma, study finds

  • Stunts Raise Injury Risks for Cheerleaders
    (21-Nov-2009)
    Type of flooring, greater heights increase potential for trauma, study finds

  • Stunts Raise Injury Risks for Cheerleaders
    (21-Nov-2009)
    Type of flooring, greater heights increase potential for trauma, study finds

  • Blood Test Could Boost Clarity of Breast MRI Results for Some
    (20-Nov-2009)
    Taking menstrual cycle into account when booking exam may cut need for repeat scans, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Bunions
    (18-Nov-2009)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Tip: Remedy a Hammer Toe
    (16-Nov-2009)
    Early treatment may prevent the need for surgery

  • High-Impact Activity May Be Good for Old Bones
    (14-Nov-2009)
    Sampling of senior athletes finds better density with some sports

  • Gestures Processed in Brain's Language Center
    (14-Nov-2009)
    Talking with your hands could be linked to evolution, research suggests

  • Hip Fracture Odds Rise With Women's Age
    (13-Nov-2009)
    Menopause also plays a role, but a lesser one than age, study finds

  • Hip Fracture Odds Rise With Women's Age
    (13-Nov-2009)
    Menopause also plays a role, but a lesser one than age, study finds

  • Laser Therapy Seems to Relieve Neck Pain
    (13-Nov-2009)
    Large, double-blind study needed to confirm results of review, American expert says

  • Gene Therapy Brings New Muscle to Monkeys
    (12-Nov-2009)
    Finding holds hope of better treatment for muscular dystrophy, experts say

  • Pneumonia Drug Promising Against Form of Muscular Dystrophy
    (12-Nov-2009)
    In studies with mice, pentamidine combats genetic defects that lead to myotonic dystrophy

  • Gene Therapy Brings New Muscle to Monkeys
    (12-Nov-2009)
    Finding holds hope of better treatment for muscular dystrophy, experts say

  • Muscle Weakness Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Seniors
    (10-Nov-2009)
    Reason for association unknown, but stroke is one possibility, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Drugs May Fight Cervical Cancer, Too
    (09-Nov-2009)
    Study in mice reports success with drugs that inhibit estrogen

  • Rx for Fall Foot Injuries
    (08-Nov-2009)
    Ignoring pain now can take you out of the game later, doctors say

  • Rx for Fall Foot Injuries
    (08-Nov-2009)
    Ignoring pain now can take you out of the game later, doctors say

  • Health Tip: What's Behind Hip Bursitis?
    (06-Nov-2009)
    Some common causes

  • New Smells 'Etched' in Brain: Study
    (06-Nov-2009)
    Findings might play a role in boosting memories -- or forgetting them, researchers say

  • Cooling May Reduce Brain Lesions in Newborns
    (06-Nov-2009)
    Treatment after oxygen deprivation accounts for better motor skills later, study suggests

  • Waiting, Wondering About Radiology Results Irks Patients
    (04-Nov-2009)
    Getting details in writing would be ideal, survey finds

  • How Safe Are Popular Reflux Drugs?
    (04-Nov-2009)
    Experts debate evidence linking acid-blockers to possible bone, heart problems

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Doesn't Promote Cancer
    (29-Oct-2009)
    No added risk among patients taking immunosuppressants, research shows

  • Better Drug Emerges for Steroid-Induced Bone Loss
    (29-Oct-2009)
    Teriparatide outperforms alendronate for type of osteoporosis, study finds

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Doesn't Promote Cancer
    (29-Oct-2009)
    No added risk among patients taking immunosuppressants, research shows

  • Better Drug Emerges for Steroid-Induced Bone Loss
    (29-Oct-2009)
    Teriparatide outperforms alendronate for type of osteoporosis, study finds

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Doesn't Promote Cancer
    (29-Oct-2009)
    No added risk among patients taking immunosuppressants, research shows

  • Tai Chi May Help Ward Off Knee Pain in Seniors
    (29-Oct-2009)
    Two hours per week can improve osteoarthritis symptoms in older patients, study finds

  • Tai Chi May Help Ward Off Knee Pain in Seniors
    (29-Oct-2009)
    Two hours per week can improve osteoarthritis symptoms in older patients, study finds

  • Better Drug Emerges for Steroid-Induced Bone Loss
    (29-Oct-2009)
    Teriparatide outperforms alendronate for type of osteoporosis, study finds

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Doesn't Promote Cancer
    (29-Oct-2009)
    No added risk among patients taking immunosuppressants, research shows

  • New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Findings may boost treatments for other inflammatory diseases, researchers say

  • New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Findings may boost treatments for other inflammatory diseases, researchers say

  • New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Findings may boost treatments for other inflammatory diseases, researchers say

  • Takes a Pro to Make Offices Pain-Free
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Ergonomist's adjustments to desks, chairs reduce eyestrain, poor posture, study finds

  • New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Findings may boost treatments for other inflammatory diseases, researchers say

  • Short-Term, High-Dose Vitamin D2 May Ease Deficiency
    (27-Oct-2009)
    Expert says treatment could prevent several bone problems

  • Health Tip: Foot Care for People With Diabetes
    (27-Oct-2009)
    Pay special attention to your feet

  • Short-Term, High-Dose Vitamin D2 May Ease Deficiency
    (27-Oct-2009)
    Expert says treatment could prevent several bone problems

  • Cell Phone May Reduce Bone Density in Hips
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Keep mobile phones as far as possible from body, research suggests

  • Cell Phone May Reduce Bone Density in Hips
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Keep mobile phones as far as possible from body, research suggests

  • Light Touch Helps Grip of MS Patients
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Study shows ways to optimize hand movements

  • Common Knee Pain May Improve With Therapy
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Supervised exercise had better results than wait-and-see approach, researchers say

  • Common Knee Pain May Improve With Therapy
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Supervised exercise had better results than wait-and-see approach, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Scoliosis
    (23-Oct-2009)
    An abnormal curvature of the spine that rarely causes pain

  • Existing Drug May Lead to ALS Treatment
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Researchers hope to start testing in patients within five years

  • Glucosamine Fails Osteoarthritis Test
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Popular supplement doesn't prevent loss of cartilage in knee, study finds

  • Glucosamine Fails Osteoarthritis Test
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Popular supplement doesn't prevent loss of cartilage in knee, study finds

  • Cancer Drug May Help Scleroderma
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Gleevec improved skin and lung function in patient study

  • Genes May Link Hip Fractures and Heart Disease
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Risks for breaks rise if a brother or sister has heart failure or stroke, study finds

  • Genes May Link Hip Fractures and Heart Disease
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Risks for breaks rise if a brother or sister has heart failure or stroke, study finds

  • Existing Drug May Lead to ALS Treatment
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Researchers hope to start testing in patients within five years

  • Glucosamine Fails Osteoarthritis Test
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Popular supplement doesn't prevent loss of cartilage in knee, study finds

  • Genes May Link Hip Fractures and Heart Disease
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Risks for breaks rise if a brother or sister has heart failure or stroke, study finds

  • Scientists Find New Key to Lupus
    (19-Oct-2009)
    Molecule identified in lab mice may cause autoimmune disease

  • Household Insecticides May Be Linked to Autoimmune Diseases
    (19-Oct-2009)
    Study suggests a connection with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

  • Tylenol May Weaken Effectiveness of Kids' Vaccines
    (16-Oct-2009)
    Giving analgesic to prevent fever at shot time could be counterproductive, researchers say

  • A Drug to Cure Spinal Cord Injuries?
    (15-Oct-2009)
    That idea is not so far-fetched, say scientists who now have possible targets for therapy

  • More MRI Machines May Mean More Back Surgeries
    (14-Oct-2009)
    But many of these procedures will not help patients, researchers warn

  • Side Effects in Statin Users Linked to Gene Mutation
    (14-Oct-2009)
    Finding may help tailor treatments to keep patients from stopping meds, researcher says

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Parkinson's
    (14-Oct-2009)
    Treatment tested in monkeys addresses only motor issues, though, experts say

  • Coach K: Osteoarthritis Can Be Beaten
    (12-Oct-2009)
    Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski overcame potentially crippling foe

  • Coach K: Osteoarthritis Can Be Beaten
    (12-Oct-2009)
    Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski overcame potentially crippling foe

  • Exercise Boosts Bone Density in Breast-Feeding Moms
    (08-Oct-2009)
    Lactation depletes calcium stores, but working out can minimize risks, research shows

  • Exercise Boosts Bone Density in Breast-Feeding Moms
    (08-Oct-2009)
    Lactation depletes calcium stores, but working out can minimize risks, research shows

  • Long-Term Back Pain Not Inevitable, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2009)
    Chances of recovering from chronic discomfort are better than previously thought, research shows

  • 2nd Knee Surgery Common Among Young Patients
    (07-Oct-2009)
    More active life raises risk for repeated rupture, researchers suspect

  • Health Tip: Why Do I Get Muscle Cramps?
    (07-Oct-2009)
    A list of common causes

  • Focused Radiation Protects Tumor Patients' Brain Function
    (05-Oct-2009)
    Researchers recommend standard treatment with monitoring over whole-brain radiotherapy

  • Anti-Aging Drug Closer to Reality
    (01-Oct-2009)
    Scientists extend lifespan of female mice and thwart diseases of old age in both sexes

  • Health Tip: Treating an Ingrown Toenail
    (30-Sep-2009)
    Things you can do at home

  • No Osteoarthritis Seen in Obese Mice Without Leptin
    (29-Sep-2009)
    Hormone linked to appetite may also influence arthritis risk, researchers find

  • Those Stilettos Can Hurt You Years From Now
    (29-Sep-2009)
    Damage from sandals, slippers and high heels contributes to aching feet later on, researchers say

  • Those Stilettos Can Hurt You Years From Now
    (29-Sep-2009)
    Damage from sandals, slippers and high heels contributes to aching feet later on, researchers say

  • Those Stilettos Can Hurt You Years From Now
    (29-Sep-2009)
    Damage from sandals, slippers and high heels contributes to aching feet later on, researchers say

  • Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Increase Fracture Risk
    (29-Sep-2009)
    Study adds to evidence of possible link between thiazolidinediones and bone fractures, researchers say

  • No Osteoarthritis Seen in Obese Mice Without Leptin
    (29-Sep-2009)
    Hormone linked to appetite may also influence arthritis risk, researchers find

  • Docs Miss Test Results -- Even With Alerts
    (28-Sep-2009)
    Communication woes still plague medical system, researchers find

  • Autumn Chores Often Hazardous
    (27-Sep-2009)
    Take precautions to avoid falls, strains and sprains, experts say

  • Autumn Chores Often Hazardous
    (27-Sep-2009)
    Take precautions to avoid falls, strains and sprains, experts say

  • Surgery Best for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (25-Sep-2009)
    Operation has modest advantage over non-surgical therapies, researchers say

  • Surgery Best for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (25-Sep-2009)
    Operation has modest advantage over non-surgical therapies, researchers say

  • FDA Acknowledges Mistakes in Knee-Device Approval
    (25-Sep-2009)
    Agency says it will review procedure for endorsing medical devices

  • Steps Start to Add Up to a Math Path in the Brain
    (24-Sep-2009)
    With functional MRI, researchers see that numbers trigger distinct activity patterns

  • Bad Economy Really Hurts Some Folks
    (24-Sep-2009)
    Many Americans blame acute aches and pains on the recession, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Ward Off Runner's Knee
    (22-Sep-2009)
    A dull pain in the front of the knee

  • Small Steps May Speed Recovery in ICU Patients
    (22-Sep-2009)
    Mild exercise beats bed rest, preliminary study finds

  • Small Steps May Speed Recovery in ICU Patients
    (22-Sep-2009)
    Mild exercise beats bed rest, preliminary study finds

  • Best Option for Fractured Nose Varies by Patient
    (21-Sep-2009)
    Good results seen with both open surgery and minimally invasive techniques, study finds

  • Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
    (21-Sep-2009)
    Three-pronged treatment let their legs move, bear weight without brain signals

  • School Sports May Spell Trouble for Ankles
    (19-Sep-2009)
    Because children's bones are still developing, injuries require special care, doctors say

  • Health Tip: Could It Be a Torn Rotator Cuff?
    (18-Sep-2009)
    Here are basic warning signs

  • Bones May Suffer From Green Tea Consumption
    (17-Sep-2009)
    Research on mice reveals loss of density and thickness

  • Shockwave Treatment May Not Be Best for Shoulder Pain
    (16-Sep-2009)
    Comparison study finds supervised exercise has better results

  • Brain Scans Could Help Spot Schizophrenia Earlier
    (09-Sep-2009)
    Imaging technology might advance treatment of psychotic disorders, researchers say

  • Yoga Can Ease Lower Back Pain
    (08-Sep-2009)
    Those who did it reported less discomfort, depression after six months

  • Let Orthopedic Surgery Wait Until Morning When Possible
    (07-Sep-2009)
    More minor complications seen with 'after-hours' procedures, study finds

  • Trio of Gene Variants Discovered That May Raise Alzheimer's Risk
    (06-Sep-2009)
    Study suggests they're implicated in clearance of amyloid plaque from brain

  • Kickoff, Punting Take a Toll
    (06-Sep-2009)
    In high school football, most severe injuries occur then, study finds

  • High School Sports Put Players at Risk for Severe Injuries
    (03-Sep-2009)
    More needs to be done to protect young knees, ankles and shoulders, researcher says

  • Safety Should Be the Goal for Football Players
    (02-Sep-2009)
    Good coaching, right equipment can prevent serious head and neck injuries, doctors say

  • Safety Should Be the Goal for Football Players
    (02-Sep-2009)
    Good coaching, right equipment can prevent serious head and neck injuries, doctors say

  • Health Tip: Strengthen Your Shoulders
    (31-Aug-2009)
    To help prevent injury

  • Scans Shed New Light on Concussions
    (28-Aug-2009)
    Technology helps detect hidden brain damage, study shows

  • Health Tip: Tame Arthritis Symptoms
    (27-Aug-2009)
    Suggestions to stay productive

  • Strong Thighs May Mean Less Knee Pain for Women
    (27-Aug-2009)
    Study found link between muscle strength, arthritis woes

  • Strong Thighs May Mean Less Knee Pain for Women
    (27-Aug-2009)
    Study found link between muscle strength, arthritis woes

  • U.S. Childhood Vaccine Rates Good But Could Be Better: CDC
    (27-Aug-2009)
    Compliance still high and stable, but more coverage needed among poor, report finds

  • Health Tip: Who's at Greater Risk of Hip Fracture?
    (26-Aug-2009)
    Factors that can make you more vulnerable

  • Health Tip: Who's at Greater Risk of Hip Fracture?
    (26-Aug-2009)
    Factors that can make you more vulnerable

  • Experimental Treatment Could Fight Muscular Dystrophy
    (26-Aug-2009)
    In some patients, injected molecule appears to restart production of missing protein

  • Preemie Birth Could Mean Weaker Bones as Adults
    (25-Aug-2009)
    Small babies at risk for osteoporosis decades later, study finds

  • Preemie Birth Could Mean Weaker Bones as Adults
    (25-Aug-2009)
    Small babies at risk for osteoporosis decades later, study finds

  • MRI Might Find Early Alzheimer's
    (24-Aug-2009)
    Detection could help slow down the disease, study says

  • Depression's Effect on Pleasure Is Real
    (21-Aug-2009)
    Using scans, researchers spot changes in the way the brain responds to music

  • Sleep Training Helps Ease Insomnia Tied to Arthritis
    (20-Aug-2009)
    Cognitive behavioral therapy reduced pain and awakenings in study

  • Herb Shows Potential for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Aug-2009)
    Study compares ancient remedy to modern drug, but not the most common, experts say

  • Herb Shows Potential for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Aug-2009)
    Study compares ancient remedy to modern drug, but not the most common, experts say

  • Herb Shows Potential for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Aug-2009)
    Study compares ancient remedy to modern drug, but not the most common, experts say

  • Herb Shows Potential for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Aug-2009)
    Study compares ancient remedy to modern drug, but not the most common, experts say

  • Herb Shows Potential for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Aug-2009)
    Study compares ancient remedy to modern drug, but not the most common, experts say

  • Ibuprofen Rated Best for Pain of Broken Arms
    (18-Aug-2009)
    Study finds kids don't do as well when given acetaminophen with codeine

  • Ibuprofen Rated Best for Pain of Broken Arms
    (18-Aug-2009)
    Study finds kids don't do as well when given acetaminophen with codeine

  • Sea Worm Inspires Novel Bone Glue
    (17-Aug-2009)
    In study, water-soluble adhesive shows potential for repairing smashed bones

  • Low Choline Level in Pregnancy Tied to Birth Defects
    (14-Aug-2009)
    Anencephaly, spina bifida linked to nutrient found in foods, study shows

  • Sex Hormone Levels Linked to Fractures in Men
    (14-Aug-2009)
    Testing for estradiol, testosterone and SHBG could predict those at risk, expert says

  • Sex Hormone Levels Linked to Fractures in Men
    (14-Aug-2009)
    Testing for estradiol, testosterone and SHBG could predict those at risk, expert says

  • Sex Hormone Levels Linked to Fractures in Men
    (14-Aug-2009)
    Testing for estradiol, testosterone and SHBG could predict those at risk, expert says

  • MRI May Not Improve Breast Cancer Outcome
    (13-Aug-2009)
    But it does increase likelihood of extensive surgery, researchers say

  • Treat Mind, Body in RA Patients: Study
    (13-Aug-2009)
    Rheumatoid arthritis pain subsided when depression and inflammation were addressed

  • Surgery for Neck Pain May Also Relieve Headaches
    (12-Aug-2009)
    Operations had added benefit for majority of patients, survey found

  • New Bone-Building Drug Promising Against Prostate Cancer
    (11-Aug-2009)
    Monoclonal antibody denosumab counters effects of hormone therapy, study finds

  • New Genetic Link Suspected for Muscular Dystrophy
    (11-Aug-2009)
    Small study finds that mutation may lead to protein deficiency

  • New Bone-Building Drug Promising Against Prostate Cancer
    (11-Aug-2009)
    Monoclonal antibody denosumab counters effects of hormone therapy, study finds

  • Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease
    (06-Aug-2009)
    UV exposure associated with skin inflammation in study of myositis

  • Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures
    (06-Aug-2009)
    Preventive measures urgently needed, researcher says

  • Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures
    (06-Aug-2009)
    Preventive measures urgently needed, researcher says

  • Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease
    (06-Aug-2009)
    UV exposure associated with skin inflammation in study of myositis

  • TNF Blockers May Help Some With Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Aug-2009)
    If standard treatment fails, more intensive therapy works well, study finds

  • Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA
    (05-Aug-2009)
    Agency strengthens 'black box' warning on medicines such as Enbrel, Remicade

  • Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA
    (05-Aug-2009)
    Agency strengthens 'black box' warning on medicines such as Enbrel, Remicade

  • Surgery, 'Sham' Equal in Treating Compression Fracture Pain
    (05-Aug-2009)
    Injecting cement into spine no better than placebo procedure, study finds

  • With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying
    (04-Aug-2009)
    Expert warns that consequences of osteoporosis go far beyond weak bones

  • With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying
    (04-Aug-2009)
    Expert warns that consequences of osteoporosis go far beyond weak bones

  • With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying
    (04-Aug-2009)
    Expert warns that consequences of osteoporosis go far beyond weak bones

  • Crucial Finding Advances Spinal Cord Injury Research
    (03-Aug-2009)
    Scientists guide axons to re-form nerve connections in rats

  • Colcrys Approved for Acute Gout, Mediterranean Fever
    (31-Jul-2009)
    Remedy long used to treat these two inflammatory conditions

  • Biomarker Could Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Those with highest levels are more apt to have joint replacement, study finds

  • Biomarker Could Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Those with highest levels are more apt to have joint replacement, study finds

  • Biomarker Could Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Those with highest levels are more apt to have joint replacement, study finds

  • Biomarker Could Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Those with highest levels are more apt to have joint replacement, study finds

  • Muscle Density Linked to Disability
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Building strength, expert says, might help keep elderly out of hospitals

  • Biomarker Could Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2009)
    Those with highest levels are more apt to have joint replacement, study finds

  • Health Tip: If Your Child's Arches Disappear
    (28-Jul-2009)
    Here's what might affect the youngster's feet

  • Blue Dye Halts Worsening Paralysis in Animal Study
    (28-Jul-2009)
    Discovery could lead to new treatments for people with spine injuries

  • Health Tip: Why Do My Muscles Twitch?
    (27-Jul-2009)
    Some possible causes

  • Agent Orange Linked to Parkinson's, Heart Disease
    (24-Jul-2009)
    Study finds possible increased risk of both conditions among Vietnam vets

  • Coming Soon -- Stem-Cell Surgical Thread?
    (24-Jul-2009)
    Novel technique could speed repair of ligaments, tendons, study shows

  • Forteo Approved for Drug-Related Osteoporosis
    (24-Jul-2009)
    For people taking glucocorticoid medications

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Shin Splints
    (23-Jul-2009)
    Take it easy if you start to feel pain during activity

  • Scientists Reverse Muscular Dystrophy in Mice
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Strategy targets genetic flaw thought to be key to major form of the disease

  • Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis
    (14-Jul-2009)
    Rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being overweight in study

  • Get the Most Out of Your Run
    (14-Jul-2009)
    Simple steps can prevent injuries, experts say

  • Repair ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Quickly
    (14-Jul-2009)
    Postponing surgery can lead to more problems, study finds

  • Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis
    (14-Jul-2009)
    Rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being overweight in study

  • Health Tip: Who Gets Osteoporosis?
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Know if you're at risk for brittle bones

  • Health Tip: Who Gets Osteoporosis?
    (13-Jul-2009)
    Know if you're at risk for brittle bones

  • Simple Steps Deliver Relief for Tennis Elbow
    (12-Jul-2009)
    Strength-training exercises may ease pain, improve movement, study shows

  • Simple Steps Deliver Relief for Tennis Elbow
    (12-Jul-2009)
    Strength-training exercises may ease pain, improve movement, study shows

  • Type of Knee Surgery Makes Difference in Football Career
    (11-Jul-2009)
    Meniscus repair may cut playing time more than ACL reconstruction, findings show

  • Soccer Injuries Differ by Gender
    (10-Jul-2009)
    Analysis of kicking motion yields surprising clues as to why

  • Carpal Tunnel Relief in a Cup
    (10-Jul-2009)
    Healing method used around the world eases pain in small study

  • Strength Testing Could Reduce Pitching Injuries
    (10-Jul-2009)
    Identifying shoulder weakness, preseason training could prevent damage during play, study finds

  • Arthritis Drug Raises Risk of Tuberculosis
    (09-Jul-2009)
    But researchers still don't know why a certain therapy appears to reactivate latent TB

  • Arthritis Drug Raises Risk of Tuberculosis
    (09-Jul-2009)
    But researchers still don't know why a certain therapy appears to reactivate latent TB

  • Screen All Newborns for Hip Dysplasia, Study Urges
    (08-Jul-2009)
    Experts say early treatment helps avoid arthritis in adolescence

  • Screen All Newborns for Hip Dysplasia, Study Urges
    (08-Jul-2009)
    Experts say early treatment helps avoid arthritis in adolescence

  • Health Tip: Stretch Your Feet
    (08-Jul-2009)
    Exercising them will feel good

  • Health Tip: Diagnosing Joint Pain
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Information you should discuss with your doctor

  • MRI May Help Find Deep Endometriosis
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Scan can pinpoint cases that do and do not require surgery, researcher says

  • Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain
    (06-Jul-2009)
    Hunching over, using one thumb increases the risk, study shows

  • Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain
    (06-Jul-2009)
    Hunching over, using one thumb increases the risk, study shows

  • Even Steroid-Free Bodybuilders Focus on Image
    (06-Jul-2009)
    Weight trainers show signs of disorder called muscle dysmorphia, study finds

  • Statins May Cause Muscle Damage in Some Patients
    (06-Jul-2009)
    People with serious muscle aches showed muscle fiber damage even after halting drugs, researchers say

  • Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease
    (06-Jul-2009)
    Possible causes of disorder should now include celiac disease, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Straining the Hamstring
    (02-Jul-2009)
    Who's at greater risk

  • Growth Hormone May Build Muscle in Older Men
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Finding shows promise for treating age-related loss of strength, researchers say

  • FDA Panel Urges Ban on Vicodin, Percocet
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Also recommends dosing limits for OTC painkillers that contain acetaminophen, like Tylenol or Excedrin, because of link to liver damage.

  • Growth Hormone May Build Muscle in Older Men
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Finding shows promise for treating age-related loss of strength, researchers say

  • Health Tip: What's Causing My Neck Pain?
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Some typical triggers

  • Nonsurgical Treatment May Ease Rotator Cuff Injury
    (30-Jun-2009)
    Ultrasound-guided procedure reduced pain and restored mobility in tendinitis patients, study finds

  • Assessment of Bone Growth Stimulator Is Mixed
    (30-Jun-2009)
    It's used more often in spinal fusions, but experts worry about costs and complications

  • Health Tip: Keep Feet Healthy This Summer
    (30-Jun-2009)
    Suggested ways to avoid foot injury

  • 47,000 Elderly Hurt in Walker, Cane Mishaps Each Year
    (29-Jun-2009)
    Older women most often the victims of these falls, CDC says

  • 47,000 Elderly Hurt in Walker, Cane Mishaps Each Year
    (29-Jun-2009)
    Older women most often the victims of these falls, CDC says

  • Discovery Points to Regulation of Calcium Metabolism
    (29-Jun-2009)
    Researchers may be step closer to preventing kidney stones, osteoporosis

  • New Drug Promising Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (29-Jun-2009)
    Golimumab might help where similar drugs failed, research finds

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Rheumatoid Arthriitis
    (27-Jun-2009)
    Small, early study finds few long-term side effects

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Rheumatoid Arthriitis
    (27-Jun-2009)
    Small, early study finds few long-term side effects

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Rheumatoid Arthriitis
    (27-Jun-2009)
    Small, early study finds few long-term side effects

  • Bone Therapy May Not Always Need Monitoring
    (24-Jun-2009)
    In older women, annual measurements are unnecessary, study finds

  • Bone Therapy May Not Always Need Monitoring
    (24-Jun-2009)
    In older women, annual measurements are unnecessary, study finds

  • Bone Therapy May Not Always Need Monitoring
    (24-Jun-2009)
    In older women, annual measurements are unnecessary, study finds

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Heels Happy
    (23-Jun-2009)
    Suggestions to help manage heel pain

  • Determining Who Will Respond to Brain Tumor Therapy
    (23-Jun-2009)
    Blood biomarker, combined with MRI scan, helps predict outcome, study finds

  • Knee Replacement Considered a Good Value
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Study finds it appears cost-effective for those with severe arthritis

  • Knee Replacement Considered a Good Value
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Study finds it appears cost-effective for those with severe arthritis

  • Social Activity Keeps Elders Young, Agile
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Seniors who don't socialize regularly risk losing motor function, researchers say

  • Knee Replacement Considered a Good Value
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Study finds it appears cost-effective for those with severe arthritis

  • Artificial Ankle Takes Giant Step Forward
    (18-Jun-2009)
    Newly approved device allows pain-free mobility, experts say

  • Artificial Ankle Takes Giant Step Forward
    (18-Jun-2009)
    Newly approved device allows pain-free mobility, experts say

  • Artificial Ankle Takes Giant Step Forward
    (18-Jun-2009)
    Newly approved device allows pain-free mobility, experts say

  • Artificial Ankle Takes Giant Step Forward
    (18-Jun-2009)
    Newly approved device allows pain-free mobility, experts say

  • Teens, Young Adults Need More Calcium
    (18-Jun-2009)
    Consumption of bone-building dairy products declines in late teens, research shows

  • Clues to Muscular Dystrophy Seen in Womb
    (17-Jun-2009)
    Finding could lead to earlier, more effective treatment: researchers

  • Finding Raises Hope for Treating ALS
    (15-Jun-2009)
    Time between onset and symptoms could be targeted for therapy, study suggests

  • Might Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Fractures?
    (11-Jun-2009)
    Small study finds nearly double the normal rate of broken bones

  • Might Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Fractures?
    (11-Jun-2009)
    Small study finds nearly double the normal rate of broken bones

  • Good Golf Form Can Improve Game and Prevent Pain
    (06-Jun-2009)
    Experts offer tips to minimize golf-related injuries

  • Young Ballerinas May Face Heart, Bone Risks
    (05-Jun-2009)
    Too few calories, too much exertion can spell danger, study warns

  • Health Tip: Pregnancy and Foot Health
    (05-Jun-2009)
    The feet have a lot more weight to support

  • Avandia Raises Risk of Heart Failure, Fractures
    (05-Jun-2009)
    But study found diabetes drug didn't increase chances of heart disease, death

  • Health Tip: Get a Safe Pedicure
    (04-Jun-2009)
    Help keep your toes healthy

  • Herb May Offer Hope for Autoimmune Diseases
    (04-Jun-2009)
    In lab and mice studies, compound halts disease without crimping immune system

  • 'Cell Phone Elbow' -- A New Ill for the Wired Age
    (02-Jun-2009)
    Cubital tunnel syndrome results from prolonged flexing of the elbow, experts say

  • Powerful Antacids Raise Chances of Fracture
    (02-Jun-2009)
    But benefits still outweigh risks for patients who rely on them, experts say

  • Powerful Antacids Raise Chances of Fracture
    (02-Jun-2009)
    But benefits still outweigh risks for patients who rely on them, experts say

  • When It Comes to Lifting, the Pros Have Your Back
    (30-May-2009)
    Techniques used by professional movers can help reduce risk of serious injury

  • When It Comes to Lifting, the Pros Have Your Back
    (30-May-2009)
    Techniques used by professional movers can help reduce risk of serious injury

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Fight Swine Flu
    (29-May-2009)
    It helps regulate the immune system's response, study with mice shows

  • Enzyme Deficiency Linked to Neural Tube Defect in Mice
    (29-May-2009)
    Study findings may hold key to preventing spina bifida

  • Pitching Prowess May Start With the Pelvis
    (29-May-2009)
    Tests involving pro players show that stability equates to success

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Fight Swine Flu
    (29-May-2009)
    It helps regulate the immune system's response, study with mice shows

  • Enzyme Deficiency Linked to Neural Tube Defect in Mice
    (29-May-2009)
    Study findings may hold key to preventing spina bifida

  • Ankle Replacement System Lets Feet Move
    (28-May-2009)
    FDA says it's an improvement over fusion surgery

  • Ankle Replacement Device Approved
    (28-May-2009)
    For people with deformed or arthritic joint

  • Ankle Replacement System Lets Feet Move
    (28-May-2009)
    FDA says it's an improvement over fusion surgery

  • Ankle Replacement Device Approved
    (28-May-2009)
    For people with deformed or arthritic joint

  • Brain Scans Show Differences in Cocaine Addicts
    (28-May-2009)
    Regions affected when thinking about drugs could be targets for treatments, researchers say

  • Too Much Cola Can Cause Muscle Problems
    (27-May-2009)
    Drop in potassium levels may lead to mild weakness or temporary paralysis, study finds

  • Tailored Treatments Effective for Depression Due to Pain
    (26-May-2009)
    Drug, counseling combo helps patients manage their symptoms, study finds

  • For Young Ballplayers, Support and Caution Are Key
    (23-May-2009)
    Preventing injury takes practice, on and off the field, experts say

  • Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years
    (18-May-2009)
    Younger, active patients will benefit from cement-less version, researchers say

  • Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years
    (18-May-2009)
    Younger, active patients will benefit from cement-less version, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Feet Safe in Flip-Flops
    (18-May-2009)
    Suggestions to help prevent injury

  • More Faces Being Spared in Motor Vehicle Accidents
    (18-May-2009)
    Researchers point to safer vehicles as reason for fewer fractures

  • Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years
    (18-May-2009)
    Younger, active patients will benefit from cement-less version, researchers say

  • Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years
    (18-May-2009)
    Younger, active patients will benefit from cement-less version, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Protecting a New Hip
    (14-May-2009)
    Some "don'ts" after hip replacement surgery

  • Brain Scans Show How Humans 'Hear' Emotion
    (14-May-2009)
    Swiss scientists tracked response to words via MRI

  • Cimzia Approved for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (14-May-2009)
    Previously sanctioned for Crohn's disease

  • Seniors Often Misstate Stroke History
    (11-May-2009)
    Study suggests MRI scans better than questionnaires for evaluations

  • Ladders, Swings and More Can Cause Peril
    (10-May-2009)
    Simple precautions are urged to prevent head, neck injuries

  • Health Tip: Triggers for Foot Arthritis
    (08-May-2009)
    What may be responsible for your arthritic symptoms

  • Health Tip: Triggers for Foot Arthritis
    (08-May-2009)
    What may be responsible for your arthritic symptoms

  • Consider TIAs an Emergency, Groups Urge
    (07-May-2009)
    Experts say risk of full-blown stroke is higher than once thought

  • Chlamydia Infection May Play Role in Type of Arthritis
    (06-May-2009)
    Study ties bacterial exposure to tender joints in group of inflammatory diseases

  • Chlamydia Infection May Play Role in Type of Arthritis
    (06-May-2009)
    Study ties bacterial exposure to tender joints in group of inflammatory diseases

  • Brain Anatomy Could Point to Autism
    (04-May-2009)
    These children tend to have larger amygdala, a neural center for emotion

  • Obese Children More Likely to Suffer Lower Body Injuries
    (02-May-2009)
    Stress on muscle, bone behind severity of damage, longer recovery, study finds

  • Obese Children More Likely to Suffer Lower Body Injuries
    (02-May-2009)
    Stress on muscle, bone behind severity of damage, longer recovery, study finds

  • Obese Children More Likely to Suffer Lower Body Injuries
    (02-May-2009)
    Stress on muscle, bone behind severity of damage, longer recovery, study finds

  • FDA Mandates New Warnings for Botox
    (30-Apr-2009)
    Injection to relax muscle spasms carries severe risks, agency says

  • Health Tip: Build Strong Bones
    (29-Apr-2009)
    And help prevent osteoporosis

  • Common Drug Eases Restless Legs Syndrome
    (29-Apr-2009)
    Lyrica also improves quality of sleep for patients, study finds

  • Health Tip: Build Strong Bones
    (29-Apr-2009)
    And help prevent osteoporosis

  • Health Tip: Smoking and the Musculoskeletal System
    (28-Apr-2009)
    Those puffs affect more than your lungs

  • Health Tip: Smoking and the Musculoskeletal System
    (28-Apr-2009)
    Those puffs affect more than your lungs

  • Heart, Bone Problems May Follow Prostate Cancer Treatment
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Men on hormone-lowering therapy may require close monitoring, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Feet
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Suggestions for good foot health

  • Heart, Bone Problems May Follow Prostate Cancer Treatment
    (27-Apr-2009)
    Men on hormone-lowering therapy may require close monitoring, researchers say

  • Simponi Approved for Immune-Related Arthritis
    (24-Apr-2009)
    A drug injected monthly

  • Osteoporosis Drugs Might Not Raise Cancer Risk
    (22-Apr-2009)
    Two studies suggest bisphosphonates don't increase chances of esophageal tumors

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Shin Splints
    (22-Apr-2009)
    Are you at risk?

  • One in 50 Americans Lives With Paralysis
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Survey shows spinal cord injuries much more common than thought

  • 'Silent' Heart Attacks More Common Than Thought
    (20-Apr-2009)
    Since they leave few signs, imaging reveals patients at much greater risk for death

  • The Pill May Limit Muscle Gains in Women
    (17-Apr-2009)
    But experts say results from the small study are no reason to stop birth control

  • NIH May Ease Some, But Not All, Stem Cell Restrictions
    (17-Apr-2009)
    Agency says cells should come from fertility clinic embryos that otherwise would be discarded

  • Health Tip: Drive Safely With Arthritis
    (15-Apr-2009)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Brain Scans Reveal Secrets of 'Writer's Cramp'
    (15-Apr-2009)
    Condition may arise from abnormalities in nerve fiber bundles, scientists say

  • Brain Scans Reveal Secrets of 'Writer's Cramp'
    (15-Apr-2009)
    Condition may arise from abnormalities in nerve fiber bundles, scientists say

  • Slow-Healing Bones May Get Boost From Drug
    (14-Apr-2009)
    Full-fledged study will test effect on healing time and pain reduction

  • Slow-Healing Bones May Get Boost From Drug
    (14-Apr-2009)
    Full-fledged study will test effect on healing time and pain reduction

  • Once-a-Year Drug Helps Counter Steroid-Linked Bone Loss
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Reclast injection beat daily pill at restoring bone for patients with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, study found

  • Once-a-Year Drug Helps Counter Steroid-Linked Bone Loss
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Reclast injection beat daily pill at restoring bone for patients with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, study found

  • Hazardous Falls Don't Have to Happen
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Experts offer seniors tips on avoiding harmful tumbles

  • Once-a-Year Drug Helps Counter Steroid-Linked Bone Loss
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Reclast injection beat daily pill at restoring bone for patients with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, study found

  • Once-a-Year Drug Helps Counter Steroid-Linked Bone Loss
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Reclast injection beat daily pill at restoring bone for patients with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, study found

  • A Winning Strategy to Beat Spring Sporting Injuries
    (12-Apr-2009)
    Podiatrists suggest proper shoes, warm-up routine can prevent most common foot and ankle problems

  • A Winning Strategy to Beat Spring Sporting Injuries
    (12-Apr-2009)
    Podiatrists suggest proper shoes, warm-up routine can prevent most common foot and ankle problems

  • Oxycodone May Reduce Shingles Pain
    (10-Apr-2009)
    Small study finds painkiller offered relief, but constipation was problem for some

  • New Drug May Help Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Study shows golimumab improved physical function, eased symptoms

  • New Drug May Help Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Study shows golimumab improved physical function, eased symptoms

  • New Drug May Help Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Study shows golimumab improved physical function, eased symptoms

  • Extra Pounds in Mid-Life Affect Later Mobility
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Seniors who lose weight still at risk from previous obesity

  • Health Tip: Don't Let Minor Knee Pain Slow You Down
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Help make a sore knee feel better

  • New Drug May Help Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Study shows golimumab improved physical function, eased symptoms

  • Health Tip: Using Orthotic Shoe Inserts
    (08-Apr-2009)
    How to help your feet

  • Muscle Mass Won't Grow in Women Over 80
    (03-Apr-2009)
    But weight training can boost strength in other ways, researchers say

  • Post-Op Painkillers Tied to Deaths After Spinal Fusion
    (03-Apr-2009)
    Middle-aged men appear most at risk from overdosing following the surgery, study found

  • Living Near Major Road May Boost Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (01-Apr-2009)
    And women closest to traffic were 63 percent more likely to develop the disease, study says

  • Living Near Major Road May Boost Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (01-Apr-2009)
    And women closest to traffic were 63 percent more likely to develop the disease, study says

  • Living Near Major Road May Boost Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (01-Apr-2009)
    And women closest to traffic were 63 percent more likely to develop the disease, study says

  • Health Tip: Protect Aging Feet
    (30-Mar-2009)
    Help prevent painful problems

  • For All Their Plusses, Pets Pose a Risk for Falls, Too
    (26-Mar-2009)
    Being pulled by a dog or chasing a cat causes many tumbles, CDC reports

  • For All Their Plusses, Pets Pose a Risk for Falls, Too
    (26-Mar-2009)
    Being pulled by a dog or chasing a cat causes many tumbles, CDC reports

  • New MRI Technology Expands Its Power
    (26-Mar-2009)
    Signal thousand times stronger than current imaging, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Arthritis in the Thumb
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Here's a list of possible symptoms

  • Collaborative Care Helps Ease Chronic Pain
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Successful intervention included doctor training, patient education and feedback

  • Collaborative Care Helps Ease Chronic Pain
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Successful intervention included doctor training, patient education and feedback

  • Osteoporosis May Raise Risk for Vertigo
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Impaired calcium metabolism may be the link, researchers say

  • Many Americans Fall Short on Their Vitamin D
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Recommended levels in foods need to be increased, experts say

  • Health Tip: Check Your Baby's Feet
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Make sure they're developing normally

  • Osteoporosis May Raise Risk for Vertigo
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Impaired calcium metabolism may be the link, researchers say

  • Many Americans Fall Short on Their Vitamin D
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Recommended levels in foods need to be increased, experts say

  • A Little Drink May Be Good for Your Bones
    (18-Mar-2009)
    Moderate consumption offers the most protection, study finds

  • A Little Drink May Be Good for Your Bones
    (18-Mar-2009)
    Moderate consumption offers the most protection, study finds

  • Health Tip: Getting a Tetanus Shot
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Don't ignore an open wound that's come in contact with soil

  • Weight Loss Might Not Curb Knee Arthritis
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Obesity boosts risk, but weight has no overall effect on progression, study says

  • Weight Loss Might Not Curb Knee Arthritis
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Obesity boosts risk, but weight has no overall effect on progression, study says

  • Weight Loss Might Not Curb Knee Arthritis
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Obesity boosts risk, but weight has no overall effect on progression, study says

  • Cancer Drug May Offer New Hope for Lupus Patients
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Small U.K. study says Rituxan could become 1st new drug for disease in 50 years

  • Weight Loss Might Not Curb Knee Arthritis
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Obesity boosts risk, but weight has no overall effect on progression, study says

  • Scientists ID Biomarkers for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Mar-2009)
    Blood samples from women had higher levels of 2 proteins before they developed disease

  • Scientists ID Biomarkers for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Mar-2009)
    Blood samples from women had higher levels of 2 proteins before they developed disease

  • Health Tip: Exercise for Bone Health
    (12-Mar-2009)
    It will help keep bones strong

  • Brain Scans Shed Light on Dyslexia
    (12-Mar-2009)
    Mismatch occurs between seeing letter and the sound it represents, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Exercise for Bone Health
    (12-Mar-2009)
    It will help keep bones strong

  • Scientists ID Biomarkers for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Mar-2009)
    Blood samples from women had higher levels of 2 proteins before they developed disease

  • Parkinson's Treatment Drugs Even Out Over Long Term
    (11-Mar-2009)
    Levels of disability, quality of life similar on levodopa or pramipexole, study finds

  • More Vitamin C May Mean Less Chance of Gout
    (09-Mar-2009)
    With 1,500 milligrams a day, men cut their risk by 45%, study finds

  • Obama Lifts Ban on Stem Cell Research
    (09-Mar-2009)
    Scientists applaud his action, which is expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

  • Obama to End Stem Cell Ban Monday
    (08-Mar-2009)
    Researchers applaud his action, which is expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

  • Hip Osteoarthritis Therapy No Better Than Placebo
    (06-Mar-2009)
    FDA-approved injection for knees less effective in deep joint areas, study finds

  • Hip Osteoarthritis Therapy No Better Than Placebo
    (06-Mar-2009)
    FDA-approved injection for knees less effective in deep joint areas, study finds

  • Hip Osteoarthritis Therapy No Better Than Placebo
    (06-Mar-2009)
    FDA-approved injection for knees less effective in deep joint areas, study finds

  • Health Tip: Coping With Juvenile Arthritis
    (04-Mar-2009)
    How to help your child adjust

  • In Elderly Women, Hip Fractures Often Follow Arm Breaks
    (02-Mar-2009)
    Problem may stem from the way older people fall, expert says

  • In Elderly Women, Hip Fractures Often Follow Arm Breaks
    (02-Mar-2009)
    Problem may stem from the way older people fall, expert says

  • In Elderly Women, Hip Fractures Often Follow Arm Breaks
    (02-Mar-2009)
    Problem may stem from the way older people fall, expert says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Muscles
    (02-Mar-2009)
    Conditions that raise your risk for strain and injury

  • Joint Replacement Soars as Number of Docs Falls
    (26-Feb-2009)
    Low reimbursement rates turning many young doctors off the specialty, researcher says

  • Gene Mutation Linked to Inherited ALS
    (26-Feb-2009)
    Discovery might one day lead to additional treatments, experts say

  • Joint Replacement Soars as Number of Docs Falls
    (26-Feb-2009)
    Low reimbursement rates turning many young doctors off the specialty, researcher says

  • Joint Replacement Soars as Number of Docs Falls
    (26-Feb-2009)
    Low reimbursement rates turning many young doctors off the specialty, researcher says

  • Human Ancestors Put Best Foot Forward 1.5M Years Ago
    (26-Feb-2009)
    Fossils thought to be oldest evidence to date of an essentially modern foot

  • Joint Replacement Soars as Number of Docs Falls
    (26-Feb-2009)
    Low reimbursement rates turning many young doctors off the specialty, researcher says

  • Joint Replacement Soars as Number of Docs Falls
    (26-Feb-2009)
    Low reimbursement rates turning many young doctors off the specialty, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Helping a Broken Toe Heal
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Rest your sore foot

  • Genes May Help Drive Rotator Cuff Injury
    (25-Feb-2009)
    The risk is higher if even distant relatives have suffered such problems, study finds

  • Health Tip: Helping a Broken Toe Heal
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Rest your sore foot

  • Health Tip: Helping a Broken Toe Heal
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Rest your sore foot

  • Using a Balloon to Repair a Broken Back
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Technique called kyphoplasty may benefit those with vertebral fractures, study finds

  • Health Tip: Lift Weights to Boost Your Health
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Suggestions for doing it safely

  • Using a Balloon to Repair a Broken Back
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Technique called kyphoplasty may benefit those with vertebral fractures, study finds

  • Health Tip: Causes of Corns
    (23-Feb-2009)
    How to prevent the painful foot condition

  • Any Old Cane Won't Do
    (22-Feb-2009)
    Expert offers tips for choosing one carefully after an injury

  • Any Old Cane Won't Do
    (22-Feb-2009)
    Expert offers tips for choosing one carefully after an injury

  • Any Old Cane Won't Do
    (22-Feb-2009)
    Expert offers tips for choosing one carefully after an injury

  • 1 in 10 Ex-NFL Players Used Steroids, Poll Reports
    (20-Feb-2009)
    Finding comes from confidential survey in research that highlights drugs' damage to long-term health

  • 1 in 10 Ex-NFL Players Used Steroids, Poll Reports
    (20-Feb-2009)
    Finding comes from confidential survey in research that highlights drugs' damage to long-term health

  • Thrill-Seekers' Brains May Be Wired Differently
    (19-Feb-2009)
    Region that affects addictive behavior is linked to risk-taking, too, study finds

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Raise Shingles Risk
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Older people and those also taking steroids are most vulnerable, study finds

  • Menopause Drug Tied to Breast Cancer Recurrence
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Dutch study of tibolone, also used for osteoporosis but not available in U.S., was stopped early due to increased risk

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Raise Shingles Risk
    (17-Feb-2009)
    Older people and those also taking steroids are most vulnerable, study finds

  • Health Tip: When Arthritis Affects the Hands
    (16-Feb-2009)
    Signs that you may need treatment

  • Uloric Approved for Gout
    (16-Feb-2009)
    The first new treatment option in 40 years

  • Experts Release Guidelines on Use of Breast MRI
    (16-Feb-2009)
    The technology can supplement, but not replace, standard screening, they say

  • Casting Seems Best for Severe Ankle Sprains
    (13-Feb-2009)
    Results are better with brief immobilization than with bandage or boot, study finds

  • Casting Seems Best for Severe Ankle Sprains
    (13-Feb-2009)
    Results are better with brief immobilization than with bandage or boot, study finds

  • Drug Reduces Inflammatory Arthritis Symptoms, Lesions
    (12-Feb-2009)
    Ustekinumab effective for those who don't respond to current treatments, study finds

  • Drug Reduces Inflammatory Arthritis Symptoms, Lesions
    (12-Feb-2009)
    Ustekinumab effective for those who don't respond to current treatments, study finds

  • Drug Reduces Inflammatory Arthritis Symptoms, Lesions
    (12-Feb-2009)
    Ustekinumab effective for those who don't respond to current treatments, study finds

  • Drug Reduces Inflammatory Arthritis Symptoms, Lesions
    (12-Feb-2009)
    Ustekinumab effective for those who don't respond to current treatments, study finds

  • 'Near-Wins' Boost Desire to Keep Gambling
    (11-Feb-2009)
    Brain sees these as special events, even though result is technically a loss

  • Scientists Heartened at Prospect of End to Stem Cell Ban
    (09-Feb-2009)
    Move by Obama expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

  • Prescription Chondroitin May Help Knee Osteoarthritis
    (06-Feb-2009)
    European drug is not the same as supplement available in U.S., study says

  • Gene Therapy May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Feb-2009)
    2 women who got injections report reduced pain and swelling

  • Gene Therapy May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Feb-2009)
    2 women who got injections report reduced pain and swelling

  • Gene Therapy May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Feb-2009)
    2 women who got injections report reduced pain and swelling

  • Prescription Chondroitin May Help Knee Osteoarthritis
    (06-Feb-2009)
    European drug is not the same as supplement available in U.S., study says

  • Imaging of Low Back Pain Fails to Change Outcomes
    (06-Feb-2009)
    Study finds no real difference whether people were scanned or not

  • Prescription Chondroitin May Help Knee Osteoarthritis
    (06-Feb-2009)
    European drug is not the same as supplement available in U.S., study says

  • Gene Therapy May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Feb-2009)
    2 women who got injections report reduced pain and swelling

  • Spine Injuries a Common Result of Car Crashes
    (05-Feb-2009)
    Seat belts and airbags could reduce the risk, study says

  • Exercise Key Player in Knee Replacement Recovery
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Workouts counter functional decline, could ward off osteoarthritis, study says

  • Exercise Key Player in Knee Replacement Recovery
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Workouts counter functional decline, could ward off osteoarthritis, study says

  • Exercise Key Player in Knee Replacement Recovery
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Workouts counter functional decline, could ward off osteoarthritis, study says

  • Plan Hopes to ID Early Halt in Reproductive Function
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Guidelines could diagnose primary ovarian insufficiency in women under 40

  • Exercise Key Player in Knee Replacement Recovery
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Workouts counter functional decline, could ward off osteoarthritis, study says

  • Exercise Key Player in Knee Replacement Recovery
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Workouts counter functional decline, could ward off osteoarthritis, study says

  • Fractures in Older Adults Up Death Risk
    (03-Feb-2009)
    Study finds all breaks, not just hip fractures, tied to increased mortality

  • Are We Exercising Pain Away? Not So Much.
    (03-Feb-2009)
    Few people with neck, back pain are prescribed physical activity, survey finds

  • Fractures in Older Adults Up Death Risk
    (03-Feb-2009)
    Study finds all breaks, not just hip fractures, tied to increased mortality

  • Are We Exercising Pain Away? Not So Much.
    (03-Feb-2009)
    Few people with neck, back pain are prescribed physical activity, survey finds

  • Fractures in Older Adults Up Death Risk
    (03-Feb-2009)
    Study finds all breaks, not just hip fractures, tied to increased mortality

  • Therapy, Meds Best for Lumbar Low Back Pain
    (03-Feb-2009)
    Barring complications, surgery can be avoided since most symptoms fade within 6 weeks, experts say

  • Are We Exercising Pain Away? Not So Much.
    (03-Feb-2009)
    Few people with neck, back pain are prescribed physical activity, survey finds

  • Quick Orthopedic Repair Can Save Young Shoulders
    (02-Feb-2009)
    Arthroscopic surgery for athletes greatly reduces risk of recurring injury, study says

  • A Checklist for Joint Replacement Surgery
    (01-Feb-2009)
    Knowing what to expect before and after procedure aids healing, experts say

  • A Checklist for Joint Replacement Surgery
    (01-Feb-2009)
    Knowing what to expect before and after procedure aids healing, experts say

  • Studies Struggle to Gauge Glucosamine's Worth
    (01-Feb-2009)
    But many doctors insist the supplement is safe and worth a try for arthritis pain

  • Studies Struggle to Gauge Glucosamine's Worth
    (01-Feb-2009)
    But many doctors insist the supplement is safe and worth a try for arthritis pain

  • A Checklist for Joint Replacement Surgery
    (01-Feb-2009)
    Knowing what to expect before and after procedure aids healing, experts say

  • Old Tech Helps Soldiers With New Wound Infection
    (29-Jan-2009)
    Antibiotic-laced bone cement cuts complications that could cost them a limb

  • Old Tech Helps Soldiers With New Wound Infection
    (29-Jan-2009)
    Antibiotic-laced bone cement cuts complications that could cost them a limb

  • Hormone-Boosting Drug May Help Treat Frailty
    (27-Jan-2009)
    Older adults who took capromorelin had boost in lean body mass

  • Some Heart Failure Meds May Raise Fracture Risk in Women
    (27-Jan-2009)
    Long-term use of loop diuretics tied to drop in bone density but short-term use safe, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Managing Neck Pain
    (27-Jan-2009)
    Keep yourself comfortable

  • FDA OKs 1st Embryonic Stem Cell Trial
    (23-Jan-2009)
    Might improve function in paralyzed patients, experts say

  • Dog Ailment, ALS Link Seen
    (22-Jan-2009)
    Genetic tie found between Lou Gehrig's disease and canine ailment

  • MRI Scans Reveal Post-Heart Attack Bleeding
    (20-Jan-2009)
    Images could offer doctors a better assessment of patient's condition, chances of recovery

  • Knee Replacement Works Best When Patients, Providers Agree
    (19-Jan-2009)
    But opinions on the need for the operation differ about 20% of the time, researchers say

  • Knee Replacement Works Best When Patients, Providers Agree
    (19-Jan-2009)
    But opinions on the need for the operation differ about 20% of the time, researchers say

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Hits Women Harder
    (16-Jan-2009)
    Study finds more symptoms, greater severity among female patients.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Hits Women Harder
    (16-Jan-2009)
    Study finds more symptoms, greater severity among female patients.

  • Health Tip: Oh, Those Aching Muscles
    (15-Jan-2009)
    Suggestions to soothe the soreness

  • Hard-to-Treat Leukemia Cell Subtype Identified
    (14-Jan-2009)
    Discovery suggests new treatments for aggressive form of childhood disease, study says

  • Brain 'Switchboard' Separates Learning, Remembering
    (14-Jan-2009)
    Recall process appears to suppress ability to absorb new information, imaging study finds

  • Counseling Lacking for Adolescents With Arthritis
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Study says more programs needed for transition to adult health care

  • Counseling Lacking for Adolescents With Arthritis
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Study says more programs needed for transition to adult health care

  • 'Snowbirds' Beware the Climate Changes
    (07-Jan-2009)
    Switch to balmier days can be healthy and hazardous for seniors, experts say

  • Brains of Bulimia Patients Wired Differently
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Study found regions related to impulse control were less active

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Those With Advanced Parkinson's
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Study found both physical function and quality of life improved

  • Winter Is Tough on Feet
    (05-Jan-2009)
    Doctors offer advice on how to protect against injury, discomfort

  • Surgeons Often Are Blamed When Hip Replacements Fail
    (02-Jan-2009)
    Consumers urged to pay more attention to choosing the doctor, not the device

  • Health Tip: Bones, Muscles and Aging
    (02-Jan-2009)
    Exercise can help prevent age-related decline

  • Surgeons Often Are Blamed When Hip Replacements Fail
    (02-Jan-2009)
    Consumers urged to pay more attention to choosing the doctor, not the device

  • Health Tip: Bones, Muscles and Aging
    (02-Jan-2009)
    Exercise can help prevent age-related decline

  • Study Links Osteoporosis Drugs to Jaw Trouble
    (01-Jan-2009)
    Condition marked by pain, swelling, loose teeth and exposed bone

  • Study Links Osteoporosis Drugs to Jaw Trouble
    (01-Jan-2009)
    Condition marked by pain, swelling, loose teeth and exposed bone

  • Osteoporosis Drug Prompts Increase in Certain Bone Cells
    (31-Dec-2008)
    Scientists not sure if finding points to potential problems; maker stands by medication

  • Osteoporosis Drug Prompts Increase in Certain Bone Cells
    (31-Dec-2008)
    Scientists not sure if finding points to potential problems; maker stands by medication

  • Naprapathy: A Hands-On Approach to Pain Management
    (31-Dec-2008)
    Manipulation and nutritional counseling helps with connective tissue-related pain

  • Osteoporosis Drug Prompts Increase in Certain Bone Cells
    (31-Dec-2008)
    Scientists not sure if finding points to potential problems; maker stands by medication

  • Put Your Best Foot Forward Next Year
    (28-Dec-2008)
    Resolutions to get fit can mean more podiatric pain, experts warn

  • Bling Makes Your Brain Sing
    (24-Dec-2008)
    'Rewarding' objects receive star status in neurological vision systems, study shows

  • Study Shows Exercise Shields Against Osteoporosis
    (23-Dec-2008)
    Women who did weight-bearing sports such as swimming had greater bone density in menopause

  • Study Shows Exercise Shields Against Osteoporosis
    (23-Dec-2008)
    Women who did weight-bearing sports such as swimming had greater bone density in menopause

  • Study Shows Exercise Shields Against Osteoporosis
    (23-Dec-2008)
    Women who did weight-bearing sports such as swimming had greater bone density in menopause

  • Scientists Discover Trigger for Autoimmune Diseases
    (22-Dec-2008)
    Self-attacking, dormant cells switch 'on' in those with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

  • Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Lack Vitamin D
    (19-Dec-2008)
    Deficiency can increase bone fracture risk, researchers say

  • Community Exercise Programs Boost Seniors' Strength
    (19-Dec-2008)
    Regular participation can also reduce risk of falls, study says

  • Health Tip: Managing Joint Pain
    (17-Dec-2008)
    Suggestions to help you feel better

  • Fruits and Veggies May Strengthen Bones
    (12-Dec-2008)
    Could join calcium and vitamin D in fight against osteoporosis, study finds

  • Fruits and Veggies May Strengthen Bones
    (12-Dec-2008)
    Could join calcium and vitamin D in fight against osteoporosis, study finds

  • Returning to the Road Tricky After Injury
    (10-Dec-2008)
    Orthopedic surgeons offer tips on knowing when you're ready to drive again

  • 2 Diabetes Drugs Double Fracture Risk in Women
    (10-Dec-2008)
    Both Avandia and Actos lower bone density, new analysis shows

  • Returning to the Road Tricky After Injury
    (10-Dec-2008)
    Orthopedic surgeons offer tips on knowing when you're ready to drive again

  • 38% of U.S. Adults Use Alternative Treatments
    (10-Dec-2008)
    As do 12% of children, new government survey says

  • MRI Can Spot Presymptomatic MS
    (10-Dec-2008)
    A third of patients with suspect scans develop the disease within 5 years, study finds

  • 2 Diabetes Drugs Double Fracture Risk in Women
    (10-Dec-2008)
    Both Avandia and Actos lower bone density, new analysis shows

  • New Statistical Model Could Cut Needless Breast Biopsies
    (05-Dec-2008)
    But further study needed before method can become standard, researchers say

  • New Statistical Model Could Cut Needless Breast Biopsies
    (05-Dec-2008)
    But further study needed before method can become standard, researchers say

  • Higher Chemo Drug Dose Prolongs Lives of Leukemia Patients
    (04-Dec-2008)
    Side effects similar to those seen with standard dose of daunorubicin, study shows

  • Doctors Issue New Neuropathy Test Guidelines
    (04-Dec-2008)
    Common nerve problem best diagnosed with combination of assessments, researchers say

  • Latest Breast Imaging Techniques Offer New Views
    (03-Dec-2008)
    Neither will replace mammography for screening yet, experts say

  • CT Colonography Screens for Cancer, Osteoporosis
    (02-Dec-2008)
    Abdominal scan checks bone mineral density with no additional radiation, minimal cost

  • CT Colonography Screens for Cancer, Osteoporosis
    (02-Dec-2008)
    Abdominal scan checks bone mineral density with no additional radiation, minimal cost

  • CT Colonography Screens for Cancer, Osteoporosis
    (02-Dec-2008)
    Abdominal scan checks bone mineral density with no additional radiation, minimal cost

  • Young Gymnasts Facing Broad Range of New Injuries
    (01-Dec-2008)
    MRI scans show knuckle, wrist and bone damage that could develop into early osteoarthritis

  • Young Gymnasts Facing Broad Range of New Injuries
    (01-Dec-2008)
    MRI scans show knuckle, wrist and bone damage that could develop into early osteoarthritis

  • New Twist on Treatment of Foot Pain
    (01-Dec-2008)
    'Dry-needling,' steroids effective against plantar fasciitis, researchers say

  • Young Gymnasts Facing Broad Range of New Injuries
    (01-Dec-2008)
    MRI scans show knuckle, wrist and bone damage that could develop into early osteoarthritis

  • Older Adults Who Exercise Boost Blood Flow in Brain
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Aerobic workouts may prevent cognitive decline in some, study says

  • Young Gymnasts Facing Broad Range of New Injuries
    (01-Dec-2008)
    MRI scans show knuckle, wrist and bone damage that could develop into early osteoarthritis

  • Women Smokers Lose 14.5 Years Off Life Span
    (27-Nov-2008)
    November is lung cancer awareness month, and doctors urge everyone to kick the habit

  • Women Smokers Lose 14.5 Years Off Life Span
    (27-Nov-2008)
    November is lung cancer awareness month, and doctors urge everyone to kick the habit

  • Growth Hormone Won't Fight ALS
    (24-Nov-2008)
    Study shows 'disappointing' results against Lou Gehrig's disease

  • New Scan Spots Beginning of Bone Problems in Anorexics
    (19-Nov-2008)
    Structural abnormalities start early, researchers report

  • Sport Supplement May Help Shield Seniors From Falls
    (19-Nov-2008)
    Beta-alanine boosts muscle, balance, study finds

  • New Scan Spots Beginning of Bone Problems in Anorexics
    (19-Nov-2008)
    Structural abnormalities start early, researchers report

  • Toxic Chemicals Blamed for Gulf War Illness
    (17-Nov-2008)
    Report also cites drug given to U.S. troops to protect them from nerve gas

  • Toxic Chemicals Blamed for Gulf War Illness
    (17-Nov-2008)
    Report also cites drug given to U.S. troops to protect them from nerve gas

  • Finding Points to Possible Blood Test for Brain Tumors
    (17-Nov-2008)
    Tiny sacs, released by glioblastoma cells, can be detected, study shows

  • Younger Men Fare Best After Hip Joint Resurfacing
    (14-Nov-2008)
    The new procedure is an alternative to hip replacement, but complications occur, experts say

  • IV 'Ice Slurry' Quickly Cools Body for Surgeries
    (14-Nov-2008)
    Innovative approach could give heart attack victims, other patients more time, developers say

  • New Therapy Could Transform Arthritis Treatment
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Modifying gene called Foxp3 may develop cells capable of suppressing immune response

  • New Therapy Could Transform Arthritis Treatment
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Modifying gene called Foxp3 may develop cells capable of suppressing immune response

  • New Therapy Could Transform Arthritis Treatment
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Modifying gene called Foxp3 may develop cells capable of suppressing immune response

  • Health Tip: Exercise to Beat Arthritis Pain
    (12-Nov-2008)
    How activity can help you feel better

  • Calcium, Vitamin D Won't Prevent Breast Cancer
    (11-Nov-2008)
    But findings apply to postmenopausal women only, counters editorial

  • Use of Imaging Technology Skyrockets
    (10-Nov-2008)
    But study questions if MRIs, CT scans are always worth the cost

  • Active Young Women Need Calcium, Vitamin D
    (07-Nov-2008)
    The supplements can help prevent stress fractures, experts say

  • Active Young Women Need Calcium, Vitamin D
    (07-Nov-2008)
    The supplements can help prevent stress fractures, experts say

  • Gene Mutation in Dalmatians Sheds Light on Kidney Stones in Humans
    (07-Nov-2008)
    Finding explained high levels of uric acid in dog breed

  • Depression Heightens Sensitivity to Pain
    (07-Nov-2008)
    MRI reveals relationship between mental condition and reaction to physical discomfort

  • Alcohol Abuse Can Damage Bones
    (06-Nov-2008)
    It interferes with bone metabolism and bone mass maintenance, study finds

  • Drug Boosts Natural Growth Hormone in Seniors
    (06-Nov-2008)
    MK-677 brought muscle mass, but long-term effects on vitality unclear, scientists say

  • Alcohol Abuse Can Damage Bones
    (06-Nov-2008)
    It interferes with bone metabolism and bone mass maintenance, study finds

  • New Pathways Studied to Repair Nerves
    (06-Nov-2008)
    Two different approaches seek to interfere with mechanisms that inhibit cell regeneration

  • Study Sheds Light on Painkillers' Heart Risk
    (03-Nov-2008)
    Cox-2 drugs, like Celebrex, less safe than Cox-1 drugs, like naproxen, study says

  • Falls Are Leading Cause of Injury to Seniors
    (02-Nov-2008)
    But orthopedists say a home safety review could cut odds of fractures in those over 65

  • Falls Are Leading Cause of Injury to Seniors
    (02-Nov-2008)
    But orthopedists say a home safety review could cut odds of fractures in those over 65

  • Asleep or Awake, Brain Functions the Same
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Finding may help evaluate infants, as well as psychiatric, movement disorders

  • Consumer Group Seeks FDA Ban on Avandia
    (30-Oct-2008)
    Public Citizen cites liver failure deaths, other risks of adverse events for diabetes drug

  • Health Tip: Controlling Muscle Cramps
    (30-Oct-2008)
    Suggestions to prevent them

  • Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

  • Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

  • Biologics Don't Raise Cancer Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Review finds no connection between drugs that block tumor necrosis factor and malignancies

  • Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

  • Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

  • Biologics Don't Raise Cancer Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Review finds no connection between drugs that block tumor necrosis factor and malignancies

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Gums
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Periodontal disease rises as the joint ailment worsens, research shows

  • Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks
    (28-Oct-2008)
    Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

  • Etanercept, Methotrexate Safe for Juvenile RA
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Review finds use, even in combo, an effective long-term treatment

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Rising Among U.S. Women
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Cases have increased since the mid-1990s, study shows

  • Etanercept, Methotrexate Safe for Juvenile RA
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Review finds use, even in combo, an effective long-term treatment

  • Etanercept, Methotrexate Safe for Juvenile RA
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Review finds use, even in combo, an effective long-term treatment

  • New Drug May Strengthen Women's Bones
    (27-Oct-2008)
    In study, denosumab outperformed a standard osteoporosis therapy

  • Osteoporosis Meds Linked to Heart Problem
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Bisphosphonates may up rate of serious atrial fibrillation, review finds

  • Gene Plays Key Role in Clubfoot
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Finding could lead to tests, therapies, experts say

  • New Drug May Strengthen Women's Bones
    (27-Oct-2008)
    In study, denosumab outperformed a standard osteoporosis therapy

  • Osteoporosis Meds Linked to Heart Problem
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Bisphosphonates may up rate of serious atrial fibrillation, review finds

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Rising Among U.S. Women
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Cases have increased since the mid-1990s, study shows

  • Etanercept, Methotrexate Safe for Juvenile RA
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Review finds use, even in combo, an effective long-term treatment

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis a Threat to the Heart
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Greater risk of heart attack, and more complications later, studies find

  • Drug Improves Outcomes for Gout Patients
    (26-Oct-2008)
    Study says pegloticase viable treatment for those who've run out of options

  • Drug Improves Outcomes for Gout Patients
    (26-Oct-2008)
    Study says pegloticase viable treatment for those who've run out of options

  • New MS Therapies Show Promise
    (24-Oct-2008)
    But the side effects of one drug require much more research, researchers say

  • One-Quarter of Biologic Drugs Have Had Safety Issues
    (21-Oct-2008)
    International analysis finds 11% issued 'black box' warnings by FDA

  • ALS, Alzheimer's Insights Could Improve Treatment
    (20-Oct-2008)
    But each discovery awaits testing in humans, experts note

  • Heart Failure Raises Risk of Fractures
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Researchers say finding calls for better osteoporosis screening, treatment in these patients

  • Heart Failure Raises Risk of Fractures
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Researchers say finding calls for better osteoporosis screening, treatment in these patients

  • Heart Failure Raises Risk of Fractures
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Researchers say finding calls for better osteoporosis screening, treatment in these patients

  • Mammograms Remain Best Way to Spot Breast Cancer
    (17-Oct-2008)
    Friday is National Mammography Day

  • Vitamin K Doesn't Slow Bone Loss
    (16-Oct-2008)
    But high doses may protect against fractures, cancer, study suggests

  • Vitamin K Doesn't Slow Bone Loss
    (16-Oct-2008)
    But high doses may protect against fractures, cancer, study suggests

  • Vitamin K Doesn't Slow Bone Loss
    (16-Oct-2008)
    But high doses may protect against fractures, cancer, study suggests

  • New Technique Activates Brain Neurons to Move Paralyzed Limb
    (15-Oct-2008)
    Experiment with monkeys could lead to new treatments for severely injured patients

  • Health Tip: After a Hip Replacement
    (14-Oct-2008)
    How to help your recovery

  • Vioxx's Heart Risk Lingered Long After Use Ended
    (14-Oct-2008)
    Some danger may come with other NSAID pain relievers, experts say

  • Autumn Sees More Women With Bunion Problems
    (12-Oct-2008)
    Transition from flip-flops, sandals to traditional shoes may be culprit, specialists say

  • Fliers Can Keep Blood Clots at Bay
    (11-Oct-2008)
    Simple exercises, staying hydrated best ways to avoid deep vein thrombosis, therapists say

  • Fliers Can Keep Blood Clots at Bay
    (11-Oct-2008)
    Simple exercises, staying hydrated best ways to avoid deep vein thrombosis, therapists say

  • Tamoxifen Cuts Fracture Risk: Study
    (10-Oct-2008)
    But the benefit disappears when breast cancer drug is stopped

  • Tamoxifen Cuts Fracture Risk: Study
    (10-Oct-2008)
    But the benefit disappears when breast cancer drug is stopped

  • Tamoxifen Cuts Fracture Risk: Study
    (10-Oct-2008)
    But the benefit disappears when breast cancer drug is stopped

  • Prostate Meds Not Tied to Increased Hip Fracture Risk
    (07-Oct-2008)
    But long-term effects of hormone-blocking drugs still need review, study finds

  • Form IDs Spinal Patients Likely to Stick With Therapy
    (05-Oct-2008)
    13-item questionnaire predicts who will be more active in post-surgery rehab

  • Gradual Exercise Best After Joint Replacement
    (03-Oct-2008)
    Trying to get back in the game too soon can undo benefits of surgery, study says

  • Gradual Exercise Best After Joint Replacement
    (03-Oct-2008)
    Trying to get back in the game too soon can undo benefits of surgery, study says

  • Protein in Spinal Fluid May Contribute to MS: Study
    (03-Oct-2008)
    Higher levels of immune molecule might inhibit cells' ability to fight inflammation

  • Resistance Training Boosts Mobility in Knee Arthritis Patients
    (02-Oct-2008)
    Using free weights, isometric exercise tied to overall increase in physical activity levels

  • Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability
    (02-Oct-2008)
    More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says

  • Resistance Training Boosts Mobility in Knee Arthritis Patients
    (02-Oct-2008)
    Using free weights, isometric exercise tied to overall increase in physical activity levels

  • Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability
    (02-Oct-2008)
    More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says

  • Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability
    (02-Oct-2008)
    More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says

  • Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability
    (02-Oct-2008)
    More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says

  • Resistance Training Boosts Mobility in Knee Arthritis Patients
    (02-Oct-2008)
    Using free weights, isometric exercise tied to overall increase in physical activity levels

  • Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability
    (02-Oct-2008)
    More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says

  • Three Genes Raise Gout Risk
    (01-Oct-2008)
    Finding could lead to new treatments, experts say

  • Three Genes Raise Gout Risk
    (01-Oct-2008)
    Finding could lead to new treatments, experts say

  • Occupational Therapy Plus Exercise Benefits Osteoarthritis
    (30-Sep-2008)
    Taking more active role in their health helps patients stave off decline, study finds

  • Popular Supplements Don't Work Against Arthritis: Study
    (30-Sep-2008)
    But lead researcher says it's too soon to give up on glucosamine

  • Occupational Therapy Plus Exercise Benefits Osteoarthritis
    (30-Sep-2008)
    Taking more active role in their health helps patients stave off decline, study finds

  • Popular Supplements Don't Work Against Arthritis: Study
    (30-Sep-2008)
    But lead researcher says it's too soon to give up on glucosamine

  • Popular Supplements Don't Work Against Arthritis: Study
    (30-Sep-2008)
    But lead researcher says it's too soon to give up on glucosamine

  • Health Tip: Stretch Your Hamstrings
    (30-Sep-2008)
    To prevent pulling this muscle

  • Fewer Doses, Intramuscular Injection Cut Anthrax Shot Side Effects
    (30-Sep-2008)
    3 vaccinations just as effective as current 6 in forming antibodies, study finds

  • Occupational Therapy Plus Exercise Benefits Osteoarthritis
    (30-Sep-2008)
    Taking more active role in their health helps patients stave off decline, study finds

  • Popular Supplements Don't Work Against Arthritis: Study
    (30-Sep-2008)
    But lead researcher says it's too soon to give up on glucosamine

  • Pain More a Cause of Arthritis Than a Symptom
    (29-Sep-2008)
    Nerve cells may help spur inflammation, study shows

  • Pain More a Cause of Arthritis Than a Symptom
    (29-Sep-2008)
    Nerve cells may help spur inflammation, study shows

  • Pain More a Cause of Arthritis Than a Symptom
    (29-Sep-2008)
    Nerve cells may help spur inflammation, study shows

  • Pain More a Cause of Arthritis Than a Symptom
    (29-Sep-2008)
    Nerve cells may help spur inflammation, study shows

  • Pain More a Cause of Arthritis Than a Symptom
    (29-Sep-2008)
    Nerve cells may help spur inflammation, study shows

  • Fall Sports Peak Time for Lower Leg Damage
    (27-Sep-2008)
    Sprains, fractures, turf toe most common injuries, but warm-ups, proper gear cut risks

  • Vitamin C Protects Some Elderly Men From Bone Loss
    (26-Sep-2008)
    New study doesn't show same result for women, however

  • Vitamin C Protects Some Elderly Men From Bone Loss
    (26-Sep-2008)
    New study doesn't show same result for women, however

  • Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat
    (25-Sep-2008)
    Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

  • 'Fear of Losing' Key Emotion in Economic Decisions
    (25-Sep-2008)
    Brain imaging reveals why some people can't resist paying too much at auctions

  • Statins Can Hinder Muscle Repair
    (25-Sep-2008)
    Small number of patients taking them will experience damage, experts say

  • Health Tip: Choosing a Knee Brace
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Which type is best for you?

  • Bisphosphonates Cause Rare Eye Inflammation
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Finding just latest in list of potential adverse events for bone-saving medications

  • Bisphosphonates Cause Rare Eye Inflammation
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Finding just latest in list of potential adverse events for bone-saving medications

  • Health Tip: Choosing a Knee Brace
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Which type is best for you?

  • Boomers Should Add Muscle Before It's Too Late
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Resitance training in 60s, 70s wards off loss that weakens posture, balance, study says

  • Bisphosphonates Cause Rare Eye Inflammation
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Finding just latest in list of potential adverse events for bone-saving medications

  • Bone Loss Stable on Restricted Calorie Diet
    (23-Sep-2008)
    Gradual weight loss over 6 months showed no apparent harm, study finds

  • Health Tip: Prevent a Pain in the Neck
    (23-Sep-2008)
    Stretch and relax neck muscles

  • Health Tip: Massage Arthritis Pain
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Help strained joints and muscles

  • Drug Can Slow Bone Loss in Prostate Cancer Patients
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Hormone-deprivation Rx erodes bone, but meds like Fosamax can help, study shows

  • Health Tip: Massage Arthritis Pain
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Help strained joints and muscles

  • Vitamin D Levels Might Predict Risk for MS
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Study finds kids with lower levels more likely to develop autoimmune disease

  • Drug Can Slow Bone Loss in Prostate Cancer Patients
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Hormone-deprivation Rx erodes bone, but meds like Fosamax can help, study shows

  • Calcium Supplements Cut Blood Lead Levels During Pregnancy
    (18-Sep-2008)
    Low-cost therapy reduces threat of transfer from mother's bones to fetus or nursing infant

  • Team Tracks Cell That May Repair Skeletal Muscle Damage
    (17-Sep-2008)
    Mouse study confirms stem cells surrounding fibers can repopulate and help heal injury

  • Team Tracks Cell That May Repair Skeletal Muscle Damage
    (17-Sep-2008)
    Mouse study confirms stem cells surrounding fibers can repopulate and help heal injury

  • 3-D MRI Helps Detect Patients at High Risk for Stroke
    (16-Sep-2008)
    Technique accurately found bleeding within walls of diseased carotid arteries

  • MRI Detects Soft Tissue Damage Affecting Kids' Hearing
    (16-Sep-2008)
    Scans could improve docs' ability to diagnose location of defects, study says

  • Most Women With Osteoporosis Unaware of Raised Fracture Risk
    (15-Sep-2008)
    But lifestyle changes can lower risk, researchers note

  • Drug Treatment for Osteoporosis Patients Urged
    (15-Sep-2008)
    Bisphosphonates can be first-line therapy, particularly for those with hip fracture risk, physicians' group says

  • Most Women With Osteoporosis Unaware of Raised Fracture Risk
    (15-Sep-2008)
    But lifestyle changes can lower risk, researchers note

  • Drug Treatment for Osteoporosis Patients Urged
    (15-Sep-2008)
    Bisphosphonates can be first-line therapy, particularly for those with hip fracture risk, physicians' group says

  • Drug Treatment for Osteoporosis Patients Urged
    (15-Sep-2008)
    Bisphosphonates can be first-line therapy, particularly for those with hip fracture risk, physicians' group says

  • Most Women With Osteoporosis Unaware of Raised Fracture Risk
    (15-Sep-2008)
    But lifestyle changes can lower risk, researchers note

  • Majority of College Students Report Backpack-Related Pain
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Shoulders, neck and back most affected, but group says smart loading could cut stress

  • Imaging Shows Why Injured Brains 'Work Harder'
    (11-Sep-2008)
    Tool highlighting increased blood flow could become standard measure of rehab, study says

  • Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis No Better Than Therapy, Meds
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Study found results for both were same 2 years later

  • Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis No Better Than Therapy, Meds
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Study found results for both were same 2 years later

  • Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis No Better Than Therapy, Meds
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Study found results for both were same 2 years later

  • Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis No Better Than Therapy, Meds
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Study found results for both were same 2 years later

  • Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis No Better Than Therapy, Meds
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Study found results for both were same 2 years later

  • Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis No Better Than Therapy, Meds
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Study found results for both were same 2 years later

  • Health Tip: If the Shoe Fits
    (09-Sep-2008)
    How to make sure it does

  • MRIs Don't Improve Breast Cancer Care, Outcome
    (07-Sep-2008)
    Study finds getting one delays treatment, raises odds of mastectomy

  • Almost Half of Adults Will Develop Knee Osteoarthritis by 85
    (05-Sep-2008)
    Study finds risk is greatest for those overweight or obese at age 45

  • Almost Half of Adults Will Develop Knee Osteoarthritis by 85
    (05-Sep-2008)
    Study finds risk is greatest for those overweight or obese at age 45

  • Almost Half of Adults Will Develop Knee Osteoarthritis by 85
    (05-Sep-2008)
    Study finds risk is greatest for those overweight or obese at age 45

  • FDA Demands Tougher Warnings on Immunosuppressive Drugs
    (04-Sep-2008)
    Officials want stronger labeling about fungal infection risk

  • Scientists Discover How Osteoarthritis Destroys Cartilage
    (04-Sep-2008)
    For sufferers of joint disease, finding could lead to preventive treatments, study says

  • FDA Demands Tougher Warnings on Immunosuppressive Drugs
    (04-Sep-2008)
    Officials want stronger labeling about fungal infection risk

  • Scientists Discover How Osteoarthritis Destroys Cartilage
    (04-Sep-2008)
    For sufferers of joint disease, finding could lead to preventive treatments, study says

  • Scientists Discover How Osteoarthritis Destroys Cartilage
    (04-Sep-2008)
    For sufferers of joint disease, finding could lead to preventive treatments, study says

  • New Screening Catches More Breast Cancers
    (04-Sep-2008)
    Finding among new trends in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, experts say

  • Scientists Discover How Osteoarthritis Destroys Cartilage
    (04-Sep-2008)
    For sufferers of joint disease, finding could lead to preventive treatments, study says

  • FDA Demands Tougher Warnings on Immunosuppressive Drugs
    (04-Sep-2008)
    Officials want stronger labeling about fungal infection risk

  • New Drug Helps Relieve Gout
    (03-Sep-2008)
    Pegloticase normalized uric acid levels within 6 hours for participants in phase II trial

  • New Drug Helps Relieve Gout
    (03-Sep-2008)
    Pegloticase normalized uric acid levels within 6 hours for participants in phase II trial

  • New Drug Helps Relieve Gout
    (03-Sep-2008)
    Pegloticase normalized uric acid levels within 6 hours for participants in phase II trial

  • Health Tip: Take Care of a Cast
    (02-Sep-2008)
    Protect your injury and stay comfortable

  • Health Tip: Take Care of a Cast
    (02-Sep-2008)
    Protect your injury and stay comfortable

  • Bunion Surgery Patients Need 6 Weeks Before Driving
    (28-Aug-2008)
    Study finds reaction, brake response times were better than they had been before procedure

  • Treadmill Workouts Help Stroke Survivors
    (28-Aug-2008)
    Function improved even after conventional therapy, study found

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent a Herniated Disk
    (28-Aug-2008)
    Know some common causes

  • Study Examines How Rheumatoid Arthritis Destroys Bone
    (22-Aug-2008)
    Enzyme called Smurf1 acts as signaling partner that turns off building-block proteins

  • Study Examines How Rheumatoid Arthritis Destroys Bone
    (22-Aug-2008)
    Enzyme called Smurf1 acts as signaling partner that turns off building-block proteins

  • Study Examines How Rheumatoid Arthritis Destroys Bone
    (22-Aug-2008)
    Enzyme called Smurf1 acts as signaling partner that turns off building-block proteins

  • Study Examines How Rheumatoid Arthritis Destroys Bone
    (22-Aug-2008)
    Enzyme called Smurf1 acts as signaling partner that turns off building-block proteins

  • Drug Stops Bone Loss From Breast Cancer Chemo
    (21-Aug-2008)
    Zoledronic acid stabilized mineral density in premenopausal women, study finds

  • Modified MRI Spots Early Osteoarthritis
    (20-Aug-2008)
    Known biomarker easier to identify, so permanent joint damage may be avoided, study says

  • Modified MRI Spots Early Osteoarthritis
    (20-Aug-2008)
    Known biomarker easier to identify, so permanent joint damage may be avoided, study says

  • Modified MRI Spots Early Osteoarthritis
    (20-Aug-2008)
    Known biomarker easier to identify, so permanent joint damage may be avoided, study says

  • Modified MRI Spots Early Osteoarthritis
    (20-Aug-2008)
    Known biomarker easier to identify, so permanent joint damage may be avoided, study says

  • Low Vitamin D Raises Women's Hip Fracture Risk
    (19-Aug-2008)
    Too many Americans aren't getting enough of the sun-sourced nutrient, researchers say

  • Zoledronic Acid Protects Bones of Women Getting Breast Cancer Treatment
    (19-Aug-2008)
    Drug countered effect of endocrine therapy in premenopausal patients, study finds

  • Low Vitamin D Raises Women's Hip Fracture Risk
    (19-Aug-2008)
    Too many Americans aren't getting enough of the sun-sourced nutrient, researchers say

  • Low Vitamin D Raises Women's Hip Fracture Risk
    (19-Aug-2008)
    Too many Americans aren't getting enough of the sun-sourced nutrient, researchers say

  • Zoledronic Acid Protects Bones of Women Getting Breast Cancer Treatment
    (19-Aug-2008)
    Drug countered effect of endocrine therapy in premenopausal patients, study finds

  • Childhood Dairy Intake Boosts Bone Health Later On
    (14-Aug-2008)
    Teens who ate 2 or more servings a day as kids had higher mineral content, study finds

  • Postmenopausal Women With Breast Cancer Face Joint Issues
    (12-Aug-2008)
    Obesity, previous HRT, chemo also raised chances for those on endocrine treatment, study says

  • Postmenopausal Women With Breast Cancer Face Joint Issues
    (12-Aug-2008)
    Obesity, previous HRT, chemo also raised chances for those on endocrine treatment, study says

  • Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Proton pump inhibitors taken for more than 7 years quadrupled chance of hip breaks, study finds

  • Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Proton pump inhibitors taken for more than 7 years quadrupled chance of hip breaks, study finds

  • Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Proton pump inhibitors taken for more than 7 years quadrupled chance of hip breaks, study finds

  • B Cells Can Act Alone in Autoimmune Diseases
    (07-Aug-2008)
    Finding points to new interventions to control body's attack on its own healthy tissue

  • ER, Doctor Visits Topped 1 Billion in 2006
    (06-Aug-2008)
    As America grows older, that's an average of 4 a year per person, CDC report says

  • Light Stretching Improves Range of Joint Motion
    (06-Aug-2008)
    And it does so without weakening muscles, study finds

  • Orthopedic Surgeons Weigh in on Pool Safety
    (02-Aug-2008)
    Fractures, sprains and strains result from ignoring common-sense precautions, group says

  • Health Tip: Pain Reliever Side Effects
    (01-Aug-2008)
    Know potential risks before you take them

  • Scientists Turn Skin Cells Into Motor Neurons in ALS Patients
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Feat could one day lead to tailor-made cells to treat fatal disease, researchers say

  • Bone Disease Test Shows Death Risk for Dialysis Patients
    (31-Jul-2008)
    High alkaline phosphatase levels boosted mortality 25% in chronic kidney cases

  • Frankincense Provides Relief for Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2008)
    Enriched extract of Indian herbal remedy showed improved mobility in 7 days, study says

  • Frankincense Provides Relief for Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2008)
    Enriched extract of Indian herbal remedy showed improved mobility in 7 days, study says

  • Frankincense Provides Relief for Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2008)
    Enriched extract of Indian herbal remedy showed improved mobility in 7 days, study says

  • Frankincense Provides Relief for Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2008)
    Enriched extract of Indian herbal remedy showed improved mobility in 7 days, study says

  • Scientists ID 'Jekyll-Hyde' Protein in Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (29-Jul-2008)
    Gene mutations cause superoxide dismutase to clump up in motor neurons

  • Scientists ID 'Jekyll-Hyde' Protein in Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (29-Jul-2008)
    Gene mutations cause superoxide dismutase to clump up in motor neurons

  • Bone Density Predicts Chances of Breast Cancer
    (28-Jul-2008)
    Researchers found higher levels raised risk of disease

  • MRI Captures Alzheimer's Lesions
    (28-Jul-2008)
    International meeting to hear that conventional imaging showed brain plaques in rabbits

  • Bone Density Predicts Chances of Breast Cancer
    (28-Jul-2008)
    Researchers found higher levels raised risk of disease

  • Most Fit Have Less Brain Atrophy From Alzheimer's
    (28-Jul-2008)
    Even moderate exercise, done regularly, improves quality of life

  • Geographical Pattern Eyed in 1991 Gulf War Cases of ALS
    (25-Jul-2008)
    Environmental link to chemical rockets destroyed at one Iraq site focus of investigations

  • Warm-Up Reduces ACL Injury in Female Soccer Players
    (25-Jul-2008)
    Program of stretching, strengthening and agility drills cut knee ligament damage, U.S. report says

  • Spinal Cord Stem Cells May Act as Nerve Repair System
    (22-Jul-2008)
    Grown in lab, then returned to body, they could lead to nonsurgical treatments

  • Australian Study Seeks Genetic Roots of Cerebral Palsy
    (21-Jul-2008)
    Reseachers to gather 10,000 samples in study of this pregnancy complication

  • Varicose, Spider Veins May Be Inevitable for Some
    (20-Jul-2008)
    It may seem just cosmetic, but condition can lead to more serious problems, doctor warns

  • Varicose, Spider Veins May Be Inevitable for Some
    (20-Jul-2008)
    It may seem just cosmetic, but condition can lead to more serious problems, doctor warns

  • Falls Are Top Cause of Injury, Death Among Elderly
    (19-Jul-2008)
    Not all homes are the same, but common sense measures can reduce the risk, expert says

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Sprain
    (18-Jul-2008)
    Treat the injury seriously

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
    (17-Jul-2008)
    Signs that you might be at risk

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Osteoporosis
    (17-Jul-2008)
    Signs that you might be at risk

  • Drug Combo Improves Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Those on methotrexate-etanercept therapy 3 times less likely to have to stop working

  • Drug Combo Improves Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Those on methotrexate-etanercept therapy 3 times less likely to have to stop working

  • Drug Combo Improves Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Those on methotrexate-etanercept therapy 3 times less likely to have to stop working

  • Drug May Ease Symptoms of Juvenile Arthritis
    (15-Jul-2008)
    Flare-ups reduced, Italian study finds, but the trial methods are challenged

  • Drug May Ease Symptoms of Juvenile Arthritis
    (15-Jul-2008)
    Flare-ups reduced, Italian study finds, but the trial methods are challenged

  • Drug May Ease Symptoms of Juvenile Arthritis
    (15-Jul-2008)
    Flare-ups reduced, Italian study finds, but the trial methods are challenged

  • Hip, Knee Replacements Do Ease Symptoms
    (15-Jul-2008)
    People who undergo the surgery are usually happy they did, study finds

  • Hip, Knee Replacements Do Ease Symptoms
    (15-Jul-2008)
    People who undergo the surgery are usually happy they did, study finds

  • Do Antidepressants Make Bones Brittle?
    (11-Jul-2008)
    Studies suggest an increased fracture risk in people who take the medications

  • Do Antidepressants Make Bones Brittle?
    (11-Jul-2008)
    Studies suggest an increased fracture risk in people who take the medications

  • Do Antidepressants Make Bones Brittle?
    (11-Jul-2008)
    Studies suggest an increased fracture risk in people who take the medications

  • ACL Reconstruction With Cadaver Tissue Risky in Younger Patients
    (10-Jul-2008)
    Failure rate after surgery as high as 24% in middle-age patients, study shows

  • Stem Cells Hold Promise for Muscular Dystrophy
    (10-Jul-2008)
    Injections helped restore damaged muscle in mice, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Alleviating Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Jul-2008)
    Potential treatments

  • Health Tip: Alleviating Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Jul-2008)
    Potential treatments

  • FDA Mandates Black Box Warning for Some Antibiotics
    (08-Jul-2008)
    Fluoroquinolones, which include Cipro, can cause tendinitis and tendon rupture, agency says

  • Tongue-Driven Device Aids Handicapped
    (03-Jul-2008)
    Magnetic tracer lets disabled control wheelchairs, perform other tasks independently

  • Lung Infections Cost Hospitals More Than $10B in 2006
    (02-Jul-2008)
    Pneumonia second only to childbirth as most common reason for hospitalizations, analysis finds

  • Health Tip: Stop Smoking, Save Your Bones
    (01-Jul-2008)
    Cigarettes can harm skeletal health

  • Extreme Heat a Deadly Risk for Older Adults
    (01-Jul-2008)
    Their bodies don't cool quickly, so caution should rise with temperatures

  • Health Tip: Stop Smoking, Save Your Bones
    (01-Jul-2008)
    Cigarettes can harm skeletal health

  • Scientists ID New Genes Tied to Crohn's Disease
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Number tripled, and they find a link to other conditions such as asthma, diabetes

  • Scientists ID New Genes Tied to Crohn's Disease
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Number tripled, and they find a link to other conditions such as asthma, diabetes

  • High Birth Weight Doubles Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Hormonal effects may be to blame, researchers say

  • Activity-Linked Heat Illness Needs Prompt Attention
    (29-Jun-2008)
    Trainers' group warns summer's temperatures can also bring severe injury

  • Barefoot Lifestyle Has Its Dangers
    (28-Jun-2008)
    Surgeons group offers tips on how to be footloose and injury-free

  • Hip Replacement Boosts Mobility at Any Age
    (27-Jun-2008)
    Study finds patients twice as likely to care for themselves, saves money in long run

  • Hip Replacement Boosts Mobility at Any Age
    (27-Jun-2008)
    Study finds patients twice as likely to care for themselves, saves money in long run

  • Hip Replacement Boosts Mobility at Any Age
    (27-Jun-2008)
    Study finds patients twice as likely to care for themselves, saves money in long run

  • Hip Replacement Boosts Mobility at Any Age
    (27-Jun-2008)
    Study finds patients twice as likely to care for themselves, saves money in long run

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Guidelines Updated
    (26-Jun-2008)
    New rules called 'extensive' but not meant to crowd physicians' clinical judgment

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Guidelines Updated
    (26-Jun-2008)
    New rules called 'extensive' but not meant to crowd physicians' clinical judgment

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Guidelines Updated
    (26-Jun-2008)
    New rules called 'extensive' but not meant to crowd physicians' clinical judgment

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Guidelines Updated
    (26-Jun-2008)
    New rules called 'extensive' but not meant to crowd physicians' clinical judgment

  • Oral Drug Helps Prevent Clotting After Hip Replacement
    (25-Jun-2008)
    Daily dose of rivaroxaban cut risk of venous thromboembolism, study finds

  • Oral Drug Helps Prevent Clotting After Hip Replacement
    (25-Jun-2008)
    Daily dose of rivaroxaban cut risk of venous thromboembolism, study finds

  • Sense of Adventure Rests in Primitive Brain Region
    (25-Jun-2008)
    But dopamine reward system may also play role in less desirable addictions, expert says

  • Heel Ultrasound Helps Detect Fracture Risk
    (24-Jun-2008)
    But expert says dual-energy X-rays still gold standard for measuring bone strength

  • Senior Falls Can Lead to Brain Injury
    (24-Jun-2008)
    They resulted in 8,000 deaths, 56,000 hospitalizations for those 65 and older, CDC reports

  • Brain Scans Detect Alzheimer's Disease Quickly
    (24-Jun-2008)
    New technique could speed the diagnosis, French researchers say

  • Heel Ultrasound Helps Detect Fracture Risk
    (24-Jun-2008)
    But expert says dual-energy X-rays still gold standard for measuring bone strength

  • Head Injuries All Too Common in Summer Play
    (23-Jun-2008)
    But proper sports gear and preparation can prevent unnecessary accidents, experts say

  • New 5-in-1 Vaccine May Reduce Number of Pediatric Shots
    (23-Jun-2008)
    By as many as one-third

  • Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
    (21-Jun-2008)
    Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices

  • Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
    (21-Jun-2008)
    Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Boosts Melanoma Incidence
    (20-Jun-2008)
    Patients treated with methotrexate had a threefold increased risk of disease, report says

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Boosts Melanoma Incidence
    (20-Jun-2008)
    Patients treated with methotrexate had a threefold increased risk of disease, report says

  • Brain's Olfactory Bulb Grows With Sense of Smell
    (19-Jun-2008)
    Finding could lead to better treatment when problems occur

  • Star-Shaped Brain Cells Make Scans Possible
    (19-Jun-2008)
    Astrocytes called missing link between neurons, blood vessels, researchers say

  • Autoimmune Disease Treatment May Not Dampen Immune System
    (19-Jun-2008)
    Targeting a key protein might reap rewards for people with asthma, MS, scientists say

  • FDA Panel Recommends Enbrel for Pediatric Patients
    (18-Jun-2008)
    But experts also express concern about psoriasis drug's possible risks for children; action follows agency warning that drug label needs strengthening

  • FDA Panel Recommends Enbrel for Pediatric Patients
    (18-Jun-2008)
    But experts also express concern about psoriasis drug's possible risks for children; action follows agency warning that drug label needs strengthening

  • FDA Panel Recommends Enbrel for Pediatric Patients
    (18-Jun-2008)
    But experts also express concern about psoriasis drug's possible risks for children; action follows agency warning that drug label needs strengthening

  • FDA Panel Recommends Enbrel for Pediatric Patients
    (18-Jun-2008)
    But experts also express concern about psoriasis drug's possible risks for children; action follows agency warning that drug label needs strengthening

  • Device Helps Spinal Patients Breathe Without Ventilator
    (18-Jun-2008)
    Helps control diaphragm

  • Stem Cells Might Treat Tough Fractures
    (17-Jun-2008)
    In some cases, bones don't heal as they should, experts note

  • Stem Cells Might Treat Tough Fractures
    (17-Jun-2008)
    In some cases, bones don't heal as they should, experts note

  • Moderate Aerobics May Ease Insomnia Symptoms
    (12-Jun-2008)
    Brazilian study finds 36% reduction in time awake and a drop in anxiety levels

  • Golimumab Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
    (11-Jun-2008)
    Monthly shot plus weekly methotrexate even pushed some into remission, study says

  • Golimumab Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
    (11-Jun-2008)
    Monthly shot plus weekly methotrexate even pushed some into remission, study says

  • Golimumab Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
    (11-Jun-2008)
    Monthly shot plus weekly methotrexate even pushed some into remission, study says

  • Possession Is Nine-Tenths the Perceived Value
    (11-Jun-2008)
    Researchers find out why people can't let go of what is theirs

  • Raloxifene Cuts Risk of Certain Type of Breast Cancer
    (11-Jun-2008)
    And the benefits weren't limited to high-risk women, study finds

  • Golimumab Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
    (11-Jun-2008)
    Monthly shot plus weekly methotrexate even pushed some into remission, study says

  • Health Tip: Muscle Sprains and Strains
    (10-Jun-2008)
    How to prevent them

  • Health Tip: Muscle Sprains and Strains
    (10-Jun-2008)
    How to prevent them

  • Health Tip: Muscle Sprains and Strains
    (10-Jun-2008)
    How to prevent them

  • Tracking Cancer Drug's Effectiveness
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Bioluminescence imaging a lower cost tool than MRI for evaluating new drugs, study says

  • Drinking Cuts Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (05-Jun-2008)
    More than three drinks of alcohol a week can trim that risk by 50%, study says

  • FDA Starts Safety Review of Autoimmune Disorder Drugs
    (04-Jun-2008)
    Reports of increased cancer risk among young users of TNF blockers prompts action

  • FDA Starts Safety Review of Autoimmune Disorder Drugs
    (04-Jun-2008)
    Reports of increased cancer risk among young users of TNF blockers prompts action

  • FDA Starts Safety Review of Autoimmune Disorder Drugs
    (04-Jun-2008)
    Reports of increased cancer risk among young users of TNF blockers prompts action

  • Health Tip: Recovering From an Injury
    (04-Jun-2008)
    When it's safe to get back in the game

  • FDA Starts Safety Review of Autoimmune Disorder Drugs
    (04-Jun-2008)
    Reports of increased cancer risk among young users of TNF blockers prompts action

  • Injury Patterns Similar for 'Circus' Artists, Elite Athletes
    (30-May-2008)
    Most injuries occurred to muscles, tendons, analysis finds

  • Football Can Shrink Players
    (30-May-2008)
    Spinal compression, equipment weight makes for temporary height loss, study says

  • Injury Patterns Similar for 'Circus' Artists, Elite Athletes
    (30-May-2008)
    Most injuries occurred to muscles, tendons, analysis finds

  • Knee Injuries Main Cause of HS Sports Surgeries
    (29-May-2008)
    Girls twice as likely to suffer major trauma; more education, fair play urged

  • Cane Use May Cut Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis
    (26-May-2008)
    Gait support translated into 10% average decrease in lateral load on joint, study finds

  • Cane Use May Cut Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis
    (26-May-2008)
    Gait support translated into 10% average decrease in lateral load on joint, study finds

  • Cane Use May Cut Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis
    (26-May-2008)
    Gait support translated into 10% average decrease in lateral load on joint, study finds

  • Obese Patients at Greater Infection Risk After Hip Replacement
    (23-May-2008)
    Those with BMI of 35 or more 10.5 times more likely to experience complications

  • Obese Patients at Greater Infection Risk After Hip Replacement
    (23-May-2008)
    Those with BMI of 35 or more 10.5 times more likely to experience complications

  • Light Alcohol Consumption May Help Bones
    (23-May-2008)
    A daily drink cuts hip fracture risk and increases density, study finds

  • Basketball Star Details His Struggle With Gout
    (23-May-2008)
    Maurice Cheeks shows that the arthritic condition can strike anyone

  • Basketball Star Details His Struggle With Gout
    (23-May-2008)
    Maurice Cheeks shows that the arthritic condition can strike anyone

  • Basketball Star Details His Struggle With Gout
    (23-May-2008)
    Maurice Cheeks shows that the arthritic condition can strike anyone

  • Light Alcohol Consumption May Help Bones
    (23-May-2008)
    A daily drink cuts hip fracture risk and increases density, study finds

  • 'Net, Video Tools Successful in Lung Disease Management
    (22-May-2008)
    Canada's TELEHEALTH program improved conditions for patients in rural and remote areas

  • Health Tip: Prevent Ingrown Toenails
    (20-May-2008)
    Take good care of your toes

  • Health Tip: What Your Bones Need
    (19-May-2008)
    For good health at every stage of life

  • Kidney Cancers More Likely to Be Diagnosed Early
    (19-May-2008)
    Widespread use of medical imaging now catching smaller tumors at treatable stages

  • Health Tip: What Your Bones Need
    (19-May-2008)
    For good health at every stage of life

  • Mastectomies on the Increase
    (16-May-2008)
    Trend coincides with increased use of MRI before surgeries, researchers report

  • Common Drug Eases Leg Pain From Walking
    (14-May-2008)
    More than half taking naftidrofuryl, a blood vessel medication, improved distances 50%

  • Breast-feeding Might Shield Women From Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (13-May-2008)
    Childbearing had no such benefit if baby was bottle-fed, researchers noted

  • New MRI Technique Detects Subtle Brain Injuries
    (12-May-2008)
    Changes in water around cells associated with how much patients improved over time

  • Drugs for Restless Legs Syndrome Have Downsides
    (12-May-2008)
    Analysis finds side effects, loss of effectiveness over time

  • Decoding Muscle Stem Cell Development
    (12-May-2008)
    Nutrient restriction triggers pathway involved with life span, study finds

  • Viagra May Protect Hearts of Some Muscular Dystrophy Patients
    (12-May-2008)
    In study with mice, drug prevented heart failure in those with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

  • Scoliosis: An Unnatural Curve
    (11-May-2008)
    Treatment includes watchful waiting, bracing and, sometimes, surgery

  • Arthritis Hits More Than Half of Diabetics
    (08-May-2008)
    Painful joint condition hinders exercise that helps manage both conditions, experts say

  • Arthritis Hits More Than Half of Diabetics
    (08-May-2008)
    Painful joint condition hinders exercise that helps manage both conditions, experts say

  • Arthritis Hits More Than Half of Diabetics
    (08-May-2008)
    Painful joint condition hinders exercise that helps manage both conditions, experts say

  • Stroke Survivors Walk Better With Human Help
    (08-May-2008)
    Rehab with therapist had more benefit than those using robotic devices, study finds

  • Soccer's a Winner for Building Bone Health in Girls
    (07-May-2008)
    All 'impact' sports may help to prevent osteoporosis later in life, research suggests

  • Docs Issue Guideline on Screening for Osteoporosis in Men
    (07-May-2008)
    Scanning those over 65 could cut expected 50% increase in cases in next 15 years

  • Soccer's a Winner for Building Bone Health in Girls
    (07-May-2008)
    All 'impact' sports may help to prevent osteoporosis later in life, research suggests

  • Docs Issue Guideline on Screening for Osteoporosis in Men
    (07-May-2008)
    Scanning those over 65 could cut expected 50% increase in cases in next 15 years

  • Botox Works on Muscle Disorders But Not Migraines
    (05-May-2008)
    New guidelines OK its use for involuntary contractions, headache findings were surprise

  • Drinking Dampens Ability to Feel Fear
    (30-Apr-2008)
    Brain scans illustrate biological reason why alcohol can lead to aggression

  • Genes Linked to Osteoporosis Identified
    (29-Apr-2008)
    Could be potential targets for new treatments, two studies suggest

  • Genes Linked to Osteoporosis Identified
    (29-Apr-2008)
    Could be potential targets for new treatments, two studies suggest

  • Epilepsy Drug Linked to Bone Loss
    (28-Apr-2008)
    Women on Dilantin may want to consider other seizure medications, experts say

  • Health Tip: Wear and Tear on the Knees
    (28-Apr-2008)
    How to minimize damage and discomfort

  • New Worries Over Blockbuster Meds Avandia, Fosamax
    (28-Apr-2008)
    Diabetes drug Avandia linked to fractures, while bone drug Fosamax is tied to irregular heartbeat

  • Health Tip: Wear and Tear on the Knees
    (28-Apr-2008)
    How to minimize damage and discomfort

  • Epilepsy Drug Linked to Bone Loss
    (28-Apr-2008)
    Women on Dilantin may want to consider other seizure medications, experts say

  • New Worries Over Blockbuster Meds Avandia, Fosamax
    (28-Apr-2008)
    Diabetes drug Avandia linked to fractures, while bone drug Fosamax is tied to irregular heartbeat

  • Quick Decompression Aids Spinal Injury Recovery
    (28-Apr-2008)
    Done within 24 hours, the procedure improved neurological outcomes a year later

  • Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery Cheaper Than Fusion
    (28-Apr-2008)
    Savings of almost $6,000 primarily due to earlier return to work, analysis finds

  • Cola May Be Bad to the Bones
    (26-Apr-2008)
    Research suggests the beverage contributes to osteoporosis

  • Chinese Ants Show Promise in Fighting Arthritis, Other Diseases
    (25-Apr-2008)
    Extract may prove beneficial against hepatitis, bacterial infections, study suggests

  • Chinese Ants Show Promise in Fighting Arthritis, Other Diseases
    (25-Apr-2008)
    Extract may prove beneficial against hepatitis, bacterial infections, study suggests

  • Chinese Ants Show Promise in Fighting Arthritis, Other Diseases
    (25-Apr-2008)
    Extract may prove beneficial against hepatitis, bacterial infections, study suggests

  • Chinese Ants Show Promise in Fighting Arthritis, Other Diseases
    (25-Apr-2008)
    Extract may prove beneficial against hepatitis, bacterial infections, study suggests

  • Women Risk Bone Loss After Knee Surgery
    (24-Apr-2008)
    Prevention of ligament injuries is key, experts say

  • Social Status Plays Role in Brain's Control of Health
    (24-Apr-2008)
    Imaging shows where you are in pecking order affects performance, motivation

  • Women Risk Bone Loss After Knee Surgery
    (24-Apr-2008)
    Prevention of ligament injuries is key, experts say

  • Cell Fusions During Inflammation May Protect Neurons
    (23-Apr-2008)
    Surprise finding could lead to new gene therapies for nervous system

  • Brain Patterns Predict Mistakes
    (23-Apr-2008)
    Study shows changes in two regions right before an error is made

  • Exercise Plays Role in Recovery From Sports Injuries
    (23-Apr-2008)
    Expert says goal is to maintain strength, not gain it, while you mend

  • Cutting Phosphate May Protect Kidney Patients From Heart Trouble
    (23-Apr-2008)
    High levels are major source of cardiovascular death risk in those with chronic disease

  • Exercise Combats Cancer Fatigue
    (18-Apr-2008)
    Review suggests it be included as basic component before and after treatments

  • Formaldehyde Linked to Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (16-Apr-2008)
    Workplace exposure might increase risk of fatal neurodegenerative disease, study says

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Leg Artery Blockages
    (16-Apr-2008)
    But doctors are divided on whether supplements are a good option

  • Splints as Good as Plaster Casts for Minor Fractures
    (16-Apr-2008)
    But one expert says there's a hitch: Kids can take them off

  • Drug Proves Effective in Slowing Melanomas
    (15-Apr-2008)
    Riluzole, used to treat Lou Gehrig's disease, inhibits aggressive growth, study finds

  • Heart Failure Drugs Linked to Hip Bone Loss in Older Men
    (15-Apr-2008)
    Loop diuretics more than double risk for fractures, study finds

  • Detecting, Diagnosing Breast Cancers
    (14-Apr-2008)
    Studies evaluate importance of imaging devices in prognosis, treatment of disease

  • Muscle Weakness Found in Some Autistic Children
    (13-Apr-2008)
    Genetic defect in mitochondria might explain other aspects of the disorder, researcher says

  • Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

  • Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

  • Gel Enables Severed Spinal Cord Fibers to Regrow
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Works in mice, but human clinical trials could start in several years, study says

  • Raloxifene Safe for Women With Decreased Kidney Function
    (09-Apr-2008)
    Osteoporosis drug promoted bone density, reduction in fractures, study finds

  • Raloxifene Safe for Women With Decreased Kidney Function
    (09-Apr-2008)
    Osteoporosis drug promoted bone density, reduction in fractures, study finds

  • Health Tip: Having Neck Pain?
    (08-Apr-2008)
    Some possible causes

  • Testosterone Therapy May Reduce Bone Loss in Older Men
    (07-Apr-2008)
    But long-term effects of the hormone treatment aren't known, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Feet
    (07-Apr-2008)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Testosterone Therapy May Reduce Bone Loss in Older Men
    (07-Apr-2008)
    But long-term effects of the hormone treatment aren't known, researchers say

  • Yoga Program May Help Prevent Falls in Elderly
    (04-Apr-2008)
    9-week course for women over 65 showed increased flexibility, balance and stance

  • Male Partner Violence Hurts Women's Health Worldwide
    (03-Apr-2008)
    WHO study finds aftereffects reverberate long after the incidents

  • Genetic Disorder May Hold Key to Heat Stroke Cure
    (03-Apr-2008)
    Some antioxidants may protect people like athletes, soldiers from fatal temperature rise

  • Height of Pitcher's Mound Can Strain Shoulders
    (26-Mar-2008)
    Major League Baseball study found standard mound might raise risk of stress injuries

  • Height of Pitcher's Mound Can Strain Shoulders
    (26-Mar-2008)
    Major League Baseball study found standard mound might raise risk of stress injuries

  • Older Women Have Harder Time Preserving Muscle Than Men
    (26-Mar-2008)
    Key difference appears to be how their bodies react to protein, study says.

  • Breathing Muscles Atrophy Quickly During Mechanical Ventilation
    (26-Mar-2008)
    Finding could one day help ICU patients get off respirator faster, researcher says

  • MRI Can Be Predictor of Post-Treatment Prostate Cancer Spread
    (25-Mar-2008)
    Those having radiation therapy may want to request more aggressive therapy, study finds

  • Therapeutic Cloning Works in Mice With Parkinson's
    (24-Mar-2008)
    Injecting neurons that were genetic match improved symptoms, avoided rejection

  • New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Works for Adults, Children
    (21-Mar-2008)
    But the real test for tocilizumab lies in head-to-head drug trials, expert says

  • Health Tip: Weight-Bearing Exercises Strengthen Bones
    (21-Mar-2008)
    And help prevent osteoporosis

  • Health Tip: Weight-Bearing Exercises Strengthen Bones
    (21-Mar-2008)
    And help prevent osteoporosis

  • New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Works for Adults, Children
    (21-Mar-2008)
    But the real test for tocilizumab lies in head-to-head drug trials, expert says

  • Fosamax Linked to Unusual Femur Fractures
    (19-Mar-2008)
    Osteoporosis drug also linked to bone pain and irregular heartbeats in past research

  • Health Tip: Massage During Pregnancy
    (19-Mar-2008)
    Enjoy its benefits, but take precautions

  • Fosamax Linked to Unusual Femur Fractures
    (19-Mar-2008)
    Osteoporosis drug also linked to bone pain and irregular heartbeats in past research

  • Genetic Medicine Making Inroads Against Disease
    (18-Mar-2008)
    Advances against PTSD, bone loss and heart woes cited in new research

  • Pain Relief for Osteoporosis Patients With Fractures
    (18-Mar-2008)
    Vertebroplasty shows benefit in study of those with spinal afflictions

  • Genetic Medicine Making Inroads Against Disease
    (18-Mar-2008)
    Advances against PTSD, bone loss and heart woes cited in new research

  • Pain Relief for Osteoporosis Patients With Fractures
    (18-Mar-2008)
    Vertebroplasty shows benefit in study of those with spinal afflictions

  • Pain Relief for Osteoporosis Patients With Fractures
    (18-Mar-2008)
    Vertebroplasty shows benefit in study of those with spinal afflictions

  • Health Tip: When Flat Feet Cause Pain
    (17-Mar-2008)
    See your doctor for treatment

  • Health Tip: When Flat Feet Cause Pain
    (17-Mar-2008)
    See your doctor for treatment

  • Gulf War Illness Strongly Linked to Chemical Exposure
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Review found vets with the syndrome were more exposed to particular compounds

  • New Drug for Brain Cancer Too Dangerous for Pediatric Patients
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Study found it caused permanent bone damage and stunted growth

  • Gulf War Illness Strongly Linked to Chemical Exposure
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Review found vets with the syndrome were more exposed to particular compounds

  • Gender Bias at Play in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Study finds doctors twice as likely to recommend replacement surgery for men as women

  • New Guidelines Urged for Young Athletes' Neck Injuries
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Helmets, pads should be left on, then removed as a unit once patient is stabilized

  • Gender Bias at Play in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Study finds doctors twice as likely to recommend replacement surgery for men as women

  • Thyroid Hormone Could One Day Treat Osteoporosis
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Animal experiments show thyroid stimulating hormone prevented bone loss

  • Health Tip: A Sprain in the Neck
    (07-Mar-2008)
    Here are common symptoms

  • Health Tip: Understanding Autoimmune Diseases
    (07-Mar-2008)
    When the body begins to attack itself

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Stress Fractures
    (06-Mar-2008)
    Take some precautions

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Stress Fractures
    (06-Mar-2008)
    Take some precautions

  • Biking, Walking Best for New Knees
    (06-Mar-2008)
    Tennis, jogging and even golf are tougher on replaced joints, study finds

  • ACL Tears Worth Fixing in Seniors
    (06-Mar-2008)
    Age should not be determining factor for knee repair surgery, study suggests

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Lower Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
    (06-Mar-2008)
    Reducing inflammation helps blunt cardiovascular threats, study suggests

  • Brain Scans Let Computer 'Read' Visual Activity
    (05-Mar-2008)
    Researchers suggest finding could lead to ways to decode the mind for therapeutic purposes

  • Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Won't Raise Blood Cancer Risk
    (29-Feb-2008)
    Methotrexate appears safe, but a lesser-used medication could boost odds for lymphoma, study finds

  • Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Tied to Tendon Woes
    (29-Feb-2008)
    But these side effects are rare and benefits still outweigh risks, experts say

  • Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Won't Raise Blood Cancer Risk
    (29-Feb-2008)
    Methotrexate appears safe, but a lesser-used medication could boost odds for lymphoma, study finds

  • New Gene for Lou Gehrig's Disease Identified
    (28-Feb-2008)
    Rare TDP-43 mutations expose potential therapeutic target, experts say

  • Health Tip: Muscle Injury?
    (28-Feb-2008)
    Try the RICE method

  • Health Tip: Prevent Runner's Knee
    (26-Feb-2008)
    Rest as soon as knee pain starts

  • Humira Approved for Children's Arthritis
    (22-Feb-2008)
    In patients four years and older

  • Taking Multiple Pain Relievers May Cause Complications
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Dual use of prescription, over-the-counter drugs raises risk of adverse side effects

  • Taking Multiple Pain Relievers May Cause Complications
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Dual use of prescription, over-the-counter drugs raises risk of adverse side effects

  • Health Tip: Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Ask your doctor which may be best for you

  • Taking Multiple Pain Relievers May Cause Complications
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Dual use of prescription, over-the-counter drugs raises risk of adverse side effects

  • Health Tip: Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Ask your doctor which may be best for you

  • Surgery Best for Narrowing of Spine
    (20-Feb-2008)
    Study says it beat nonsurgical care for painful condition that often accompanies aging

  • Study Suggests Glucosamine Won't Ease Hip Arthritis
    (18-Feb-2008)
    Research adds to debate on the supplement but doesn't settle it, one expert says

  • Tango Classes Put Parkinson's Patients a Step Ahead
    (14-Feb-2008)
    Findings suggest spins, turns of the passionate dance improve mobility, balance

  • Tango Classes Put Parkinson's Patients a Step Ahead
    (14-Feb-2008)
    Findings suggest spins, turns of the passionate dance improve mobility, balance

  • Back Pain Spending Up, Relief Down
    (12-Feb-2008)
    Extra dollars aren't buying results, study says

  • Depression Rarely Discussed With RA Patients
    (11-Feb-2008)
    Rheumatoid arthritis poses heightened risk, but it's talked about by only 20% of patients

  • Depression Rarely Discussed With RA Patients
    (11-Feb-2008)
    Rheumatoid arthritis poses heightened risk, but it's talked about by only 20% of patients

  • Depression Rarely Discussed With RA Patients
    (11-Feb-2008)
    Rheumatoid arthritis poses heightened risk, but it's talked about by only 20% of patients

  • PET Scans Best for Measuring Response to Sarcoma Treatment
    (08-Feb-2008)
    Study found it more accurate than MRIs or CT scans

  • Gene Linked to Inflammatory Arthritis Also Raises Heart Risks
    (07-Feb-2008)
    British study found HLA-DRB1 increased chances of dying from cardiovascular causes

  • Gene Linked to Inflammatory Arthritis Also Raises Heart Risks
    (07-Feb-2008)
    British study found HLA-DRB1 increased chances of dying from cardiovascular causes

  • Gene Linked to Inflammatory Arthritis Also Raises Heart Risks
    (07-Feb-2008)
    British study found HLA-DRB1 increased chances of dying from cardiovascular causes

  • Generic Versions of Fosamax Approved
    (06-Feb-2008)
    A popular drug to treat osteoporosis

  • Toll-Free Hotline to Help Seniors Avoid Falls
    (03-Feb-2008)
    National outreach to stress importance of physical activities to improve balance

  • Health Tip: Exercise Routines for Arthritis Patients
    (01-Feb-2008)
    Relieve symptoms with exercise

  • Sugary Soft Drinks Boost Gout Risk in Men
    (31-Jan-2008)
    Just 2 or more beverages a day increased chances by 85%, study finds

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Lower Production of B Cells
    (25-Jan-2008)
    Though millions take Enbrel, Humira, Remicade, mechanism behind medications was unclear

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Lower Production of B Cells
    (25-Jan-2008)
    Though millions take Enbrel, Humira, Remicade, mechanism behind medications was unclear

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Lower Production of B Cells
    (25-Jan-2008)
    Though millions take Enbrel, Humira, Remicade, mechanism behind medications was unclear

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Lower Production of B Cells
    (25-Jan-2008)
    Though millions take Enbrel, Humira, Remicade, mechanism behind medications was unclear

  • Surprise in Lab Helps ID Drug to Fight ALS
    (24-Jan-2008)
    Study shows apocynin almost doubles life span of mice with inherited Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Exercise Program Eases Arthritis
    (21-Jan-2008)
    Even 6 months later, improvements in pain and fatigue still evident, study finds

  • Exercise Program Eases Arthritis
    (21-Jan-2008)
    Even 6 months later, improvements in pain and fatigue still evident, study finds

  • Health Tip: Learning to Use Crutches
    (21-Jan-2008)
    Make sure they are correctly sized

  • Health Tip: Before an MRI
    (21-Jan-2008)
    How to prepare for the procedure

  • Embryonic Stem Cells Create Healthy Muscle in Mice
    (20-Jan-2008)
    Scientific feat could lead to new treatment for muscular dystrophy, experts say

  • Embryonic Stem Cells Create Healthy Muscle in Mice
    (20-Jan-2008)
    Scientific feat could lead to new treatment for muscular dystrophy, experts say

  • DNA Fingerprints Predict Brain Disorders
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Researchers found certain variations may indicate higher risk of ALS, Parkinson's

  • Genes Linked to Height Also Tied to Osteoarthritis Risk
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Short and tall extremes may put added pressure on joints, study suggests

  • Bone-Strengthening Drugs May Be Overprescribed
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Doctors suggest drug makers exaggerate benefits for women who do not have osteoporosis

  • Genes Linked to Height Also Tied to Osteoarthritis Risk
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Short and tall extremes may put added pressure on joints, study suggests

  • Bone-Strengthening Drugs May Be Overprescribed
    (18-Jan-2008)
    Doctors suggest drug makers exaggerate benefits for women who do not have osteoporosis

  • Modified-Release Prednisone May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (17-Jan-2008)
    Pill timed to body's rhythms, helps with morning joint stiffness, researchers say

  • Minor Leg Injuries Might Boost Blood Clot Risk
    (17-Jan-2008)
    Simple damage such as sprain or muscle rupture raised venous thrombosis odds, study says

  • Minor Leg Injuries Might Boost Blood Clot Risk
    (17-Jan-2008)
    Simple damage such as sprain or muscle rupture raised venous thrombosis odds, study says

  • Modified-Release Prednisone May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (17-Jan-2008)
    Pill timed to body's rhythms, helps with morning joint stiffness, researchers say

  • Minor Leg Injuries Might Boost Blood Clot Risk
    (17-Jan-2008)
    Simple damage such as sprain or muscle rupture raised venous thrombosis odds, study says

  • Vitamin D May Curb Falls in High-Risk Older Women
    (16-Jan-2008)
    Supplementation tied to a 23% reduced risk of falling in winter, spring

  • Calcium Supplements Could Raise Heart Risks in Postmenopausal Women
    (15-Jan-2008)
    Study found those taking tablets had 47% higher risk of cardiovascular trouble

  • Stem Cells Modified to Home in Where They're Needed
    (14-Jan-2008)
    Routing cue works like a Zip code helps deliver mail, researchers say

  • Low Testosterone Could Weaken Older Men's Bones
    (14-Jan-2008)
    Study finds link between hormone, fracture in males over 60

  • Low Testosterone Could Weaken Older Men's Bones
    (14-Jan-2008)
    Study finds link between hormone, fracture in males over 60

  • 5 Problems With Feet That Men Shouldn't Walk Away From
    (13-Jan-2008)
    Ankle sprains and ingrown toenails need a doctor's attention, experts say

  • Low Vitamin D Linked to Heart Risk
    (07-Jan-2008)
    But experts are split on the need for supplements

  • Fingers Point to Risk for Arthritic Knees
    (04-Jan-2008)
    If index finger is shorter than ring finger you might be in trouble, study suggests

  • 46 Million Americans Suffer From Arthritis
    (04-Jan-2008)
    By 2030, 40% of U.S. adults will have the condition, experts say

  • Fingers Point to Risk for Arthritic Knees
    (04-Jan-2008)
    If index finger is shorter than ring finger you might be in trouble, study suggests

  • Fingers Point to Risk for Arthritic Knees
    (04-Jan-2008)
    If index finger is shorter than ring finger you might be in trouble, study suggests

  • 46 Million Americans Suffer From Arthritis
    (04-Jan-2008)
    By 2030, 40% of U.S. adults will have the condition, experts say

  • Gain a Foothold on Winter Walking Safety
    (30-Dec-2007)
    Tread carefully in slush and ice, and use caution when exiting transportation

  • Holiday Travel, Bad Eating Habits a Recipe for Stomach Trouble
    (28-Dec-2007)
    Give your jet-lagged gut time to recover, expert advises

  • Health Tip: What's Plantar Fasciitis?
    (20-Dec-2007)
    A painful foot condition

  • Experts Compare Osteoporosis Drugs
    (18-Dec-2007)
    It's unclear that bisphosphonates such as Fosamax, Boniva are more effective than alternatives

  • Bone Density Tests Do Predict Women's Fracture Risk
    (18-Dec-2007)
    Largest, longest study ever supports screening and prevention of osteoporosis

  • Bone Density Tests Do Predict Women's Fracture Risk
    (18-Dec-2007)
    Largest, longest study ever supports screening and prevention of osteoporosis

  • Experts Compare Osteoporosis Drugs
    (18-Dec-2007)
    It's unclear that bisphosphonates such as Fosamax, Boniva are more effective than alternatives

  • Bone Density Tests Do Predict Women's Fracture Risk
    (18-Dec-2007)
    Largest, longest study ever supports screening and prevention of osteoporosis

  • Health Tip: Choose Children's Shoes Carefully
    (11-Dec-2007)
    Select the right ones for growing feet

  • Personal Convictions May Control Both Behavior and Emotions
    (11-Dec-2007)
    Distinct brain regions activated by beliefs and human feelings, study shows

  • Stroke Rehab Technique Has Lasting Results
    (11-Dec-2007)
    Constraint-induced movement therapy improves strength and quality of life, researchers say

  • Unrelated Cord Blood Helps Infants With Metabolic Disorders
    (10-Dec-2007)
    It's a viable option with lower risk of complications, study finds

  • Group Seeks Refinement of Knee Arthritis Treatment Guidelines
    (10-Dec-2007)
    Changes should stress education, patient activity management interventions, review finds

  • Group Seeks Refinement of Knee Arthritis Treatment Guidelines
    (10-Dec-2007)
    Changes should stress education, patient activity management interventions, review finds

  • Diabetes Drug Avandia Could Weaken Bones
    (02-Dec-2007)
    Mouse study suggests it boosts production of bone-eroding cells

  • Study Probes Source of Knee Arthritis Pain
    (30-Nov-2007)
    It's not based on damage to the knees' cushioning elements, study suggests

  • Study Probes Source of Knee Arthritis Pain
    (30-Nov-2007)
    It's not based on damage to the knees' cushioning elements, study suggests

  • Study Probes Source of Knee Arthritis Pain
    (30-Nov-2007)
    It's not based on damage to the knees' cushioning elements, study suggests

  • Cell Protein Might Help Treat ALS
    (28-Nov-2007)
    Hsp70 extended the lifespan of mice that had the neurological disease, researchers say

  • 'High-Trauma' Fractures Tied to Weak Bones
    (27-Nov-2007)
    Bone-strengthening therapies could prevent these accident-linked injuries, research shows

  • Criteria Predict Women's 5-Year Risk for Fracture
    (27-Nov-2007)
    11-point model spots those who may need bone-strengthening therapies, experts say

  • 'High-Trauma' Fractures Tied to Weak Bones
    (27-Nov-2007)
    Bone-strengthening therapies could prevent these accident-linked injuries, research shows

  • Criteria Predict Women's 5-Year Risk for Fracture
    (27-Nov-2007)
    11-point model spots those who may need bone-strengthening therapies, experts say

  • Health Tip: Build Healthy Bones
    (27-Nov-2007)
    Start early, benefit later

  • Botox Offers Shot in Arm for Arthritis Sufferers
    (09-Nov-2007)
    Small trial found it eased shoulder pain caused by osteoarthritis

  • Gout Drug Shows Promise
    (09-Nov-2007)
    Injected rilonacept effective in easing pain, study finds

  • Botox Offers Shot in Arm for Arthritis Sufferers
    (09-Nov-2007)
    Small trial found it eased shoulder pain caused by osteoarthritis

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Heart Disease Threat
    (09-Nov-2007)
    But checking typical risk factors can help head off problems, research says

  • Drugs Can Ease Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Nov-2007)
    3 trials show some success in helping children

  • NSAID Drug Therapy Fails to Ease Back Pain
    (09-Nov-2007)
    Trial also found no benefit from spinal manipulation

  • Vioxx Ban Tied to Rise in Serious GI Trouble
    (08-Nov-2007)
    Without such stomach-shielding drugs, patient health has suffered, researchers say

  • Sticking With Meds Lowers Elderly Fracture Risk
    (08-Nov-2007)
    Skipping osteoporosis drugs is top risk factor for injury, study finds

  • Sticking With Meds Lowers Elderly Fracture Risk
    (08-Nov-2007)
    Skipping osteoporosis drugs is top risk factor for injury, study finds

  • Sticking With Meds Lowers Elderly Fracture Risk
    (08-Nov-2007)
    Skipping osteoporosis drugs is top risk factor for injury, study finds

  • Study Shows Antibiotic Harms ALS Patients
    (01-Nov-2007)
    Researchers hoped minocycline might have helped those with Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Spinal Stem Cells Offer Hope Against Back Pain
    (01-Nov-2007)
    Discovery of the cells might lead to treatments, researchers say

  • Brain MRIs Find Hidden Neurological Problems
    (31-Oct-2007)
    Blocked blood vessels most common discovery, researchers report

  • Little Evidence Silicone Breast Implants Harm Health
    (31-Oct-2007)
    Review of data finds no link to most common illnesses

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Joints
    (30-Oct-2007)
    And help prevent osteoarthritis

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Death Rate Unchanged
    (29-Oct-2007)
    Underlying inflammation may affect heart despite symptom relief, experts say

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Death Rate Unchanged
    (29-Oct-2007)
    Underlying inflammation may affect heart despite symptom relief, experts say

  • Some Female Athletes Risking Weaker Bones
    (26-Oct-2007)
    Swimmers, divers, runners have poorer bone density, research shows

  • Older Women Gain From Good Post-Fracture Care
    (26-Oct-2007)
    An osteoporosis management program keeps patients, doctors connected, study finds

  • Some Female Athletes Risking Weaker Bones
    (26-Oct-2007)
    Swimmers, divers, runners have poorer bone density, research shows

  • Older Women Gain From Good Post-Fracture Care
    (26-Oct-2007)
    An osteoporosis management program keeps patients, doctors connected, study finds

  • Some Female Athletes Risking Weaker Bones
    (26-Oct-2007)
    Swimmers, divers, runners have poorer bone density, research shows

  • Older Women Gain From Good Post-Fracture Care
    (26-Oct-2007)
    An osteoporosis management program keeps patients, doctors connected, study finds

  • Health Tip: Diabetics, Examine Your Feet
    (24-Oct-2007)
    Good foot care can prevent problems

  • Voltaren Gel Approved for Osteoarthritis
    (22-Oct-2007)
    First topical prescription treatment for the joint disease

  • Pre-Workout Stretching Won't Prevent Sore Muscles
    (18-Oct-2007)
    New review of the evidence shows no link

  • Water Workouts Work for Arthritis Patients
    (17-Oct-2007)
    Sessions relieve pain and help improve daily function, researchers say

  • Many Patients Don't Report Use of OTC Pain Drugs
    (15-Oct-2007)
    Aspirin, ibuprofen and similar medicines pose big stomach risks, study notes

  • Anti-Convulsant Aids Knee-Replacement Patients
    (15-Oct-2007)
    Pregabalin reduced pain, increased range of motion, study found

  • Technology Advance Could Help Paralyzed
    (12-Oct-2007)
    It's a better way of translating brain signals for prosthetic devices

  • Pricey Running Shoes Not Worth It: Study
    (11-Oct-2007)
    Expensive or not, sneakers performed equally in high-tech tests

  • Tea Helps Toughen Older Women's Hips
    (10-Oct-2007)
    Those who drink it daily lose less bone, study finds

  • Tea Helps Toughen Older Women's Hips
    (10-Oct-2007)
    Those who drink it daily lose less bone, study finds

  • Heart-Healthy Workouts Help Knees, Too
    (05-Oct-2007)
    They help ward off osteoarthritis, study suggests

  • New Kidney Disease Can Be Fatal
    (05-Oct-2007)
    Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is linked to MRI exposure, scientists say

  • Obesity Driving Rising U.S. Health Costs
    (02-Oct-2007)
    Americans outspend Europeans when it comes to chronic disease care, study finds

  • Health Tip: Even Babies Can Have Foot Problems
    (28-Sep-2007)
    They can begin in the very young

  • Meditation May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers
    (28-Sep-2007)
    It eases the depression that often accompanies the condition, study finds

  • Health Tip: Spotting a Tremor
    (27-Sep-2007)
    Here are typical symptoms

  • Health Tip: Causes of Corns and Calluses
    (25-Sep-2007)
    Some are preventable

  • Health Tip: Controlling Foot Odor
    (24-Sep-2007)
    Here's what to do

  • Post-Knee Replacement Physio Helps in Short Term
    (21-Sep-2007)
    But gains in flexibility, quality of life don't last, data suggests

  • Post-Knee Replacement Physio Helps in Short Term
    (21-Sep-2007)
    But gains in flexibility, quality of life don't last, data suggests

  • Post-Knee Replacement Physio Helps in Short Term
    (21-Sep-2007)
    But gains in flexibility, quality of life don't last, data suggests

  • Genome Area Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (18-Sep-2007)
    DNA is involved in inflammation, immune response, scientists say

  • Once-a-Year Bone Drug Lowers Fracture Risk
    (18-Sep-2007)
    Reclast even caused death rate to fall in older users, study finds

  • Once-a-Year Bone Drug Lowers Fracture Risk
    (18-Sep-2007)
    Reclast even caused death rate to fall in older users, study finds

  • Once-a-Year Bone Drug Lowers Fracture Risk
    (18-Sep-2007)
    Reclast even caused death rate to fall in older users, study finds

  • Genome Area Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (18-Sep-2007)
    DNA is involved in inflammation, immune response, scientists say

  • Common Foot Myths Trip Us Up
    (14-Sep-2007)
    Breaks, corns, bunions: Experts deliver the facts

  • FDA Approves Osteoporosis Drug to Cut Breast Cancer Risk
    (14-Sep-2007)
    Manufacturer calls Evista a valuable tool, but critics say its heart risks outweigh benefits

  • Common Foot Myths Trip Us Up
    (14-Sep-2007)
    Breaks, corns, bunions: Experts deliver the facts

  • Osteoporosis Drug Evista Approved to Cut Risk of Breast Cancer
    (14-Sep-2007)
    Among postmenopausal women

  • Tweaking Genes Could Extend ALS Survival
    (13-Sep-2007)
    Mouse study suggests new targets to treat the brain disease

  • Cialis Eases Erectile Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury
    (13-Sep-2007)
    Sexual difficulties are common for these injured men, researchers note

  • Novel Cooling Therapy May Have Aided Injured Football Player
    (13-Sep-2007)
    Lowering Kevin Everett's body temperature helped protect his spinal cord, doctors say

  • Vitamin D Supplements May Lengthen Life
    (10-Sep-2007)
    They could fight cancer, heart disease, researchers say

  • Depression May Be World's Most Disabling Disease
    (07-Sep-2007)
    Global study finds it takes bigger toll than other chronic conditions

  • Knee Pain May Signal Lung Cancer
    (05-Sep-2007)
    It could give an early warning and improve treatment success, researchers say

  • Genes Boost Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus
    (05-Sep-2007)
    Discoveries could lead to new treatments for autoimmune diseases, scientists say

  • Genes Boost Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus
    (05-Sep-2007)
    Discoveries could lead to new treatments for autoimmune diseases, scientists say

  • Fat Builds Up in Hearts Before Diabetes Onset
    (04-Sep-2007)
    Technique giving researchers static image of beating heart could be new screening tool

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin D
    (03-Sep-2007)
    Helps the body absorb calcium

  • Swelling After Knee Injury May Hinder Healing
    (31-Aug-2007)
    Pig study shows blocking 2 proteins could mean less invasive treatment of meniscus damage

  • Swelling After Knee Injury May Hinder Healing
    (31-Aug-2007)
    Pig study shows blocking 2 proteins could mean less invasive treatment of meniscus damage

  • Swelling After Knee Injury May Hinder Healing
    (31-Aug-2007)
    Pig study shows blocking 2 proteins could mean less invasive treatment of meniscus damage

  • Whiplash May Result in Delayed Jaw Pain
    (30-Aug-2007)
    Trauma patients 5 times more likely to suffer facial dysfunction after a crash

  • Self-Exams of Feet Can Catch Early Melanoma
    (29-Aug-2007)
    Stay a step ahead of cancer with check for moles, freckles or spots, surgeons' group says

  • RA Drugs Linked to Slight Skin Cancer Risk
    (29-Aug-2007)
    But the medications' benefits outweigh the downside, experts say

  • Study Points to Cause of Vioxx Heart Risk
    (27-Aug-2007)
    The drug ups levels of a protein linked to clotting, researchers say

  • Daily Calcium Does Protect Bone
    (23-Aug-2007)
    Study finds it reduces fracture rate for those over 50

  • Daily Calcium Does Protect Bone
    (23-Aug-2007)
    Study finds it reduces fracture rate for those over 50

  • Daily Calcium Does Protect Bone
    (23-Aug-2007)
    Study finds it reduces fracture rate for those over 50

  • Health Tip: While Chewing Gum May Relieve Stress ...
    (22-Aug-2007)
    Don't chew too vigorously

  • Health Tip: Children Who Play Sports
    (20-Aug-2007)
    Potential risks to keep in mind

  • Reclast Approved as Once-Yearly Osteoporosis Drug
    (20-Aug-2007)
    For postmenopausal women

  • Reclast Approved as Once-Yearly Osteoporosis Drug
    (20-Aug-2007)
    For postmenopausal women

  • New Drug Aids Muscle Function in Myasthenia Gravis
    (17-Aug-2007)
    Trial of 16 patients saw 46% improvement in symptoms

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Bone Spurs
    (16-Aug-2007)
    Common bone growths that occur over time

  • Test Spots Joint Replacement Infections
    (15-Aug-2007)
    Developers say it's more accurate than standard methods

  • Test Spots Joint Replacement Infections
    (15-Aug-2007)
    Developers say it's more accurate than standard methods

  • Direct-to-Consumer Drug Ads Booming Despite Criticisms
    (15-Aug-2007)
    Experts suggest a shutdown on such pitches to the public

  • Health Tip: Heat Cramps Shouldn't Be Ignored
    (14-Aug-2007)
    Here's what to do if you get them

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Cast
    (07-Aug-2007)
    Avoid scratching, and keep the area dry

  • Bone Tests Cost-Effective for Elderly Men
    (07-Aug-2007)
    Younger men with prior fracture could also benefit, study finds

  • Bone Tests Cost-Effective for Elderly Men
    (07-Aug-2007)
    Younger men with prior fracture could also benefit, study finds

  • Bone Tests Cost-Effective for Elderly Men
    (07-Aug-2007)
    Younger men with prior fracture could also benefit, study finds

  • MRIs Spot Breast Cancers in High-Risk Women
    (31-Jul-2007)
    But the technology won't replace mammography, experts stress

  • Inflammatory Joint, Bowel Diseases May Be Linked
    (30-Jul-2007)
    Ankylosing spondylitis, inflammatory bowel disorder share common genetics, study suggests

  • Arthritis Disability More Likely in Older Blacks, Hispanics
    (30-Jul-2007)
    U.S. study suggests lack of health care may be to blame

  • Drug May Help Prevent Women's Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2007)
    Calcitonin is already used to fight age-linked bone loss, researchers say

  • Drug May Help Prevent Women's Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2007)
    Calcitonin is already used to fight age-linked bone loss, researchers say

  • Drug May Help Prevent Women's Osteoarthritis
    (30-Jul-2007)
    Calcitonin is already used to fight age-linked bone loss, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Hernias in Children
    (20-Jul-2007)
    Signs to watch for

  • One Billion People Don't Get Enough Vitamin D
    (19-Jul-2007)
    Expert suggests recommended daily intake be boosted to help prevent disease

  • Health Tip: Treating an Ingrown Toenail
    (19-Jul-2007)
    Early care can prevent infection

  • One Billion People Don't Get Enough Vitamin D
    (19-Jul-2007)
    Expert suggests recommended daily intake be boosted to help prevent disease

  • Health Tip: After a Muscle Strain
    (17-Jul-2007)
    Ease back into exercise

  • Artificial Disc Approved to Treat Disc Disease in Neck
    (17-Jul-2007)
    A major cause of neck and arm pain

  • Women Slower to Recover From Knee Surgery
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Osteoarthritis may also impede return to function, research shows

  • Women Slower to Recover From Knee Surgery
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Osteoarthritis may also impede return to function, research shows

  • Speedy Athletic Hernia Repair Is Possible
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Good rehab and the right type of mesh make the difference, experts say

  • Women Slower to Recover From Knee Surgery
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Osteoarthritis may also impede return to function, research shows

  • Speedy Athletic Hernia Repair Is Possible
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Good rehab and the right type of mesh make the difference, experts say

  • Throwing Helps Protect Pitchers' Arms
    (16-Jul-2007)
    It can help their game, but overdoing it also brings risks, researchers warn

  • Women Slower to Recover From Knee Surgery
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Osteoarthritis may also impede return to function, research shows

  • Arthroscopic Surgery Eases Tough-to-Treat Tennis Elbow
    (15-Jul-2007)
    The condition can come from any repetitive arm movement, experts note

  • Preseason Warm-Ups Cut Soccer Groin Injuries
    (12-Jul-2007)
    Program led to a third fewer such problems, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Caring for a Callus
    (09-Jul-2007)
    Get rid of the extra skin

  • FDA OKs Generic, OTC Versions of Foot Fungus Drug
    (03-Jul-2007)
    Lamisil fights toenail fungus and athlete's foot

  • Amateur Basketball Players Court Disaster
    (01-Jul-2007)
    Experts offer 'weekend warriors' tips on preventing injury

  • Glucosamine Trials Show Little Benefit Against Arthritis
    (30-Jun-2007)
    Results vary widely between trials, suggesting industry bias, experts say

  • Glucosamine Trials Show Little Benefit Against Arthritis
    (30-Jun-2007)
    Results vary widely between trials, suggesting industry bias, experts say

  • Glucosamine Trials Show Little Benefit Against Arthritis
    (30-Jun-2007)
    Results vary widely between trials, suggesting industry bias, experts say

  • Glucosamine Trials Show Little Benefit Against Arthritis
    (30-Jun-2007)
    Results vary widely between trials, suggesting industry bias, experts say

  • Bisphosphonates Linked to Jawbone Disorder
    (26-Jun-2007)
    Medications tied to bone deterioration in about 5% of cancer cases, study finds

  • Bisphosphonates Linked to Jawbone Disorder
    (26-Jun-2007)
    Medications tied to bone deterioration in about 5% of cancer cases, study finds

  • Anti-Bone Loss Drugs Help Prevent Fractures
    (25-Jun-2007)
    Another study finds women's estrogen levels affect osteoporosis treatment

  • Antidepressants Linked to Bone Loss
    (25-Jun-2007)
    2 studies turn up similar results in both women and men

  • Anti-Bone Loss Drugs Help Prevent Fractures
    (25-Jun-2007)
    Another study finds women's estrogen levels affect osteoporosis treatment

  • Antidepressants Linked to Bone Loss
    (25-Jun-2007)
    2 studies turn up similar results in both women and men

  • Research Gives Hope Against Rare Muscle Disorder
    (20-Jun-2007)
    People with HIBM are typically wheelchair-bound by 40, experts say

  • Soy Compound Helps Build Bone: Study
    (18-Jun-2007)
    But one expert says the jury's still out on genistein for older women

  • Bone Marrow May Give Rise to Blood Cancers
    (15-Jun-2007)
    The birthplace of blood cells could be a source of malignancy, research suggests

  • Lung Illness Linked to Heart, Bone Problems
    (15-Jun-2007)
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease speeds arterial stiffening and osteoporosis, research suggests

  • Bengay Death Highlights OTC Dangers
    (15-Jun-2007)
    Just because it's nonprescription doesn't mean it's harmless, experts caution in wake of teen track star's overdose from sports cream

  • Lung Illness Linked to Heart, Bone Problems
    (15-Jun-2007)
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease speeds arterial stiffening and osteoporosis, research suggests

  • Health Tip: Are Joint Supplements For You?
    (14-Jun-2007)
    Some people shouldn't take them

  • Vitamin A Compound Could Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (14-Jun-2007)
    Mouse study shows retinoic acid can ease inflammation

  • Vitamin A Compound Could Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (14-Jun-2007)
    Mouse study shows retinoic acid can ease inflammation

  • Study Rates New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs
    (13-Jun-2007)
    Abatacept, rituximab and tocilizumab may offer patients new options, experts say

  • Eye Protein Could Shield Against MS
    (13-Jun-2007)
    AlphaB-crystallin injections reversed paralysis in mice, study found

  • Study Rates New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs
    (13-Jun-2007)
    Abatacept, rituximab and tocilizumab may offer patients new options, experts say

  • Moderate Exercise May Slow Progression of Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (06-Jun-2007)
    Daily routine could strengthen muscles, contribute to better quality of life, study finds

  • Researchers ID Genes for Some Common Diseases
    (06-Jun-2007)
    They include arthritis, diabetes, heart disease; finding could revolutionize medicine, expert says

  • Ethanol Injection Helps Thyroid Cancer Patients
    (06-Jun-2007)
    Alcohol cut tumor volume 50% in bone metastasis cases where radioiodine was ineffective

  • Herceptin Heart Danger Stays Same After Five Years
    (04-Jun-2007)
    Breast cancer patients showed no increase in risk, longer-term study finds

  • Health Tip: Prevent a 'Charley Horse'
    (01-Jun-2007)
    How to prepare before exercising

  • Weight Training May Be Muscles' 'Fountain of Youth'
    (30-May-2007)
    Genetic tests shows it reverses aging process in elderly tissues

  • Post-Injury MRI Predicts Spinal Cord Recovery
    (30-May-2007)
    Key factors give patients, doctors realistic goals, researchers say

  • Back Surgery Can Quickly Relieve Pain
    (30-May-2007)
    But waiting won't hurt your chances of recovery, new research suggests

  • Rheumatoid Illness, Smoking Can Harm Heart's Aorta
    (29-May-2007)
    And that can increase risks for aneurysm and heart attack, experts warn

  • Rheumatoid Illness, Smoking Can Harm Heart's Aorta
    (29-May-2007)
    And that can increase risks for aneurysm and heart attack, experts warn

  • Man's Best Friend Joins the Fight Against Cancer
    (28-May-2007)
    New canine tumor tissue bank will help save dog and human lives, experts say

  • Large Jolts of Java Can Keep Gout at Bay
    (25-May-2007)
    Coffee lovers who drank more than four cups a day had a 40% lower risk of the inflammatory condition

  • Large Jolts of Java Can Keep Gout at Bay
    (25-May-2007)
    Coffee lovers who drank more than four cups a day had a 40% lower risk of the inflammatory condition

  • Large Jolts of Java Can Keep Gout at Bay
    (25-May-2007)
    Coffee lovers who drank more than four cups a day had a 40% lower risk of the inflammatory condition

  • Added Treatment Won't Speed Whiplash Recovery
    (25-May-2007)
    Aggressive approach may even slow healing, study suggests

  • Actress Lainie Kazan Turns the Spotlight on DVTs
    (24-May-2007)
    Life-threatening leg blood clot struck her in her mid-30s

  • Experts Outline Use of Bisphosphonates Against Myeloma
    (23-May-2007)
    New guidelines are meant to aid doctors treating the bone marrow cancer

  • Keeping Weight Off in Youth Pays Off in Old Age
    (22-May-2007)
    Elderly fared better if they'd been trim at 25, 50 years of age, study found

  • Ladder-Related Accidents Climb in U.S.: Study
    (19-May-2007)
    Fractures most common injury, sending more than 136,000 people a year to ERs

  • Ladder-Related Accidents Climb in U.S.: Study
    (19-May-2007)
    Fractures most common injury, sending more than 136,000 people a year to ERs

  • Simple Workout Urged for Pregnant Women on Bed Rest
    (12-May-2007)
    Too much inactivity can atrophy muscles, physical therapists warn

  • Daily Steroid Helps Boys With Duchenne's to Walk
    (09-May-2007)
    But the muscular dystrophy treatment also ups the risk of fractures, study finds

  • Daily Steroid Helps Boys With Duchenne's to Walk
    (09-May-2007)
    But the muscular dystrophy treatment also ups the risk of fractures, study finds

  • Diesel Exhaust Impairs Blood Flow to Marrow
    (04-May-2007)
    Elderly most affected by exposure to the pollutant, researchers say

  • Cystic Fibrosis Can Harm Kids' Bones
    (04-May-2007)
    Other risk factors may aggravate the condition, findings show

  • 'Healthy Bones' Shot Could Cut Women's Fracture Risk
    (02-May-2007)
    Once-a-year injection might replace pills, study suggests

  • 'Healthy Bones' Shot Could Cut Women's Fracture Risk
    (02-May-2007)
    Once-a-year injection might replace pills, study suggests

  • Amateur Boxers Also Hit by Brain Injury
    (02-May-2007)
    Spinal fluid study shows signs of post-fight damage

  • Health Tip: Dislocated Shoulder
    (01-May-2007)
    What occurs, and how it's treated

  • High Calcium, Vitamin D Intake May Harm Aging Brain
    (01-May-2007)
    Rising levels were associated with larger brain lesions, study found

  • Weight Training Helps Workers With Rotator Cuff Injuries: Study
    (01-May-2007)
    Resistance exercises got people back to work faster than traditional therapy

  • Green Tea May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Apr-2007)
    Laboratory study is called preliminary, but promising

  • Green Tea May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (30-Apr-2007)
    Laboratory study is called preliminary, but promising

  • U.S. Arthritis Numbers, Costs Soaring
    (27-Apr-2007)
    One in five adults is now affected, costing $81 billion annually, report finds

  • Genes Could Boost Arthritis Patients' Death Risk
    (27-Apr-2007)
    DNA may pose hazard for people with rheumatoid form of the disease

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Osteoarthritis
    (25-Apr-2007)
    In addition to medication, lifestyle changes can help

  • Elderly Need to Watch Vitamin D Levels
    (23-Apr-2007)
    Too little from sun or food could boost risk for disability, study finds

  • Health Tip: Can You Recognize Osteoarthritis Symptoms?
    (23-Apr-2007)
    Joint pain, stiffness are most prevalent

  • Drug Shows Promise in Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
    (17-Apr-2007)
    Cethrin inhibited cell death, promoted neural regeneration, study finds

  • Chondroitin Won't Ease Arthritic Joint Pain: Study
    (16-Apr-2007)
    Doctors should discourage use of the supplement, researchers conclude

  • Weightlifting During Dialysis Combats Muscle Wasting: Study
    (13-Apr-2007)
    High-intensity exercise was safe, improved patients' strength, quality of life

  • FDA Advisory Panel Rejects Vioxx Successor
    (12-Apr-2007)
    Merck's new painkiller Arcoxia shows cardiac risk, committee says in 20-1 vote.

  • FDA Advisory Panel Rejects Vioxx Successor
    (12-Apr-2007)
    Merck's new painkiller Arcoxia shows cardiac risk, committee says in 20-1 vote.

  • FDA Advisory Panel Rejects Vioxx Successor
    (12-Apr-2007)
    Merck's new painkiller Arcoxia shows cardiac risk, committee says in 20-1 vote.

  • FDA Advisory Panel Rejects Vioxx Successor
    (12-Apr-2007)
    Merck's new painkiller Arcoxia shows cardiac risk, committee says in 20-1 vote.

  • FDA Advisory Panel Rejects Vioxx Successor
    (12-Apr-2007)
    Merck's new painkiller Arcoxia shows cardiac risk, committee says in 20-1 vote.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Help Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    (11-Apr-2007)
    Study finds long-term glucose levels dropped significantly after 13 weeks of treatment

  • Rare Joint Cancer Yields Its Secrets
    (09-Apr-2007)
    Understanding synovial sarcoma can bring effective treatment, experts say

  • Ibuprofen May Boost Aspirin Users' Heart Risk
    (04-Apr-2007)
    Study of arthritis patients needs to be confirmed, experts say

  • Health Tip: Prevent Burns From a Heating Pad
    (04-Apr-2007)
    Don't use on the same injury for more than 20 minutes

  • Protein May Be Key to Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (29-Mar-2007)
    Finding could lead to new therapies for the disease, study suggests

  • Arthritis Pain Processed in Emotion-Linked Brain Area
    (28-Mar-2007)
    Findings may offer a new target for treatment, study suggests

  • Arthritis Pain Processed in Emotion-Linked Brain Area
    (28-Mar-2007)
    Findings may offer a new target for treatment, study suggests

  • Arthritis Pain Processed in Emotion-Linked Brain Area
    (28-Mar-2007)
    Findings may offer a new target for treatment, study suggests

  • Arthritis Pain Processed in Emotion-Linked Brain Area
    (28-Mar-2007)
    Findings may offer a new target for treatment, study suggests

  • More Seniors Suffering Spinal Cord Injury
    (23-Mar-2007)
    Falls are a major cause of the increase, U.S. study finds

  • Spinal Disc Transplant Shows Promise Against Back Pain
    (23-Mar-2007)
    Chinese team reports good results from small 5-year trial

  • Dental X-Rays Point to Bone Loss in Women
    (22-Mar-2007)
    They were just as accurate as standard density tests, study finds

  • Caring for ALS Patient Brings Emotional Strain
    (19-Mar-2007)
    Family caregivers face higher risk of depression than the patient, study finds

  • Drug Shields Parkinson's Patients Against Fracture
    (19-Mar-2007)
    Risedronate counters inactivity-linked weakening of bone, study finds

  • Drug Shields Parkinson's Patients Against Fracture
    (19-Mar-2007)
    Risedronate counters inactivity-linked weakening of bone, study finds

  • Genes Can Predict Hip Replacement Success
    (15-Mar-2007)
    Finding may lead to new treatments and better artificial hips, experts say

  • Genes Can Predict Hip Replacement Success
    (15-Mar-2007)
    Finding may lead to new treatments and better artificial hips, experts say

  • Stem Cell Finding Could Help Fight Autoimmune Disease
    (15-Mar-2007)
    Build-up of dead cells may trigger these illnesses, researchers say

  • Biomarkers Could Warn of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (14-Mar-2007)
    They might be used to spot repetitive stress disorders before the pain starts

  • Biomarkers Could Warn of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    (14-Mar-2007)
    They might be used to spot repetitive stress disorders before the pain starts

  • Most American Seniors Live With Chronic Disease
    (08-Mar-2007)
    More needs to be done to encourage exercise, healthy eating, CDC report says

  • Health Tip: Living With Osteoporosis
    (08-Mar-2007)
    Prevent more bone loss

  • Health Tip: Living With Osteoporosis
    (08-Mar-2007)
    Prevent more bone loss

  • One Family's Gene Defect May Help Explain Heart Disease
    (01-Mar-2007)
    Finding supports the notion of a 'metabolic syndrome,' scientists say

  • One Family's Gene Defect May Help Explain Heart Disease
    (01-Mar-2007)
    Finding supports the notion of a 'metabolic syndrome,' scientists say

  • Hip-Surgery Complications More Common in Obese Women: Study
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Gender differences in fat distribution, metabolic response may explain poorer results

  • Image Concerns Tied to Depression in Arthritis, Lupus Patients
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Study suggests counseling can minimize fear of deformities, physical limitations

  • MRI Finds Hidden, High-Risk Fat in Teens
    (27-Feb-2007)
    More precise estimates of deep fat can help predict their risk for disease

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Boosts Cancer Death Risk: Study
    (27-Feb-2007)
    Researchers urge further investigation into targeted therapies to improve survival rate

  • Heart Experts Issue Guidelines on Use of Celebrex
    (26-Feb-2007)
    Cox-2 painkiller should be last resort because of cardiovascular risk, American Heart Association says

  • Children With Cancer at Risk for Fragile Bones
    (26-Feb-2007)
    Lack of exercise plus treatment side effects are to blame, experts say

  • Bioengineered ACL Could Help Injured Knees
    (20-Feb-2007)
    In rabbits, researchers used animal's cells to help grow new ligament

  • Health Tip: Getting a Bone Density Test
    (19-Feb-2007)
    Can measure your risks of osteoporosis and bones fractures

  • Health Tip: Getting a Bone Density Test
    (19-Feb-2007)
    Can measure your risks of osteoporosis and bones fractures

  • Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Cut Fracture Risk: Study
    (16-Feb-2007)
    Study of female navy recruits shows benefit from even short-term use

  • Repetitive Hand Use Not the Culprit in Carpal Tunnel
    (16-Feb-2007)
    Genetics, not tasks like typing, to blame for the painful syndrome, study finds

  • Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Cut Fracture Risk: Study
    (16-Feb-2007)
    Study of female navy recruits shows benefit from even short-term use

  • Music Video Helps Knee Replacement Patients
    (16-Feb-2007)
    Instruction, exercising to tunes boosted recovery time 59% on average, study says

  • Older Patients Shouldn't Delay Spinal Surgery: Study
    (16-Feb-2007)
    Complication risks rise substantially after age 69, experts say

  • Smoking, Obesity Risk Factors for Spinal Procedures
    (16-Feb-2007)
    Both problems boosted risks linked to back pain

  • 'Smart Bladder' Technology Could Help Paralyzed
    (16-Feb-2007)
    Stimulating spinal cord can restore natural urination, animal study shows

  • Health Tip: Keep Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain at Bay
    (15-Feb-2007)
    Get enough rest, and watch what you eat

  • MRI May Predict Multiple Sclerosis' Effect on Brain
    (14-Feb-2007)
    The scan could become a useful treatment tool, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Understanding Autoimmune Disorders
    (14-Feb-2007)
    When the immune system attacks the body

  • Boning Up on Dietary Calcium
    (11-Feb-2007)
    Here's how to get it and its nutrition 'partner,' vitamin D

  • Experts Offer Free Back Pain Advice Feb. 15
    (11-Feb-2007)
    Hotline focuses on preventing, easing pain in middle age

  • Boning Up on Dietary Calcium
    (11-Feb-2007)
    Here's how to get it and its nutrition 'partner,' vitamin D

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Hip Fracture
    (07-Feb-2007)
    Lifestyle changes can reduce your risk

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Hip Fracture
    (07-Feb-2007)
    Lifestyle changes can reduce your risk

  • Power-Boosting Protein in Muscle Declines With Age
    (06-Feb-2007)
    That's why even fit older people may need to work harder to stay slim, study says

  • Health Tip: Donating Bone Marrow
    (01-Feb-2007)
    It can save someone's life

  • Exercise Has No Impact on Knee Osteoarthritis
    (31-Jan-2007)
    Affected older people can safely keep active, study confirms

  • Tweaking a Gene Could Rebuild Bone
    (31-Jan-2007)
    Mouse study shows an increase in bone density

  • Exercise Has No Impact on Knee Osteoarthritis
    (31-Jan-2007)
    Affected older people can safely keep active, study confirms

  • Tweaking a Gene Could Rebuild Bone
    (31-Jan-2007)
    Mouse study shows an increase in bone density

  • New Score Helps Spot Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers
    (30-Jan-2007)
    Early detection is important to safe, effective treatment, experts say

  • New Score Helps Spot Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers
    (30-Jan-2007)
    Early detection is important to safe, effective treatment, experts say

  • Neurological Disorders Strike Millions
    (29-Jan-2007)
    New government report gives latest estimates, which show increases in Alzheimer's, MS cases

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of a Toenail Infection
    (29-Jan-2007)
    Thick, discolored nails should be treated

  • Repeat Bone Density Scans Not as Useful as Thought
    (23-Jan-2007)
    Their ability to predict fractures in postmenopausal women is questionable, study finds

  • Repeat Bone Density Scans Not as Useful as Thought
    (23-Jan-2007)
    Their ability to predict fractures in postmenopausal women is questionable, study finds

  • Bone Fracture a Real Danger for Older Men
    (23-Jan-2007)
    One fracture triples their odds for a second fracture, new study shows

  • Cancer Drug May Harm Bone
    (22-Jan-2007)
    Mouse study shows the growth factor is linked to bone loss

  • Antidepressants Linked to Fracture Risk
    (22-Jan-2007)
    Patients should have bone tests before taking SSRIs, study suggests

  • Antidepressants Linked to Fracture Risk
    (22-Jan-2007)
    Patients should have bone tests before taking SSRIs, study suggests

  • Why Do Good? Brain Study Offers Clues
    (22-Jan-2007)
    Perception of others linked to altruistic behavior, scientists say

  • Scientists Spot Key Autoimmune Disease Genes
    (22-Jan-2007)
    Discovery could unlock secrets to lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, even cancer, experts say

  • Younger Children May Benefit From Bone-Anchored Hearing Aids
    (19-Jan-2007)
    Researchers saw little difference in outcomes between 3- and 7-year-olds

  • Study Debunks Sedative's Link to Hip Fractures in Elderly
    (15-Jan-2007)
    State controls on benzodiazepine use did not alter injury rates, researchers find

  • Study Debunks Sedative's Link to Hip Fractures in Elderly
    (15-Jan-2007)
    State controls on benzodiazepine use did not alter injury rates, researchers find

  • Low-Income Minorities at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease
    (12-Jan-2007)
    Study urges importance of education, screenings to help curb amputations in worst cases

  • Smoking May Play Role in Knee Osteoarthritis
    (12-Jan-2007)
    Study suggests men, in particular, face cartilage loss, more severe pain

  • Smoking May Play Role in Knee Osteoarthritis
    (12-Jan-2007)
    Study suggests men, in particular, face cartilage loss, more severe pain

  • Health Tip: Understanding Brittle Bone Disease
    (05-Jan-2007)
    Osteogenesis imperfecta can cause frequent fractures

  • Health Tip: Understanding Brittle Bone Disease
    (05-Jan-2007)
    Osteogenesis imperfecta can cause frequent fractures

  • Gene-Altered Mouse a Boon to Rheumatoid Arthritis Research
    (29-Dec-2006)
    Animal model closely mirrors disease progression in humans, experts say

  • Video Game Injuries a Holiday Hazard
    (28-Dec-2006)
    Physical therapy group urges parents to give safety a thumbs up

  • Video Game Injuries a Holiday Hazard
    (28-Dec-2006)
    Physical therapy group urges parents to give safety a thumbs up

  • Video Game Injuries a Holiday Hazard
    (28-Dec-2006)
    Physical therapy group urges parents to give safety a thumbs up

  • Video Game Injuries a Holiday Hazard
    (28-Dec-2006)
    Physical therapy group urges parents to give safety a thumbs up

  • Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (27-Dec-2006)
    Symptoms may include joint pain, fever, and rash

  • Gene Found for Form of Brittle Bone Disease
    (27-Dec-2006)
    Findings could lead to test for couples evaluating risk of having more children

  • Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (27-Dec-2006)
    Symptoms may include joint pain, fever, and rash

  • Powerful Antacids Boost Chances of Hip Fracture
    (26-Dec-2006)
    Using proton pump inhibitors for more than a year raised risk by 44 percent, study finds

  • Women Can Take 'Vacation' From Osteoporosis Drug
    (26-Dec-2006)
    Postmenopausal study participants continued to reap benefits

  • Health Tip: Keep the Blood Moving in Your Feet
    (22-Dec-2006)
    Well-fitted shoes should help circulation

  • Botox Soothes Writer's Cramp
    (21-Dec-2006)
    70% of patients reported major improvement, Dutch study found

  • Imaging Compound May Catch Early Alzheimer's
    (20-Dec-2006)
    New scanning technique may help researchers find novel treatments

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Scoliosis
    (19-Dec-2006)
    An unnatural curvature of the spine

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Scoliosis
    (19-Dec-2006)
    An unnatural curvature of the spine

  • Alcohol May Slow Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (18-Dec-2006)
    But results in mice might not apply to humans, scientists say

  • FDA OKs Celebrex for Kids With Arthritis
    (16-Dec-2006)
    Says benefits outweigh potential risks, but Pfizer will have to keep a long-term registry to evaluate safety issues

  • Study Finds Laughter Is Truly Contagious
    (14-Dec-2006)
    Positive sounds trigger brain response that helps us interact socially

  • Brain Lesions After Stroke May Predict Future Episodes
    (13-Dec-2006)
    MRI scans could help foretell patients' risk for subsequent incidences

  • Height Loss in Older Men Tied to Heart, Death Risks
    (12-Dec-2006)
    Shrinking 3 centimeters or more may trigger bone loss that increases chance of illness, study suggests

  • Height Loss in Older Men Tied to Heart, Death Risks
    (12-Dec-2006)
    Shrinking 3 centimeters or more may trigger bone loss that increases chance of illness, study suggests

  • Massage Eases Pain of Knee Arthritis
    (11-Dec-2006)
    Osteoarthritis patients reported better flexibility, less pain, study finds

  • Massage Eases Pain of Knee Arthritis
    (11-Dec-2006)
    Osteoarthritis patients reported better flexibility, less pain, study finds

  • Massage Eases Pain of Knee Arthritis
    (11-Dec-2006)
    Osteoarthritis patients reported better flexibility, less pain, study finds

  • Don't Blame Racket for Tennis Elbow
    (08-Dec-2006)
    It's not your grip, it's your game that's the problem, study finds

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis More Stubborn in Women
    (07-Dec-2006)
    Remission is much less likely than in male patients, study finds

  • Health Tip: Healing a Fractured Tailbone
    (06-Dec-2006)
    Here's how to stay comfortable

  • Weight Training Helps Women's Bones
    (04-Dec-2006)
    It boosts fracture-reducing growth hormones, study finds

  • Study Unearths Clues on How Body Absorbs Folate
    (01-Dec-2006)
    Findings may yield test for infants, adults to prevent neurological problems

  • Common Surgery Leaves Knee Weaker
    (30-Nov-2006)
    Removal of meniscus impairs strength of quadriceps muscle, study finds

  • FDA Panel Backs Celebrex for Kids With Arthritis
    (30-Nov-2006)
    Says benefits outweigh potential risks to those with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

  • Don't Expect Big Push for Celebrex for Juvenile Arthritis
    (30-Nov-2006)
    FDA panel recommends its use, but other treatment options exist, experts say

  • Common Surgery Leaves Knee Weaker
    (30-Nov-2006)
    Removal of meniscus impairs strength of quadriceps muscle, study finds

  • Don't Expect Big Push for Celebrex for Juvenile Arthritis
    (30-Nov-2006)
    FDA panel recommends its use, but other treatment options exist, experts say

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of a Herniated Disc
    (28-Nov-2006)
    Back pain that may radiate down the legs

  • Stretch Away the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis
    (25-Nov-2006)
    New exercise eases heel trouble in three-quarters of cases, developer says

  • Uneven Leg Length May Boost Arthritis Risk
    (24-Nov-2006)
    Condition is more frequent when one leg is slightly longer than the other, study finds

  • Smoking Puts Brakes on Joint Injury Repair
    (20-Nov-2006)
    Cigarette toxins interfere with cartilage cell growth, study finds

  • Smoking Puts Brakes on Joint Injury Repair
    (20-Nov-2006)
    Cigarette toxins interfere with cartilage cell growth, study finds

  • Newly Released Data Stirs Naproxen Debate
    (17-Nov-2006)
    Study finds Aleve boosts heart risks, but expert says data is unreliable

  • Drug Might Squeeze Out Bone Cancer
    (16-Nov-2006)
    It prohibits breakdown of bone that tumors need to grow

  • Humira Gets Expanded Approval for Psoriatic Arthritis
    (14-Nov-2006)
    To slow joint damage

  • Aleve Heart-Healthy Over Short-Term
    (13-Nov-2006)
    Drug curbs clotting to reduce cardiovascular risk, study finds

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds Won't Up Most Cancer Risk
    (12-Nov-2006)
    Major review finds increase in skin cancer for new biologic drugs, but not for other malignancies

  • Study Highlights Older Women's Bone Risk
    (12-Nov-2006)
    Depression, lowered bone density boost odds for fracture

  • Study Highlights Older Women's Bone Risk
    (12-Nov-2006)
    Depression, lowered bone density boost odds for fracture

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds Won't Up Most Cancer Risk
    (12-Nov-2006)
    Major review finds increase in skin cancer for new biologic drugs, but not for other malignancies

  • Studies Suggest Military Service Increases Risk for ALS
    (10-Nov-2006)
    More research needed into possible link with disorder that's also called Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Study Debunks Rock Climbing-Arthritis Link
    (10-Nov-2006)
    In fact, climbers had denser, stronger bones in fingers and hands

  • Study Debunks Rock Climbing-Arthritis Link
    (10-Nov