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  • Common Painkillers May Boost Blood Pressure in Arthritis Patients
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Widely used NSAID drugs may not be as safe as previously thought, researchers warn

  • How You Think About Your Arthritis Makes a Difference
    (24-Aug-2017)
    Confidence in your ability to remain active improves day-to-day life, study finds

  • Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates
    (14-Aug-2017)
    Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

  • Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates
    (14-Aug-2017)
    Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

  • Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates
    (14-Aug-2017)
    Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

  • Certain Jobs Linked to Raised Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (10-Aug-2017)
    Risk was doubled among men who did electrical work, and tripled among bricklayers, study finds

  • Certain Jobs Linked to Raised Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (10-Aug-2017)
    Risk was doubled among men who did electrical work, and tripled among bricklayers, study finds

  • Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
    (23-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

  • Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
    (23-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

  • Health Tip: Managing Arthritis Fatigue
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Here's what's recommended

  • Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

  • Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis
    (26-May-2017)
    Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

  • Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis
    (26-May-2017)
    Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

  • Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain
    (24-May-2017)
    Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

  • Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain
    (24-May-2017)
    Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

  • Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse
    (19-May-2017)
    Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

  • Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse
    (19-May-2017)
    Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

  • Forget Steroid Shots for Long-Term Relief of Arthritic Knees
    (16-May-2017)
    Noticeable cartilage loss detected in patients injected over 2 years, study says

  • Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout
    (10-May-2017)
    Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds

  • Do Your Knees Crackle and Pop?
    (05-May-2017)
    It could mean arthritis is coming

  • 4 in 10 People Will Suffer Arthritic Hands Over Lifetime
    (04-May-2017)
    Obesity appears to raise the risk, researchers note

  • Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees?
    (02-May-2017)
    Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remain

  • Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Study found less disability, lower risk of early death

  • Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Study found less disability, lower risk of early death

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Foot Arthritis
    (21-Apr-2017)
    When to see a doctor

  • Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

  • Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

  • Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
    (01-Apr-2014)
    More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

  • Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Researchers followed British patients taking allopurinol

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Restless Sleep Linked to Widespread Pain in Older Adults
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Anxiety, memory problems and poor health also play a role, study suggests

  • 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

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

  • Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Study in China finds risk cut nearly in half after nursing

  • Surgeons' Group Gives Gift of New Hips, Knees to Uninsured
    (25-Dec-2013)
    Operation Walk USA providing free joint replacement surgery to 230 patients

  • Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis
    (09-Dec-2013)
    The time of day may matter

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • Physical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Health Woes as Adults
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study found higher odds for adult obesity, heart disease, arthritis

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Manage Your Arthritis
    (30-May-2013)
    Regular exercise is critical

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis in Study
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Hormonal changes could influence disease severity, researchers say

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hands?
    (21-Mar-2013)
    A dull or burning pain is a key warning sign

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Hips From Arthritis Damage
    (11-Mar-2013)
    Slow the progression of hip arthritis

  • 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

  • Help on Horizon for Cats With Arthritis
    (22-Feb-2013)
    Anti-inflammatory drug meloxicam provided pain relief, but not from petting, in study

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Signs That Your Child May Have Juvenile Arthritis
    (31-Dec-2012)
    When chronic joint pain and tenderness affect young people

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Joints Healthier
    (14-Nov-2012)
    And help minimize effects of arthritis

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Stem Cells to Cartilage? Promising Results Seen in Mice
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Arthritis treatment is one long-range possibility, researcher says

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Don't neglect exercise

  • 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

  • Chronic Pain May Cost U.S. $635 Billion a Year
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Health care expenses, lost productivity included in estimate

  • Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Sep-2012)
    Large evidence review of 'biologics' included nearly 30,000 patients

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Foot Arthritis
    (21-Aug-2012)
    Signs you should see a doctor

  • 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

  • Arthritis Treatment Linked to Liver Problems in Study
    (18-Jun-2012)
    But it's unclear why 'medical food' called Limbrel might make patients sick

  • 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

  • Menopausal Age May Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis Severity
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Study suggests possible hormonal link to autoimmune condition

  • 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

  • Exercise Helps Older Adults Stay Fit
    (26-May-2012)
    Expert offers advice on working out in your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond

  • Health Tip: Treating Osteoarthritis
    (24-May-2012)
    Losing extra weight could help

  • 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

  • Dinosaurs May Have Suffered From Arthritis
    (16-May-2012)
    A crooked jaw on a giant Pliosaurus looks a lot like human arthritis, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Arthritic Hip May Be Tougher to Treat Than Knee
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Researchers surprised to see continual repair process in knee joint

  • Higher Cancer Rate Seen in Children With Juvenile Arthritis
    (13-Feb-2012)
    Researchers say fourfold increase might not be linked to treatment drugs

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: House Cleaning With Arthritis
    (06-Jan-2012)
    Performing household chores with less pain

  • Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis
    (29-Dec-2011)
    What experts recommend

  • Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Do You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?
    (01-Dec-2011)
    Here are common symptoms

  • Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Damage Joints
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Here are some typical symptoms to watch for

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Is It Arthritis That's Irritating Your Knee?
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Here are typical warning signs

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Blue-Collar Employees With Arthritis Working Past 65: Study
    (25-Jul-2011)
    Painful joint condition presents challenges for aging workforce, researchers say

  • 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

  • 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

  • Military Members Face Raised Risk of Osteoarthritis: Study
    (01-Jul-2011)
    Repetitive joint movements may play a role, researchers suggest

  • Some Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis May Cut Diabetes Risk
    (21-Jun-2011)
    Researchers suspect certain medications lower inflammation, insulin resistance

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Double Risk of COPD
    (27-May-2011)
    Link between the autoimmune disease and lung disorder revealed in new study

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Exercise Is Key for People With Arthritis: Expert
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Too much sitting around can worsen the condition

  • Depression May Boost Arthritis Pain
    (22-Mar-2011)
    Doctors should assess patient's emotional state when treating knee osteoarthritis, researchers say

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: What Causes Arthritis Pain?
    (04-Feb-2011)
    Here are contributing factors

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: Try a Self-Management Program for Osteoarthritis
    (03-Jan-2011)
    Here's how it may help

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cymbalta Approved for Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain
    (05-Nov-2010)
    First approved as anti-depressant in 2004

  • 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

  • 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

  • Novel Drug Eases Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
    (29-Sep-2010)
    But trial of drug was stopped after some patients got worse, researchers say

  • Gene Variations May Predict Severe Osteoarthritis
    (23-Sep-2010)
    Findings could lead to drug advances, researchers say

  • 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

  • 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

  • Case Study Reveals 'Percussionist Wrist' Injury
    (01-Sep-2010)
    Similar to tennis elbow, painless growth appears to be instance of overuse

  • Certain Exercises Benefit Arthritic Dogs
    (31-Aug-2010)
    Walking uphill, over low obstacles may help Fido stay flexible, study shows

  • 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

  • Early Steps Can Protect Your Knees, Prevent Later Problems
    (07-Aug-2010)
    Lifestyle changes can help stave off arthritis, surgery, doctor says

  • 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

  • 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

  • Could Drinking Help Thwart Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    (28-Jul-2010)
    Early study suggests it might, but that's no reason to imbibe heavily, experts 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Living With Arthritis Pain
    (24-Jun-2010)
    A positive outlook often helps

  • Health Tip: Help Keep Joints Healthy
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Here are some suggestions

  • 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: Things That Can Aggravate Arthritis Pain
    (15-Jun-2010)
    And make you feel worse

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (20-May-2010)
    A list of typical warning signs

  • Health Tip: Coping With Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-May-2010)
    Suggestions to help soothe symptoms

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success
    (28-Jan-2010)
    Patients with torn meniscus plus arthritis recover better when given sodium hyaluronate, study finds

  • Health Tip: What's Causing My Shoulder Pain?
    (26-Jan-2010)
    Here's a list of common triggers

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Juvenile Arthritis
    (28-Dec-2009)
    Here are common symptoms

  • Osteoarthritis Costs U.S. Over $185 Billion a Year
    (30-Nov-2009)
    Improved screening, awareness may help delay progression and reduce expenses, researchers say

  • Chronic Pain Trips Up Seniors
    (24-Nov-2009)
    Discomfort contributes to the falls that plague older adults, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Coach K: Osteoarthritis Can Be Beaten
    (12-Oct-2009)
    Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski overcame potentially crippling foe

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease
    (06-Aug-2009)
    UV exposure associated with skin inflammation in study of myositis

  • 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

  • Colcrys Approved for Acute Gout, Mediterranean Fever
    (31-Jul-2009)
    Remedy long used to treat these two inflammatory conditions

  • Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis
    (14-Jul-2009)
    Rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being overweight in study

  • Screen All Newborns for Hip Dysplasia, Study Urges
    (08-Jul-2009)
    Experts say early treatment helps avoid arthritis in adolescence

  • Health Tip: Diagnosing Joint Pain
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Information you should discuss with your doctor

  • Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain
    (06-Jul-2009)
    Hunching over, using one thumb increases the risk, study shows

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Knee Replacement Considered a Good Value
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Study finds it appears cost-effective for those with severe arthritis

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Fight Swine Flu
    (29-May-2009)
    It helps regulate the immune system's response, study with mice shows

  • 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

  • Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years
    (18-May-2009)
    Younger, active patients will benefit from cement-less version, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Triggers for Foot Arthritis
    (08-May-2009)
    What may be responsible for your arthritic symptoms

  • Chlamydia Infection May Play Role in Type of Arthritis
    (06-May-2009)
    Study ties bacterial exposure to tender joints in group of inflammatory diseases

  • Simponi Approved for Immune-Related Arthritis
    (24-Apr-2009)
    A drug injected monthly

  • Health Tip: Drive Safely With Arthritis
    (15-Apr-2009)
    Here are some suggestions

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Managing Joint Pain
    (17-Dec-2008)
    Suggestions to help you feel better

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Drug Improves Outcomes for Gout Patients
    (26-Oct-2008)
    Study says pegloticase viable treatment for those who've run out of options

  • Vitamin K Doesn't Slow Bone Loss
    (16-Oct-2008)
    But high doses may protect against fractures, cancer, study suggests

  • Vioxx's Heart Risk Lingered Long After Use Ended
    (14-Oct-2008)
    Some danger may come with other NSAID pain relievers, experts say

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Choosing a Knee Brace
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Which type is best for you?

  • Health Tip: Massage Arthritis Pain
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Help strained joints and muscles

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Modified MRI Spots Early Osteoarthritis
    (20-Aug-2008)
    Known biomarker easier to identify, so permanent joint damage may be avoided, 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

  • Health Tip: Pain Reliever Side Effects
    (01-Aug-2008)
    Know potential risks before you take them

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Alleviating Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Jul-2008)
    Potential treatments

  • 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

  • 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 Drug Boosts Melanoma Incidence
    (20-Jun-2008)
    Patients treated with methotrexate had a threefold increased risk of disease, report says

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

  • 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: When Flat Feet Cause Pain
    (17-Mar-2008)
    See your doctor for treatment

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Tip: Exercise Routines for Arthritis Patients
    (01-Feb-2008)
    Relieve symptoms with exercise

  • 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

  • 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

  • Modified-Release Prednisone May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (17-Jan-2008)
    Pill timed to body's rhythms, helps with morning joint stiffness, researchers 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

  • 46 Million Americans Suffer From Arthritis
    (04-Jan-2008)
    By 2030, 40% of U.S. adults will have the condition, experts say

  • Study Probes Source of Knee Arthritis Pain
    (30-Nov-2007)
    It's not based on damage to the knees' cushioning elements, study suggests

  • Botox Offers Shot in Arm for Arthritis Sufferers
    (09-Nov-2007)
    Small trial found it eased shoulder pain caused by osteoarthritis

  • Vioxx Ban Tied to Rise in Serious GI Trouble
    (08-Nov-2007)
    Without such stomach-shielding drugs, patient health has suffered, researchers say

  • 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

  • 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

  • Heart-Healthy Workouts Help Knees, Too
    (05-Oct-2007)
    They help ward off osteoarthritis, study suggests

  • Obesity Driving Rising U.S. Health Costs
    (02-Oct-2007)
    Americans outspend Europeans when it comes to chronic disease care, study finds

  • Genome Area Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (18-Sep-2007)
    DNA is involved in inflammation, immune response, scientists 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

  • Swelling After Knee Injury May Hinder Healing
    (31-Aug-2007)
    Pig study shows blocking 2 proteins could mean less invasive treatment of meniscus damage

  • Study Points to Cause of Vioxx Heart Risk
    (27-Aug-2007)
    The drug ups levels of a protein linked to clotting, researchers say

  • 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

  • Women Slower to Recover From Knee Surgery
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Osteoarthritis may also impede return to function, research shows

  • 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

  • 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

  • Study Rates New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs
    (13-Jun-2007)
    Abatacept, rituximab and tocilizumab may offer patients new options, experts say

  • Researchers ID Genes for Some Common Diseases
    (06-Jun-2007)
    They include arthritis, diabetes, heart disease; finding could revolutionize medicine, expert says

  • Rheumatoid Illness, Smoking Can Harm Heart's Aorta
    (29-May-2007)
    And that can increase risks for aneurysm and heart attack, experts warn

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chondroitin Won't Ease Arthritic Joint Pain: Study
    (16-Apr-2007)
    Doctors should discourage use of the supplement, researchers conclude

  • 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.

  • Ibuprofen May Boost Aspirin Users' Heart Risk
    (04-Apr-2007)
    Study of arthritis patients needs to be confirmed, experts say

  • 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

  • Most American Seniors Live With Chronic Disease
    (08-Mar-2007)
    More needs to be done to encourage exercise, healthy eating, CDC report says

  • Image Concerns Tied to Depression in Arthritis, Lupus Patients
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Study suggests counseling can minimize fear of deformities, physical limitations

  • 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

  • Exercise Has No Impact on Knee Osteoarthritis
    (31-Jan-2007)
    Affected older people can safely keep active, study confirms

  • New Score Helps Spot Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers
    (30-Jan-2007)
    Early detection is important to safe, effective treatment, experts say

  • Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (27-Dec-2006)
    Symptoms may include joint pain, fever, and rash

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Newly Released Data Stirs Naproxen Debate
    (17-Nov-2006)
    Study finds Aleve boosts heart risks, but expert says data is unreliable

  • 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 Debunks Rock Climbing-Arthritis Link
    (10-Nov-2006)
    In fact, climbers had denser, stronger bones in fingers and hands

  • Acupuncture, Turmeric May Help Ease Arthritis
    (30-Oct-2006)
    They could be effective adjuncts to conventional treatment, studies suggest

  • Anxiety Disorders Tied to Physical Illness
    (24-Oct-2006)
    Panic disorders, phobias can help spur arthritis and other ills, study finds

  • Arthritis Self-Care May Not Work
    (13-Oct-2006)
    Programs lessen anxiety but not symptoms, study finds

  • Exercise Boosts Recovery for Arthritis Patients
    (03-Oct-2006)
    Fewer go to rehab centers after joint replacement, study finds

  • Exercise Boosts Recovery for Arthritis Patients
    (03-Oct-2006)
    Fewer go to rehab centers after joint replacement, study finds

  • Research Yields Family Clues to Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (29-Sep-2006)
    Women with affected brothers may have more severe disease, researchers find

  • Higher Education Boosts Knee, Hip Replacement Rate
    (28-Sep-2006)
    Better-educated patients more willing to try the surgery, study finds

  • Cancer Drug Gleevec May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (14-Sep-2006)
    Mouse study suggests it might fight a range of autoimmune illnesses

  • 'Blackberry Thumb' Proves a Sour Fruit of Modern Labor
    (09-Sep-2006)
    Therapists offer preventive exercises for users of handheld digital devices

  • Spinal Injections May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (07-Sep-2006)
    Powerful drugs work better delivered this way, rat study shows

  • Research Yields Clues to Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (31-Aug-2006)
    Cellular targets could lead to treatments, scientists say

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Not Raise Cancer Risk
    (31-Aug-2006)
    Study found no increased danger for people taking newer TNF blockers

  • Many Polio Survivors Faring Well
    (24-Aug-2006)
    Illness' long-term effects may not be as severe as feared, study finds

  • Knee Injury Can Spur Later Arthritis
    (19-Aug-2006)
    A new study will look at ways of spotting who's at risk

  • Immune Cell Insights Could Fight Arthritis, Lupus
    (11-Aug-2006)
    Researchers pinpoint birthplace of regulatory T cells

  • Menopausal Drop in Hormones May Boost Arthritis Risk
    (27-Jul-2006)
    Women with the lowest levels were more likely to get knee trouble, study found

  • Proteins Hold Clues to Chronic Pain
    (26-Jul-2006)
    Patients with ongoing discomfort showed low blood levels of two cytokines, study finds

  • Gene Shows Close Ties to Arthritis
    (24-Jul-2006)
    Mice lacking 'matrilin-3' suffered degeneration of cartilage, researchers say

  • Health Tip: If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (28-Jun-2006)
    Anti-inflammatory medicines can help

  • Non-Cox-2 Painkillers May Also Carry Heart Risks
    (02-Jun-2006)
    British study finds hazards with ibuprofen, diclofenac; other experts disagree

  • Biomarkers Could Drive Arthritis Research
    (25-May-2006)
    Newly discovered markers give insights to spondylarthritis, experts say.

  • Statins May Ease Scleroderma
    (25-May-2006)
    Japanese study finds a modest benefit from the drugs

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Raise Cancer, Infection Risk
    (16-May-2006)
    TNF-blocking medicines are only used in severe cases, researchers note

  • New Remedy Avoids Need for Total Hip Replacement
    (10-May-2006)
    Younger, more active people benefit most, maker says

  • Corticosteroid Drugs May Boost Cardiac Arrhythmia Risk
    (08-May-2006)
    These meds are commonly used by asthmatics, arthritis sufferers, researchers note

  • Scientists Suggest Alternative to Cox-2 Drugs
    (13-Apr-2006)
    Stomach-safe pain relief without heart risks might be possible, research shows

  • Moderate Drinking Not Safe for All
    (13-Apr-2006)
    Older men with specific medical conditions may want to abstain, study suggests

  • Obesity Plus Arthritis Disabling for Older Women
    (10-Apr-2006)
    Findings don't bode well for an aging and increasingly obese population

  • Arthritis Care Falls Short for the Elderly
    (04-Apr-2006)
    A big problem is failure to warn of painkillers' side effects, study says

  • Health Tip: Reducing Arthritis Pain
    (30-Mar-2006)
    Simple steps to getting you moving again

  • Research Brings New Insight Into Joint Health
    (29-Mar-2006)
    Two compounds act as lubricants that help prevent arthritis

  • Joint Replacement Demand Could Mean Long Wait Times
    (24-Mar-2006)
    Millions of knees, hips will need replacing, with too few surgeons

  • Preparation Brings Better Hip Replacement Outcomes
    (23-Mar-2006)
    Medical exams, physical conditioning can help, studies show

  • Arthritis, Fibromyalgia Study Seeks Volunteers
    (06-Mar-2006)
    Home-based disease management will be focus of research

  • Cancer Drug Approved for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (01-Mar-2006)
    In cases where other drugs don't work

  • Arthritic Knees May Begin With Cartilage Loss
    (27-Feb-2006)
    Damaged meniscus seems to be key, study finds

  • Glucosamine, Chondroitin Not Much Help For Arthritic Knees
    (22-Feb-2006)
    Study shows no benefit from the popular supplements, at least for milder cases

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Could Fight Problem Asthma
    (16-Feb-2006)
    Etanercept suppresses an inflammatory protein linked to tough-to-treat cases

  • Muscle Stem Cells Transformed Into Cartilage
    (30-Jan-2006)
    Could be potential treatment for joint damage caused by arthritis, study suggests

  • Drug Combo Works Best for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Jan-2006)
    Autoimmune disease symptoms were reduced more than for either drug used alone

  • New Clue for Smoking's Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Jan-2006)
    Habit activates genetic condition, sending immune system into overdrive, study finds

  • New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Approved
    (27-Dec-2005)
    Blocks immune system signal

  • Cox-2 Inhibitors Not Safer for Stomach
    (02-Dec-2005)
    Study finds no evidence to back long-held claims

  • Drug Could Help Get Gout Out
    (16-Nov-2005)
    Febuxostat fights the painful illness, study found

  • Arthritis Patients Missing Out on Aspirin Therapy
    (16-Nov-2005)
    Rheumatoid sufferers at higher risk of heart disease, study notes

  • Over-the-Counter Painkillers Raise Bleeding Risks
    (01-Nov-2005)
    Especially in combination with aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen can trouble stomach, study finds

  • Combo Therapy Best for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2005)
    Biologics, steroids boost effect of conventional drugs, study finds

  • Combo Therapy Best for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2005)
    Biologics, steroids boost effect of conventional drugs, study finds

  • Many NSAID Users Not Protected Against Bleeding
    (26-Oct-2005)
    VA study finds most of those at risk aren't getting meds to protect stomach

  • Health Tip: Choosing a Trainer When You Have Arthritis
    (25-Oct-2005)
    Questions to ask

  • Experts Issue Guidelines to Treat Juvenile Arthritis
    (04-Oct-2005)
    They focus on therapies tailored to individual patients

  • Scientists Identify New Genetic Bone Disorder
    (30-Sep-2005)
    Family's inherited condition strips bone of its protective cartilage

  • Potential Arthritis Drug Falls Short
    (30-Sep-2005)
    Animal study shows it fails to cut long-term joint pain

  • Staying Fit May Fight Joint Pain
    (20-Sep-2005)
    Elderly runners felt better despite a higher rate of fractures, study found

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Linked to Other Illnesses
    (18-Sep-2005)
    Patients had higher rates of MS, asthma, arthritis and psoriasis, studies found

  • Aromatase Inhibitors Have Downside
    (02-Sep-2005)
    Newest breast cancer drugs can cause joint pain in patients, researcher says

  • Sulfur-Based Supplement May Fight Arthritis
    (30-Aug-2005)
    In clinical trial, popular MSM lowered knee pain

  • Long-Term Aspirin Use Cuts Colorectal Cancer Risk, But ...
    (23-Aug-2005)
    The finding comes with a warning: it can also cause gastrointestinal bleeding

  • Knee Pain Can Point to Other Pain
    (28-Jul-2005)
    And pain in more than one joint ups risk of depression, researchers say

  • Weight Loss Takes Load Off Knees
    (27-Jul-2005)
    Dieting might slow osteoarthritis of the joint, researchers say

  • For Many, Work is a Real Pain
    (13-Jul-2005)
    Three out of 10 employees suffer on-the-job discomfort, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Weight Training With Arthritis
    (17-JUN-2005)
    Stronger muscles can ease the pain

  • Undiagnosed Childhood Spinal Arthritis Brings Adult Pain
    (15-JUN-2005)
    Spotting ankylosing spondylitis early may prevent later disability

  • Cancer Drug Also Fights Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-JUN-2005)
    Immune-targeted rituximab shows good results in two trials

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Yields Up Its Secrets
    (02-JUN-2005)
    Research uncovers links between inflammatory protein, key hormones

  • Daily Painkiller May Slow Spinal Arthritis
    (02-JUN-2005)
    Regular NSAID use seems to treat ankylosing spondylitis, study finds

  • Aspirin, Ibuprofen Might Boost Risk of Certain Breast Cancers
    (31-MAY-2005)
    But the researchers add they didn't determine a causal link

  • Study: Treat Depression, Chronic Pain Separately
    (05-MAY-2005)
    Brain scans suggest they emerge from distinct areas

  • Health Tip: Playing Golf with Arthritis
    (02-MAY-2005)
    Ways to prepare for the links

  • Screening for Iron Disorder Urged
    (26-APR-2005)
    Study found workplace testing didn't create anxiety

  • Health Tip: What to Eat If You Have Arthritis
    (25-APR-2005)
    Guidelines for a healthy diet

  • Health Tip: Preventing Knee Pain
    (21-APR-2005)
    Try these suggestions

  • Second Oral Treatment For Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Works
    (20-APR-2005)
    Leflunomide, used in adult joint disease, is also effective for kids

  • Doctors Take Issue With Bextra Withdrawal
    (08-APR-2005)
    Some believe the decision to use the drug should stay with physicians

  • Skin Problems Common With Certain Arthritis Drugs
    (07-APR-2005)
    In study, many discontinued using TNF-alpha blocker medications

  • Early Arthritis Gives Clues to Treatment
    (07-APR-2005)
    First stage of rheumatoid disease differs from later stages, study finds

  • Exercise Keeps Arthritis Disability At Bay
    (07-APR-2005)
    Senior couch potatoes face double the risk of functional decline

  • Call for Volunteers for Rheumatic Disease Research
    (26-MAR-2005)
    People with arthritis, fibromylagia, lupus urged to provide data on their illness

  • To Stay Mobile, Keep Moving
    (18-MAR-2005)
    Activity in middle age helps stave off disability, study finds

  • Oily Fish Fosters Healthy Blood Fat
    (07-MAR-2005)
    Scientists believe they've found a link between fish and good health

  • Joint Replacement Won't Banish Obesity
    (04-MAR-2005)
    Contrary to belief, most patients gain weight post-surgery

  • Celebrex Bests Vioxx as Potential Cancer Fighter
    (01-MAR-2005)
    Despite cardiovascular risks, painkiller appears to block key protein for cancer cell replication

  • Supersized in the NFL
    (01-MAR-2005)
    More pro football players are obese, study finds

  • Ankle Sprains Can Lead to Arthritis
    (28-FEB-2005)
    Patients with recurrent sprains need intense rehabilitation, study says

  • Health Tip: Kids with Arthritis
    (24-FEB-2005)
    Do your bone work!

  • Painkillers Should All Stay on Market, Despite Heart Risks: FDA Panel
    (19-FEB-2005)
    Advisers vote to recommend keeping Celebrex, Vioxx and Bextra available while finding all raise cardiovascular risks

  • Health Experts Wary After FDA Panel's Cox-2 Recommendations
    (19-FEB-2005)
    The painkillers' problems haven't gone away, they say

  • Patients Urge FDA Panel Not to Ban Painkillers
    (18-FEB-2005)
    Hearing gets personal tales of pain relief with cox-2s

  • FDA Whistleblower Warns of Cox-2 Risks
    (17-FEB-2005)
    Vioxx increases heart dangers dramatically, Graham tells government advisers

  • Cox-2 Drugs Take Center Stage at Government Hearings
    (16-FEB-2005)
    First of three days of testimony gets underway

  • Japan OKs Enbrel For Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (04-FEB-2005)
    The drug quiets a key inflammatory compound

  • Japan OKs Enbrel For Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (04-FEB-2005)
    The drug quiets a key inflammatory compound

  • Possible Marker for Osteoarthritis Found
    (11-JAN-2005)
    High levels of hyaluronic acid pointed to joint trouble

  • Possible Marker for Osteoarthritis Found
    (11-JAN-2005)
    High levels of hyaluronic acid pointed to joint trouble

  • Artificial Hip a Story of Setbacks, Triumph
    (03-JAN-2005)
    Pioneer had to overcome man-made side effects in early days

  • Acupuncture Eases Knee, Neck Pain, Studies Find
    (21-DEC-2004)
    New U.S. research also points to some benefits from spinal manipulation for back pain

  • Aleve Tied to Heart Problems
    (21-DEC-2004)
    U.S. suspends trial using painkiller to prevent Alzheimer's

  • Acupuncture Eases Knee, Neck Pain, Studies Find
    (21-DEC-2004)
    New U.S. research also points to some benefits from spinal manipulation for back pain

  • U.S. Halts Use of Celebrex in Cancer Trial
    (17-DEC-2004)
    Will review heart safety of all cox-2 inhibitors

  • Pine Tree Bark May Fight Arthritis Pain
    (17-DEC-2004)
    Folk remedy shows anti-inflammatory properties in lab tests

  • Celebrex Could Help Fight Breast Cancer
    (10-DEC-2004)
    Arthritis drug appears to regulate cell's use of estrogen, small study finds

  • Study: Celebrex Safer on Heart Than Vioxx
    (06-DEC-2004)
    But another expert questions safety of entire class of drugs

  • Study: Celebrex Safer on Heart Than Vioxx
    (06-DEC-2004)
    But another expert questions safety of entire class of drugs

  • Study: Celebrex Safer on Heart Than Vioxx
    (06-DEC-2004)
    But another expert questions safety of entire class of drugs

  • Too Much Red Meat May Boost Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
    (02-DEC-2004)
    Eating lots of it could double your chances of getting autoimmune disease, study says

  • Safety of Entire Family of Painkillers Questioned
    (24-NOV-2004)
    Experts still see a key role for cox-2 inhibitors

  • Debate Over Popular Arthritis Supplement Heating Up
    (24-NOV-2004)
    New research finds glucosamine doesn't help, others argue it works, and all await results of U.S. trial

  • Acupuncture Helps Treat Knee Pain
    (19-NOV-2004)
    Coupled with anti-inflammatory, it eases stiffness of osteoarthritis

  • Acupuncture Helps Treat Knee Pain
    (19-NOV-2004)
    Coupled with anti-inflammatory, it eases stiffness of osteoarthritis

  • FDA, Drug Industry Under Fire on Safety
    (18-NOV-2004)
    Officials rebut charges they dragged feet on dangerous medications

  • Cell's 'Pain Switch' a Target for New Drugs
    (17-NOV-2004)
    In mice, changes in a nerve cell receptor eased discomfort

  • Bee Venom May Soothe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (04-NOV-2004)
    Blocks genes that cause tissue swelling, study says

  • Bee Venom May Soothe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (04-NOV-2004)
    Blocks genes that cause tissue swelling, study says

  • New 'Superaspirin' Prevents Colon Cancer in Mice
    (19-OCT-2004)
    And it works without causing gastrointestinal bleeding, study finds

  • Steroid Raises Pneumonia Risk in RA Patients
    (18-OCT-2004)
    Prednisone much more risky than biologic drugs, study finds

  • Barometer Tied to Arthritis Flare-ups
    (18-OCT-2004)
    Changes in pressure, temperature biggest culprits, study says

  • Anti-inflammatory Creams Ease Arthritis in Knee
    (14-OCT-2004)
    Safer alternative when pills cause side effects, study finds

  • Safety of All Cox-2 Drugs Questioned
    (08-OCT-2004)
    Expert says they work on same heart mechanism as recalled Vioxx

  • Safety of All Cox-2 Drugs Questioned
    (08-OCT-2004)
    Expert says they work on same heart mechanism as recalled Vioxx

  • Arthritis Drug Vioxx Pulled From Market
    (30-SEP-2004)
    New study shows long-term use raises heart attack, stroke risk

  • Arthritis Drug Vioxx Pulled From Market
    (30-SEP-2004)
    New study shows long-term use raises heart attack, stroke risk

  • FDA Nod Won't Guarantee Drug Safety
    (03-SEP-2004)
    Studies on Vioxx, Zocor find post-approval problems

  • Enzyme Halts Runaway Inflammation
    (30-AUG-2004)
    Could be model for drugs that fight wide range of illnesses

  • Vioxx Safety Debate Renewed After FDA Report
    (27-AUG-2004)
    Finds higher risk for heart problems in higher doses

  • Vioxx Safety Debate Renewed After FDA Report
    (27-AUG-2004)
    Finds higher risk for heart problems in higher doses

  • New Painkiller Produces Fewer Side Effects
    (20-AUG-2004)
    But some doctors don't see it as a breakthrough

  • Easing the Pain of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (01-AUG-2004)
    Simple techniques can relieve discomfort caused by the disease

  • Easing the Pain of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (01-AUG-2004)
    Simple techniques can relieve discomfort caused by the disease

  • Easing the Pain of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (01-AUG-2004)
    Simple techniques can relieve discomfort caused by the disease

  • Topical Painkillers Only Offer Temporary Arthritis Relief
    (30-JUL-2004)
    Applied NSAIDs fail after two weeks, study finds

  • Health Tip: Natural Help for Arthritis Pain
    (26-JUL-2004)
    For some, alternative remedies do the trick

  • Intensive Arthritis Therapy Helps Symptoms
    (20-JUL-2004)
    Monthly injections better for those with rheumatoid form

  • Intensive Arthritis Therapy Helps Symptoms
    (20-JUL-2004)
    Monthly injections better for those with rheumatoid form

  • Thermal Scanner Spots Early Arthritis in Hands
    (19-JUL-2004)
    First used to find defects in computer circuit boards, it detects inflammation

  • Thermal Scanner Spots Early Arthritis in Hands
    (19-JUL-2004)
    First used to find defects in computer circuit boards, it detects inflammation

  • Being Double-Jointed May Protect Your Joints
    (06-JUL-2004)
    Less likely to suffer osteoarthritis in fingers

  • Being Double-Jointed May Protect Your Joints
    (06-JUL-2004)
    Less likely to suffer osteoarthritis in fingers