Arthritis in the News

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

11/26/2014 - Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

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

11/17/2014 - In fact, it suggests running may even help prevent painful joint condition

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis

11/17/2014 - Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births

11/13/2014 - Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some

11/05/2014 - Study found many patients with early stage disease stayed in remission with less medication

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

11/03/2014 - They more often underwent hip replacement surgeries decades later, study found

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

09/12/2014 - About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study

09/03/2014 - This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries

08/25/2014 - For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

08/19/2014 - Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug

06/20/2014 - Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?

06/12/2014 - Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds

05/21/2014 - But, other experts say certain people will see a benefit from physical therapy

Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman's Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk?

05/07/2014 - Study finds the brew is helpful, but drinking too much is never warranted, experts say

Even Routine Housework May Help Stave Off Disability

04/30/2014 - Study finds benefit in light activity such as housecleaning or a slow stroll

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study

04/30/2014 - Grip strength, ability to rise from chair and standing balance measured

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys

04/11/2014 - Study found patients may be more likely to develop renal disease

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds

04/07/2014 - Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases

03/26/2014 - But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Help Mild Knee Pain

03/18/2014 - Small, early study of obese patients found improvement similar to knee replacement


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Treatments for any type of arthritis are largely the same.