Arthritis in the News

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?

07/20/2015 - Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain

07/17/2015 - Disrupted shuteye can lower tolerance for aches in people with osteoarthritis, researchers say

Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients

06/17/2015 - Exercise a better way to relieve arthritis discomfort, researchers say

Strong Bones After 50? Women May Not Need Next Test Until 65

06/09/2015 - Fracture risk was very low for younger postmenopausal women with no osteoporosis, study found

Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life

06/04/2015 - Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

Gene Discoveries Could Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

04/28/2015 - New research reveals clues to disease severity, potential outcomes

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually

04/21/2015 - Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death

03/27/2015 - Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study

03/19/2015 - Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study

02/20/2015 - Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, U.S. Report Shows

02/12/2015 - Procedure becoming more common in younger adults, but hospital stays now a day shorter

Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

02/05/2015 - Gut, urinary tract and genital conditions may offer some protection, study suggests

Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis

01/22/2015 - Discomfort with walking, standing, lying or sitting comes later, study finds

Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors

01/19/2015 - Study found more than a third of people over 65 reporting a fall over the past 2 years

Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner

01/06/2015 - Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

Common Knee Surgery May Boost Arthritis Risk, Study Suggests

12/03/2014 - Repairing tears in meniscus cartilage made joint trouble more likely than physical therapy did

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

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Arthritis accounts for 39 million doctor visits each year and more than 500,000 trips to the hospital.