Misc. Arthritis News

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8/30/2017
Common Painkillers May Boost Blood Pressure in Arthritis Patients

Widely used NSAID drugs may not be as safe as previously thought, researchers warn

8/24/2017
How You Think About Your Arthritis Makes a Difference

Confidence in your ability to remain active improves day-to-day life, study finds

8/14/2017
Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

8/10/2017
Certain Jobs Linked to Raised Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Risk was doubled among men who did electrical work, and tripled among bricklayers, study finds

6/23/2017
Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

6/19/2017
Health Tip: Managing Arthritis Fatigue

Here's what's recommended

6/6/2017
Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety

Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

5/26/2017
Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

5/19/2017
Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse

Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

5/5/2017
Do Your Knees Crackle and Pop?

It could mean arthritis is coming

5/4/2017
4 in 10 People Will Suffer Arthritic Hands Over Lifetime

Obesity appears to raise the risk, researchers note

5/2/2017
Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees?

Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remain

4/25/2017
Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study found less disability, lower risk of early death

4/21/2017
4/10/2017
Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track

Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

3/29/2017
Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say

Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

3/7/2017
1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC

Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

2/24/2017
Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?

Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

1/27/2017
Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds

The noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, orthopedic doctors say

1/5/2017
Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

12/21/2016
12/15/2016
Could a Germ Link Gum Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Study may offer new insight into the cause of the joint disorder

11/25/2016
Health Tip: Why Arthritis and Fatigue Often Go Together

One reason: pain can make quality sleep elusive

11/16/2016
Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids

Researcher stressed that most children born to women with the autoimmune condition not at risk for seizures

11/14/2016
Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study

Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

11/11/2016
10/12/2016
Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

10/6/2016
Number of Americans With Severe Joint Pain Keeps Rising

CDC tally estimates that close to 15 million people now live with this discomfort

9/27/2016
Nanoparticles Ease Aching Joints in Mice

Treatment might one day help fight inflammation in human arthritis, scientists suggest

9/26/2016
Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases

For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

9/9/2016
Health Tip: Traveling With Arthritis

Suggestions to ease pain

9/1/2016
Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

8/10/2016
7/27/2016
7/25/2016
Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hip?

Signs that your hip may be affected

7/20/2016
New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

7/19/2016
Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers

Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

7/12/2016
Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study

Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs

7/6/2016
Health Tip: Coping With Knee Arthritis

Options that don't involve surgery

6/28/2016
Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

6/24/2016
New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis

Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

6/17/2016
Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

6/3/2016
Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice

One-third of older patients may need hip replacement within 2 years, study suggests

5/30/2016
Health Tip: Coping With Hip Arthritis

Exercise can promote joint flexibility

5/23/2016
Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

4/18/2016
Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture Risk

Swedish study found that people with new knees had slight uptick in spinal fractures, too

4/4/2016
Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

But risk declines after quitting, researchers find

3/31/2016
Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise

Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

3/18/2016
Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds

Prescription diclofenac a more effective choice for short-term pain relief, researchers say

3/8/2016
Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds

Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin