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Risk Factors for Post-Op Knee Pain
One goal of knee replacement surgery for arthritis patients is to improve mobility and pain, but in many cases, pain after surgery presents a new issue for these patients.
Glucosamine Failed to Ease Joint Pain or Damage
Millions of Americans take glucosamine supplements to help improve cartilage damage in their joints, but a new study suggests the supplements may not be helping.
Cancer Symptoms Women Might Miss
Early cancer detection greatly improves treatment options and long-term survivability. Unfortunately, many signs of cancer go unnoticed or are ignored.
Vitamin D May Bolster Immune System
Sometimes called the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D may play an important role in keeping older adults healthy, according to one new study.
RA Patients’ Long-Term Response to Rx
Rheumatoid arthritis can be treated with a variety of medications, depending on what works best for a patient. Sometimes, however, effective medications come with unwanted side effects.
More Activity Tied to Less Pain in Kids with Arthritis
For kids with arthritis, painful joints can limit activity. Trying to sort out the relationship between pain and activity in these kids could mean better therapies and quality of life.
Things You Should Know About Prednisone
Prednisone is used to treat many conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and asthma. Here are some important things to know about prednisone.
Relief from Sjögren's? Not With This Arthritis Rx
Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dry mouth and dry eyes. A recent study tested whether Sjögren’s patients would respond to a medication sometimes used for other autoimmune disorders.
What Women Need to Know About Bladder Control
Involuntary loss of urine can be embarrassing and a bit frustrating. Luckily, we have some information about the condition, possible causes and treatments.
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.