New drug offers hope for osteoarthritis patients suffering from debilitating hand pain
Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent arthritis worldwide and is characterized by chronic pain and impaired physical function.
10 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
How do you manage arthritis in hands?
A look at arthritis in hands, a condition that can make moving fingers and grasping objects difficult. We look at the causes and diagnosis.
14 days ago - Medical News Today
Postmenopause, natural menopause at early age linked to risk for seronegative RA
Results from a recent study indicated postmenopause and natural menopause at an early age were factors strongly correlated with the risk for seronegative rheumatoid arthritis...
22 days ago - Healio
Cannabis as a preventative: Studies show it helps guard against cancer, neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer's, arthritis
While it seems like there's no end to the debate about the legalized use of cannabis, even health experts can no longer deny that marijuana lets individuals enjoy certain...
27 days ago - Natural News
Early signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is a disorder where a person's immune system attacks their joints, causing them to become inflamed. What are the early signs?
29 days ago - Medical News Today
Sufficient vitamin K, vitamin D yielded better lower extremity function in patients with knee OA
Results published in Arthritis Care & Research showed patients with knee osteoarthritis who had sufficient vitamin K and vitamin D status experienced better lower extremity...
29 days ago - Healio
New Zealand joint registry study: Rate of joint replacements did not decrease for patients with RA
Results from this study indicated there was a significant increase in joint replacements in New Zealand for patients with osteoarthritis between 1999 to 2015. However, apart...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
AMD patient with blurry vision
A 71-year-old Hispanic male presented to the eye clinic with complaints of blurry vision in both eyes of 4 months duration. The patient had been followed in the clinic for dry...
1 month ago - Healio
Rheumatoid arthritis could be treated with a novel hydrogel
Researchers have developed a hydrogel that has the potential to treat rheumatoid arthritis by absorbing the excess fluid that builds up in joints.
1 month ago - Medical News Today
Arthritis, Physical Therapy, Nerve Damage Technology
AARP Membership: Join or Renew for Just $16 a Year... in the bud," Guy Eakin, senior vice president, scientific strategy, Arthritis Foundation, tells AARP.
1 month ago - AARP
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Sun Health at Home puts members and their families at ease
The news came as a surprise when Jeff DeLeeuw learned that his parents were packing up their belongings and moving from Illinois to Arizona in 1993. When Jeff visited his mom...
Imaging technique shows progress Alzheimer's disease
Using ‘Raman' optical technology, scientists can now produce images of brain tissue that is affected by Alzheimer's disease. The images include the surrounding areas, already...
Increased use of ambulatory surgery centers for cataract surgery
Over the past decade there's been a dramatic increase in the proportion of cataract surgeries performed at ambulatory surgery centers. In some communities nearly all cataract...
Billionaires and bankers hatch a superannuation plot
A group of billionaires gathered with a clutch of the country's most senior bank executives and captains of Australia's $2 trillion superannuation industry on Thursday to...
Genomic testing linked to higher surveillance uptake
Boston- In men with clinically low-risk prostate cancer managed in community-based urology practices, utilization of active surveillance as initial management is higher among...
Metastatic prostate cancer: What you need to know
Prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate grow uncontrollably. Metastatic prostate cancer means the cancer has spread beyond the prostate.
Air Pollution Can Lead to Osteoporosiss in Older Adults
Pollution Can Lead to Bone Loss in Older People. Researchers link osteoporosis and exposure to tiny airborne particles. by Patrick Kiger, AARP, November 21, 2017|Comments: 0...
Senior lawyers warn NSW green slip reforms 'undermine injured motorists' rights'
The definition of a 'minor injury' has sparked fresh criticism of the NSW government's reforms.
FDA: Limbrel linked to 'potentially life-threatening' problems
The FDA is investigating the drug Limbrel, a capsule-based product currently marketed as a medical food to manage the metabolic processes associated with osteoarthritis, for...
FDA approves Light Adjustable Lens from RxSight
The FDA has approved the Light Adjustable Lens and Light Delivery Device from RxSight, according to an FDA press release. This is the first medical device system that can make...