By Ben Wolford | Thu, 05/29/2014 - 19:00
King Richard III, described by Shakespeare as a "bunch-backed toad," wasn't as disfigured as people thought. But he did have a spiral-shaped spine, new research shows.
By John Ericson | Mon, 01/13/2014 - 15:18
Targeting a so-called ion channel may alleviate osteoarthritis pain by "tricking" cartilage into thinking it is exercising.
By John Ericson | Sun, 11/24/2013 - 17:07
The new rheumatoid arthritis drug sarilumab could significantly improve mobility and alleviate pain for people suffering from the chronic condition.
By Sabrina Bachai | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 15:22
Comfort claim to help ailing feet, but they might be doing your piggies a disservice, leading to harm in knees and joints.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 17:20
Dr. Frank Arnett hypothesized that Christopher Columbus suffered from reactive arthritis, a rare and incurable form of the disease.
By John Ericson | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 20:32
Jake Brood is only five years old, but he already has arthritis, immune disease, and a black belt in karate.
By John Ericson | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 20:07
Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps have no effect on pain and swelling associated with arthritis, a 5-month research effort has determined.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 01:07
"Super" broccoli contains a high level of glucoraphanin, a compound that may prevent arthritis.
By Sabrina Bachai | Sat, 08/17/2013 - 16:41
Pain not only affects the ability of a person's spouse to have a good night's sleep, but also impairs their ability to feel empathy toward their suffering mate.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 07/24/2013 - 16:45
Belgian pharmaceutical company UCB announced the FDA's approval of its arthritis drug Cimzia.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 07/19/2013 - 22:10
New research on a gene called PTPN22 shows that it has infection-fighting and anti-inflammatory qualities, which may assist in new treatment and cures for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 07/19/2013 - 14:29
Schoep, the arthritic dog photographed floating on Lake Superior with his owner, dies at the age of 20.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 13:09
A review of the medications commonly used as part of a treatment plan for juvenile arthritis.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:29
While the cause of juvenile arthritis still remains unknown, environmental determinants can be predictors of the childhood condition.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/04/2013 - 11:19
Juvenile arthritis, a serious and incurable condition that can cause growth problems, affects nearly one in 250 children.