Arthritis Arthritis is a form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. The most common form, osteoarthritis, is a result of trauma to the joint, infection of the joint, or age. The major complaint by individuals who have arthritis is joint pain.

King Richard III, Unearthed From Parking Lot, Had A 'Spiral' Spine

By | 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.

Relieve Osteoarthritis Pain Naturally By Duping Cartilage

By | Mon, 01/13/2014 - 15:18

Targeting a so-called ion channel may alleviate osteoarthritis pain by "tricking" cartilage into thinking it is exercising.

New Arthritis Drug Sarilumab Slashes Symptoms In Late Trial Phase

By | 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.

'Comfort Shoes' Linked To Knee, Joint Problems: Why Comfortable Shoes May Cause More Harm Than Good

By | 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.

Christopher Columbus Suffered From A Rare Incurable Form Of Arthritis

By | 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.

5-Year-Old Blackbelt Fights Chronic Disease With Karate

By | 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.

Copper Bracelets Have No Effect On Arthritis, Study Finds

By | 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.

Can Broccoli Prevent Arthritis? Researchers To Test On Humans

By | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 01:07

"Super" broccoli contains a high level of glucoraphanin, a compound that may prevent arthritis.

Joint Pain Could Affect Your Lover's Sleep, Study Finds

By | 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.

FDA Approves Drug Cimzia For Adults Suffering From Spine, Pelvis Arthritis

By | Wed, 07/24/2013 - 16:45

Belgian pharmaceutical company UCB announced the FDA's approval of its arthritis drug Cimzia.

Risk Variant of Autoimmune Disease Gene May Lead To New Treatment Options

By | 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.

Schoep, The Arthritic Dog, Dies At 20; Viral Photos Of Schoep And Owner John Unger Captured Hearts

By | Fri, 07/19/2013 - 14:29

Schoep, the arthritic dog photographed floating on Lake Superior with his owner, dies at the age of 20.

NSAIDS, DMARDs, Corticosteroids And Other Drugs Commonly Prescribed For Juvenile Arthritis

By | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 13:09

A review of the medications commonly used as part of a treatment plan for juvenile arthritis.

Juvenile Arthritis: Can Your Child's Environment Be A Trigger?

By | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:29

While the cause of juvenile arthritis still remains unknown, environmental determinants can be predictors of the childhood condition.

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month: Not The Aches And Pains Of Old Age

By | Thu, 07/04/2013 - 11:19

Juvenile arthritis, a serious and incurable condition that can cause growth problems, affects nearly one in 250 children.