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.
By Christie Rizk | May 24, 2013 04:46 PM EDT
A new study suggests injections of sugar water could be an effective means to ease the pain and function of arthritic knees.
By Sabrina Bachai | May 22, 2013 05:28 PM EDT
Check out our list of foods that may have pain-relieving effects on arthritis pain.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 22, 2013 02:02 PM EDT
A new finding suggests that hindering a certain destructive enzyme may be the key to treating severe rheumatoid arthritis.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 10, 2013 11:23 AM EDT
The multinational pharma manufacturer says the FDA has approved Ilaris for the treatment of juvenile arthritis in patients aged 2 years and older.
By Anthony Rivas | May 09, 2013 01:01 AM EDT
Researchers have isolated proteins in the fat cells of mice that they believe trigger arthritis, a new study reports.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 29, 2013 05:35 PM EDT
Researchers administered a drug that releases rotten egg smelling molecules to reduce joint swelling experienced in arthritic patients.
By Cindy del Rosario | Apr 28, 2013 01:19 PM EDT
Proposed changes to Medicare and Medicaid will result in lower payments to hospitals with poor patient safety and hospitals that serve low-income patients.
By Elijah Wolfson | Apr 26, 2013 05:55 PM EDT
In a surprising move, European regulators have disagreed with the FDA on whether or not the rheumatoid arthritis drug Xeljanz is safe and effective.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 24, 2013 12:29 PM EDT
Researchers found 14 more genes associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, tightening efforts to identify future treatments that could improve the lives of 300,000 children with the disease.
By Elijah Wolfson | Apr 20, 2013 11:14 AM EDT
Yao Ming, the baby giraffe named after the basketball great, was put to death. His veterinarian said that the giraffe faced years of untold pain otherwise.
By Evan Winchester | Apr 20, 2013 09:52 AM EDT
More and more scientific studies are proving the therapeutic uses of medical marijuana. Currently legal in 18 states plus D.C., it may be only a matter of time before medical marijuana is legal everywhere in the country.
By Justin Caba | Apr 11, 2013 04:28 PM EDT
Researchers say exercise is just as effective in relieving soreness as a massage.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 03, 2013 09:45 AM EDT
The largest study of its kind has found that those that show loss of height in old age have less education, do poorer on cognitive tests and are less well off than their taller peers.
By Justin Caba | Apr 01, 2013 05:00 PM EDT
A team of Harvard researchers have uncovered new healthy benefits of omega-3 fatty acids found in fish.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 22, 2013 06:00 PM EDT
The genes that lead to autoimmune inflammatory diseases like MS, Crohn’s disease, and rheumatoid arthritis may have actually benefited our early ancestors– more evidence for the hygiene hypothesis.