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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.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Have Better Chance To ‘Live Valued Life’ Now Than Two Decades Ago

By | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 15:36

A new study shows that people with rheumatoid arthritis are living healthier, happier lives now than they did 20 years ago.


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.

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Botox Injection May Treat Arthritis, Cancer Pain

By | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 13:59

A new Botox injection may alleviate arthritis and cancer pain without the side effects of painkillers.


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.


Why A 27 Year Old Needs To Have Her Joints Constantly Replaced

By | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 17:59

Natalie Wright, diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis at age five, has new knees, hips and a new shoulder all by the age of 27.


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.


Go Ahead And Crack Your Knuckles: The Risk Of Arthritis Is A Myth

By | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 16:14

Cracking your knuckles has never been conclusively shown to lead to arthritis.


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.

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Bee Sting Therapy In China Generates Buzz As Chronic Illness Cure

By | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 14:43

China generates buzz with a traditional Chinese medicine treatment for chronic illnesses — bee sting therapy.

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Childhood Spanking May Lead To Adult Obesity And Other Diseases; Ways To Effectively Discipline A Child Without Spanking

By | Mon, 07/15/2013 - 15:52

Spanking in childhood is now linked to adult obesity and other diseases. Find out how to discipline your children effectively without compromising their health.

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How Water Aerobics Help You Stay Fit And Live Longer

By | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 12:26

Alleviate chronic illnesses and improve your overall health with water aerobics and professional tips from fitness instructors.

Injectable gel could spell relief for arthritis sufferers

Rotten Egg Smell Reduces Joint Swelling To Alleviate Arthritis

By | Mon, 04/29/2013 - 17:35

Researchers administered a drug that releases rotten egg smelling molecules to reduce joint swelling experienced in arthritic patients.

Vitamin D Pills Not Helpful Against Knee Pain

By | Wed, 01/09/2013 - 10:35

Vitamin D pills don't reduce arthritis pain or cartilage loss in people diagnosed with osteoarthritis.

Researchers Find Molecular Mechanism of Osteoarthritis

By | Fri, 12/28/2012 - 18:42

Researchers have found the molecular mechanism associated with development of osteoarthritis pain which may lead to better understanding and hopefully newer treatments for the painful condition.