New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new type a lightweight and pressurized neck collar may help prevent mild concussions during sports, according to the developers of the device.

Mixed Martial Arts Injuries Less Serious Than Those From Boxing: Study

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mixed martial arts may look more savage than boxing, but the popular sport actually poses a lower risk of serious injury, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Hand Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- Hand arthritis symptoms may be mild at first, but they can become more severe and make it difficult to grasp ordinary objects.

Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections Promising

TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of aging Americans are plagued by arthritic knees, and two new studies offer insight into what might -- or might not -- help curb the condition.

Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your diet may influence your chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis, two new studies suggest.

Heart Disease Deaths Drop for Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease-related deaths among Americans with rheumatoid arthritis are on the decline, according to a new study.

Doctors Often Flub Achilles Tendon Diagnosis, Review Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Achilles tendon problems are often misdiagnosed, but many patients still have good outcomes, a new study suggests.

Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: Study

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Aching knee and hip joints may hurt less after successful weight-loss surgery, a new study suggests.

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Rheumatoid arthritis may raise the risk of early death by as much as 40 percent, with heart and respiratory problems the most common contributors to a shortened life span, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Avoid Back Pain While Feeding Baby

(HealthDay News) -- Back pain is common in new moms, who are frequently carrying a heavy baby. Feeding time, in particular, can lead to a back ache.