Health Tip: Identifying Signs of Shoulder Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- Managing shoulder arthritis is easier if your doctor diagnoses the condition correctly and early.

Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis

THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having knee pain while using the stairs may be an early sign of arthritis, a new study suggests.

Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors

MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For American seniors, a fall can have disabling or even fatal consequences. And a new study finds that the rate of older people who suffer a fall is actually on the rise.

Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner

TUESDAY, Jan. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pain-relieving treatments for knee arthritis all work better than doing nothing -- but it's hard to point to a clear winner, a new research review concluded.

Common Knee Surgery May Boost Arthritis Risk, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A common type of knee surgery may increase the chances of arthritis, a new study suggests.

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with rheumatoid arthritis may be more likely to achieve remission if they maintain a healthy body weight, according to new research.

Running Won't Raise Risk of Knee Arthritis, Study Says

SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular running doesn't seem to increase your chances of developing knee osteoarthritis, and it may even help prevent the disease, researchers report.

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis

SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise and physical therapy may benefit people with hip and knee arthritis, new research suggests.

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births

THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk for giving birth prematurely, a new study suggests.

Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some people in the early stages of rheumatoid arthritis may be able to safely lower their medication doses once their symptoms are well under control, a new study suggests.