Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track
MONDAY, April 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Blood tests to
diagnose and monitor rheumatoid arthritis may be thrown off by
obesity in women, a new study suggests.
Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Knee replacement
surgery isn't always a game changer, according to a new study that
raises questions about the increasingly common procedure.
1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Arthritis is
expanding its grip on Americans, with 24 million adults limited in
their everyday activities because of the debilitating joint
disease, U.S. health officials say.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After All
MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A small-scale clinical
trial has cast doubt upon the potential usefulness of an
anti-inflammatory drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome.
Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with
autoimmune diseases -- conditions that cause a person's immune
system to turn against the body -- appear to have an increased risk
of developing dementia, a new British study suggests.
Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?
FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Depression in people
with the chronic inflammatory skin disease psoriasis increases the
risk of getting the joint condition known as psoriatic arthritis by
about 37 percent, new research indicates.
Even a Little Exercise Can Help With Arthritis, Study Says
TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Just a little
physical activity seems to go a long way toward helping older
adults with arthritis remain able to do daily tasks, a new study
Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds
FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you've ever heard a
loud pop as you bent down to pick something up, you'll be relieved
to know that it's normal for your joints to make popping and
Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors May Face Long-Term Health Risks
TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Younger survivors of
thyroid cancer are at increased risk for certain types of health
problems later in life, a new study suggests.
Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature
TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You might want to
think twice the next time you're ready to blame the weather for
your aches and pains, researchers say.