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3 min ago | Nursing Center

Pain and Depression in Older Adults With Arthritis

BACKGROUND: The experience of chronic pain negatively impacts the general health of individuals.


Related Topix: Health

1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Wade Gibbs Named Adult Ambassador Of Greater Hartford Walk To Cure Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation New England Region has named Wade Gibbs of Storrs , CT the Adult Ambassador for the 2014 Greater Hartford Walk to Cure Arthritis .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Connecticut, Connecticut, Willington, CT

3 hrs ago |

Dr. Oz: Joan Rivers' anti-aging tips and quick weight-loss and diet fixes

Dr. Mehmet Oz welcomed comedian Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa on the April 18 episode of the "Dr. Oz Show."


Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Suicide, Health

7 hrs ago |

Astrology and Spices: Cayenne Health Benefits

We all know that natural is always the way to go, whether we talk about food or cosmetics, cleansing products or medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine

11 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

Jackson Co. Organization Hosts Fundraiser for Family

A Jackson County service club is teaming up with some local businesses to help a child with health issues.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

15 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Natural oils in everyday foods can keep your joints moving smoothly when rheumatoid arthritis starts to slow down OLIVES: The golden oil squeezed from them could ward off rheumatoid arthritis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Flax, Supplement, Life, Food, Vegetables, Vitamin E, Selenium

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

Treating Osteoarthritis

Cartilage actually acts like a cushioning surface in the body and, when it's damaged, a person can actually have areas of a joint where bone rubs against bone.


Related Topix: Osteoarthritis, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Local Chiropractors Discuss: Arthritis Doesn't Have to Mean It's Time to Slow Down

Arthritis Doesn't Have to Mean It's Time to Slow Down New Expectations and New Advice for Today's Arthritis Sufferers If you or someone you care about is suffering from arthritis, you should know that arthritis doesn't have to mean an end to an active lifestyle.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Life, Food, Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

A traditional herbal remedy may treat rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as an FDA-approved drug treatment, according to a preliminary study published this week in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.


Related Topix: Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Pain

Capital Weekly

Squeaky knees or achy hips got you down?

Do you suffer from swollen joints or achy hips or squeaky knees? Perhaps you have arthritis, a general term for inflammation of a joint.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Inflammation, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Hip Replacement


UPDATE 1-Teva, Pfizer settle patent lawsuit over blockbuster painkiller

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said it settled a patent lawsuit with Pfizer Inc, allowing the Israeli drugmaker to launch a generic version of Pfizer's blockbuster painkiller Celebrex in December.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Pharmaceuticals, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Health, Pain

Cape Cod Times

Health: Replacement surgery can be done on ankles, too

"We can and do" replace ankles, says Dr. Steven Weinfeld, an orthopedic surgeon and chief of the foot and ankle service at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health

Medical News

Reduced rheumatoid arthritis risk in schizophrenia linked to underreporting

People with a history of schizophrenia appear to have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than the general population, but the association may be due to underreporting, say researchers.


Related Topix: Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sweden, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Sprifermin offers benefit for cartilage loss from knee osteoarthritis

In a new study in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, at 12 months, total femorotibial cartilage thickness loss was reduced in sprifermin -treated knees compared to placebo-treated knees, with effects being significant in the lateral femorotibial compartment but not in the central femorotibial compartment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatology

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Center girl with juvenile arthritis happy to be back on softball field after a year of challenges

Spending time on the softball diamond is always a fun activity for many kids, but for Jaelyn Crawford, playing on a softball team was almost unattainable.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kids, Family

Osteoarthritis in cats may improve with fish oil supplements

Osteoarthritis in cats is becoming a more common diagnosis when they start "slowing down with age."


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Health, DHA, EPA


Stem Cell therapy on animals may be medicine of the future

Two Central Pennsylvania dogs are receiving a regenerative therapy for arthritis that's unprecedented for this area and less expensive than standard surgery.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Medicine, Health

Kathleen Turner Has Arthritis Fight Under Control

The Romancing The Stone star was diagnosed with the autoimmune condition in the early 1990s and was warned by a doctor that she would end up in a wheelchair.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Kathleen Turner, Medicine, Health

UWE News

Arthritis patients want more psychological and emotional support

New research from UWE Bristol has found a high demand for help to cope with the social and emotional implications of inflammatory arthritis among patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatology

Applied Clinical Trials

Osteoarthritis Study shows ActiPatch? Therapy Significantly Relieves Knee Pain

An abstract on the interim analysis of the osteoarthritis knee pain study has been accepted by EULAR for their 2014 conference and will be published in the June online only supplemental issue of the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Back Pain