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43 min ago | South China Morning Post

Chinese herb thunder god vine works better than drug in easing arthritis

A Chinese herb called thunder god vine is better than a widely prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a newly published study says.


Related Topix: Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic)

2 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

7 ways chronic illness imposes an extra burden on the young

From years of writing about chronic pain and illness, I've learned that young people carry several extra burdens, especially when their disability is invisible .


Related Topix: Medicine

6 hrs ago | CNN

How Chiropractic Care Prevails After Anything Else Has Failed

I wrote this article to give you a brief overview of the benefits of chiropractic care, especially when compared to traditional forms of healthcare.


Related Topix: Chiropractic, Medicine, Health, Back Pain

11 hrs ago |

Tired of Achy Bones? Learn What Might Give You Relief

By Tracy Simons, Silver Cross Hospital Millions of Americans suffer from aches and pains daily.


Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Chicago, IL, Health, Will County, IL

15 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

Des Moines girls named captains for Iowa Ladies Football Academy

Toby and Jim Riddle of Des Moines experienced that when their oldest daughter, Megan, now 12, was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at 13 months old.


Related Topix: Iowa, Des Moines, IA, Medicine, Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

US Pharmacist

Acute Pericarditis Treatment: Update on Colchicine

Manouchkathe Cassagnol, PharmD, CGP, BCPS Associate Clinical Professor Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Clinical Coordinator of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Long Island Jewish Medical Center Nicole M. Maisch, PharmD Associate Clinical Professor Department of Clinical Pharmacy ... (more)


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY, Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Health

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

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

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

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

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

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

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