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|3/28/2016 - Common painkillers are more dangerous than previously believed, especially for people with heart problems, cautions a new study.
NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) are frequently used to treat pain, fever, inflammation, headaches and arthritis. NSAIDs are not antibiotics, meaning that...|
|8/10/2015 - Taking antibiotics may make children twice as likely to develop juvenile arthritis, suggests a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers University, the University of Pennsylvania and Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, and published in the journal Pediatrics.
"Our research suggests another...|
|6/2/2015 - Joint pain can be caused by injury (including repetitive stress injuries); bacterial, viral, or fungal infections; or autoimmune disease. The pain may be restricted to one joint or affect multiple joints; it may migrate from one to another. Pain and other symptoms may be acute or chronic. Joint pain...|
|3/30/2015 - Arthritis is painful inflammation of one or more joints in the body. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, though the best-known types are osteoarthritis (which breaks down cartilage), rheumatoid arthritis (which is an autoimmune disorder affecting the lining of the joints), and gout (caused by...|
|12/2/2014 - Oftentimes, the knee-jerk reaction of the medical community to inflammation is to dole out drugs to reduce it. In fact, there is a whole classification of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, available by prescription and over-the-counter. NSAIDs are associated with a variety of risks,...|
|8/19/2014 - Millions of people suffer from some form of arthritis. Since arthritis is commonly believed to be incurable, the standard medical response has been to simply prescribe medications to reduce the symptoms. This does nothing to heal the actual root of the issue, and only covers up the problem while potentially...|
|7/16/2014 - Omega-3 fatty acids may improve joint health and reduce the risk and severity of arthritis, according to a study conducted by researchers from Duke University and published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases on July 11.
The findings suggest that, contrary to prior belief, the types of fats that...|
|5/2/2014 - Arthritis sufferers may now have a better option for treating their pain than pharmaceutical drugs. A new study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases found that patients with rheumatoid arthritis who took an herbal extract of the "thunder god" vine fared better than those taking methotrexate,...|
|3/28/2014 - After suffering the physical changes brought on by rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for nearly three decades, Curt Griffing did what many people with RA wish they could do: He found relief.
Sadly, the Arthritis Foundation estimates that approximately 1.3 million people in the United States have RA, which...|
|2/26/2014 5:37:05 PM - A silent epidemic known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), which is now believed to afflict nearly 300,000 children under the age of 18, could be the result of undiagnosed gluten sensitivity or even celiac disease (CD) in some children, suggests a little-known study published in the Saudi Journal...|
|1/5/2014 - According to Medical News Today, collagen is one of the most necessary amino acids in the body. About 30 percent of the body's proteins are collagen-based. There are 28 forms of collagen, each responsible for various processes in the body. Although collagen is most famous for its skin-healing benefits,...|
|12/19/2013 - Nearly 21 million adults in the United States alone suffer from arthritis. Arthritis is the most common cause of disability, limiting what an otherwise healthy adult is able to do. A person suffering from this condition does not have to spend their life at the doctor's office. There are many natural...|
|10/17/2013 - Kes Cardoso used to have debilitating arthritis that rendered her unable to go outside, especially if it was raining. These days, she starts her mornings with a run. Cardoso says, "I can't wait to leave the house and jog." She hardly believes she can finally utter such words.
In 2011, she relied...|
|10/3/2013 - New evidence has emerged that vitamin D deficiency might not only be a cause of rheumatoid arthritis but also worsen the severity of the disease.
In a study published in the journal Nutrients in June, researchers from the University of Saskatchewan evaluated the vitamin D status in 116 patients at...|
|10/2/2013 - Clinical research has shown that rose hip powder can significantly reduce the severity of symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
An estimated 1.5 million adults in the United States suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, a painful and often debilitating autoimmune disorder in which the immune...|
|9/20/2013 - By now, most Natural News readers have an inkling of cruciferous vegetables' ability to resist cancer cells from developing or impede their growth once formed.
Out of those cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage and bok choy among others, broccoli...|
|9/9/2013 - Arthritis is actually inflammation of one or more joints, where flexible physical points of bone meeting bone through cartilage occur. There are various forms and causes of arthritis, but the inflammation aspect holds true for all of them.
For most, the solution is "managing the pain" with either...|
|8/14/2013 - Frequent exposure to sunshine has been linked to the prevention of several serious diseases, from Type II diabetes to between 15-20 types of cancer. According to a new study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases journal, however, we have yet another reason to love the sun: Older women who...|
|7/1/2013 - Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death in modern society, and a costly burden to treat--financially, physically and emotionally. A recent study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology looked at participants in the Framingham Heart Study and found a significant (more than...|
|6/10/2013 - A growing body of research suggests that not only may vitamin D deficiency be a risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis, it may also make rheumatoid arthritis patients significantly more susceptible to cardiovascular disease.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when the body's...|
|5/21/2013 - Older people and those with conditions affecting their bones often believe that exercise is unsafe. However, exercise is known to reduce symptoms and even reverse some musculoskeletal issues. Older adults and people with frail bones caused by osteoporosis or aging-related loss of bone density can follow...|
|5/10/2013 - Treatments for arthritis and gout, such as home remedies like black bean broth, offer antioxidant protection, lower uric acid levels, reduce pain and inflammation, and should be made part of your home remedy arsenal.
Anecdotal evidence shows that the broth of cooked black beans is a curative arthritis...|
|5/4/2013 - Few people are familiar with the term nightshades, and many will be surprised to learn that consuming foods from this plant group may be contributing to their pain and inflammation. Nightshades belong to the Solanaceae family which includes over 2,000 species. They include some of the most popular foods...|
|3/28/2013 - Antioxidants may be effective in relieving the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), research has found.
RA is an autoimmune disease, meaning that for unknown reasons the body's immune system begins to attack and destroy its own tissues. In RA, the most damage occurs to the cartilage in the joints,...|
|2/27/2013 - Exposure to two industrial chemicals, including a common ingredient in Teflon, significantly increases women's risk of developing arthritis, according to a study conducted by researchers from Yale University, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital and published in the journal Environmental...|
|2/19/2013 - According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder. Unlike the autoimmune form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis is due to wear and tear on a joint and, the NIH says, is just a "normal result of aging."
But could something...|
|12/8/2012 - Millions of women around the world wear high heels with regularity. Recent research has shown that high heels have a detrimental effect on physiological health, indicating that women should think twice before throwing on their favorite pair of stilettos.
Problems with high heelsThe aforementioned...|
|11/21/2012 8:40:04 PM - Arthritis and gout are so closely related, it's ridiculous. For the most part, each arises from dietary choices where pleasing the senses, through the absurd and continual ingestion of anything and everything that had a face and a mother, and alcohol, takes precedence over intelligence.
|11/21/2012 - In the 1920's, physician Max Gerson was under attack by the medical community for helping patients heal. Dr. Gerson claimed that to successfully treat any disease, you must first understand the cause. Once understood, you can eliminate the cause, freeing the body to recover naturally.
|11/12/2012 - A new study published in the November issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing found that almost 25 percent of patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis used a procedure known as complementary and alternative therapy (CAT) to help them better manage their condition.
|9/1/2012 - There's almost nothing better than the mouth-watering taste of a luscious Pina Colada made with fresh, organic coconut cream, a splash of island rum, and a draught of ripe, tangy pineapple juice -- almost nothing -- except for the numerous health benefits derived from pineapples (and the coconut milk...|
|8/27/2012 - Anyone experiencing the pain of an acute gout or rheumatoid arthritis attack would sell their soul to get fast relief from the agony. Most drugs take time to build up in the system before relief occurs; and, many of those same drugs cause unacceptable side effects. What if you could make a drink, that...|
|6/16/2012 - Anyone who doubts the efficacy of nutritional medicine hasn't taken the time to learn about it. Skeptics certainly have never spoken to someone like Gloria, a retail clerk in Temecula, CA, who appears to have made a full recovery from medically diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis because of properly applied...|
|5/16/2012 - The current Pfizer attempt to gain FDA approval for marketing appears to be ignoring its own scientists' concerns. That's become business-as-usual with Big Pharma and the FDA.
A classic example is the neurotoxin aspartame, which FDA scientists refused authorize as safe for over a decade. Donald Rumsfeld...|
|3/22/2012 - Though typically referred to as a single condition characterized by chronic joint pain, arthritis is actually a collective grouping of more than 100 different diseases involving joint inflammation for which many conventional doctors simply prescribe pain drugs as a one-size-fits-all solution. But rather...|
|3/15/2012 - Homemade remedies for arthritis, gout and other joint pain are never farther away than the kitchen cupboard or the refrigerator. Joint disease is the result of various causes ranging from aging, to over-use and autoimmune diseases that attack joints and surrounding tissue. Pharmaceutical companies have...|
|2/27/2012 - Eating foods containing gluten could lead to rheumatoid arthritis, a disease characterized by inflammation and pain in the joints. Gluten intolerance leads to damage in the small intestine when gluten is present. Gluten is a protein found in most grains. Bread, pasta and pretzels are just some of the...|
|2/15/2012 - Recent studies conducted by Fushong Li of the Oregon Research Institute in Eugene, Oregon have determined that the ancient Chinese practice of tai chi can a positive impact on those afflicted with Parkinson's disease (PD).
Parkinson's disease is a degenerative neurological condition that usually...|
|2/2/2012 - Many people can relate to the experience of brushing up against a stinging nettle plant in a pasture or meadow. The unforgettable chemical burn creates mean welts which can sting for a week. However, stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) has such healing capabilities that many of the newer green super-food...|
|1/16/2012 - Did you know that cherries can lower levels of inflammation in the body drastically enough to actually alleviate arthritis symptoms and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes? It doesn't even take a super-powerful extract to feel the effect; powdered cherries alone have produced dramatic...|
|12/30/2011 12:09:45 PM - Certain foods and chemical additives disguised as food can aggravate or cause muscle and joint pain associated with arthritis, gout and fibromyalgia. Avoiding these foods can pave the way for reduced inflammation, stiffness and pain - setting the stage for ongoing relief, with increased mobility and...|
|12/24/2011 - Gout and arthritis have two things in common. Each condition makes the body hurt, and they respond to the powerful nutrients found in cherries that eliminate pain. Cherries contain high levels of antioxidants and anthocyanins, nutrients known to relieve pain, inflammation and stiffness. Cherries belong...|
|11/3/2011 - Humans have been consuming omega-3 fats from natural fish, nut and seed sources for countless generations. Our core genetic structure depends on a regular supply of the long chain omega-3 fats EPA and DHA to form cell wall structures and perform millions of metabolic functions that we normally associate...|
|9/11/2011 10:16:50 AM - Cardiff University scientists have discovered that an age old, traditional cure may actually be efficient against painful arthritis. The edible, aromatic resin known as frankincense has been used in the traditional medicines of Asia for centuries, mainly to aid digestion, heal wounds, fortify the endocrine...|
|7/3/2011 - Reducing or even eliminating the inflammation associated with chronic arthritis does not require the use of side effect-ridden pharmaceutical drugs. A new study conducted by researchers from Cardiff University in the UK suggests that frankincense, a resin derived from Boswellia trees, may just do the...|
|4/27/2011 - Arthritis is a loosely used term that encompasses over 100 different conditions. It is a disease characterized by inflammation of the joints, surrounding tendons, ligaments and cartilage. The disease causes swelling of the joints, stiffness, and pain that can range from slight to crippling. The primary...|
|2/28/2011 - Vitamin D prevents flu. Vitamin D has been shown to help prevent hair loss, reduce back pain, grow bones, prevent osteoporosis, and even prevent dozens of types of cancer. Vitamin D has been called the "antibiotic vitamin" by the journal, Science News, because of its recognized ability to build immunity....|
|12/12/2010 - Regular alcohol consumption may reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Sheffield, England.
"We found that patients who had drunk alcohol most frequently had symptoms that were less severe than those who had never drunk alcohol...|
|11/2/2010 - Arthritis is a broad term used to describe joint pain or inflammatory conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (which is actually an auto-immune disease) and gout.
As the leading cause of disability in the United States, arthritis comes with economic and social costs that are large and...|
|10/6/2010 - Over 21 million people in the U.S. alone suffer from the most common form of arthritis -- osteoarthritis. Primarily associated with growing older, the condition is marked by the wearing away of cartilage, the cushioning between the bones in the joints. As osteoarthritis gets worse, the cartilage disappears...|
|6/26/2010 - A recent study from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, has found that rheumatoid arthritis is on the increase among Caucasian women. And the culprit is likely an environmental one, like vitamin D deficiency, rather than a genetic one.
"It's pretty unlikely that the genetic...|
|6/18/2010 - The FDA has ordered makers of drugs for a variety of inflammatory diseases to add a "black box warning" about an increased risk of cancer in children and adolescents.
A black box warning is the most severe warning that the FDA can place on a product without withdrawing it from the market.
|5/27/2010 - One of the key measures of a long and well lived life is adaptability. A person`s ability to adapt to changing circumstances goes a long way toward predicting longevity. This involves the responsiveness and functionality of the immune system. A robust immune system capable of adjusting to ever-changing...|
|5/17/2010 - Eating grapes and other fruits rich in potassium has been shown to reduce rheumatoid arthritis symptoms preventing painful gout attacks. Chilled, baked, roasted, or grilled, grapes enhance all foods from appetizers to salads and side dishes. It has recently been recognized that adding grapes to the...|
|5/1/2010 - A new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) environmental health expert came up with an unexpected conclusion. The researchers were investigating why women living in the northeastern United States are more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and they suspected they...|
|3/8/2010 - Tai Chi can reduce pain and improve function in people who suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee, according to a study conducted by researchers from Tufts University and published in the journal Arthritis Care and Research.
Tai Chi is a traditional form of Chinese exercise that involves slow, rhythmic...|
|1/20/2010 - We know vegetables are part of a healthy diet, but what about nightshade vegetables? Health research on these vegetables has focused on a group of substances called alkaloids which can impact nerve-muscle and digestive function in animals and humans. They may also compromise joint function. The alkaloids...|
|1/8/2010 - Like nature's answer to joint pain, the single-cell algae chlorella brings together a variety of nutrients which can support healthy joints and relieve pain associated with arthritis. For anyone suffering from chronic joint pain, finding effective natural remedies like chlorella are a breath of fresh...|
|12/4/2009 - Glucosamine has a virtual monopoly in the joint health market, but a recent study from Germany shows that glucosamine would be wise to make room for another joint health jewel: omega-3s.
Omega-3 fatty acids have been heralded for their health promoting properties for awhile now, primarily in the...|
|9/11/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Rawkathon, which can be found at http://www.Rawkathon.com. In this excerpt, Viktoras Kulvinskas shares on his journey from migraines, arthritis, caffeine addiction and obesity to holistic living nutrition.
Rawkathon with Viktoras Kulvinskas. Viktoras...|
|8/19/2009 - Arthritis is an extremely common illness characterized by inflammation in the joints. There are two different types of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Both of these can be mildly painful to completely debilitating. Many of the drugs used to treat arthritis cause terrible side effects....|
|7/28/2009 - We are a society deeply familiar with joint pain. Nearly 50 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis or a similar rheumatic condition, and countless others experience general joint pain on a regular basis. Conventional medicine offers minimal relief for joint pain, but...|
|7/24/2009 - Bee venom has increasingly been used as medicine to treat a variety of illnesses, including multiple sclerosis (MS), arthritis, fibromyalgia, and tendonitis. Bee venom solution, or BVS, is categorized as a drug in twelve European countries, and included in everything from salves, liniments, creams,...|
|7/11/2009 - According the Associated Press, patients, particularly arthritis patients, are "fretting" over reduced access to acetaminophen, a drug that's known to cause liver damage. One patient claims the lack of access to this known poison might encourage those in pain to turn to street drugs for relief. While...|
|6/24/2009 - Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints, which troubles nearly 350 million people worldwide. It can be caused by overuse or by the build up of toxins, such as uric acid. Natural treatments for arthritis can relieve suffering and pain in the joints for many people. Arthritis is an autoimmune disease...|
|4/21/2009 - I bet the big drug companies wish they had invented cherries -- they've proven to be the most powerful medicine in the world for eliminating gout and reducing the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Cherries are such powerful medicine for gout and arthritis, in fact, the FDA went out of its way to try...|
|4/21/2009 - Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease without a known cause, which affects usually more than one joint and may lead to severe deformity and disability. Rheumatoid arthritis is three times more common in females than males, and its prevalence is about 1-2% in United Sates of America. It usually...|
|3/29/2009 - After decreasing for 40 years, rates of rheumatoid arthritis among women have suddenly begun to skyrocket, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Mayo Clinic and presented the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals in San...|
|2/19/2009 - After a case of chickenpox, the virus that causes the disease -- varicella zoster virus (VZV) -- is never fully eliminated by the body. It hides in the nervous system but causes no harm unless it is reactivated by circumstances like stress, chemotherapy, or cancer. Then VZV can erupt into the often...|
|2/16/2009 - A common surgical treatment for arthritis of the knee is medically useless, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Western Ontario in Canada and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
This is not the first time that the procedure has come under fire. A...|
|2/4/2009 - What do the top authors, doctors and health experts have to say about the realtionship between omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation? I asked my Private Research Library that question recently and was overwhelmed with the remarkable wisdom it revealed.
Below, I share the top quotes from noted authors...|
|11/20/2008 - The national Neuroscience 2008 conference is underway in Washington, D.C., presenting cutting edge research on the whole spectrum of diseases impacting the brain and nervous system. Breaking news from Johns Hopkins scientists presented at the meeting suggests several natural substances could be effective...|
|11/17/2008 - Those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis know the joint pain and stiffness can interfere with many of their favorite activities. Often, the pain of arthritis will make exercise less enjoyable, so those with this condition may be tempted to give up being active. However, doctors suggest that one of...|
|11/10/2008 - When we are told by our medical doctors that we need surgery, many of us would assume that the procedure would fix the health problem which we have - that is only natural. And that is all the more so when a particular surgical procedure is a very common one. Unfortunately, that may not be the case....|
|10/20/2008 - Women can cut their risk of rheumatoid arthritis by 50 percent simply by breastfeeding for a year or longer, according to a study conducted by researchers from Malmo University Hospital in Sweden, and published in the "Annals of Rheumatic Diseases."
Scientists have wondered whether breastfeeding...|
|9/18/2008 - The FDA has launched an investigation into whether a family of drugs, including medications for rheumatoid arthritis, might be causing cancer in children and young adults.
The drugs, known as TNF blockers, are immune suppressors that interfere with the functioning of an inflammation-causing chemical...|
|8/31/2008 - Powder made from rosehip is more effective at reducing osteoarthritis pain than Tylenol, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California, and Fredericksburg Hospital, Copenhagen University Library and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, and published in the journal...|
|8/29/2008 - Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, have published a study in the journal Arthritis Research and Therapy showing that eating a vegan, gluten-free diet may reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in rheumatoid arthritis patients, as well as reducing the severity of the...|
|8/14/2008 - An herb known as the "Indian Frankincense" can dramatically improve the symptoms of the most common form of arthritis –- osteoarthritis. What's even more amazing is the treatment appears to provide relief within just one week.
That's the good news from University of California at Davis scientists...|
|6/23/2008 - Research by academics at the University of Southampton in collaboration with occupational therapy clinicians into the effectiveness of wearing a particular type of silver ring to alleviate symptoms of arthritis has found some benefits to their use.
The research, which was carried out by academics...|
|5/5/2008 - Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who eat a gluten-free vegan diet could be better protected against heart attacks and stroke. RA is a major risk factor for these cardiovascular diseases, but a gluten-free vegan diet was shown to lower cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and oxidized LDL (OxLDL),...|
|4/28/2008 - Arthritis pain can tempt you to veg out on the couch or even make it difficult to get out of bed in the morning. In fact, the last thing you might think would make you feel better is to get up and exercise. But a new study published in the Arthritis Care and Research journal concludes regular exercise...|
|4/18/2008 - Arthritis is a disease that causes pain and loss of movement of the joints. The word arthritis literally means joint inflammation (arth=joint, ritis=inflammation), and refers to more than 100 different diseases.
One Highly Effective Arthritis Remedy:
A good friend of the author`s successfully...|
|4/1/2008 - For people with rheumatoid arthritis, switching to a gluten-free vegan diet may significantly improve the symptoms associated with this autoimmune disease. A diet free from gluten and animal products was found to relieve some symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis by beneficially affecting the immune system....|
|12/31/2007 - A new study has found that a compound in green tea may help people with rheumatoid arthritis avoid inflammation and joint damage. The study, conducted by University of Michigan researchers, was presented April 29 at the Experimental Biology 2007 conference in Washington, D.C.
"Our research is a very...|
|12/27/2007 - "TNF blocker" drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis increase a patient's risk of contracting skin cancer, according to a new study published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism.
Researchers compiled data from twice-yearly questionnaires filled out by 13,001 rheumatoid arthritis patients between...|
|11/13/2007 - Over the past four years, I've written extensively about the health benefits of cherries, describing the therapeutic effects of the natural medicines found in cherry skins and explaining how cherry products help eliminate arthritis inflammation, reverse gout and can often replace anti-inflammatory prescription...|
|6/18/2007 - Both Tai Chi and water-based exercise can help alleviate pain and stiffness of chronic osteoarthritis, according to a study by researchers in Australia. Researchers from the George Institute for International Health at the University of Sydney published their results in the current issue of the journal...|
|11/8/2006 - The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an apology letter in today's issue from a team of researchers who failed to disclose pharmaceutical industry ties in an arthritis drug study published last May.
The study, conducted by Mayo Clinic professor of medicine Dr. Eric L. Matteson...|
|10/31/2006 - A study by researchers at Charite University of Medicine in Berlin has found that acupuncture can ease the pain and disability associated with arthritis.
The study, published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, looked at 712 patients split into two groups; one group of 357 were given immediate acupuncture...|
|10/3/2006 - A new study published in the October issue of Arthritis Care & Research suggests that weight training and cardiovascular exercise prior to knee- or hip-replacement surgery may reduce the chances of a patient being discharged straight to a rehabilitation center by 73 percent.
"The benefits of exercise...|
|8/7/2006 - With World Cup interest at a fever pitch, and soccer gaining on hockey as a sport of choice among Canadian youth, it's a good time to consider how to prevent the possible future development of osteoarthritis - the most common form of arthritis - due to youth soccer injuries.
"Knee injuries are among...|
|7/17/2006 - People with arthritis don’t exercise enough, and more than a third of adults with arthritis don’t exercise at all, according to a study in the May issue of American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
“People with arthritis are not meeting physical activity recommendations made at the federal level...|
|7/6/2006 - A new meta-analysis of many previous studies of TNF- (tumor necrosis factor) blocking antibodies for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has confirmed a previously discovered increased risk for serious infection and has found that cancer also is a potential risk associated with the drugs.
|6/9/2005 - As the song says, "You don't know what you've got 'till it's gone" -- and motor skills are no exception. Despite the ranking of the opposable thumb as one of the single most important evolutionary advantages of the human race, many people take the use of their hands for granted until something draws...|
|10/25/2004 - Mike: Let's move on to another product that you also manufacture at your firm called astaxanthin. And this is something that is not yet a household word. Could you give a little background on what this is and where it comes from?
Gerry: I certainly can, and you're right -- this is a new product into...|
|10/11/2004 - Dr. B.: The human body also has its emergency calls for water. These are localized emergency calls. We call these heartburn, rheumatoid joint pain, back pain, migraine headaches, colitis pain, fibromyalgiac pain, even angina pain -- signs of dehydration in the body.
And the mechanism is very simple...|
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|8/3/2004 - New research published in the British Medical Journal is showing that arthritis creams used topically offer only temporary relief that fades within 2 weeks. This is the conclusion from a trial involving nearly 2000 patients, and it indicates that arthritis creams are basically useless. All they do is...|
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