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There are over 100 conditions that fall under the umbrella of arthritis, with the arthritis A-Z including disorders such as ankylosing spondylitis, gout, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and tendinitis. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthri

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Dermatomyositis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Dermatomyositis is a condition characterized by rashes and muscle weakness. In this article, learn about which treatments can manage the condition.

Rheumatoid arthritis: Regular fish intake may ease symptoms

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Eating more than two portions of fish every week was found to reduce disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study reveals.

Adult-onset Still's disease: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about the rare disorder, adult-onset Still's disease. What are the causes, the different treatments available, and the outlook?

Arthritis drug could cure severe heart condition

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers find that drug being tested for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may also hold the key to preventing aortic valve stenosis.

Best exercises and postures for ankylosing spondylitis

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Following an exercise routine can help people with ankylosing spondylitis manage their symptoms and slow the progression of the condition.

Ankylosing spondylitis: Pictures, early signs, and progression

Mon, 29 May 2017 06:00:00 PDT

in this article, learn about ankylosing spondylitis which is a type of arthritis. What are the symptoms, how is it diagnosed, and how might it be treated?

Researchers develop computer model of hand to improve finger joint surgery

Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Clinicians and researchers in Southampton are leading a pioneering study into the use of computer-generated hand models to help improve the success of joint surgery for patients with arthritis.

Drug for refractory psoriatic arthritis shows promise in clinical trial

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In a pivotal phase-3 clinical trial led by a Stanford University School of Medicine investigator, patients with psoriatic arthritis for whom standard-of-care pharmaceutical treatments have provided...

Eating more fiber may lower risk of osteoarthritis

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:00:00 PDT

A new meta-analysis of two large cohort studies finds a link between a high intake of fiber and painful osteoarthritis of the knee.

Diet tips for managing ankylosing spondylitis

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:00:00 PDT

What foods and nutrients are beneficial for ankylosing spondylitis and what foods should be avoided? What supplements are recommended?

Vitamin D supplements and good night's sleep may help to manage pain

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:00:00 PDT

A review finds that vitamin D is involved in sleep and pain regulation and proposes that vitamin D supplements and good sleep hygiene may help manage pain.

Ankylosing spondylitis: Symptoms and early signs

Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Ankylosing spondylitis may begin in the spine but what is it, what are the symptoms, and how is it diagnosed? What are the causes and complications?

Ankylosing spondylitis: Progression and outlook

Mon, 22 May 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic disorder that causes pain, stiffness, and inflammation. Learn about how it affects the body as it progresses.

Ankylosing spondylitis: Tests, diagnosis, and treatment

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:00:00 PDT

In this article, we look at the questions and tests used to diagnose ankylosing spondylitis, which causes chronic pain in the lower back and buttocks.

Nine possible complications of ankylosing spondylitis

Thu, 18 May 2017 03:00:00 PDT

What is ankylosing spondylitis and what are the associated complications? What are the rarer complications and how might it be treated?

Key stem cells for repairing knee joints identified

Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Stem cells that seem key for maintaining and repairing the body's knee joints have been identified by scientists.

Knee osteoarthritis: Steroid injections offer no benefit, study suggests

Tue, 16 May 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Corticosteroid injections do not ease pain for patients with knee osteoarthritis and may even lead to greater loss of cartilage, new research suggests.

What does a headache behind the ear mean? Signs, causes, and treatments

Mon, 15 May 2017 03:00:00 PDT

A headache behind the ear can be caused by a number of things, including dental problems, nerve injury, and infection. Learn more in this article.

Osteoarthritis: Preventing key molecule deficiency may delay need for joint replacements

Thu, 11 May 2017 07:00:00 PDT

A study shows for first time that preventing adenosine deficiency sustains cells that make cartilage and prevents osteoarthritis in rats.

Plant-rich DASH diet linked to lower risk of gout

Wed, 10 May 2017 07:00:00 PDT

A plant-rich diet that lowers blood pressure and is recommended for lowering heart disease risk may also lower the risk of gout, a study suggests.

Noisy knees may be an early sign of knee osteoarthritis

Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new study using data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative, a multi-center observational study of nearly 3500 participants, indicates that people who hear grating, cracking, or popping sounds in or...

Osteoarthritis: Knee joint degeneration slowed with weight loss, study confirms

Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A study of more than 600 overweight or obese adults found that substantial weight loss over 4 years slowed the degeneration of knee cartilage.

Stem cells edited to fight arthritis

Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Using new gene-editing technology, researchers have rewired mouse stem cells to fight inflammation caused by arthritis and other chronic conditions.

One-shot osteoarthritis drug investigated

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new drug that clears up old cells in the joints might one day offer a one-shot cure for osteoarthritis. Early trials yield promising results.

Clinical trial discovers a new way to prevent children with arthritis and eye disease losing their sight

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A trial funded by the charity Arthritis Research UK and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has discovered a drug combination that could help thousands of children with arthritis.