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Chondroitin Beats Celecoxib in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

2015-11-14 09:25

For treatment of knee osteoarthritis, you may want to consider the natural supplement chondroitin rather than the prescription drug celecoxib. According to a new study, chondroitin beats celecoxib in treatment of knee osteoarthritis because it offers benefits beyond pain relief and improved mobility.

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the knee, the strongest and largest joint in the body.

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Your Diet Impacts Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

2015-11-09 08:59

People who want to reduce their risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis may want to adjust their food choices. Two new studies show that your diet impacts risk of rheumatoid arthritis, and the changes you should make may not be so dramatic.

At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco, experts revealed their findings about the effect your food choices have on the risk of developing this often debilitating au

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Vitamin D As Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

2015-11-02 21:26

A high dose of vitamin D taken by people who have rheumatoid arthritis and vitamin D deficiency can result in a significant improvement in their symptoms within a short time. That’s the consensus of a new study published online in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

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Yoga Rocks Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

2015-09-18 18:44

Symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis can put a real damper on quality of life for the more than 50 million people in the United States who live with these diseases. Yoga could be an answer to symptom relief for both body and mind, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM).

Nearly 10 percent of adults and around 3 percent of children in the United States practice yoga for a variety of reasons ranging from relief from stress and tension to managing symptoms of headache

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Can Tomatoes Trigger Gout Attacks?

2015-08-20 12:13

The main foods traditionally shown to trigger gout attacks are alcohol, red meat, and seafood. Some people, however, insist tomatoes prompt their attacks, so a team of researchers from New Zealand and Australia decided to explore the question: can tomatoes trigger gout attacks?

Gout, also known as gouty arthritis, is caused by having too much uric acid in the bloodstream.

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Thunder God Vine for Obesity and More

2015-05-23 13:14

The traditional Chinese medicine remedy known as thunder god vine appears to have a role in fighting obesity. According to a new study in Cell, an extract of the plant resulted in up to a 45 percent decline in body weight in obese mice. Thunder god vine may have other health benefits as well.

In this newest study, a team of researchers discovered that a quinone triterpene compound found in the roots of the thunder god vine (Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F) enhances the activity o

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New Osteoarthritis Treatment Involves Fat Cells

2015-04-25 08:55

A new osteoarthritis treatment is on the horizon, and it involves using a patient’s own fat cells. Word of the success of this new approach comes from a team in the Czech Republic.

About 27 million people in the United States alone have osteoarthritis. It is the most common joint disease in the world and tends to progress slowly.

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