Broccoli breakthrough in fight to treat arthritis: Artificial version of ingredient found in vegetable can prevent inflammation

An artificial version of a compound in broccoli could hold the key to treating arthritis, say researchers.

Blood Test to Guide RA Tx Proves Cost Effective

Using the results from a multibiomarker disease activity (MBDA) blood test to guide treatment decisions in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can improve functional status and cost efficiency.

Training for the Ironman — With Rheumatoid Arthritis

With a 135-pound weight loss behind him, attorney Mark Rucker has a new challenge: rheumatoid arthritis. It won’t stop his training for his second Ironman.

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

(CNN)Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD.

Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Although the reason for the connection isn’t clear, osteoporosis and sudden, temporary hearing loss often occur together, a new study from Taiwan finds.

Injecting fat into the knees ‘eases osteoarthritis symptoms’

Injecting stomach fat into the knees of osteoarthritis sufferers reduced symptoms by 75pc in two thirds of cases, human trials have shown.

Scientists hope caterpillar fungus will fight arthritis pain

Scientists are studying the properties of a mushroom that grows on caterpillars to see if it can be used as a painkiller for people with arthritis.

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually

Arthritis medications known as biologic disease-modifying drugs can cost Medicare patients more than $2,700 in co-payments a year, a new report finds.

Effective RA Treatment without Drugs – Promise or Hype?

Is it possible to treat rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as a drug without the side effects and at a lower cost? SetPoint Medical thinks so.

More and more women are being left crippled by killer heels: New research proves high heels can lead to arthritis and worn out knees

Four years ago, a shopping trip was torture for Angela Kelly, 67. Though still a super-fit events organiser, the former over-50s All England badminton mixed doubles champion was reduced to hobbling at a snail’s pace, hanging onto her trolley for support.