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The best herbs for joint pain

The best herbs for joint pain

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Knee osteoarthritis: A low-carb diet may relieve symptoms

Knee osteoarthritis: A low-carb diet may relieve symptoms

A randomized controlled study finds that a diet low in carbs can relieve pain for people who have knee osteoarthritis. Seniors with knee osteoarthritis may benefit from switching to a low-carb diet. Osteoarthritis is the most widespread form of arthritis among older adults in the United States. Knee osteoarthritis, in particular, affects about 10 percent […]

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This ‘caterpillar fungus’ may help treat osteoarthritis

This ‘caterpillar fungus’ may help treat osteoarthritis

A parasitic fungus that infects caterpillars and various other insects may hold the key to better treatments for osteoarthritis, a condition characterized by pain and stiffness in a person’s joints. This, at least, is what new research from the United Kingdom suggests. A parasitic fungus could offer an improved treatment for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is the […]

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Study ties arthritis pain reliever to heart valve disease

Study ties arthritis pain reliever to heart valve disease

A recent study has linked a common prescription drug that people with arthritis use to relieve pain and inflammation to a heart valve problem. New research suggests that the pain reliever celecoxib may raise the risk of heart valve disease. The drug, which has the generic name celecoxib and the brand name Celebrex, belongs to […]

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Osteoarthritis: New compound may stop the disease

Osteoarthritis: New compound may stop the disease

New research, published in the journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, shows that an innovative blocking agent can stop the degeneration of the cartilage when injected into the joints. Osteoarthritis often affects the knee joints. Osteoarthritis is a progressive condition that affects the bones and cartilage within the joints. Although it occurs most often in […]

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Osteoarthritis: Can an antioxidant offer protection?

Osteoarthritis: Can an antioxidant offer protection?

In a recent series of experiments, scientists found that a specific antioxidant helps prevent the damage that osteoarthritis causes to cartilage. This may also have applications for bone and brain disorders. Osteoarthritis commonly affects knee joints. Osteoarthritis is the most common arthritis type, causing pain and stiffness in the joints as cartilage steadily breaks down. […]