World Arthritis Day: Easy alternative cures to ease arthritis pain

Arthritis is a degenerative and painful medical condition marked by inflammation in the joints that can lead to pain and stiffness.  

Arthritis? Yoga it up to soothe your aching joints

 Practicing yoga improves physical and mental wellbeing of people living with arthritis, a painful joint disorder for which there is currently no cure, new research has found.

India rejects Pfizer's patent application for arthritis drug

India's patent office has again rejected US drug major Pfizer's new patent application for its rheumatoid arthritis medicine, tofacitinib, citing it did not enhance the efficacy of the existing approved drug.

Gout drugs may help heart attack survivors live longer

A study led by an Indian-origin scientist in Australia has found that a widely available drug used to treat gout can help heart attack survivors live longer.

Digital intoxication in kids can affect physical, mental health

Increasing digital intoxication in children and adolescents can have grave implications on their physical and mental health.

Eating tomatoes do flare up gout pain

Researchers from University of Otago have for the first time found a biological basis for the belief that eating tomatoes can cause gout to flare up in some people.

Rigorous exercise may cut arthritis risk

High-intensity exercise may help ease symptoms of arthritis, a chronic disease that causes inflammation in the joints, says a new study.

Common mental health drug may treat arthritis

By testing the effects of lithium chloride on cartilages or connecting tissues, a team of scientists has found that it slowed the degradation associated with osteoarthritis.

104-year-old woman undergoes hip replacement surgery

In a rare surgery, a 104-year-old woman suffering a hip fracture, which led to traumatic arthritis, successfully underwent hip replacement surgery at a city hospital, authorities here said on Sunday.

Arthritis drug could treat blood cancer

A drug given to arthritis sufferers could be used to treat patients with blood cancer, say researchers from University of Sheffield in Britain.

Youth walks again after bilateral hip replacement surgery

After being bed-ridden for two years due to severe hip deformity, 22-year-old Nalasopara resident Rohit Patil thought he would never walk again.

Your high heels could cripple you
Your high heels could cripple you

If you are one of the those who often sets foots out in high heels, you may be at risk for several health complications.

Health benefits of custard apple

Custard apple is a sub-tropical fruit and is known by different names across the globe. 

First blood test for osteoarthritis may soon be available

 A simple blood test for the most common form of arthritis that can detect the condition several years before the onset of physical symptoms may soon be available, UK researchers say.

First blood test for chronic joint disease in the offing

 The first blood test to detect osteoarthritis (OA) - the most common form of arthritis - could soon be available as researchers have identified a biomarker linked to both rheumatoid and osteoarthritis diseases.

Experimental therapy reverses arthritis symptoms in mice

Immature myeloid cells or M-MDSCs can shut down arthritis, suggests a new study.

Gout may lessen Alzheimer risk: Study

People who suffer from gout can take comfort in one thing: they may be less likely to develop Alzheimer`s disease, researchers said Wednesday.

Scientists create cartilage from stem cells

Providing a ray of hope for arthritis patients, scientists have succeeded in producing cartilage formed from embryonic stem cells.

Changing stem cell structure can tackle obesity

Slight regulation in the length of primary cilia -- small hair-like projections found on most cells -- can prevent the production of fat cells from human stem cells taken from an adult bone marrow, reveals new research.

New marvel molecule can 'improve treatments' for inflammatory diseases

 A team of scientists has uncovered a marvel molecule that fights one of the main causes of inflammatory diseases and can be the key to improved treatments for diseases like Alzheimer's, arthritis and multiple sclerosis.