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Osteoarthritis is higher in women than men, says study

Osteoarthritis is higher in women than men, says study

According to the study, the severity of arthritis is also much higher in females as compared with males.

60-year-old woman suffering from osteoarthritis gets 'golden knee' after surgery

60-year-old woman suffering from osteoarthritis gets 'golden knee' after surgery

A 60-year-old woman was successfully transplanted with 'golden knee' implant at the All India Instititute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday.

Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis disproportionately affects post-menopausal women who are more pre-disposed to the condition because of biology, genetics and hormones. 

Popping sounds from knees may point to osteoarthritis risk, says study

Popping sounds from knees may point to osteoarthritis risk, says study

Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that occurs when flexible tissue at the ends of bones wears down.

Overweight? Weight loss can slow down knee joint degeneration

Overweight? Weight loss can slow down knee joint degeneration

The more weight obese and overweight individuals lose, the better it could be for their knee joints, new study suggests.

3D printed cartilage may help treat osteoarthritis

3D printed cartilage may help treat osteoarthritis

The cartilage formed by the stem cells in the 3D bioprinted structure is extremely similar to human cartilage.

Rising osteoarthritis in India compels doctors to stress on need for more trained surgeons

Rising osteoarthritis in India compels doctors to stress on need for more trained surgeons

Osteoarthritis occurs when there is damage in and around the joints that the body cannot fully repair.

Blaming the weather for aching joints? You may not be able to use that as an excuse again!

Blaming the weather for aching joints? You may not be able to use that as an excuse again!

The studies were carried out across Australia with average daily temperatures ranging from 5.4 degrees Celsius to 32.8 degrees Celsius.

Wearing high heels regularly can lead to premature osteoarthritis

Wearing high heels regularly can lead to premature osteoarthritis

A new research has claimed that women who have a habit of wearing heels on a regular basis can be in trouble at an early stage as they become more prone to osteoarthritis.

Keep your bones healthy with these simple tips!

Arthritis is a painful medical condition in the form of inflammation of joints which leads to severe pain, swelling and stiffness.

Nanoparticle injections hold hope for osteoarthritis patients

US researchers have designed a peptide-based nanoparticle, which when injected into an injured joint will not only suppress the inflammation immediately but also reduce the destruction of cartilage, thus lowering the risk for osteoarthritis.

Miraculous! Osteoarthritic woman cured post 'Gold' knee replacement surgery

After losing all hopes of revival, a 54-old-woman, who was unable to walk or sit for almost a decade due to osteoarthritis has been cured at a Pune hospital.

Paracetamol `ineffective` in relieving arthritis pain

If you have arthritis, a new study suggests there's no point in taking paracetamol, the active ingredient in a large number of over-the-counter painkillers.

Scientists grow new cartilage tissue from cow knee joint cells

The team from Umea University in Sweden created a successful method with conditions conducive to growing healthy cartilage tissue from cow knee joints. 

5 natural remedies to deal with joint pains, arthritis this winter!

Arthritis is a form of inflammation of joints. It involves severe pain, swelling in joints, and joint stiffness. 

Weight loss can protect knees

 Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow the degeneration of their knee cartilage, according to a new study.

Activity may help you keep knee pain at bay

Synovial fluid that fills our joints plays the essential roles of supporting weight and lubricating joint surfaces. 

World Arthritis Day: India may have 60 million osteoarthritis cases by 2025

Doctors say osteoarthritis is the most prevalent form of arthritis in India, affecting over 15 million adults every year.

How Tai Chi can help older people with chronic ailments

A new study has linked the ancient Chinese exercise Tai Chi to improved physical capacity among older adults with certain common long term conditions.