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.

Fatty acids can help treat arthritis, leukemia

Researchers have found that enzymes linked to diabetes and obesity appear to play key roles in arthritis and leukemia, potentially opening up new avenues for treating these diverse diseases.

Exercising three hours a week can help reduce arthritis pain

A new study has revealed that arthritis patients can beat their agonizing pain by exercising three hours a week.

Two new compounds that can help decrease inflammation discovered

A new study has discovered two compounds that could help in reducing inflammation associated with diseases such as ulcerative colitis, arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

Kids' genes put mothers at risk of joints disease

Having children with certain genetic makeup, inherited from the father, increases the mother's risk of rheumatoid arthritis - a chronic disorder that affects joints, says a new study.

New cell generating technique can revolutionize Arthritis treatment

Scientists have revealed that they have developed a pioneering simple new technique to generate cells that can go on to re-grow damaged cartilage and even bone, revolutionizing Arthritis treatment.

Smoking ganja at early age hits immune system in adulthood

A new research has revealed that smoking marijuana during adolescence can lead to immune-related diseases in adulthood.

Protein provides clue to arthritis prevention

To offer a better treatment option for arthritis patients, researchers have found that a small protein appears to protect against bone loss that often accompanies arthritis.

New `armed antibody` may help cure arthritis

A new study has made a major breakthrough in treating arthritis by curing it in mice for the first time.

Arthritis cases among Indian youngsters rising: Expert

There has been a rise in the number of young Indians diagnosed with knee arthritis and other problems of joints and ligaments, a health expert said Monday.

Elephant dies in Bihar Tiger Reserve in Bihar

An elephant died Tuesday at Valmikinagar Tiger Reserve (VTR) in West Champaran district of Bihar, around 200 km northwest of the state capital.

Health benefits of Black pepper

Black pepper that is both a spice and a medicine can actually save you from spending huge hospital bills for diseases that can well be treated at home.