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World Arthritis Day: All you need to know about your joints

Continually cracking the knuckles can lead you to a final position, that is osteoarthritis. 

Oct 12, 2018, 16:15 PM IST

Knee pain can lead to symptoms of depression: Study

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide.

Mar 27, 2018, 14:32 PM IST

Arthritis drug may help lower blood sugar levels

Lefluonamide has long been approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis and previous clinical studies have noted that patients taking the drug tended to have lower blood glucose levels and that obese patients lost weight.

Mar 02, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Compound in Scorpion venom may reduce severity of arthritis: Study

One of the hundreds of components in scorpion venom can reduce the severity of the disease in animal models, without inducing side effects associated with similar treatments.

Feb 27, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

Bacteria in milk associated with risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Humans can contract the bacteria through the consumption of infected milk, beef and produce fertilised by cow manure.

Jan 31, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Hormonal changes during menopause could worsen arthritis symptoms: Study

Previous studies have shown that women with rheumatoid arthritis experience shifts in their disease surrounding reproductive and hormonal life events, such as childbirth.

Jan 29, 2018, 11:29 AM IST

Fight arthritis, eat muesli for breakfast: Study

Short-chained fatty acids are important for the body as they provide energy, stimulate intestinal movement and have an anti-inflammatory effect.

Jan 15, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Arthritis drug may help treat memory loss from West Nile virus

Spread by the bite of a mosquito, West Nile virus can cause fever and sometimes life-threatening brain infections known as West Nile encephalitis.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Morning stiffness? It could be an early warning sign of arthritis

The hands are mainly affected by morning stiffness, although the entire body could be at risk.

Jan 09, 2018, 17:51 PM IST

New hope for skin cancer in the form of arthritis drug?

Although only five percent of skin cancer cases involve melanoma, it causes the majority of deaths from the disease.

Dec 20, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Want relief from joint pains this winter? Eat gingerbread, say scientists

According to the research, ginger can help in reducing the inflammatory chemicals that a human body makes.

Dec 04, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Women with arthritis at higher risk of lung disease

According to researchers, rheumatoid arthritis sufferers have a 47% greater risk of the lung condition.

Oct 23, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Rheumatoid arthritis associated with increased risk of COPD

The findings of a new study indicate that greater vigilance may be needed to protect the respiratory health of individuals with chronic inflammatory conditions.

Oct 20, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Women in India more susceptible to arthritis than men: Study

Arthritis affects more than 180 million people in India and its prevalence is much higher than many well-known diseases such as diabetes, AIDS and cancer, said the company in a statement. 

Oct 11, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Women take note! Contraceptive pill may decrease arthritis risk

The study revealed that women who used birth pill for more than seven years had a 19 per cent lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, irrespective of being tested positive or negative for ACPA.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Knee arthritis twice as common in US since WWII: Study

Reasons for the rise are not simply because obesity is increasingly common, or that people are living longer, said the researchers from Harvard University.

Aug 15, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

Arthritis treatment: Silk mats developed by IIT scientists to aid patients

 Knee osteoarthritis is the most common bone and joint disease in India. 

Aug 06, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Gene causing arthritis may have helped humans survive Ice Age: Study

The study showed that mutations in the gene called GDF5 resulted in shorter bones that led to a compact body structure while reducing the risk of bone fracture from falling.

Jul 04, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

Osteoarthritis: Experts figure out the reason why it affects women more than men!

Females just seemed more impacted: In total, they had more than 70 biological processes altered compared to males who had closer to 50, the researchers report.

Jun 27, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Polyarthritis – How it is linked to chikungunya? Symptoms, causes, treatment

People, who are affected with polyarthritis, normally have tender joints with acute pain.

Jun 26, 2017, 16:03 PM IST