Monday, November 13, 2017 -- By Dr. Mercola Known as a multipurpose herb and “rejuvenator,” aka Rasayana, and used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years, ashwagandha is a plant native to India with a host of bioactive functions. It’s also one supplement that I take twice daily myself. A number of studies have shown this exotic herb can treat several diseases and disorders better than medications, and without all the side effects. Ashwagandha has been identified as having potential stress-reducing (adaptogenic)1 and anti-inflammatory functions and may serve to improve the immune response (immunomodulatory) while soothing your nervous system’s pain response. In addition, the roots are used therapeutically as a pain reliever (analgesic).2 Studies add that the herb has antitumor, antioxidant and blood
Monday, November 06, 2017 -- The number of A.C.L. operations at 26 children’s hospitals in the United States has soared as more children and adolescents play sports that involve twisting the knee.
Saturday, November 25, 2017 -- (Natural News) The wonders of vitamin D never cease to amaze. Its ability to help prevent cancer has already been established, and we also know it’s great for fighting off depression and metabolic syndrome and improving your overall health. Get ready to add another superpower to this vitamin’s list: A new study has shown that... Read More
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 -- By Dr. Mercola Arthritis is a general term for over 100 different conditions1 that affect your joints and surrounding tissues. Any joint in the body may be affected, but the most common are the knees, hips, hands and wrists.2 The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Both forms of the disease cause significant pain and discomfort in the joints, but the triggers behind the conditions are different. RA is an autoimmune disease where your body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints3 by releasing enzymes that damage the lining. The disease is chronic and progressive, causing inflammation that results in painful deformity and immobility. It usually occurs in the fingers, thumb, wrists, elbows,
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 -- Steroid injections don't do a lot to help relieve the pain of arthritis in the knees, a new study has found, suggesting the common treatment may be not be helpful.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 -- A preference to use CAM before seeking medical advice may be harming patients with inflammatory arthritis.
Monday, August 28, 2017 -- Researchers examining the connection between fish consumption and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis found an association that suggests eating more fish is beneficial. The post Fish consumption and rheumatoid arthritis: Natural remedy or just another fish tale? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
Thursday, November 09, 2017 -- A major review of existing studies narrows down the research findings to 33 foods clearly proven to relieve the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 -- A new study using cells taken from joints of people with rheumatoid arthritis shows that some types of immune cell can lose their sensitivity to vitamin D.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -- Corticosteroid injections do not ease pain for patients with knee osteoarthritis and may even lead to greater loss of cartilage, new research suggests.
Monday, May 22, 2017 -- (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi's biotech drug for adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, the two companies said on Monday.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -- Researchers find that drug being tested for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may also hold the key to preventing aortic valve stenosis.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 -- Eating more than two portions of fish every week was found to reduce disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study reveals.
Monday, August 28, 2017 -- New research has identified an extract from the stem of brown algae that has the potential to stall the progression of osteoarthritis.
Monday, July 31, 2017 -- What are gold injections and can they be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis? How are gold treatments administered and what may the side effects be?
Friday, August 18, 2017 -- A large Swedish study has found that women who had used contraceptive pills had less risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than women who had not.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 -- A new study provides insight into why women are more likely to develop OA than men, and estrogen and microRNAs in synovial fluid may hold the answer.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -- A new meta-analysis of two large cohort studies finds a link between a high intake of fiber and painful osteoarthritis of the knee.
Monday, July 10, 2017 -- (Natural News) Euthanasia raises several moral dilemmas. Should people have the right to decide on matters of life and death? If at all, under what circumstances can euthanasia be justified? And is it right to end a person’s life when they are undergoing severe pain and suffering? While some people think euthanasia shouldn’t be allowed... Read More
Friday, December 22, 2017 -- Adding a drug for rheumatoid arthritis to existing treatments for melanoma skin cancer halted cancer cell growth in mice, researchers report.