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Drinking milk may slow women's knee arthritis

The more milk women drank in a new U.S. study, the less deterioration they experienced in their arthritic knees. It's not...

Knee arthritis more likely after ACL surgery

People who have had reconstructive surgery for a knee ligament tear develop wear-and-tear arthritis in the injured knee three...

Nighttime finger splints can ease arthritis pain

Inexpensive splints worn nightly can reduce the pain of hand osteoarthritis, a chronic ailment that affects a majority of...

Former president Chirac hospitalized, life not in danger: source

Former French President Jacques Chirac was admitted to a hospital near Paris on Monday for examinations due to pain linked...

Weather may truly affect arthritis pain

For people with osteoarthritis of the hip, pain levels tracked with the weather over the course of a small two-year study,...

All alcohol, even wine, raises risk of gout flare-ups: study

Bad news for gout sufferers who enjoy drinking the fruit of the vine - new research finds that all types of alcohol, even...

Many chronically ill Americans unable to afford food, medicine

One in three Americans with a chronic disease such as diabetes, arthritis or high blood pressure has difficulty paying for...

Benefit of knee supplements still unclear

The dietary supplements glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate might slow joint damage for people with mild arthritis in their...

Rheumatoid arthritis patients better off than decades ago

People with rheumatoid arthritis are better off than they were 20 years ago, according to new research from the Netherlands....

Arthritis drug appears effective after one year: study

Previously untreated patients experienced significant and lasting reductions in signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis...

Health habits tied to heart disease, arthritis risk

Older women who exercise regularly and don't smoke may have a substantially lower risk of late-life disability than their...

Paying doctors for better care improves quality: studies

Paying doctors in small practices bonuses for the quality of care they provide leads to a modest increase in the number of...

Omega-3s tied to lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Women who have diets high in omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish are less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than those...

Insoles provide little arthritis pain relief: review

Specially angled insoles may not do much to relieve pain for people with knee osteoarthritis, suggests a new review of past...

Antioxidants unlikely to boost female fertility

For women who struggle to conceive, there is little evidence that antioxidant supplements increase their chances, according...

Long term aspirin use tied to lower colon cancer risk

Low-dose aspirin, even if not taken daily, may reduce a woman's risk of colon cancer over the long term, according to a new...

Slapping, shoving tied to kids' future health problems

Children who are punished through pushing, shoving and slapping are more likely to be obese and have other health problems...

EU regulator advises caution on painkiller diclofenac

Europe's drugs agency warned on Friday that use of the common painkiller diclofenac, especially in high doses, carries extra...

High doses of common painkillers increase heart attack risks

Long-term high-dose use of painkillers such as ibuprofen or diclofenac is "equally hazardous" in terms of heart attack risk...

Certain chronic pain may raise suicide risk

Back pain, migraine and other types of chronic pain without a known physical cause - and therefore little prospect for relief...

Sugar water injections may help ease knee pain

Knee pain appears to decrease up to one year after "prolotherapy," a series of sugar water injections at the site of the...

Supplement builds strength in fibromyalgia trial

Creatine, a supplement favored by bodybuilders, modestly boosted muscle strength in patients with fibromyalgia, Brazilian...

Britain's Asda says finds horse drug in corned beef

British supermarket chain Asda said on Tuesday very low levels of the horse pain-killing drug phenylbutazone, also known...

Upping vigorous exercise may improve fibromyalgia

For those who are able, exercising once or twice more weekly may alleviate some symptoms of a chronic pain condition without...

Joint pain, function not always better after surgery

Only about half of people who have a knee or hip replaced see meaningful improvements in pain and disability in the months...

Aspirin tied to lower melanoma risk

Older women who regularly took aspirin - but not similar anti-inflammatory drugs - had a lower-than-average risk of developing...

Study finds no rheumatoid arthritis, pollution link

Although previous research has suggested a connection between exposure to air pollution and the risk of developing rheumatoid...

Horsemeat found in Taco Bell UK beef in latest tests

Britain's food regulator said horsemeat had been found in beef products at Taco Bell fast food outlets, the first time it...

UCI harden anti-corticoid stance

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has toughened up its anti-doping policy by imposing an eight-day rest on riders following...

Horse trading exposed by British beef scandal

As Britons choke on discovering they may have eaten horse that was imported as beef, and ministers blame an "international...

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