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Chhattisgarh couple create new record for arthritic surgery


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) One year ago, 94-year-old S.N. Bhatt of Chattisgarh's Bhilai steel township became the oldest man to undergo knee replacement surgery in both his knees. Now, ... Read more...

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New drug slows oesteoarthritis progression (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A drug that is prescribed for those with osteoporosis, a brittle-bone disease, has shown promise in slowing down the progression of osteoarthritis, the gradual wearing ... Read more...

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New drug ’slows’ oesteoarthritis progression


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Protelos (strontium ranelate), prescribed for those with osteoporosis or brittle bone disease, has shown promise in slowing down the progression of osteoarthritis, a study reveals.Osteoarthritis, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, ankle replacement for arthritis patients


January 20th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Providing hope to arthritis patients in the country, a private hospital here Friday performed unique ankle replacement surgery to cure rheumatoid arthritis -- a condition ... Read more...

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Positive outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis linked to early diagnosis


November 24th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has found that positive outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are closely linked to early diagnosis and treatment with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).Researchers in the Netherlands ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Age no bar as arthritis strikes India’s young (Oct 12 is World Arthritis Day)


October 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Investment banker Priyam Joshi, 33, left her job to take care of her one-year-old son. But life wasn't the breather she had hoped for as ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

46p-a-day pill ‘could save lives of hundreds of arthritis patients’


October 6th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): A 46p-a-day tablet could save the lives of hundreds of arthritis patients, according to new reports.The Axorid pill costs just 46p a day and could stop people crippled ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Link between arthritis pain medication and heart attacks, strokes found


September 14th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): A novel mechanism as to why the long-term, high-dosage use of the well-known arthritis pain medication, Vioxx, lead to heart attacks and strokes has been discovered by scientists.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gulf climate can worsen arthritis


August 9th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The hot and humid climate of the Gulf region can have an adverse effect on rheumatoid arthritis, an expert said Monday. At the 3rd Rheumatology Congress Oct ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Weight training may help arthritis patients


August 5th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 05 (ANI): A new research has found that regular weight-training regime may help treat rheumatoid arthritis.The study, which included 28 patients, found that those who pumped iron saw improvements ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arthritis patients should stick to exercise to improve physical function


July 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip should stick to physically active lifestyle to improve their physical function and reduce pain, suggests a new study.Maintenance of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New biomarker may help doctors tailor treatment for arthritis patients


January 30th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Scientists from Hospital for Special Surgery and University of Southern California have identified a biomaker that may help personalise rheumatoid arthritis treatment for patients.While tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-antagonist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to beat arthritis pain


December 30th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Arthritis patients who stop exercising due to achy knees and joints could be worsening their condition.When a person avoids exercise, joints become less mobile and the surrounding muscles ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Painkiller weakens anti-clotting action of aspirin


December 15th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): People who take painkiller Celebrex and also take a low-dose aspirin tablet daily to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke might not be getting enough protection ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sleep disorder, inflammation linked to heightened pain in arthritis patients


October 29th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): A new study has found that inflammation and sleep problems are associated with increased pain in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.Researchers from the Division of Rheumatology and Pain Management ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Red wine may benefit arthritis patients


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Glasgow have found that a key ingredient in red wine could benefit those suffering from arthritis.They found that the antioxidant resveratrol, known to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chicken may harbour osteoarthritis cure


June 14th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A new study led by Indian-origin scientist has shown that a natural chicken derivative can offer an effective cure for osteoarthritis (OA).The natural treatment has been found more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ortho patients perform Bhangra and Gidda in Chandigarh


June 4th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, June 4 (ANI): Many elderly persons, who have undergone knee replacement just a year ago, surprised many here recently when they performed Bhangra and Gidda on stage.The event ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tai Chi seems to ease pain of arthritis


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Tai Chi seems to ease pain caused by arthritis and improves overall physical health and satisfaction. Musculoskeletal pain, experienced by arthritis patients, places a severe burden on the patient ... Read more...

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Chinese exercise Tai chi improves pain in arthritis patients


June 2nd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A Chinese exercise called Tai Chi may be beneficial for the treatment of arthritis, according to a new analysis.The analysis demonstrated that Tai Chi could decrease pain, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arthritis significantly affects computer use


May 1st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): People with arthritis experience more pain and discomfort while using the computer as compared to the general population of computer users, according to a new study.Little is known ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tai Chi helps improve balance in stroke survivors


March 24th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Chinese martial art of Tai Chi can help stroke survivors increase balance, reducing fall risk, says a new study.Stroke can impair balance, heightening the risk of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New clues to healing arthritis caused by traumatic injury


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) A strain of lab mice with 'superhealing' powers not only resists inflammation after a knee injury, but also avoids developing arthritis at the spot in the long term, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anakinra good for rheumatoid arthritis but also risky, says study


January 21st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Anakinra may be good for rheumatoid arthritis but a study warns that it also carries potential risks.The chronic inflammatory condition affects as many as one in 100 people ... Read more...

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Antimalarial drug can help prevent diabetes in arthritis patients


October 29th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Antimalarial drug may help prevent the onset of diabetes in patients who have rheumatoid arthritis, a new research shows.To reach the conclusion, boffins examined the records of ... Read more...

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First-ever international guidelines for psoriatic arthritis treatment published


October 27th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 27 (ANI): A group of rheumatologists, dermatologists, and patient advocates has published the first-ever international guidelines for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, a disease that mainly affects people who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Education-exercise combo proves beneficial for arthritis patients


October 9th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Adults with arthritis who receive exercise interventions, which include educational components, significantly increase patients'' activity levels and they experience improvements in pain and physical functioning, says a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ayurvedic herb extract reduces osteoarthritis symptoms


July 30th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A team of researchers led by an Indian scientist has found that a herbal extract of an Indian Frankincense Salai, commonly found in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Protein that may make more bone and reduce fat identified


July 2nd, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Researchers from Medical College of Georgia Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics have identified a protein that may make more bone and reduce fat.Lead researcher Dr. Xingming ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists develop total ankle replacement


June 30th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Patients with acute arthritis can avail total ankle replacement that offers greater mobility and pain relief without metal implants. Pioneered by Daniel K. Lee, at University of California, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Intense pressure helps cartilage regeneration: study


June 5th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Intense pressure, the kind experienced half-a-mile beneath the ocean's surface, stimulates cartilage cells to grow new tissues, a new study has found. The finding holds out the possibility ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rosehip more effective than painkillers for arthritis


May 19th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
London, May 18 (ANI): Rosehip powder can be more effective in alleviating arthritis pain than painkillers, say researchers.The team led by Dr Robin Christensen of the Frederiksberg Hospital in Copenhagen ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stem cells offer hope for arthritis patients


April 12th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 12 (ANI): People who suffer from osteoarthritis may soon get some relief, for researchers at Cardiff University have now identified bone stem cells that may be worked upon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Regular exercise is natural pain reliever for arthritis patients


April 9th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Debunking the myth that exercising can worsen arthritis symptoms, a new study has found that regular physical activity can actually be a natural pain reliever for the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wonder hydro-gel to benefit millions of arthritis patients


March 12th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (IANS) In worst-case scenarios, tens of millions of arthritis patients worldwide require painful surgeries that drill holes in joints and reinforce them. A promising new synthetic cartilage hydro-gel now ... Read more...

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