A team of scientists at the University of Bristol have identified the trigger for immune cells’ inflammatory response – a discovery that may pave the way for new treatments for many human diseases, they say. Continue reading
A new study has found that arthroscopic surgery, a less invasive procedure than total hip replacement, may not be the best option for people over 60 who have arthritis.
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Manhattan, New York, analysed patient databases from California and Flora, to see how many patients ended up needing a hip replacement within two years of arthroscopic hip surgery. Continue reading
In conjunction with the US Gout Awareness Day, yesterday, a new survey from the Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES), finds many Americans with gout may be placing too much emphasis on diet when it comes to managing the disease and controlling painful flares. Continue reading
A new survey conduced by Arthritis Care has found that people are enduring years of pain before seeking help for arthritis. In the UK wide survey, in which 2000 people took part, it showed that 16% waited over one year, while 28% waited over two years before taking action. Continue reading
A new study, published in Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine, has found that people with fibromyalgia have significantly higher variability in the interval between consecutive heartbeats compared to healthy people. Continue reading