Tai chi reduces risk of falls for older adults says new study

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tai chi, balance, falls, exercise for older peopleOlder people who have a high risk of falling could try tai chi balance training to lower their chances, says new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Continue reading

Grape seed extract resveratrol may reduce symptoms of knee osteoarthritis

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resveratol, arthritis, pain, function, arthritis support, arthritis research, new arthritis drugResveratrol, a polyphenol extract from grape seeds has anti-inflammatory properties, and new research has found that when given alongside a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug it reduces symptoms of knee osteoarthritis, experts outline in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Continue reading

Antioxidant defender – ANP32A – protects against osteoarthritis

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ANP32A, osteoarthritis, knee pain, new arthritis drug, antioxidantA protein called ANP32A that is involved in lots of processes in the cells protects cartilage in the joints against degradation says research from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Continue reading

New study questions effectiveness of invasive procedures for chronic pain

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hip replacement, knee replacement, availability, UK, arthritis information, arthritis magazine, arthritis digestThere is “little evidence” that invasive surgery is more effective than sham or placebo procedures in reducing chronic pain says an extensive review of the evidence published in Pain Medicine. Continue reading

Lacto-vegetarian diet plus exercises could lower fibromyalgia pain

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lacto-vegetarian, fibromyalgia diet, fibromyalgia informationA diet that includes vegetables and dairy but excludes eggs could help people with fibromyalgia who embark on an exercise programme too, says a small study from Spain Continue reading

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