Gout rates are higher in men and women throughout most of life, but by the time women reach 80 years old, the incidence is equal, Dr Jeff Peterson recently reported at a conference.
Joint pain reducing your independence? Consider a riser recliner, suggests Debra Dunitz, Consultant Occupational Therapist
Riser recliners can be an important part of maintaining independence in my extensive experience of working with people with stiff and painful joints.
Just a 57g daily portion of Jarlsberg cheese may help reduce bone thinning without boosting harmful low density cholesterol, a small trial suggests. The effects seem to be specific to Jarlsberg in particular, the findings indicate. Continue reading
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is associated with a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis says new research in Arthritis Care & Research.
People with all sorts of health conditions – including rheumatoid arthritis – seek improvements in symptoms via changing what they eat. And it seems they are, in fact, right to do so.