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arthritis

Germ could link gum disease, arthritis

Researchers now suspect a single bacteria is to blame.

FDA approves new biological drug for rheumatoid arthritis

Who knew? Biological products are typically derived from a living organism and include many sources, including humans, animals, microorganisms or yeast.

Do special shoes help arthritic knees?

Study puts 'unloading' footwear to the test and the results come up short.

New treatments helping kids with juvenile arthritis

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease.

New treatment shows promise for knee arthritis

Study: A single shot of the patient's own stem cells improved pain and mobility.

Body poetry set to music

Tai Chi helps people move past the pain and improves balance and memory.

Battling arthritis? You can do ‘amazing’ things

Slimming down with the right diet and simple exercises can help people kick pain.

Patient Story

Teen’s epic battle against arthritis

At age 13, Collin Scarpino looked like he was running barefoot on glass. Then came the diagnosis and a plan to get him back in the game.

Have arthritis? Supplements can do you good

'There’s some wisdom in these things that have been used for thousands and thousands of years,' a doctor shares. "We wouldn’t keep using them if they didn’t work.”

Knee pain, go away

Arthritis patients may get short-term results with steroids, but long-term success with a different kind of shot.

Don’t delay joint replacement

If you think you're too young, think again—quality of life diminishes for those who wait too long to replace a bad joint.

Coping with pain may be all in the brain

Arthritis patients may work to change their brain chemistry to better adapt to chronic pain.