PATIENT STORY

‘Scars are nothing’

A veteran of multiple joint-replacement surgeries, Chelsee Stark volunteers her insight and skills to help others.

July 26, 2017 3

Rheumatoid arthritis? Consider fish

Study suggests a wholesome diet that includes seafood can help reduce pain and swelling.

June 30, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A search for solutions

A rheumatologist summarizes one patient's winding road to diagnosing an autoimmune disease: "It is sometimes more art than science."

June 9, 2017 5
PATIENT STORY

‘I am a mystery’

With courage and smiles, Addison Post battles an extraordinarily rare condition.

March 20, 2017 8

FDA throws cold water on whole body cryotherapy

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous.

March 7, 2017 0

Germ could link gum disease, arthritis

Researchers now suspect a single bacteria is to blame.

December 27, 2016 0

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.

September 12, 2016 0

Beware whole body cryotherapy claims

FDA warns health benefits aren't proven, and trendy treatment carries risk of injury.

July 13, 2016 0

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.”

January 12, 2016 0

Can rheumatoid arthritis shorten your life span?

Rheumatoid arthritis-related heart and respiratory problems are main contributors to early death.

November 14, 2015 0

‘Ground Zero’ workers at risk of autoimmune diseases

Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus.

March 23, 2015 0

Smokers may get less benefit from drugs for arthritic back pain

Study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons.

February 12, 2015 0