Arthritis Archive

Managing Arthritis at Any Age

In the U.S., 53 million adults live with arthritis and almost half of adults 65 years of age or older have the condition. Arthritis can make it difficult for people to do everyday activities and participate in

Avocado: Good for Your Waistline and Your Joints

New research suggests that not only is avocado tasty, it may help to trim your waistline and aide in arthritis management. In a new study, researchers found patients with arthritis who used supplements of avocado and soybean

Gut Bacteria Linked to Arthritis

Scientists have discovered a potential new cause of rheumatoid arthritis: your gut. The microbiota in your gut helps to crowd out infectious germs and digest food. Earlier studies have shown that microbiota are involved in obesity and

Weight loss tied to knee arthritis benefits

Intensive weight loss together with regular exercise did more to ease knee arthritis than exercise alone for overweight and obese adults in a new U.S. study. Knee inflammation, pain and functioning all improved more among people who

Climbing Rates of Arthritis

Nearly 1 in 10 adults say joint pain limits their daily activities. The number of adults with arthritis is growing by nearly 1 million every year, according to a new report released from the CDC. The report

CDC: 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Physically Limited by Arthritis

More than 50 million Americans have arthritis, and almost half of them can’t perform normal daily activities because of the disease, U.S. health officials said. Aging and obesity are the chief culprits behind this growing health problem,

Weight Loss & Exercise: Benefits Knee Arthritis

Intensive weight loss together with regular exercise did more to ease knee arthritis than exercise alone for overweight and obese adults in a U.S. study. Knee inflammation, pain and functioning all improved more among people who cut back

Kale & Broccoli Fight Osteoarthritis

Eating kale, broccoli, and other cruciferous vegetables could help to prevent the progression of osteoarthritis, a new study from the UK suggests. Researchers from the University of East Anglia found that cruciferous vegetables contain a chemical compound called sulforaphane, which