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Milk Consumption May Decrease Knee Osteoarthritis Progression in Women

From about.com

According to study results published online April 7, 2014 in Arthritis Care and Research , women who frequently drink fat-free or low-fat milk may delay the progression of knee osteoarthritis. The finding was not the same for men. Also, not all dairy was associated with this effect — women who…

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Why You May Be Experiencing Inadequate Relief From Arthritis Pain

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There are several treatment options for arthritis. You can try self-treating at first, but it is recommended that you consult with a doctor if symptoms persist. Even as you discuss your options with your doctor, there are different treatment paths for you to consider. Do you feel more comfortable with…

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What Role Do Your Vitamins Play in Treating Your Arthritis?

From storify.com

Those of us who suffer from arthritis in its various forms know what it is to live with pain. We also are on a constant search for something to treat the arthritis without breaking our health or our budget, and without constant doctor visits.

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Choice of Footwear May Help Knee OA

From arthritistoday.org

Wearing flat and flexible shoes that allow your feet to move more naturally results in self-reported improvements in pain, function and quality of life among people with knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to a study presented at the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting in San Diego this week. Patients who…

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FDA Approves Monovisc for Knee Osteoarthritis

From about.com

The U.S. FDA approved Monovisc on February 25, 2014. Monovisc is a single injection supplement to synovial fluid (i.e., viscosupplement), used to relieve pain and improve joint mobility in patients with knee osteoarthritis who failed to respond to conservative non-drug treatment and to simple painkillers, such as acetaminophen.

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NSAIDs May Increase Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

From about.com

Current and recent use of NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) may be linked to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) in adults age 55 and older. NSAIDs are commonly prescribed to treat arthritis. According to BMJ Open, researchers monitored the heart health of 8,423 people taking part in the…

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U.S. Food And Drug Administration Approves New Treatment for Adults with Moderately to Severely Active RA

From pfizer.com

NEW YORK—( BUSINESS WIRE)—This release has been updated with multimedia. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved XELJANZ ® (tofacitinib citrate) 5 mg twice daily for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who have had…

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FDA Asks Health Care Providers to Limit Acetaminophen

From arthritistoday.org

In an attempt to encourage safer use of one of the most commonly taken medications, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked health care professionals to stop giving patients prescription combination drugs that contain more than 325 milligrams (mg) of acetaminophen per dose.
“By limiting the maximum amount of…

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High Cooking Temperature and Inflammation

From arthritistoday.org

If you’ve already given up fried bacon and grilled steak to reduce saturated fat in your diet, there may be another good reason to continue to avoid these foods. Foods typically cooked at high temperatures, like meats, may contribute to the risk and exacerbation of chronic diseases linked with inflammation.

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