Arthritis and Gout

survive a broken hip

A broken hip is a complete or partial break in the proximal end of the femur (also called thighbone), near the hip joint. About 300,000 Americans are hospitalized for a broken hip every year.

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Hip fracture

Is hip replacement (arthroplasty) the most cost-effective and beneficial treatment for hip fractures? It depends.

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exercise and weight loss osteoarthritis

Given the recent anxiety about using pain-killing drugs, osteoarthritis sufferers are looking for other ways to get some relief. Exercise and weight loss are known to be helpful in treating the condition, and combining both treatments is even better than either alone . . .

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Knee arthroscopy

A lot of people with osteoarthritis of the knee joint undergo an operative procedure called arthroscopy, with or without scraping away of rough and loose tissue in the joint cavity (called debridement). Now the usefulness of this procedure has been called into question.

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What is Protein and Why Your Body Needs It

What is Protein
You probably already know how important protein is to your body, mostly in terms of…

Laser Hair Removal: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

laser hair removal
You’ve probably heard about how lots of European women don’t give a fig about underarm…

Homemade Facial Skin Care Recipes For Oily Skin

face mask
Don’t you just hate it how one part of your face is oily and shiny, while another is dry…

Skin Tags Facts and How to Get Rid of Them

how to get rid of skin tags
What exactly are skin tags and how do you get rid of them? A skin tag (sometimes referred…