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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Junk Foods Proven To Be As Addictive as Drugs

junk food
Do you ever crave foods so much that it hurts? When you are trying to resist a food, is…

What is Buttered Coffee and Why is it Good for You?

Buttered Coffee
Every weeks it seems like there’s some hot new trend that we should all be getting on…

Baldness: Treatment Options and Possible Link to Prostate Cancer

Baldness and Prostate Cancer
Searching for a Link Between Baldness and Prostate Cancer Interest in this unlikely duo…

Cancer & Selenium

Cancer & Selenium
Selenium is a mineral which also acts as an antioxidant in your body. It is a critical…