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.

Hip fracture

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

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 . . .

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.

Breast Cancer Risks

breast cancer risks
All women have some risk of developing breast cancer. While obesity and drinking can…

Better Fats, Better Health

fats for health
Are you getting enough fat in your diet? Just a few years ago, the question would have…

Coconut Oil For Alzheimer’s Disease

Coconut Oil For Alzheimer’s Disease
There has been some research that has pointed to Alzheimer’s Disease being a kind of…

What You Need To Know About Trace Minerals

What is a trace mineral
True or false: does your body need arsenic? Surprisingly, the answer is true, it does!