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.

Sweating keeps your skin Moist and Oil-free

Sweating keeps your skin
In case of oily skin it is often observed that the face exhibits maximum amount of oil in…

Want to Lose Weight- Count your Calories!!

count calories
How to lose weight? I believe this is the question that looms over the minds of about…

The Role of Calcium

Food sources of calcium
Calcium is an essential mineral that is found predominantly in the teeth and bones (99%)…

Breast Cancer Prevention

breast cancer prevention
Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in the world. Only lung cancer…