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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Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

Images of the brain scans
The early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is important in order for those developing the…

Healing Herbs

Healing Herbs
Herbs are hot and getting hotter. Years ago, anyone interested in using or “prescribing”…

20 Simple Wrinkle Erasers

protection of the skin
Aging of the skin is a natural process by which the collagen and elastin that keep our…

Have Age Spots? Learn How to Prevent or Fade Them Naturally

age spots
In spite of their name, age spots—AKA liver spots and solar lentigines—may have little to…