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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Men With Beards: Hot ir Not?

man with beard
Studies have shown beards equates to age, masculinity and dominance, and they are so hot…

Is There Really a Cure For a Hangover?

hangover cure
There is no real cure for a hangover. But scientists are arguing that it’s about time to…

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…

Dangers of Radiation Treatment For Cancer

side effects radiation treatment
One of the standard treatments for cancer is radiation treatment. It is often a follow up…