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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Beer Belly or Pot Belly? What’s to Blame?

Beer Belly
Beer bellies—those distinctive “Santa Clause” pot bellies that make the guys look a…

Cancer Risk Reduced By Sleep And Exercise

Cancer Risk Reduced By Exercise
At a time when medical research is indicating that there could be a 75% surge in cancer…

Do You Know What Toxic Chemicals are in Your Cigarette?

Quit Smoking
You might have found that today a lot many people smoke cigarettes. They are not even…

Three Types of Teas and Achieving Weight Loss

Three Types of Teas and Weight Loss
Next to water, tea is the second popular beverage around the globe. But no one seems to…