New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis

FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Years of working long hours may help you climb the career ladder, but those hours may take a steep toll on your health -- and that's especially true for women, new research says.

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among the 54 million Hispanic adults living in the United States, Puerto Ricans fare the worst when it comes to physical and mental ills, a new review finds.

Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice

FRIDAY, June 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Minimally invasive hip surgery may not always be the best option to relieve serious, ongoing hip pain, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Coping With Hip Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- When arthritis strikes your hip, the pain and stiffness can make it difficult to get through the day.

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief -- to the martial art tai chi.

Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture Risk

SATURDAY, April 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There could be a downside to knee replacement: As people get more active, their odds for hip and spinal fractures rise, a new study suggests.

Inflectra Approved as 'Biosimilar' to Remicade

WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its second-ever "biosimilar" drug, Inflectra, for adults with Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis or chronic plaque psoriasis, among other prescribed uses.

Study: Smoking Hikes Chances of Early Death for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking increases the chances of early death in people with rheumatoid arthritis, but quitting smoking significantly reduces that risk, a new study suggests.

Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise

THURSDAY, March 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis showed promise in a new six-month trial.