Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Stretching can increase blood flow and reduce leg pain in people with peripheral artery disease, according to a small, new study.

Do Your Knees Crackle and Pop?

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Knees that "pop," "click" or "crackle" may sometimes be headed toward arthritis in the near future, a new study suggests.

4 in 10 People Will Suffer Arthritic Hands Over Lifetime

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you have stiff, aching fingers and hands, you're not alone -- a new study reports that 40 percent of people will be affected by the pain of arthritis in at least one hand.

Artificial Hand 'Sees' Objects

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- An artificial hand that "sees" is being tested for the first time.

Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Falls and resulting hip fractures can prove disabling and even fatal for seniors. And new research suggests the risk of hip fractures rises soon after an older person is prescribed a sleeping pill.

Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees?

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Knocking off some extra pounds might take a harmful load off your knees, researchers report.

Health Tip: Help a Broken Toe Heal

(HealthDay News) -- A broken toe needs evaluation by a doctor to determine the best treatment. Prompt and proper first aid is important to speed healing.

Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- One reason women are more likely than men to have complications after hip or knee replacement surgery may be because they're more sensitive to the metals in joint implants, a new study suggests.

Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Treating rheumatoid arthritis early may make for better outcomes, a new study suggests.

'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain: Study

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Proponents of mindfulness-based stress reduction claim it can improve relationships, mental health, weight and more. But, one complaint it's unlikely to fix is lower back pain, researchers now say.