Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Losing a large amount of weight slows the loss of knee cartilage in obese people, a new study shows.

Long-Distance Running Takes Toll on Joints, But It May Be Temporary

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Runners who run very long distances suffer cartilage damage in their lower joints -- but the cartilage can regenerate, a small study suggests.

Why You Need Flexibility Exercises

SATURDAY, Nov. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Flexibility exercises should be part of your regular workouts, an expert says.

Turkey Day Touch Football Might Lead to Ankle Injuries

THURSDAY, Nov. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Touch football is an important Thanksgiving tradition for many Americans, but more than 25,000 people will suffer a serious ankle injury during those games, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) says.

Football Great Frank Gifford Had Brain Disease

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The family of National Football League Hall of Famer Frank Gifford announced Wednesday that he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) prior to his death.

New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new type a lightweight and pressurized neck collar may help prevent mild concussions during sports, according to the developers of the device.

Mixed Martial Arts Injuries Less Serious Than Those From Boxing: Study

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mixed martial arts may look more savage than boxing, but the popular sport actually poses a lower risk of serious injury, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Hand Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- Hand arthritis symptoms may be mild at first, but they can become more severe and make it difficult to grasp ordinary objects.

Knee Arthritis: Steroid Shots May Not Help Long-Term, Ozone Injections Promising

TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of aging Americans are plagued by arthritic knees, and two new studies offer insight into what might -- or might not -- help curb the condition.

Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis

SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your diet may influence your chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis, two new studies suggest.