Many More Women Than Men Living to 100

THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are less likely than women to reach 100, but those who do tend to be healthier than their female peers, a new study finds.

Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients

WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Arthroscopic surgery to relieve chronic knee pain in middle-aged and older patients is only temporarily effective and might be harmful, a new analysis suggests.

Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis

FRIDAY, June 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries increase the risk of psoriatic arthritis in people who have psoriasis, a new study suggests.

Strong Bones After 50? Women May Not Need Next Test Until 65

TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A postmenopausal woman who is 50 and still shows "normal" readings on her bone density test may not need her next such test for 10 or even 15 years, a new study finds.

Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life

THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having arthritis and other chronic health conditions can often harm a person's social life and ability to work, a new study finds.

Gene Discoveries Could Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic variations may hold clues to rheumatoid arthritis -- suggesting not only who will develop the painful condition, but also predicting its severity and even who might die from it, a new study says.

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually

TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Arthritis medications known as biologic disease-modifying drugs can cost Medicare patients more than $2,700 in co-payments a year, a new report finds.

Health Tip: Common Causes of Foot Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- Your feet are a common destination for the pain and discomfort of arthritis.

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol in the United States -- does not appear to help ease lower back pain and offers little relief for the most common form of arthritis, according to a new report.

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Painful knee arthritis is associated with an increased risk of premature death in women, a new study suggests.