Could a Germ Link Gum Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis?

THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A specific germ may help explain the long-noticed connection between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis, a new study suggests.

Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees?

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For reducing pain from arthritic knees, "unloading" shoes don't offer a leg up over conventional walking shoes, new research indicates.

Health Tip: Use Cold Therapy to Ease Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- If you're struggling with arthritis, cold therapy can help ease swelling and pain.

Health Tip: Ease Arthritis Pain With Warm Water

(HealthDay News) -- When joints are stiff and sore, warm water can be just what the doctor ordered.

Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hip?

(HealthDay News) -- Slowing down with occasional aches and pains in your hip may be a common sign of aging. But other symptoms may indicate hip arthritis.

New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New treatments for juvenile arthritis offer hope to children with the chronic autoimmune condition, doctors say.

Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report progress toward developing lab-grown cartilage that could postpone or possibly eliminate the need for hip replacement surgery in younger arthritis patients.

Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study

TUESDAY, July 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic stimulation of a nerve running from the brain to the gut may help ease stubborn symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, preliminary research suggests.

Health Tip: Coping With Knee Arthritis

(HealthDay News) -- Knee arthritis can make it difficult to exercise, or even perform day-to-day activities. But there are ways to treat symptoms without surgery.

Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study

TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Certain cancer immunotherapy drugs may increase risk for joint and tissue disease, including arthritis, new research suggests.