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Many people start to feel pain and stiffness in their bodies over time. Sometimes their hands or knees or shoulders get sore and are hard to move and may become swollen. These people may have arthritis. Arthritis may be caused by inflammation of the tissue lining the joints. Some signs of inflammation include redness, heat, pain, and swelling. These problems are telling you that something is wrong. Joints are places where two bones meet, such as your elbow or knee. Over time, in some types of arthritis but not in all, the joints involved can become severely damaged. There are different types of arthritis. In some diseases in which arthritis occurs, other organs, such as your eyes, your chest, or your skin, can also be affected. Some people may worry that arthritis means they won’t be able to work or take care of their children and their family. Others think that you just have to accept things like arthritis.
Solid evidence that best treatment for multiple sclerosis is pregnancy

Solid evidence that best treatment for multiple sclerosis is pregnancy

Children who take steroid drugs for nephrotic syndrome do not suffer bone loss

Children who take steroid drugs for nephrotic syndrome do not suffer bone loss

Novel disease mechanism underlying rheumatoid arthritis

Novel disease mechanism underlying rheumatoid arthritis

COX2 inhibitor lumiracoxib could be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis

COX2 inhibitor lumiracoxib could be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis

Researchers find important gene for lupus

Researchers find important gene for lupus

Two more drugs added to Medicare demonstration program

Two more drugs added to Medicare demonstration program

Good health goes beyond diet, exercise and stress

Good health goes beyond diet, exercise and stress

Osteoarthritis twice as likely if parents suffer the condition

Osteoarthritis twice as likely if parents suffer the condition

Never mind the gills here's the oyster gonads

Never mind the gills here's the oyster gonads

Bionomics BNO69 angiogenesis gene discovery published

Bionomics BNO69 angiogenesis gene discovery published

Study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

Study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

A new marker for osteoarthritis

A new marker for osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis and early indicators of disease

Rheumatoid arthritis and early indicators of disease

New clinical study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

New clinical study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

New neck pain study

New neck pain study

Joint inflammation

Joint inflammation

European recommended approval of Remicade for treatment of psoriatic arthritis

European recommended approval of Remicade for treatment of psoriatic arthritis

Using topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis is only beneficial for the first two weeks

Using topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis is only beneficial for the first two weeks

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Millions of American osteoporosis sufferers remain undiagnosed and untreated

Millions of American osteoporosis sufferers remain undiagnosed and untreated