Omega-3 Fats May Help Keep Joints Free of Osteoarthritis

Omega-3 Fats May Help Keep Joints Free of Osteoarthritis

Omega-3 Fats May Help Keep Joints Free of Osteoarthritis

A new study suggests that including more Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet may help reduce your risk of developing osteoarthritis (OA). A team of researchers from Duke University has presented compelling evidence to support the benefits that eating this healthy type of fat may hold for long-term joint health.… Read More

 

4 Warning Signs That Could Signal Rheumatoid Arthritis

4 Warning Signs That Could Signal Rheumatoid Arthritis

Did you know that there are more than one million people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the United States? This chronic autoimmune disease has been the topic of several posts on this blog, but today we’re going to take a step back and examine how one might be able… Read More

 

That Growing Waistline Could Signal COPD in Your Future

That Growing Waistline Could Signal COPD in Your Future

On this blog, we’ve spent a lot of time discussing the benefits that can people living with chronic conditions (like these) can realize when they take steps to eat well and stay active. Research has provided more than enough solid evidence to support the old saying “treat your body like… Read More

 

Could Gestational Diabetes Be More Common than We Realized?

Could Gestational Diabetes Be More Common than We Realized?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new report that shows the current prevalence of gestational diabetes could be as high as 9.2% in the U.S. Hopefully more women have been picking up yogurt when they go to the grocery store.
According to Carla DeSisto, the… Read More

 

6000 Steps a Day Could Keep that Osteoarthritis at Bay

6000 Steps a Day Could Keep that Osteoarthritis at Bay

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects nearly half of all Americans over the age of 40. It’s also the leading cause of chronic disability in the country, making it the primary focus of many clinical research studies. Specialists have developed a range of therapies and medications to help millions… Read More

 

Did You Know that June Is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month?

Did You Know that June Is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month?

As summer has gotten into full swing, we should all take a moment to remember that June is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month. This virus has had quite a destructive impact in just over three decades, and it continues to affect the lives of millions around the globe. That’s why we’re asking… Read More

 

5 Healthy Habits to Consider If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

5 Healthy Habits to Consider If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be a crippling disease, but we’ve also learned that patients can make their lives significantly better by incorporating more healthy lifestyle choices into their daily routines. Even if you have not been diagnosed with this chronic condition, this advice will help mitigate your risk.
As the… Read More

 

UAB Harnesses Power of Tech to Learn More About Rheumatoid Arthritis

UAB Harnesses Power of Tech to Learn More About Rheumatoid Arthritis

A team of researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham are collaborating with the Global Healthy Living Foundation’s arthritis support community CreakyJoints.org to conduct a clinical study for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The news has been met with widespread enthusiasm especially considering the timely delivery during this year’s Arthritis Awareness… Read More

 

A Non-Statin Therapy Shows Promise in Global Study

A Non-Statin Therapy Shows Promise in Global Study

We’ve discussed this at length in the past, but statins have been a serious point of contention when it comes to treating high cholesterol. Some people have been taking statins for years as an effective means of managing their cholesterol levels. However, there are some patients in which this commonly… Read More

 

Scientists Stave Off Osteoarthritis with 3D Printed Stem Cells

Scientists Stave Off Osteoarthritis with 3D Printed Stem Cells

Too put it plainly, our knees are a very complex joints. Although some might argue that the human knee hasn’t adapted well to the average level of stress that our extended lifelines and expanded waistlines now put on them. This is one of the reasons that osteoarthritis (OA) of the… Read More

 
 
 

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