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New study finds Siberian rose extract eases arthritis

A new study has found that an extract taken from the root of Siberian rose called Garden Peony helps ease the pain and swelling of arthritis. Paeoniflorin is the chemical compound with anti-inflammatory and pain killing effects taken from Peony Root. The root is made up of alkaloids, glucosides, polysaccharides, saponins, organic acids and trace […]

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Foot arthritis increasingly common in over 50’s

   A new report has found that foot arthritis affects one in six people over the age of 50 and is more common in women than men. Incidences of foot arthritis are fare higher in women than previously thought, according to the new study from Keele University. [quote] The reason for this rise in the condition, […]

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A bang on a cooking pan revealed I had arthritis!

Maureen Rae, 58, is a retired school secretary from Oxon in Oxfordshire who suffers from arthritis in her hands. Maureen says; “I first started getting arthritis about eight years ago. I had been out gardening and I came in and my knuckle was swollen. I thought I had been bitten by an insect. I was […]

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Protein drug could be a natural answer to arthritis pain!

When the body naturally responds to inflammation such as joint swelling and pain from arthritis, the natural substance released is a certain type of protein.  Low levels of this type of response protein, called binding immunoglobulin protein, are found in people suffering from arthritis and joint inflammation. But scientists have now developed a natural synthetic […]

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Prolonged steroid use for arthritis pain increases fracture risk

The use of steroids for reducing pain and inflammation of arthritis could significantly increase the risk of bone fractures, according to new research. The research, published in the July edition of the journal Arthritis Care & Research, found that the longer steroids use the greater the risk of fractures. The study was carried out on […]

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Hawaii seaweed is new hope for arthritis

A pill made from seaweed that grows on the coral reefs in Hawaii could help treat the pain of arthritis, according to new research. A chemical released from the seaweed that cause coral to go white, also has potent anti-inflammatory properties, according to new research from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, published […]

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Jackie had old bones in a young body

Jackie was still young when she was crippled by arthritis. BY Jackie Pereira 15 June, 2007 Old bones in young bodies When most people hear the word “Arthritis”, they think of elderly people with misshapen hands, bent backs and an inability to walk far or faster than a shuffle. While this can be true, it is only […]

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