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Why Does Winter Worsen Arthritis Symptoms?
If you feel your arthritis symptoms getting worse when winter comes, you are not alone. But what causes this issue?
Common Arthritis Pain Gel Now Available OTC
From prescription to over-the-counter — a common arthritis pain gel is now available without a prescription.
Approved: OTC Advil/Tylenol Combo
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen for pain relief.
Three Prescription Drugs Get OTC Approval
From prescription to over-the-counter — the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the switch for three medications.
Breast Cancer Treatment Had Lingering Health Effects
Women with breast cancer often receive radiation treatments and chemotherapy to fight their disease. In some women, those treatments might bring long-term health effects that aren’t so desirable.
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
The Ache on the Joints of Bigger Women
Excessive pounds can put added pressure on the joints of obese individuals. Man or woman, that added pressure may contribute to arthritis. But new research suggests that obesity may have a bigger impact on arthritis in women than in men.
Hormones Can Be Good - For Joints That Is
Bone density begins to decline when women hit menopause. Along with the risks for osteoporosis for women in this age group, osteoarthritis and pain in the joints can also be a concern.
Low Rates of Knee Arthritis in Women
Knee osteoarthritis is one of the main health burdens in the United States. Because of this condition, there is a need to better understand the course of disease to help prevent and slow knee arthritis.
Risks of a Life-Saving Surgery for Women
Women at risk of ovarian cancer are sometimes encouraged to get their ovaries removed. While ovary removal surgery can save a woman's life, it also may raise the risk of other health problems.