arthritis News

Bluetooth-enabled medical implant may help manage chronic diseases

The research paves the way for people with chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes and heart disease to one day forego the daily regimen of pills.

80 per cent hemophilia cases undiagnosed in India, say doctors

According to Hemophilia Foundation of India, the umbrella body for registration of the patient with the disorder, the cause of hemophilia is the inability of the body to produce the anti-hemophilic factor (AHF) in the required quantity.


Silicone implants can increase a woman's risk of arthritis, stillbirth and skin cancer, says study

As compared to the women with saline implants, the ones with silicone implants were also found to be at double risk of developing surgical complications as well as at an increased risk of arthritis and skin cancer.

High heels can cause major joint problems: AIIMS expert

According to an expert from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), wearing high heels every day for long hours can lead to cumulative damage of bones and emerge as a leading cause for arthritis.

Arthritis is on rise among women than men in India: Report

Arthritis affects more than 180 million people in India and its prevalence is much higher than many well-known diseases such as diabetes, AIDS and cancer.

Birth pill linked to lower risk of arthritis in women

Besides birth control, contraceptive pills may also aid in decreasing the risk of women developing rheumatoid arthritis. Women who used birth pill for more than seven years had a 19 per cent lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, irrespective of being tested positive or negative for ACPA.


Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age 

Many people think of osteoarthritis as a kind of wear-and-tear disease, but there's clearly a genetic component at work here as well.

Dealing with arthritis: 4 ways to keep fit

Arthritis is no longer an age-related condition. Doctors now say that a sedentary lifestyle and imbalanced diet could advance its onset

DMCH observes World Arthritis Day

Arthritis can progress very rapidly, causing swelling and damage to joints.

Arthritis cases among Indian youngsters rising

There has been a rise in the number of young Indians diagnosed with knee arthritis and other problems of joints and ligaments.