Latest Arthritis Care Stories
People living in poor neighborhoods have a higher rate and risk of arthritis - one of the most common causes of disability in the developed world.
Assessment of patient outcomes allows physicians and researchers to measure the success or failure of diagnostics and treatments that patients receive.
A new study reports that the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for U.S. adults with arthritis is much worse than for those without this condition.
Partners of patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are equally emotionally affected by the diagnosis and go through the same grieving process as the patients themselves.
Almost three quarters (72%) of women with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) suffer pain daily, despite the fact that three quarters (75%) receive pain relief medication.
Study finds self-management alone may effectively treat early OA.
One in five U.S. teens with arthritis gets counseling on how to transfer to adult-oriented physicians and to obtain adult health insurance, researchers say.
Helping adolescents with arthritis develop the skills and secure resources to assure that their health care needs are met as they transition to adulthood is an important issue in the U.S. In general, the frequency of which young people with special health care needs receive transition services is low and, to date, no studies have examined this frequency.
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