Latest Joint Stories

2011-04-07 08:00:00

CONCORD, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scranton Law Firm today announced that it has filed 10 new lawsuits on behalf of plaintiffs whose hips had been replaced with now-recalled DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Systems. The lawsuits were filed with the Los Angeles Superior Court.

2011-04-06 09:15:00

SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting the word out about preventing and treating gouty arthritis has new urgency with the number of Americans suffering from this form of arthritis now topping the 8 million mark. If left untreated, gout can be disabling.

2011-03-17 00:08:50

Just as a chain is as strong as its weakest link, a building is as secure against the environment as its most degraded joint sealants, about 50 percent of which fail in less than 10 years after installation.

2011-02-14 16:32:32

The human body is made up of several organs composed of tissues that enable them to perform a particular function.

2011-01-29 00:02:15

The Steadman Philippon Research Institute recently released their latest annual report. This highlights the importance of the proactive treatment of conditions that lead to osteoarthritis and the development of new joint preserving techniques to delay or eliminate the need for joint replacement.

2011-01-18 15:27:56

The amount of uric acid in one's joints may increase the likelihood of severe osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis worldwide.

2010-12-17 00:00:42

One in five adults has chronic joint symptoms, yet half of those people thing nothing can be done to help them.

2010-11-16 04:20:00


2010-09-15 09:29:59

Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are launching a groundbreaking new project to investigate the benefits of broccoli in the fight against osteoarthritis.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".