Thursday 27 November, 2014

Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?

The absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether someone experiences arthritis, no matter how heavy they are Continue reading “Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Suffering from gout? Check for erectile dysfunction

Gout, a condition characterised by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis that results in warmth, pain, swelling, and extreme tenderness Continue reading “Suffering from gout? Check for erectile More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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History lesson: Couch potatoes have weaker bones

If you want stronger bones, get on with some intense physical activity as a relaxed lifestyle weakens bones Continue reading “History lesson: Couch potatoes have weaker bones” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Lower back pain cause of most disability

Lower back pain has emerged as the biggest cause of global disability in a study based on data of ill health and disability arising from all health conditions Continue reading “Lower back pain cause of most More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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Epigenetic cause of osteoarthritis discovered

Researchers used human tissue samples to discover that those with osteoarthritis have a signature epigenetic change, DNA methylation Continue reading “Epigenetic cause of osteoarthritis discovered” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Vitamin D in high doses may help prevent bone fractures

High doses of Vitamin D may be the most beneficial in reducing bone fractures in older adults, new research suggests Continue reading “Vitamin D in high doses may help prevent bone fractures” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Discovery sheds new light on early onset inflammatory disease

A ‘constant cloud’ of potent inflammatory molecules surrounding the cells responsible for diseases such as thickening of the arteries and rheumatoid arthritis Continue reading “Discovery sheds new light More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 2nd, 2012
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Rheumatoid arthritis can lead to unemployment and early death

When it comes to deadly and disabling diseases, most media appear to pay attention to conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer’s Continue reading “Rheumatoid arthritis can lead to unemployment and early death” More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Heavy snorers at ‘double risk’ of rheumatoid arthritis

Heavy snoring almost doubles the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis Continue reading “Heavy snorers at ‘double risk’ of rheumatoid arthritis” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Heavy snoring doubles arthritis risk

Snoring heavily almost doubles the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a study shows Continue reading “Heavy snoring doubles arthritis risk” »  More...