Arthritis Pain Relievers May Raise Risk of Death From Stroke
Arthritis can be painful and prevent patients from doing daily activities. But certain medicines to relieve arthritis pain may increase patients' chances of dying from a stroke, a new study found.
When the Elderly Stop Driving
Many adults have to stop driving cars once they reach old age. Not being able to drive anymore can cause mental distress and contribute to health problems.
Healthier Hearts After Joint Surgery
For patients with arthritis, joint replacement surgery could mean more than relief from pain and stiffness. It might protect against heart disease too.
Cholesterol Rx Takes Care of Joints Too
A certain cholesterol-lowering medicine could knock two birds with one stone if patients' joints are hurting as well.
Painkiller May Raise Heart Attack Risk
Millions take diclofenac to relieve the pain of arthritis and other ailments. The European Medicines Agency, however, has issued a warning that this medication may raise heart attack risk.
Cholesterol Rx Good For Joints Too
Osteoarthritis and high cholesterol may seem like totally unrelated conditions. But as it turns out, the same medicines that lower cholesterol may also help prevent osteoarthritis.
Pain Drug May Spark Cardio Complications
Diclofenac is frequently used for the treatment of pain and inflammation caused by arthritis. But the medication may also lead to heart problems.
Metabolic Risks Linked to Knee Arthritis
Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of factors that boost the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Now, it seems metabolic syndrome may also be linked to the "wear-and-tear" of arthritis.
Heart Attack After Joint Replacement
Surgery to replace a damaged hip or knee can put an end to the pain of osteoarthritis. But, like any surgery, there are risks involved.
Borderline Personality Linked to Obesity
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) features can interfere with relationships and work. Those same features may also affect general health.