Tag: arthritis


No, Rain Does Not Increase Joint Pain

Finally, we can all stop blaming rain for our occasional joint pain. According to research using the largest database ever–Google– rain actually reduces the number of searches for remedies for joint pain. A University of Washington news release reports that researchers at the school used Google Trends to create search strings of words and phrases […]

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Eating Fish Dims Joint Pain

OK, it’s an “observational study,” the kind that doesn’t establish a true cause and effect, but research conducted at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s hospital definitely suggests that eating fish reduces the joint pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis. The New York Times reports on the study, which tracked the fish […]

Exercise Is Good for Arthritis
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Exercise Is Good for Arthritis

No, arthritis is not a reason to stop exercising. In fact, according to researchers at Northwestern University, it’s a reason to start exercising. HealthDay reports that when researchers at the school studied more than 1,600 adults 49 or older who had arthritic pain or stiffness in their hips, knees or feet, […]