What Is Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Is Arthritis Arthritis is essentially the damage of the joints throughout the body. But to understand arthritis and the arthritis symptoms that define the disease, you must understand the different forms because each form has different causes. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis. It affects over 20 million people in the U.S. alone. Osteoarthritis is considered a ...

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85% Of Cancer Victims Are Smokers: Data

One of the leading causes of premature death is cancer; and believe it or not cigarette smoking is one of the leading cancer causing agents in this generation. Most people assume that smoking only causes lung cancer. Contrary to this belief it causes many other forms of cancer and on top of that there are several other diseases that come ...

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Handshake Can Be Easy Test To Assess Patient’s Health: Study


A handshakes speaks a lot about one’s character or nature. This is widely known, but lately researchers say it can say something about one’s health too. In one of the earlier studies conducted on more than 140,000 adults from 17 countries found firmness of hand grip reveals good health. Details of the study can be found in the online edition ...

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Infants’ Catch Whooping Cough More From Siblings, Less From Mom: Study

Whooping Cough

In a new study it is found infants are less to catch whooping cough from moms than from siblings. Researchers have also found a way how to protect this. Prior to the finding it was always assumed moms were the common source of infection for infants. Infants face greatest risk from whooping cough and sometimes it lead to death too, ...

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Study Finds Affordable Way To Treat Heart Disease

heart disease

In one of the new studies recently it was found aggressive treatment of blood pressure may help in reducing the risk of heart disease, kidney disease and other related systolic BP targets. The study was titled Sprint and was wrapped up early, much ahead of the scheduled conclude time this year, as puzzled cardiologist questions was answered conclusively which have ...

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Air Pollution Linked To Premature Deaths: Study

Air Pollution

In one of the earlier studies it was revealed air pollution leads to early dying. Toxic chemical particles found within the air are reason for the demise. It could send an individual to an early grave. The study was led by Professor George Thurston and he said they have found growing body of evidence of harmful matter in the air ...

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Sleep Amnea Can Be Treated With CPAP Therapy: Study

sleep amnea

In one of the studies earlier made it was found sleep apnea is treatable and is very possible with the help of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Let’s first understand what in fact is Sleep Apnea A person when stops breathing during sleep for few seconds, he or she come out of the deep sleep into light one and this ...

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