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Voltaren is commonly used by arthritis sufferers for pain relief but it’s been found to harm heart health. Voltaren is commonly used by arthritis sufferers for pain relief but it’s been found to harm heart health. e b e cd z/Flickr

Over-the-counter painkiller may increase risk of heart attacks

Causing constant pain from inflammation of the joints, arthritis is common and debilitating, especially in older people. Adding to the woes of arthritis sufferers, a recent study has highlighted that commonly…
There aren’t any miracle cures but there are a number of treatments that can reduce its severity. There aren’t any miracle cures but there are a number of treatments that can reduce its severity. Flickr/Algo

Monday’s medical myth: osteoarthritis can be ‘cured’

Switch on daytime television on any given day and you’d be forgiven for thinking there was a cure for the debilitating and dreaded condition, osteoarthritis. Unfortunately, there’s not. And that’s not…
While it may make you unpopular, cracking your knuckles won’t cause arthritis. While it may make you unpopular, cracking your knuckles won’t cause arthritis. Flickr/orijinal

Monday’s medical myth: cracking your knuckles causes arthritis

For some it’s a morning ritual – cracking your knuckles before beginning the day. For others, it’s a way to pass time while pondering a thought or reading something particularly interesting online. But…

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New clues to auto-immune arthritis

New information about a form of auto-immune arthritis which can damage the spine has been found by researchers from the University…