The immune system protects the body from bacteria and diseases by creating white blood cells to fight infection. However, in patients with rheumatoid...
Condition Center: Rheumatic Disease
The medications currently used to treat rheumatoid arthritis are expensive, but a new study may present a cheap, alternative option.
Staying slim -- or at least the same weight -- is not easy. The key might be making it personal.
American actress and pop sensation Selena Gomez left her fans in shock last week after she opened up about her difficult battle with lupus.
As people get older, some develop chronic conditions like diabetes or heart disease. And those problems may contribute to another issue.
Despite its slow movements, tai chi may provide relief for some patients with chronic diseases.
If you have arthritis, chronic pain can make avoiding exercise altogether sound like a good idea. But you may want to give yoga a second look.
It seems that US college students are still lighting up — but this time it may not be cigarettes they're lighting.
For patients with arthritis, a total joint replacement can increase mobility and decrease pain. But these patients may face some unexpected risks pos...
Rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease often go hand-in-hand. Now researchers may have found at least one reason why that is.
For those with arthritis, a hard workout seems like it would probably just make the pain worse. But the opposite might be true.
There’s a new treatment in town. And it looks promising for children with this rare genetic disorder.
Antibiotics are miracle drugs that have saved millions of lives, but some worry that their overuse could have serious consequences. Now there may be ...
Many women with lupus have been warned about the possible dangers of becoming pregnant and having the condition. But new evidence suggests that these...
Megan Park is using her celebrity to raise awareness about a condition that's sometimes — and mistakenly — associated only with older people.
If those aching joints are a result of rheumatoid arthritis, it may be a signal to take extra care of your teeth.
Sjogren's syndrome — many have never heard of it. This condition with the hard-to-pronounce name (it's "show-grins") is a common autoimmune disease...
Seafood is always a great choice for protein if you’re young and female, right? Not so fast.