Tag: joint cartilage

Celecoxib Scores OK on Cardiac Safety

Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affect the lives of millions of people worldwide. OA is known for progressive damage to joint cartilage, which causes changes in the surrounding tissues. RA is a chronic disease that causes pain, stiffness, swelling, and limits range of motion and function of many joints;

Q&A: Gout Attack; Prehypertension; Medication; Stroke Risk

Q. I just had my first gout attack, which was extremely painful. How can I prevent another attack? Should I follow any particular diet?
A. Many people don’t realize that gout is a form of arthritis. An attack of gout causes severe pain, redness, tenderness, warmth, and inflammation, and usually manifests

Gout Found To Be Progressive, Not Random Occurrences

Until now, scientists have been unable to understand the mechanism by which those painful deposits of crystals that plague gout patients occur.

Why? Because the crystals were being destroyed during routine examination in pathology labs.
“Since urate crystals are dissolved by the standard tissue preservation procedures, pathologists were not able to see

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