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Medical News Today: Osteoarthritis: New compound may stop the disease

A new study deemed 'game-changing' by the researchers finds a blocking compound that can stop the cartilage from breaking down in a model of osteoarthritis.
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Medical News Today: Thumb arthritis: What to know

Thumb arthritis, or basal joint arthritis, affects the joint at the base of the thumb. It can cause pain and limit the thumb’s range of movement. Thumb arthritis is usually a type of osteoarthritis, meaning it develops due to wear and tear. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment here.
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Medical News Today: Osteoarthritis: Can an antioxidant offer protection?

A new study investigates the role of an antioxidant in the progression of osteoarthritis. The findings offer a new insight into the mechanisms involved.

Medical News Today: What is the best diet for osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis has no cure, but it is possible to reduce its symptoms by making dietary changes. People can eat foods that reduce inflammation and boost the immune system, such as broccoli, oily fish, and dark leafy greens. Avoiding refined carbohydrates and sugar should also help to minimize symptoms. Learn more here.

Medical News Today: What are Heberden’s nodes?

Heberden’s nodes are bony growths that occur on finger joints. They typically only develop in people who have severe osteoarthritis. These growths can cause pain, stiffness, and discomfort. Here, we look at the causes, symptoms, and risk factors for Heberden's nodes. We also discuss treatment and when to see a doctor.

Medical News Today: Can you have flare-ups of osteoarthritis?

Symptoms of osteoarthritis tend to vary in severity. When symptoms suddenly become worse and eventually diminish, this is called a flare-up. These episodes are usually triggered by events such as injuries or times of emotional stress. In this article, learn more about what causes flare-ups and how they are treated.

Medical News Today: What to know about tricompartmental osteoarthritis

Tricompartmental osteoarthritis, or osteoathrosis, is a form of osteoarthritis that affects all three compartments of the knee. It can be more painful and debilitating than other forms. Here, we give an overview of tricompartmental osteoarthritis, including what causes it, and how it can be treated to ease symptoms.

Medical News Today: These simple lifestyle changes may improve osteoarthritis symptoms

A new study investigates the effect of diet on the symptoms of osteoarthritis. They found that small changes could relieve pain and reduce damage.

Medical News Today: Could gut bacteria cause joint pain?

A study looks at the relationship between diet, gut bacteria, and osteoarthritis. Surprisingly, it found that the microbiome is linked to joint health.