Disease Detectives Diagnosis Michelangelo’s Ailment

The great artist Michelangelo likely had osteoarthritis in his hands, an investigation by a Rome, Italy plastic surgeon and colleagues concludes. Swollen joints and loss of fine motor skills did not slow the master down, however. The legendary artist continued to sculpt and paint masterpieces late in his life  despite his apparent ailments, according to [...]

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Coffee Has a Positive Influence on Gout Risk

Wouldn’t it be a dream come true if coffee consumption possibly helped reduce the risk of gout? Gout is a form of arthritis that more commonly affects men, especially between the ages of 40 and 50, than women. High uric acid blood test results could indicate the condition, in which case patients would be treated [...]

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Interview with Dr. Ratiner

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