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February 2016

Green Tea Combats Rheumatoid Arthritis

In case you needed another healthy reason to brew a hot cup of green tea, researchers from Washington State University have found that it blocks rheumatoid arthritis activity. Green tea has been tied to a [...]

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Just Diagnosed with Rheumatic Disease

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, [...]

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 [...]

November 2015