rheumatoid arthritis

What are the most common autoimmune diseases?

Autoimmune diseases as a group, in other words, where the immune system attacks part of your body, very common as

Coxibs and arthritis pain and inflammation

Coxibs (also known as COX-2 inhibitors) are a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Coxibs, like other NSAIDs, relieve pain

Arthritis types

What is arthritis? Arthritis means inflammation in one or more joints. It is not a single disease – it is

Arthritis and surgery: knee replacement

If you suffer from severe arthritis of the knee that remains painful despite treatment with medicines, exercise, rest and supports

Joint: synovial

A synovial joint is the type of joint found between bones that move against each other, such as the joints

Arthritis and the weather

The perceived link between illness and the weather dates back to 400BC when it was noted by Hippocrates. Since that

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of chronic (ongoing), autoimmune arthritis that causes inflammation (pain and swelling) of the joints in

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