The Link Between Gout and Depression: What to Know
- Genetics Can Drive Gout in Families, but Lifestyle Can Worsen Pain
February 8, 2023 — Gout in people who have a brother, father, sister, or mother with the condition, a form of arthritis that often causes sudden, severe pain in the joints, is mostly driven by genetic makeup but can worsen significantly if they also drink heavily or carry excess weight.
- Years of NSAID Use May Worsen Arthritis Inflammation: Study
November 21, 2022 — Long-term use of anti-inflammatory medications for osteoarthritis of the knee may make the condition worse, new research shows.
- An Untreated Tick Bite Made Her the 'Bionic Woman'
October 7, 2022 — Meghan Bradshaw has had 16 joint reconstructions and eight joint replacements, all before age 30. This is due to a late diagnosis of Lyme disease, which is a tick-borne illness that can be treated and cured if detected early.