Chronic Kidney Disease: When Water Worsens It

Chronic Kidney Disease: When Water Worsens It

If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), you’ve probably been advised to drink a lot of water. The thinking is that diluting potentially harmful chemicals or waste products in high amounts of water keeps your kidneys clean. But a study in the journal Nephrology...
Does Gout Heal Parkinson’s Disease?

Does Gout Heal Parkinson’s Disease?

There is no obvious connection between gout and Parkinson’s. Gout is an extremely painful condition in which you have too much uric acid, whereas Parkinson’s is a neurological disease in the brain. But a new study in the journal Neurological Sciences reveals a weird...
Arthritis Caused By This Everyday Food

Arthritis Caused By This Everyday Food

Osteoarthritis is sometimes called wear-and-tear arthritis. It occurs when the cartilage in your joints wears away and causes the surrounding bones to rub against each other. The medical system claims that this is caused by strain on the joints, like working in jobs...
One Factor Spikes Arthritis by 36%

One Factor Spikes Arthritis by 36%

A new study from Iceland and Sweden published in JAMA reveals one factor that can increase the risk of arthritis by a scary 36%. What’s more, by managing this factor, you can avoid arthritis flare-ups. To obtain their data, these researchers analyzed information...
Osteoporosis Caused By This Common Drink

Osteoporosis Caused By This Common Drink

This is one of the most controversial drinks out there. Some studies have found it to be very beneficial to health, while others claim that it is life-threatening. And almost everyone drinks it and loves it. But a new study in the British Journal of Clinical...