Governments in low- and middle-income countries give some thought to access for devices that assist disabled elderly, a recent study suggests, but more attention is needed.
A therapeutic program of weight-bearing exercise reduces pain and improves joint function, at least for two to six months, for people with osteoarthritis, according to a review of previous trials.
A Georgia sixth-grader who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma and elected to undergo a radical procedure that would require her ankle and foot to be reattached backward is determined to run again.
A mandate to get wounded U.S. soldiers to appropriate medical care within one hour of injury improved survival on the battlefield, according to a new study.
Blending behavior-modification tactics with ergonomics may help workers avoid occupational pain and injuries, according to a report from Australia.
While vision impairment can lead to lower quality of life on its own, the negative impact on daily activities may be even more pronounced for people who also suffer from other chronic health...
Older adults living in long-term care are more than twice as likely as their peers living at home to suffer a fracture, and a new guideline endorsed by the Scientific Advisory Council of...
An arthritis diagnosis increases the risk of falling into poverty, according to an Australian study.
A new analysis of existing research finds that kids exposed to pesticides indoors are at higher risk for childhood cancers.
A study of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) finds that those in wealthy nations are more troubled by it, even though people in poor countries have more severe symptoms.