Arthritis

Ashwagandha Soothes Away Stubborn Joint Pain

Ashwagandha (also known as Indian ginseng) is well-known for its immune-boosting properties and have also been shown to help improve thyroid function and fight fatigue. In two different studies, ashwagandha was also shown to make cancer tumours more sensitive to radiation therapy. And in an animal study this powerful herb demonstrated how it can may […]

Tanezumab — FDA Allows Trials To Continue On This Horror Drug

Tanezumab was going to be Pfizer’s next cash cow. It was one of a new class of anti-nerve growth factor (anti-NGF) drugs, which blocks a key protein that helps deliver your body’s pain signals. So when people with severe joint pain enrolled for tanezumab trials, they were desperately searching for relief. Even though the drug […]

Walking Away The Pain Of Arthritis

If you suffer from arthritis pain, more specifically osteoarthritis in the knee, here’s a step you can take to reduce your pain and get more mobility. Actually it’s 3,000 steps. But you don’t have to do them all at once. Osteoarthritis: Walking the walk A long-term study from Boston University in the US, found that the […]

Xeljanz Might Grow Your Hair But At A Deadly Cost

The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer must be rubbing its hands in anticipation… because if it gets its way the super risky, super expensive arthritis drug Xeljanz could become one of the company’s hottest sellers. And not because it can “cure” arthritis, or any other disease, for that matter. Hair to die for In the past we’ve […]