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Articles On Arthritis

June 29, 2018

Your microbiome may be giving you arthritis. How can we understand it better?

CBC Radio

". . . if it was inflammation caused by a problem with gut bacteria. If this was the case, then it might be possible to stop obesity-related arthritis by manipulating the gut bacteria."

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January 23, 2018

Microbiome manipulation: Could fibre-rich muesli help fight arthritis and other autoimmune conditions?

"A diet rich in fibre could aid chronic inflammatory joint diseases, leading to stronger bones through the increased production of short-chain fatty acids in the microbiome, say researchers."

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May 2, 2013

Hydrogen Sulfide Reduces Joint Swelling

"H2S is widely dismissed as a toxic and foul-smelling environmental pollutant, but it has recently been shown to be created in humans and animals by a specific set of enzymes. Our research has shown that the key to unlocking the therapeutic qualities of H2S is through slow release, mimicking the body's own production."

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February 25, 2013

Tackling Inflammation With Aspirin And Omega-3 Fatty Acids

"...aspirin helps trigger the production of molecules called resolvins that are naturally made by the body from omega-3 fatty acids..."

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February 12, 2013

Infusions Of Regulatory T Cells Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis In Mice

"Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have demonstrated a new strategy for treating autoimmune disease that successfully blocked the development of rheumatoid arthritis..."

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February 1, 2013

The Boy With A Thorn In His Joints by Susannah Meadows

"Walker said she believed that her son's arthritis was caused by something I had never heard of before — leaky-gut syndrome, a concept that has been accepted in alternative circles for years despite a name that asks you not to take it seriously."

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December 13, 2012

Fight Arthritis: 10 Foods That Help And Hurt by Dorothy Foltz-Gray

"Food isn't a panacea, but some can make your joints healthier,” says Leslie Bonci, R.D., director of Sports Nutrition in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh."

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