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About Arthritis


Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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Arthritis Types A-Z


In this section arthritis experts provide you with information on the main types of arthritis, frequently asked questions, treatments and suggestions for self-management.

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Feb 27

Machine learning could eliminate unnecessary treatments for children with arthritis An algorithm predicted disease outcome in children suffering from arthritis, helping doctors better tailor treatment. Public
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Jan 31

Cannabis money opens new opportunities, and ethical dilemmas, for medical research Raising questions about whether it is appropriate for health-focused charities and researchers to work with companies selling a product that is smoked. Public
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Jan 27

Loneliness can be a big factor in getting good nutrition, experts say Aside from financial hurdles, seniors may have mobility and health issues preventing them from grocery shopping, or visually determining whether a piece of fruit is fresh or rotten, experts say. National Post