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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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Dec 11

Occurrence of and referral to specialists for pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children and youth Indigenous youth have higher rates of chronic health conditions interfering with healthy development, including arthritis. A new study explores differences in pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children. News Medical
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Dec 11

Children born to women with rheumatoid arthritis have increased risk for chronic diseases New research reveals that children born to women with rheumatoid arthritis face an increased susceptibility for certain chronic diseases.  News Medical