Brave school girl, 4, takes chemotherapy drugs to battle painful ARTHRITIS she has had since she was two Lily has chronic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, which affects one in 10,000 children aged 16 or underShe takes chemotherapy drugs as this stops the immune system from attacking the jointsHowever, they cause unpleasant side-effects including vomiting | UPDATED: 12:15 GMT, 30 November 2012 When Lily Aird went from being an active toddler to one that could barely walk within the space of weeks, her mother knew that something was seriously wrong.
Jab that uses your own cells to ease sore knees | UPDATED: 02:34 GMT, 21 August 2012 Patients are being given injections of their own immune cells to help ease the pain of arthritic knees.
Heavy snorers 'face double the risk' of rheumatoid arthritis Sleep apnoea was linked to increase in risk of autoimmune disorders, where body attacks healthy tissues | UPDATED: 08:34 GMT, 28 June 2012 Snoring heavily almost doubles the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study shows.
Beating arthritis is all in your head: Pain of joint condition can be eased through counselling | UPDATED: 04:27 GMT, 28 June 2012 Painful: Sufferers of arthritis could benefit from psychological intervention, according to experts Arthritis sufferers could have their pain eased by learning to cope with the condition through counselling, scientists have claimed.
Need a new joint Now you can grow your own | UPDATED: 00:22 GMT, 13 March 2012 Doctors have developed an implant that allows patients to ‘grow their own’ joints and avoid having replacement surgery.
NHS given go-ahead to prescribe new drug which eases agony of rheumatoid arthritis A drug that could ease the agony of thousands of rheumatoid arthritis sufferers has been given the go-ahead for many more NHS patients in England and Wales.
I went cold turkey on sugarSugar is a toxic addiction, say scientists – and it's hidden in everything from bread to bacon.
Jab that ends the agony of childhood arthritis: New NHS treatment brings relief to nine in ten young patients Tiffany Robertson says she can do everything, including morris dancing Children suffering the agony of juvenile arthritis – which can leave many wheelchair-bound and result in permanent deformity – have been offered hope from a new drug therapy.