Author: ANRF

Osteoarthritic joints usually have a lower concentration of hyaluronic acid in their joint fluid than healthy joints. This means less protection against joint friction and impact. The FDA has approved the use of hyaluronic acid injections for knee osteoarthritis but also states it should only...

Over 50 million Americans live with the pain of arthritis every day. If it doesn’t touch your life, chances are it touches the life of someone you know. At ANRF, we work everyday to fund research aimed at providing better diagnostics, treatments, and cures for...

Linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid found in peanuts, has been shown to reduce inflammation and is therefore seen as anti-inflammatory. In fact, the 2009 American Heart Association Advisory Panel recommended that Americans include omega-6 in their diets, citing its anti-inflammatory benefits. Cacao adds a dark chocolate flavor, bitter and...

SCLERODERMA Around 300 000 Americans are affected by scleroderma. African Americans are more at risk of developing the condition. Symptoms include hard, thick skin which is smooth and shiny in appearance and can include painful and swollen joints. A secondary condition, Raynaud’s phenomenon, often occurs with...