In-depth

Alternative medicine

Tai chi

Causes

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Psoriasis

Though psoriasis can be uncomfortable and sometimes painful, you can take steps to improve your symptoms.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Arthritis pain: Do's and don'ts

Exercise and chronic disease

Exercising with arthritis

Arthritis shouldn't keep you from exercising. Regular exercise increases your strength and flexibility, reduces pain and fights fatigue.

How much sleep do you really need?

The usual advice is eight hours a night, but many factors, such as age and genetics, influence how much shut-eye you need.

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Ultrasound

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

X-ray

Treatments and drugs

Arthroscopy

Prednisone risks, benefits

Corticosteroids, such as prednisone and cortisone, are used to successfully treat a variety of conditions. But these medications can also cause unwanted side effects. Get the facts here.

July 15, 2014