What Is the Difference Between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis? Both OA and RA produce joint pain and inflammation. OA is joint stiffness caused by loss of cartilage between joints due to wear and tear; RA is an autoimmune attack on joints. The Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org) says there are more than 100 types of arthritis, and it’s the leading cause of disability in America.
We hear a lot about nitric oxide these days, especially on all those commercials about beets. A recent article, “Is Nitric Oxide a Cancer-Healing Powerhouse?” by Dr. Veronique Desaulniers is instructive, so we summarize it here for our readers. Nitric Oxide (“NO”) is one of the most studied substances out there and is believed to slow and even stop tumor growth. It may well be one of the strongest yet little-known cancer-fighters.