Hip replacement couple CURED after travelling 90 miles for THIS treatment
HIP replacements are a common form of surgery usually carried out when the hip joint is worn by arthritis or a hip fracture.
According to a study, published in theJournal of Autoimmunity, maintenance of vitamin D levels may have an important role in preventing the development of inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis.Guardian
Conclusion Our study indicated that familial Mediterranean fever constituted a large proportion of cases and increased number of patients with idiopathic amyloid A amyloidosis. Additionally, it was observed that patient survival was not affected by different etiological causes in amyloid A amyloidosis.
Publication date: November–December 2017 Source:Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia (English Edition), Volume 57, Issue 6 Author(s): Peter John, Attya Bhatti, Noor ul Ain, Tahir Iqbal, Tayyaba Sadaf, Javed Mehmood Malik
Conclusions: This study identified the distribution and prevalence of MRI-detected bone erosion, BME, synovitis, and tenosynovitis of the wrist and MCP joints in RA patients. The patterns of the MRI-detected abnormalities may help to select sites for the application of MRI protocols in clinical trials and practice. PMID: 29166759 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
ARTHRITIS symptoms could be prevented by listening to ‘snaps, crackles and pops’, and taking action early to stop the condition, a rheumatologist has urged.
Condition: Pharmacological Action Interventions: Other: CASES; Other: CONTROLS Sponsors: Universidad de Antioquia; Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe Recruiting
Condition: Mitochondrial Diseases Interventions: Drug: Lipitor 20Mg Tablet; Drug: Lipitor 80Mg Tablet; Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet Sponsors: University of Kansas Medical Center; National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Not yet recruiting
Researchers at Glasgow and Nottingham University based their conclusion on X-rays of Dolly's skeleton, held by National Museums Scotland (NMS), in Edinburgh.
The need for new and effective ways to treat and preventosteoarthritis has never been more urgent. Demand for total joint replacements is rising every year, and expected to double by 2030, placing a huge strain on the NHS. Meanwhile, those living with the pain of early stage osteoarthritis or at risk of developing it due to injury face limited treatment options.That’s why Arthritis Research UK is investing in innovative research dedicated to developing medical technologies which could provide an answer. By 'medical technologies' we mean cutting-edge medical devices, orthotics, implants and imaging techniques, harness...
With smartphones now an integral part of our lives, and free apps readily available to help us track and manage everything from our money and social lives to diet and exercise, it’s vital we invest in research exploring how technology can help to improve treatment and care for people with arthritis of all ages.Two pilot studies, both supported by funding from Arthritis Research UK, have worked closely with people with inflammatory arthritis to design, develop and test apps to help with symptom tracking and monitoring. Positive feedback from patients suggests apps have potential to help people with arthritis to better...