Vitamin D Supplements Might Cut Your Odds for Autoimmune Diseases
THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 -- Taking vitamin D supplements may help stave off psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other autoimmune diseases, a new study suggests. Previous research has hinted at this connection, but the new study is the first... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Raise Heart, Cancer Risks
THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 -- Finding the right medication for rheumatoid arthritis isn't easy, and a newer pill against the disease carries higher risks of heart attack, stroke and cancer than older RA drugs, a new clinical trial confirms. The study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug, Tofacitinib (Xeljanz), Might Raise Heart, Cancer Risks
THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 -- Finding the right medication for rheumatoid arthritis isn't easy, and a newer pill against the disease carries higher risks of heart attack, stroke and cancer than older RA drugs, a new clinical trial confirms. The study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pulmonary Artery Involvement in TAK and Heart Diseases Pulmonary Artery Involvement in TAK and Heart Diseases
A new study looks at the incidence of ischemic heart diseases and infections among Takayasu arteritis patients with pulmonary artery involvement.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

GSK kicks off trials of pioneering ‘bioelectronic’ disease treatment
The first patient has been given an implant to control rheumatoid arthritis by modifying nerve signals to the spleen (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Newly Published Network Meta-Analysis (NMA) Found TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Ranked Highest for Overall Level of Skin Clearance and Provided Positive Joint Efficacy Among Active Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Therapies
Conclusions (i.e., comparable) are based on an overlap of pairwise 95 percent credible intervals.1c. PASI 90 is defined as at least 90 percent improvement from baseline in the PASI score. The PASI score grades the amount of surface area on each body region that is covered by PsO plaques and the severity of plaques for their redness, thickness, and scaliness.13 PASI 90 was not a controlled endpoint in DISCOVER-1 or -2.8,9d. TREMFYA q4w dosing is not currently FDA-approved.2e. The PsA-modified vdH-S score combines erosion and joint space narrowing scores derived from radiographs of joints in body regions impacted by PsA.14 T...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Skyrizi Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26, 2022 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approval of Skyrizi (risankizumab-rzaa) to treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis, the manufacturer announced Friday. The dosing regimen of Skyrizi for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ibuprofen: The ‘serious’ side effect which could signal 'bleeding in your stomach'
PAINKILLERS can be used to tackle a number of problems, such as tackling painful menstrual periods, migraines, and rheumatoid arthritis. One popular choice, however, carries with it some concerning side effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatigue Common Even With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis
TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 -- Fatigue is prevalent and persistent in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Dec. 27 in Rheumatology. Onosi Sylvia Ifesemen, M.B.B.S., from the University of Nottingham in the United... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q4 and Full-Year 2021 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (January 25, 2022) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for fourth-quarter and full year 2021. “Our 2021 performance reflects continued strength across all segments of our business. Guided by Our Credo, I am honored to assume the role of CEO, leading our global teams in continuing our work to deliver life-changing solutions to consumers, patients, and health care providers” said Joaquin Duato, Chief Executive Officer. “Given our strong results, financial profile, and innovative pipeline we are well positioned for success in 2022 and beyond.” OVERALL F...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Financial Source Type: news

MRI of Hand, Foot May Predict RA in Undifferentiated Arthritis
MONDAY, Jan. 24, 2022 -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the hand and foot may predict rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients presenting with undifferentiated arthritis (UA), according to a study published online Jan. 12 in Rheumatology. Nikolet... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID antiviral Molnupiravir to be tested in RECOVERY trial on hospitalised patients
The RECOVERY Trial was launched as an emergency response in March 2020 and has so far discovered three effective treatments for COVID-19 - the inexpensive steroid dexamethasone; the arthritis drug tocilizumab; and an artificial antibody treatment, now known as Ronapreve. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

400,000 NHS patients suffering from psoriatic arthritis to benefit from new daily pill rollout
In September 2019, reality TV star Kim Kardashian revealed she had been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, which began with a rash on her stomach and legs, leading to severe pain in her hands. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Risankizumab (Skyrizi) for Psoriatic Arthritis FDA Approves Risankizumab (Skyrizi) for Psoriatic Arthritis
The approval is the second indication for the anti-interleukin 23 monoclonal antibody after approval for plaque psoriasis was granted in 2019.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Arthritis & the COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know
FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 -- Some arthritis drugs may reduce the effectiveness of COVID vaccines, according to the Arthritis Foundation, which also offers advice on booster shots. Research is limited, but evidence suggests that disease-modifying drugs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves Second Indication for Skyrizi (risankizumab-rzaa) to Treat Adults with Active Psoriatic Arthritis
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Skyrizi® (risankizumab-rzaa) for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - January 21, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Is a Night in the Hospital Necessary After Hip, Knee Replacement?
Title: Is a Night in the Hospital Necessary After Hip, Knee Replacement?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 20, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Are western lifestyles causing a rise in autoimmune diseases?
Could the food we eat and the air we breath be damaging our immune systems? The number of people with autoimmune diseases, from rheumatoid arthritis to type 1 diabetes, began to increase around 40 years ago in the west. Now, some are also emerging in countries that had never seen the diseases before.Ian Sample speaks to genetic scientist and consultant gastroenterologist James Lee about how this points to what western lifestyles might be doing to our health, and how genetics could reveal exactly how our immune systems are malfunctioningArchive: King 5 News, WXYZ Channel 7Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 20, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample and produced by Madeleine Finlay Tags: Science Biology Genetics Source Type: news

Arthritis: How the condition can appear in your eyes – what to spot
ARTHRITIS affects roughly 400,000 people in the UK. Suffering with your eyes may be a lesser-known early sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis
What have we learned about the disease course of pediatric patients with chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

What Are the Three Types of Arthritis
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 19, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are 5 Common Risk Factors to Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Title: What Are 5 Common Risk Factors to Rheumatoid Arthritis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 18, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

WHO recommends two new drugs to treat patients with COVID-19
The drug baricitinib (a type of drug known as a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor, also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis) is strongly recommended for patients with severe or critical COVID-19 in combination with corticosteroids, says a WHO Guideline Development Group of international experts in The BMJ. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Arthritis: How to avoid the onset of the joint condition while working from home - expert
ARTHRITIS is a painful chronic condition that affects millions of people in the UK. Working from home has resulted in more people experiencing chronic pain. Express.co.uk talked to Physiotherapist Sammy Margo, to find out how you can reduce your chances of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: The lung problems ‘most often’ linked to rheumatoid arthritis
DURING the pandemic, the public has become used to hearing about the effects of COVID-19 and how it effects the lungs and the heart. It isn't the only non-cancerous condition that can cause severe damage to these organs. Rheumatoid Arthritis can cause serious lung complications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Monoclonal Antibody to Treat Arthritis in Cats
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 -- Arthritis can keep a cat from doing many of the things that kitties love to do. But now there's hope: The first treatment to ease arthritis pain in cats has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Solensia... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 13, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Osteosarcopenia synergistically increases the risk of falls in patients with rheumatoid arthritis - Tada M, Yamada Y, Mandai K, Matsumoto Y, Hidaka N.
OBJECTIVES: Osteosarcopenia is defined as osteoporosis with sarcopenia. The impacts of osteosarcopenia on falls and fractures in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients were investigated using 4 years of data from a longitudinal study (CHIKARA study). M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

How Safe Is a'Holiday' From Bone-Strengthening Meds?
Title: How Safe Is a'Holiday'From Bone-Strengthening Meds?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 12, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

How Do I Know if My Knee Pain Is Arthritis?
Title: How Do I Know if My Knee Pain Is Arthritis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 12, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: Five of the best cooking oils to avoid painful arthritis symptoms
ARTHRITIS symptoms can be eased depending on what you eat. Here are five oils to use when cooking to minimise arthritis pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four Factors in Midlife Predict a Healthy Old Age for Women
TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 -- Examining a woman's health in midlife can predict her health decades later, researchers say. Four specific factors— higher body mass index (BMI), smoking, arthritis and depressive symptoms— at age 55 are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Turmeric-induced hepatotoxicity: report of 2 cases - Sohal A, Alhankawi D, Sandhu S, Chintanaboina JK.
The use of herbal and dietary supplements is rising in the United States. Turmeric has been one of the most popular supplements recently, used widely for various conditions such as arthritis, digestive disorder, and liver conditions. Although rarely report... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Public Notification: Artri Ajo King contains hidden drug ingredient
The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Artri Ajo King, a product promoted and sold for joint pain and arthritis on various websites, including amazon.com, and possibly in some retail stores. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 10, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Counseling for Physical Activity for Adults With Arthritis Counseling for Physical Activity for Adults With Arthritis
This study indicates that self-management class attendance and health care provider counseling for physical activity varies by state and sociodemographic characteristics among adults with arthritis.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 9, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Duloxetine Does Not Alleviate Pain in Chronic Osteoarthritis
THURSDAY, Jan. 6, 2022 -- For patients with chronic osteoarthritis (OA) pain, duloxetine added to usual care has no effect compared with usual care alone, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in Arthritis& Rheumatology. Jacoline J. van... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UofL researchers reveal how oral bacteria suppress protection against viral growth
 Bacteria that cause periodontal disease reduce oral defense and increase viral growth By Betty Coffman LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Researchers from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and their colleagues have discovered details of how proteins produced by oral epithelial cells protect humans against viruses entering the body through the mouth. They also found that oral bacteria can suppress the activity of the se cells, increasing vulnerability to infection. A family of proteins known as interferon lambdas produced by epithelial cells in the mouth serve to protect humans from viral infection,...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 6, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Biologics for RA: Connecting With Others
Rheumatoid arthritis support groups are great for tips and comfort, but not medical advice. Learn how to get support when you take a biologic for RA. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secukinumab vs. Adalimumab in Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis Secukinumab vs. Adalimumab in Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis
The results of this study provide evidence that the IL-17 inhibitor secukinumab is effective in managing the concomitant features of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Better Way to Correct Severe Scoliosis in Kids?
Title: A Better Way to Correct Severe Scoliosis in Kids?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 4, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Why a jab of fat from your tum could ease arthritis
While it might seem an unlikely option, body fat (known as adipose tissue) is rich in stem cells, 'master cells' capable of turning into different types of tissue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Machine Learning IDs Predictors of Treatment Response in RA
MONDAY, Jan. 3, 2022 -- Machine learning (ML) integrating clinical and genomic data can be used to predict methotrexate treatment response in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Dec. 13 in Arthritis Care&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Paediatric talus fractures: a guide to management based on a review of the literature - Waseem S, Nayar SK, Vemulapalli K.
BACKGROUND: Talus fractures are devastating injuries in both adults and children. Well recognised complications such as avascular necrosis (AVN), post-traumatic arthritis and non-union contribute to patient morbidity. This systematic review aimed to assess... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Arthritis - The food you should eat 'twice a week' to reduce symptoms
ARTHRITIS is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint. Unfortunately arthritis can be very painful for some people with the condition, and may impact people of all ages. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strictly winner Joanne Clifton, 38, broke down in tears when she was told she has arthritis
Joanne Clifton and celebrity dance partner Ore Oduba won the 2016 Strictly Come Dancing final. But, as they lifted the trophy, she was in such dreadful pain she could barely stand. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: The food which could cause a 'cascade' of issues - warning from expert
ARTHRITIS or other similar conditions that affect the joints, impacts more than 10 million people in the UK. People of all ages can suffer from the health issue, including children, though there are some modifiable risk factors that may help stave off the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lymphoma and Rheumatoid Arthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - December 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news

FDA Approves Secukinumab (Cosentyx) for Pediatric Arthritis FDA Approves Secukinumab (Cosentyx) for Pediatric Arthritis
The US Food and Drug administration has approved secukinumab (Cosentyx) for the treatment of children and adolescents for both ERA (4 years of age and older) and PsA (2 years and older) in the US.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Novartis Cosentyx Receives FDA Approval for the Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Enthesitis-Related Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis
- New approvals are based on JUNIPERA trial data showing Cosentyx® (secukinumab) demonstrated reduced flare risk versus placebo and improvement in disease activity observed over two years across both enthesitis-related arthritis (ERA)... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - December 22, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Serum Biomarkers Can Differentiate Psoriatic Arthritis, RA
TUESDAY, Dec. 21, 2021 -- A serum protein biomarker panel can differentiate patients with early inflammatory arthritis with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) from those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study recently published in Arthritis... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Subclinical Synovitis May Precede Arthritis in Anti-CCP2+ Individuals
TUESDAY, Dec. 21, 2021 -- Subclinical synovitis frequently precedes the development of inflammatory arthritis among anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP) 2-positive at-risk individuals with musculoskeletal symptoms but without clinical synovitis... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news