Arthritis treatment: Take this herbal supplement to alleviate joint pain within seven days
ARTHRITIS can be insufferable, and with no cure in sight, many people feel resigned to live with. Evidence shows that a natural remedy can provide relief for joint pain caused by osteoarthritis, however. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SPF Advanced Pain Discovery Platform Director Announcement
The Medical Research Council and Versus Arthritis and other Partners are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor David Walsh as Director for the UKRI Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Programme, Advanced Pain Discovery Platform (APDP). (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - May 29, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

More Turn to Medical Marijuana for Arthritis Pain
Lots of people are using medical marijuana to treat their arthritis and other muscle aches and pains, often without consulting their doctor, a new study reports. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best joint supplements: The extract shown to significantly ease hip and knee pain
BEST joint supplements: Nearly nine million people in the UK live with osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis. Joint problems are a key characteristic but evidence suggests that an herbal extract may alleviate pain in two of the most disruptive joints. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Patients Turning to Medical Marijuana for Arthritis Pain
THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 -- Lots of people are using medical marijuana to treat their arthritis and other muscle aches and pains, often without consulting their doctor, a new study reports. As many as 1 in 5 patients who consult an orthopedic surgeon... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 28, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Genetic Data May Up Diagnostic Efficiency for Rheumatic Disease
THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 -- Converting genotype information into an interpretable probability value for five different inflammatory arthritis-causing diseases could potentially improve the diagnostic efficiency of rheumatic disease, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A New Hip or Knee Can Do a Marriage Good, Study Finds
Title: A New Hip or Knee Can Do a Marriage Good, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 28, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

How Long Does a Supraclavicular Nerve Block Last?
Title: How Long Does a Supraclavicular Nerve Block Last?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 5/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 28, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Researchers find CBD improves arthritis symptoms in dogs
This study shows that in dogs diagnosed with arthritis, CBD treatment significantly improved quality of life as documented by both owner and veterinarian assessments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arthritis warning - when your joint stiffness could be something serious
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK, and can lead to joint pain and inflammation. One of the most common signs of the condition is joint stiffness, but how are you supposed to know whether your morning aches are normal, or could be caused by something serious? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Gout Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Gout
Is there an association between OSA and gout? A new study investigates the possible link.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ibuprofen does NOT make coronavirus symptoms worse
Arthritis patients are putting industrial lubricant WD-40 on their joints because they fear, wrongly, that ibuprofen will make Covid -19 symptoms worse, a leading pharmacist has warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO Suspends Study of Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 Treatment to Review Safety Concerns
(GENEVA) — The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the anti-malarial drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking — from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date. In a press briefing, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in light of a paper published last week in the Lancet that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of death and heart problems, there would be “a temporary pause” on the hydroxychloroquine arm of its g...
Source: TIME: Health - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk overnight wire Source Type: news

Large Study Finds No Benefit — and Potential Harm — in Using Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19
In the largest observational study thus far investigating the drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, researchers found little evidence that it helps, and worrying evidence that the medication may cause harm. In a study published May 22 in the journal Lancet, scientists in the U.S. and Switzerland report on an analysis of more than 96,000 people hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 in 671 hospitals on six continents. Nearly 15,000 patients were treated with one of the following: chloroquine (which is an older version of hydroxychloroquine), hydroxychloroquine, or either of those drugs in combination with an an...
Source: TIME: Health - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Large Study Finds No Benefit — and Potential Harm — in Using Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19
In the largest observational study thus far investigating the drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, researchers found little evidence that it helps, and worrying evidence that the medication may cause harm. In a study published May 22 in the journal Lancet, scientists in the U.S. and Switzerland report on an analysis of more than 96,000 people hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 in 671 hospitals on six continents. Nearly 15,000 patients were treated with one of the following: chloroquine (which is an older version of hydroxychloroquine), hydroxychloroquine, or either of those drugs in combination with an an...
Source: TIME: Science - May 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

COVID-19 in People with Arthritis COVID-19 in People with Arthritis
Dr Fotini Soliotis, consultant rheumatologist at Poole Hospital in Dorset, talks us through how COVID-19 affects arthritis patients and their treatments.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None ReCAP Guidance Source Type: news

Extra Pounds Could Bring More Painful Joints
Title: Extra Pounds Could Bring More Painful JointsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 22, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Virginia Tech researcher receives grant to study Lyme arthritis
(Virginia Tech) With a $661,216 grant from the Steven& Alexandra Cohen Foundation, Brandon Jutras, an assistant professor of biochemistry in the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will study Lyme arthritis, including the cellular component that contributes to it. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Brian Added 28 Years to His Life … with Telomere Anti-Aging
In a brand-new study, Ivy League researchers report that they’ve isolated a compound in human stem cells called PAPD5 that can treat “telomere diseases” and reverse cellular aging.1 Of course, like many in mainstream medicine, the first thought is how to turn this natural enzyme into a patented drug that targets stem cells to restore telomeres. It’s yet another example of Big Pharma’s attempt to profit from your God-given genes. But you don’t need a “telomere drug” to reverse cellular aging… In a moment, I’ll show you two natural ways you can easily protect your ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 21, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Health Source Type: news

How Remdesivir Moved From Back Shelf to Best Hope for Treating COVID-19
This study showed that a five-day regimen is as effective as 10 days–that’s important, doctors say, since it could mean shorter stays in the hospital, which could alleviate some of the burden on the health care system. “Of course we will have to wait for the final review of all the data, but it would be very nice to have an anti-viral that’s efficacious in this terrible illness,” says Dr. Aruna Subramanian, a clinical professor of medicine at Stanford and an investigator on the study. “At least we know that we can help patients with this, and that’s really the bottom line.” T...
Source: TIME: Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

ACR Updates Guideline for Management of Gout
THURSDAY, May 21, 2020 -- In an updated American College of Rheumatology guideline, published online May 11 in Arthritis Care& Research, recommendations are presented for the management of gout. John D. FitzGerald, M.D., Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr Tara Heitner Appointed New CEO for Cyxone
STOCKHOLM, May 20, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Cyxone (publ), a Swedish biotech in autoimmune diseases, announces today that Tara Heitner PhD MBA has been appointed new CEO for the company by Board of Directors. Dr Heitner brings ... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Cyxone, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

President Trump Defends His Hydroxychloroquine Use Amid Concerns, Says ‘So Far I Seem to Be O.K.’
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself Tuesday against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavirus could spark wide misuse by Americans of the unproven treatment with potentially fatal side effects. Trump’s revelation a day earlier that he was taking hydroxychloroquine caught many in his administration by surprise and set off an urgent effort by officials to justify his action. But their attempt to address the concerns of health professionals was undercut by the president himself. He asserted without evidence that a study raising a...
Source: TIME: Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ZEKE MILLER, MARILYNN MARCHIONE and JONATHAN LEMIRE / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Donald Trump News Desk wire Source Type: news

Examining melanoma risk in patients treated with biologics for common inflammatory diseases
This study combined the results of seven studies and compared the risk of melanoma among 34,000 patients treated with biologics and 135,000 patients treated with conventional systemic therapy for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis or inflammatory bowel disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 20, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Dilemma for doctors as Roche ’s Covid drug is ‘life-saver’ but too costly
In India, the drug sold under the brand name Actemra, is approved for the use in autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis and for six months treatment it costs Rs 2.5 lakh. For Covid-19 patients who are administered this drug, the cost is Rs 60,000 per dosage. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dilemma for doctors as Roche ’s experimental drug for Covid-19 is ‘life-saver’ but too costly
In India, the drug sold under the brand name Actemra, is approved for the use in autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis and for six months treatment it costs Rs 2.5 lakh. For Covid-19 patients who are administered this drug, the cost is Rs 60,000 per dosage. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical trials underway for potential drug to stop cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients
Doctors have many unanswered questions about how the coronavirus attacks the body. One potential treatment focuses on drugs that help regulate a patient's immune response to the virus, stopping it from causing the inflammation that can result in devastating consequences. CBS News senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula looks at one arthritis drug and speaks to a patient who took it. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Breaking down misconceptions
May is Arthritis Awareness Month. The health condition is one of the most widespread across the U.S., affecting more than 54 million people. Dr. Elaine Husni, Cleveland Clinic's vice chair of rheumatology and director of the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Center, joins CBSN to help break down some of the most common misconceptions about the condition. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: The unsettling sign in your eyes to watch out for
RHEUMATOID arthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis, affecting more than 400,000 people in the UK. Rheumatoid arthritis mainly affects the joints but the warning signs can spread to other areas of the body, such as the eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About Hydroxychloroquine
Here are the facts on hydroxychloroquine, which the president has promoted to fight Covid-19 despite warnings from the F.D.A. that it can cause heart problems. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Denise Grady, Katie Thomas, Patrick J. Lyons and Neil Vigdor Tags: Hydroxychloroquine (Drug) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Azithromycin (Drug) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Preventive Medicine Research Hospitals Clinical Trials Rumors and Misinformation Rheumatoid Arthritis Lupus Erythematosus Food and Drug Adm Source Type: news

Arthritis treatment: The ancient Chinese medicine shown to be as effective as some drugs
ARTHRITIS is a broad category of conditions that cause pain and inflammation in a joint. There is currently no cure for the joint complaint but a traditional Chinese herb has been shown to alleviate symptoms as effectively as some drugs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer hormone therapy does not increase arthritis risk
According to a Swedish study, anti-hormonal breast cancer therapy does not increase rheumatoid arthritis risk in women, as previously suspected.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Arthritis drug may improve respiratory function in some patients with severe COVID-19
A small study in Greece found that the clinically approved anti-inflammatory drug anakinra, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, improved respiratory function in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The eight patients also had a condition called secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (sHLH), which is characterized by overactivation of the immune system and organ failure. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Arthritis drug may improve respiratory function in some patients with severe COVID-19
(Cell Press) A small study in Greece found that the clinically approved anti-inflammatory drug anakinra, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, improved respiratory function in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: How the autoimmune disease can lead to lung disease
ARTHRITIS can be a crippling disease. Rheumatoid arthritis, especially, can be a painful condition that has the possibility of leading to lung disease. How does this happen? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vigorous Exercise Safe for Those at Risk of Knee Arthritis
Title: Vigorous Exercise Safe for Those at Risk of Knee ArthritisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 13, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Eular 2020
(European League Against Rheumatism) Breast cancer patients don`t have an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Arthritis treatment: Follow this healthy diet to ease joint pain and stiffness
ARTHRITIS is a general term for pain and inflammation in a joint. The symptoms can be insufferable but following a particular diet has been shown to provide relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vigorous Exercise Safe for Those at Risk of Knee Arthritis
TUESDAY, May 12, 2020 -- People at high risk for knee arthritis don't need to avoid jogging and other types of vigorous exercise, a new study suggests. Some folks hold back on physical activity because they fear it will increase their chances of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 Clinical Trials Report Card: Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine, CEBM
Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine (CQ/HCQ) are antimalarial medications and are also used in the treatment of lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Both have been prominently touted as prospective candidates for the treatment and/or prevention of infection by SARS-Cov-2. This has led to an explosion of research into these treatments. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis clinical trial shows support for dextrose injection to alleviate knee pain
(American Academy of Family Physicians) A randomized controlled trial conducted by a research team at a primary care clinic at the Chinese University of Hong Kong indicates that intra-articular-only injection therapy with hypertonic dextrose is safe and effective for alleviating symptoms of knee osteoarthritis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 12, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Treating Covid-19: Clinical trials using arthritis drug get nod
“The CDSCO (Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation) has approved a vital randomised controlled trial on Covid-19 treatment with a biological called tocilizumab, in the first proposed multi-centre trial with the drug in India,” said Dr AS Soin, national lead investigator for the trial. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Research in venom-imitating medications sees revival in pharmaceutical industry
Scientists see intriguing possibilities for drugs to fight cancer, diabetes, arthritis and pain. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Long-Term Physical Activity Not Tied to Knee Arthritis
FRIDAY, May 8, 2020 -- There is no association between long-term strenuous physical activity participation and incident radiographic knee osteoarthritis (KOA), according to a study published online May 4 in JAMA Network Open. Alison H. Chang, P.T.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GSK to Test Experimental Drug to Treat Pneumonia From COVID-19 GSK to Test Experimental Drug to Treat Pneumonia From COVID-19
GlaxoSmithKline will start trials of an experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug on patients suffering from pneumonia related to COVID-19 at the end of the month.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 8, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Arthritis drug may improve coronavirus patients - but experts warn effects are far from proven
A new study from San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy, found that 72% of 29 coronavirus patients given anakinra, an arthritis drug, had improved respiratory health and markers of inflammation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis drug shows promise against respiratory distress caused by COVID-19
Anakinra, a drug developed to treat rheumatoid arthritis might help patients who have developed acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by COVID-19, a small study published by The Lancet Rheumatology has found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California doctor says arthritis drug improved coronavirus patients' symptoms within 72 hours
Dr Imran Sharief, a pulmonologist from Santa Ana California, gave tocilizumab, a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, to severely ill coronavirus patients who were on ventilators. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Small Study, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug, Anakinra, Appears to Help COVID-19 Patients
THURSDAY, May 7, 2020 -- In the scramble to find medicines that beat back COVID-19, researchers from Italy report encouraging results from a small study on a rheumatoid arthritis drug already in use. The drug, anakinra, may help quiet the runaway... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Small Study Shows Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Anakinra Appears to Help COVID-19 Patients
THURSDAY, May 7, 2020 -- In the scramble to find medicines that beat back COVID-19, researchers from Italy report encouraging results from a small study on a rheumatoid arthritis drug already in use. The drug, anakinra, may help quiet the runaway... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news