Tofacitinib Shows Promise Against Autoimmune Disease Scleroderma
MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2022 -- Researchers report early success with using an existing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug to treat systemic sclerosis, a rare but potentially devastating autoimmune condition. The disease, a subset of scleroderma, hardens the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 10, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Arthritis: Nine foods to reduce your risk of joint problems - high in vitamin C
Eating foods packed full of vitamin C could help lower your risk of arthritis and joint problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Special Heart Risk With JAK Inhibitors, Study Finds
(MedPage Today) -- Patients taking Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors for rheumatoid arthritis experienced similar cardiovascular outcomes as those using the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker adalimumab (Humira), analysis of French national registry... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 7, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Unusual bitter melon supplement shown to improve arthritis in study - lowers inflammation
The nutrient can cut down your need to use painkillers in three months, research suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Costs Seen for Nonoperative Therapy for Late-Stage Knee Arthritis Prior to TKA
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 -- Patients with late-stage knee osteoarthritis (OA) incur significant costs for nonoperative treatments in the year before total knee arthroplasty (TKA), and the type and cost of these treatments vary considerably, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

14-year-old girl denied arthritis medication amid Arizona abortion ban
#girl #arizona (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pirfenidone Promising for RA-Linked Interstitial Lung Disease
TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 -- Pirfenidone may slow the rate of decline of forced vital capacity (FVC) among patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease (RA-ILD), according to a study published online Sept. 5 in The Lancet... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Clinical Predictors of Methotrexate Response in RA Patients Clinical Predictors of Methotrexate Response in RA Patients
Could certain factors determine treatment response to methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis patients? A new study uses a machine learning approach to identify potential predictors.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Arthritis: 'Distilled' alcohol increases the risk of 'painful' crystals forming in joints
The popular type of beverage should be avoided during an inflammatory attack, warns health body Mayo Clinic. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex Differences Seen in Inflammatory Arthritis Healthcare Use Sex Differences Seen in Inflammatory Arthritis Healthcare Use
Women ’s higher risk of conditions such as osteoarthritis and pain and fatigue may help to explain why overall healthcare resource use was higher in female patients with inflammatory arthritis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis: 8 types of fish can cause acid crystals to build up in joints - 'very painful'
The effect is attributed to purine compounds found in the fish, which raise uric acid levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe COVID-19 –Related Outcomes Found Worse in Men With RA Severe COVID-19 –Related Outcomes Found Worse in Men With RA
A retrospective electronic health record study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and COVID-19 showed that men had more baseline comorbidities and increased risk of COVID-19 outcomes than females.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A:  Managing osteoarthritis for hips and knees
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 50 years old and live an active lifestyle. Recently, I started having more aches and pains, especially in my knees and hips. I wonder if I have arthritis. What are my treatment options? ANSWER: Osteoarthritis, also known as mechanical arthritis or "wear-and-tear" arthritis, is the most common joint disorder in the U.S. This condition occurs when the protective cartilage lining the joints is lost, resulting in pain and impaired function. An estimated… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 29, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Arthritis: Mineral baths can help you take ‘longer,’ ‘faster’ strides in 2 weeks - study
Around 10 million people in the UK suffer with arthritis or some form of arthritis. It can cause painful and swollen joints, making mobility difficult. Although there is no cure, there are a number of things you can try to ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis warning: Refined carbohydrates directly 'cause' inflammation - 'avoid or limit'
Much better to opt for anti-inflammatory foods if you're looking to stave off painful arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news