Could NSAIDs Like Ibuprofen, Aleve Make Arthritic Knees Worse?
TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 -- Over-the-counter pain relievers like aspirin, Aleve or ibuprofen don’t do a thing to slow the progression of knee arthritis, and might even make things worse, a new study suggests. Knee arthritis patients who... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 22, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ibuprofen may 'worsen' arthritis - 'Positive impact couldn't be demonstrated', study finds
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen representing the main form of treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACR: Opioids Raise Risk for VTE in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 -- Opioid initiation among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with similar major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and all-cause mortality risk versus nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ACR: Long-Term Safety Demonstrated for Anifrolumab in Lupus
MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 -- For patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), anifrolumab is safe in the long term, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in Arthritis& Rheumatology to coincide with the annual meeting of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pain in the neck: Advil and Aleve make arthritis WORSE over time, study suggests
A team from the University of California recruited 277 participants with moderate to severe osteoarthritis in their knee and who had taken NSAIDs for at least a year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI casts doubt on the benefits of taking NSAIDs for arthritis
MRI has shown that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) fo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NaF-PET shows bone formation in psoriatic arthritis patients AI challenged to diagnose RA: Task complete PET predicts treatment response in arthritis patients Imaging highlights COVID-19's MSK manifestations Outpatient radiology procedure offers arthritis relief (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 21, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Arthritis treatment: 4 berries that pack a 'double dose' of anti-inflammatory properties
The fruits contain anthocyanins, which can help tackle inflammation that often comes with arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The ‘most common crippling hand condition’ you’ve never heard of
Dupuytren's contracture may be mistaken for arthritis or tendinitis, or go unnoticed until the fingers start to bend. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marlene Cimons Source Type: news

Arthritis: The five 'worst' meats for 'severe' flare-ups - can trigger crystals in joints
It's important to switch up these culprits for a varied diet high in whole grains, fruit, and vegetables to reduce the risk of a flare up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bladder Cancer Takes a Toll on Mental Health. Here ’ s How to Cope
Although Mac Howard has spent the last 16 years without a bladder-cancer recurrence, he never feels truly free. The 58-year-old Indiana resident still studies his urine for any traces of blood, and every time he marks another anniversary of his diagnosis, there’s a twist of fear in his stomach. “It’s always in the back of my mind,” he says. “At times, the anxiety has been crippling, and I know my wife and three kids have been affected by that. The recurrence rate for bladder cancer is fairly high, and going as long as I have doesn’t feel like a success—it’s more like suspense...
Source: TIME: Health - November 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Have Celiac Disease? You May Need Screening for Other Disorders
Multiple studies that have found people with celiac disease face higher risks for diabetes, thyroid conditions, arthritis, and other autoimmune disorders. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACR: Holding Methotrexate for Just a Week After Flu Vaccine Works for RA Patients
FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), temporarily discontinuing methotrexate for one week is noninferior to discontinuation for two weeks after seasonal flu vaccination to induce an immediate and long-term... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HCQ Doesn't Prevent or Delay Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis HCQ Doesn't Prevent or Delay Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis
A randomized clinical trial found that hydroxychloroquine was no more effective than placebo at preventing or delaying onset of rheumatoid arthritis.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

NaF-PET shows bone formation in psoriatic arthritis patients
F-18 sodium fluoride (NaF) PET/CT may be a valuable tool for imaging patient...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NaF-PET reveals aortic wall injuries NaF-PET scans reveal plaque -- and possible risk of stroke NaF-PET/CT does well in detecting prostate metastases NaF-PET/CT rarely finds prostate cancer bone metastases AI algorithm can classify bone lesions on PET/CT images (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Opioids Increase Risk for All-Cause Deaths in RA vs. NSAIDs Opioids Increase Risk for All-Cause Deaths in RA vs. NSAIDs
The incidence of all-cause mortality was higher for patients with rheumatoid arthritis who started on opioids rather than NSAIDs for pain control.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news