Cigna ’s PBM Express Scripts Latest To Put Less Pricey Biosimilars Of Abbvie’s Humira On Preferred Drug List
Cigna ’s pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts will put “multiple" biosimilar versions of Abbvie’s expensive rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira in the “same position as the brand” on the PBM’s formulary in 2023. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

Arthritis warning: Two popular fruits that can be 'common pain triggers'
The fruits contain solanine, which has been thought to exacerbate arthritis symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Risk Marker Improved With Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs
(MedPage Today) -- Rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with medications targeting the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) pathway or with standard disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) showed substantial reductions in arterial inflammation... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - December 2, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

'Should be avoided': Three food groups that can trigger arthritis flare-ups
A balanced diet is recommended by the NHS but according to some health bodies, certain foods may be worse than others for arthritis flare-ups. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Should be avoided': Five foods that can trigger arthritis flare-ups
A balanced diet is recommended by the NHS but according to some health bodies, certain foods may be worse than others for arthritis flare-ups. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Movement 'more important' than posture - physio's tips for desk workers to avoid arthritis
Pairing a target of 10,000 steps a day with strength training can also help "protect" your joints, she said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Retired Olympians Face Higher Odds for Arthritis
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2022 -- Olympic athletes aren ' t like the rest of the population -- but this time it ' s in a far less positive way. Two new studies show that athletes who performed at the top of their sport have a higher risk of developing... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 30, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Do Steroid Injections Worsen Arthritic Knees?
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2022 -- Corticosteroid injections to relieve pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis could actually be setting them back. Two new studies have discovered that, despite the temporary relief of symptoms, the injections were... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 30, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Common treatment for knee osteoarthritis may be making it worse
A common treatment for some arthritis pain might actually be making the condition worse, according to two new studies. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steroid injections may worsen knee arthritis, studies suggest
Steroid injections used to relieve the pain of knee osteoarthritis actually may worsen the disease's progression, according to two studies presented Tuesday at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers Are Studying Whether Paxlovid Can Treat Long COVID
Months after catching COVID-19 in December 2021, Lavanya Visvabharathy was still testing positive on antigen tests and suffering from symptoms including headaches and intense fatigue. So Visvabharathy, a research assistant professor of neurology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine who has studied Long COVID since 2020, decided to conduct an experiment on herself. She asked her doctor to prescribe her Paxlovid, an antiviral therapy that can treat COVID-19 by inhibiting replication of the virus that causes it. Paxlovid is meant to keep high-risk patients with acute COVID-19 from developing severe disea...
Source: TIME: Health - November 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Steroid injections may make arthritis WORSE, studies show 
Participants in the US who got the injections saw their arthritis get significantly worse over time, compared to those who got no injection. Scientists say this may be because it weakens cartilage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

X-ray, MRI show link between steroid injections and worsened arthritis
X-ray and MRI imaging results have shown a link between corticosteroid injection...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI casts doubt on the benefits of taking NSAIDs for arthritis NaF-PET shows bone formation in psoriatic arthritis patients AI challenged to diagnose RA: Task complete PET predicts treatment response in arthritis patients Can cooled RF ablation relieve post-knee replacement pain? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 29, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

‘My fingernails started falling out’: Man, 34, experiences unusual arthritis symptom
Psoriatic arthritis is one of the less common forms of arthritis. One patient details their experiences of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Benefits and Risks of Low-Dose, Add-On Prednisolone in Older Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - November 24, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news