Prevalence and Characteristics of Arthritis Among Caregivers - 17 States, 2017 and 2019
This report describes the prevalence and characteristics of arthritis among adult caregivers. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 3, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Arthritis MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Regenerative Medicine Landscape Continues to Evolve Regenerative Medicine Landscape Continues to Evolve
Dr Kathleen Davenport describes how platelet-rich plasma and stem-cell injections are currently used for tendinopathies and arthritis and what to watch for in the widely varying protocols being used.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 2, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Commentary Source Type: news

Screening for depressive symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: relationship with pain severity, disease activity, and sleep quality - Azzam AI, Lamlom M, Khalifa AM.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune systemic condition that primarily affects all synovial joints, eventually leading to deformity and clinical disability. Much progress has been made in the evaluation of inflammation and disease activity in recent ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

SLE Risk in Patients With Immune Thrombocytopenia SLE Risk in Patients With Immune Thrombocytopenia
Which patients with immune thrombocytopenia may be more likely to develop systemic lupus erythematosus? A new study identifies potential risk factors.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Arthritis: Certain spice has ‘significant’ effect on osteoarthritis - study
Including ginger in your meals could help ease the symptoms of osteoarthritis and reduce inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green Light Exposure May Help Reduce Pain and Headaches
About 20% of adults in the U.S.—more than 50 million people—have chronic pain. Though the causes are many, including arthritis, cancer, musculoskeletal skeletal disorders, migraines, fibromyalgia, and more, solutions are limited. Over-the-counter analgesics often do little. Physical therapy, massage, and acupuncture help sometimes—but not always. Prescription opioids may provide short-term relief, but at a price. At least three million Americans are currently addicted to the drugs. Researchers are now exploring another potential alternative that is safe, affordable, and comes with few or no side effects...
Source: TIME: Health - October 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Research Source Type: news

The old wives' tales that are actually true: Carrots help you see, cheese causes nightmares 
We know now that eating bread crusts won't make your hair curly and cracking your knuckles doesn't cause arthritis - but not all 'old wives' tales' are nonsense. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Momentum Builds for Microbiome as RA Trigger
(MedPage Today) -- Another study has suggested that a component of the gut microbiome may contribute to development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) -- but now it's a different bug from those previously implicated in the condition. In a series of... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Arthritis: Eating olives for a month could ease pain - helps ‘survival’ of cartilage
Olives contain a substance that can help with the "survival" of the lining of your joints. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New ACR/EULAR Guideline Expands RA Remission Definition
(MedPage Today) -- Newly released guidance for defining remission in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is expected to increase the number of patients achieving it while maintaining its ability to predict good objective outcomes. The more relaxed criteria... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - October 25, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

FDA recalls $50 heating pads sold on Amazon and Walmart
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled 544,000 'Mighty Bliss' heat pads used by arthritis patients and some athletes. It warns they could leave people with severe burns or scars. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infliximab in Patients With Juvenile-Onset Spondyloarthritis Infliximab in Patients With Juvenile-Onset Spondyloarthritis
Is infliximab an effective therapeutic option for patients with juvenile-onset spondyloarthritis who don ' t adequately respond to conventional treatment?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Psoriatic Arthritis Has Greater Impact on Women Than Men Psoriatic Arthritis Has Greater Impact on Women Than Men
Women with PsA were more likely to have worse disease burden, pain, fatigue, quality of life, and greater disability and work impairment compared with men.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 25, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

My gout pills don't seem to be working - can you help? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your questions 
DR MARTIN SCURR: Gout is a form of arthritis caused by the accumulation of crystals of uric acid in the soft tissues and joints. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Data Show an Overall Clinical Response Rate of Approximately 80 Percent in a Phase 2b Induction Study of Adults with Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 24, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from the Phase 2b QUASAR Induction Study 1 in adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) with inadequate responses to previous treatments. The data presented at the 2022 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting show an overall clinical response rate of approximately 80 percent in patients who were randomized to TREMFYA® (guselkumab).Clinical responsea at weeks 12 or 24 of the study was ultimately achieved by 80.2 percent of patients who w...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news