Physical and psychological factors affecting falls in older patients with arthritis - Byun M, Kim J, Kim M.
As the population ages, falls are becoming one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality. Joint disease (either osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis) is a well-known predictor of falls, and these medical conditions increase in accordance with the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Navidea raises $7.6M, regains listing compliance
Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals announced that it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Navidea claims victories in legal case with former CEO Navidea signs immunotherapy deal with IMV Navidea highlights rheumatoid arthritis results Navidea teams up with UAB to win NIH grant Navidea posts Q2 revenue decreases (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ultrasound Imaging Endpoints Fail to Provide Benefit in Patients With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - February 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Arthritis
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. ArthritisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - February 14, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery and the Incidence of Rheumatoid Arthritis Bariatric Surgery and the Incidence of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Are patients who have undergone bariatric surgery at a higher risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis? A new study examines the possible association.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Depression: a common comorbidity in women with rheumatoid arthritis-results from an Austrian cross-sectional study - Sautner J, Puchner R, Alkin A, Pieringer H.
OBJECTIVES: Previous research showed that depression is common in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the prevalence very much depends on different assessment tools and sociocultural differences, respectively. The main study aim and research question was t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Lab Discovery Offers Promise for Treating Multiple Sclerosis
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- A new discovery could lead to better treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases, such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report. MS occurs when immune cells get into the central... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mood Disorders Common With Rheumatoid Arthritis
FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2020 -- Depression and anxiety are common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Jan. 6 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. Wanruchada Katchamart, M.D., from Mahidol... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers Find Strong Association Between Males in Coal Mining Communities and Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - January 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news

Reasons for Methotrexate Non-Adherence in Patients With RA Reasons for Methotrexate Non-Adherence in Patients With RA
Why might certain rheumatoid arthritis patients choose not to adhere to methotrexate therapy? Could certain factors predict non-adherence?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ideal Clinical Pathway Improves Pregnancy Outcomes in RA Ideal Clinical Pathway Improves Pregnancy Outcomes in RA
Women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who adhere to an ideal clinical pathway have similar pregnancy outcomes as women in the general population, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

From depression to dementia, inflammation is medicine ’s new frontier | Edward Bullmore
The barrier between mind and body appears to be crumbling. Clinical practice and public perception need to catch upUnlikely as it may seem, #inflammation has become a hashtag. It seems to be everywhere suddenly, up to all sorts of tricks. Rather than simply being on our side, fighting infections and healing wounds, it turns out to have a dark side as well: the role it plays in causing us harm.It ’s now clear that inflammation is part of the problem in many, if not all, diseases of the body. And targeting immune or inflammatory causes of disease has led to a series of breakthroughs, from new treatments for rheumatoid ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Edward Bullmore Tags: Mental health Psychiatry Multiple sclerosis Depression Dementia Society Medical research Science UK news Alzheimer's Parkinson's disease Schizophrenia Source Type: news

Doc Guilty in'Heinous' Fraud Case Involving False Diagnoses Doc Guilty in'Heinous' Fraud Case Involving False Diagnoses
Jorge Zamora-Quezada, MD, falsely diagnosed patients has having rheumatoid arthritis, treated them with toxic drugs, and falsified medical records to mislead a federal investigation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Tatum O'Neal reveals her surgery scars and bruises left by rheumatoid arthritis
Actress Tatum O'Neal posted a photo to Instagram on Wednesday of her back covered in red marks, black-and-blue spots and long scratches, which she attributes to rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Exercises and remedies for Baker's cysts
A Baker ’s cyst is a sac of fluid that forms behind the knee. Here, learn about exercises and remedies that can help with prevention and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)
Title: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 13, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Time of day effect on balance performance, functional capacities and risk of fall in women with rheumatoid arthritis - Bouchaala F, Laatar R, Lahiani M, Zouabi A, Borji R, Rebai H, Sahli S.
This study explored the time of day effect of balance performance, functional capacities and risk of fall in three different times in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the association between these variations and those of RA sym... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Driving ability and safety in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review - Zhou DJ, Mikuls TR, Schmidt C, England BR, Bergman DA, Rizzo M, Merickel J, Michaud K.
OBJECTIVE: To identify whether rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with driving ability and/or the use of assistive devices or modifications to improve driving ability. METHODS: We conducted a systematic literature review following PRISMA guide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Adherence to Ideal Pathway in Pregnancy Reduces Risks in RA
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2020 -- For women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), adherence to an ideal clinical pathway during pregnancy is associated with a reduced risk for miscarriage and complicated birth, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Certain steps help lead to healthy pregnancies in women with rheumatoid arthritis
(Wiley) For women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), taking certain steps to ensure that they have a healthy pregnancy leads to a reduced risk of complicated birth or miscarriage, according to a study in Arthritis Care& Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Navidea claims victories in legal case with former CEO
Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals is claiming victories...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Navidea signs immunotherapy deal with IMV Navidea highlights rheumatoid arthritis results Navidea teams up with UAB to win NIH grant Navidea posts Q2 revenue decreases Navidea readies public stock offering (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

More January U.S. price hikes take 2020 tally to over 330 drugs with higher cost
AbbVie Inc on Thursday raised the cost of rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira, the world's top-selling medicine, joining other drugmakers that have now hiked U.S. prices of more than 330 prescription drugs for 2020, according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Depression May Worsen QOL in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 -- Patients with coexisting rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and depression tend to have higher disease activity and lower quality of life than patients without depression, according to a review published online Dec. 19 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Impact of rheumatoid arthritis and its management on falls, fracture and bone mineral density in UK Biobank - Clynes MA, Jameson K, Prieto-Alhambra D, Harvey NC, Cooper C, Dennison EM.
Objectives: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic chronic inflammatory disease which presents with polyarthritis in addition to extra-articular manifestations. Historically, studies have shown a link between RA and adverse musculoskeletal outcomes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Progression of Periodontal Disease in Early RA Progression of Periodontal Disease in Early RA
Rheumatoid arthritis and periodontal disease have been shown to be associated. What factors might contribute to the progression of periodontitis in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Switching From Rituximab to Biosimilar CT-P10 in RA Switching From Rituximab to Biosimilar CT-P10 in RA
CT-P10, a biosimilar of reference rituximab, may be a safe and effective treatment option for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gilead Submits Filgotinib New Drug Application to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Under Priority Review for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2019-- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) announced today that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for filgotinib, an... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - December 19, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Osteoarthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis
Title: Osteoarthritis vs. Rheumatoid ArthritisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - December 17, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Woman's bone-eating arthritis gave her collapsing 'telescoping fingers'
Doctors in the Turkish capital of Ankara said the woman had been having treatment for rheumatoid arthritis for 18 years. It caused a complication that ended up eating away the bones in her fingers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI Responses to Therapy and Radiographic Progression in RA MRI Responses to Therapy and Radiographic Progression in RA
Early changes in MRI after treatment initiation may be predictive of later radiographic progression in early rheumatoid arthritis.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Factors Examined for Time to First Rx for Biologic DMARD in RA
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2019 -- For older patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there is considerable variation in time to receipt of first biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) after prescription of the first conventional synthetic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Father ’s X chromosome may yield clues to higher rates of autoimmune disease in women
UCLA scientists have discovered one reason why autoimmune diseases are more prevalent in women than in men. While males inherit their mother ’s X chromosome and father’s Y chromosome, females inherit X chromosomes from both parents. New research, which shows differences in how each of those X chromosomes is regulated, suggests that the X chromosome that females get from their father may help to explain their more active immune system .“It’s been known for many years that women are more susceptible to autoimmune diseases than men are,” said lead study author Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl, a UCLA professor...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

FDA Approves Amgen's Biosimilar to J & J's Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug FDA Approves Amgen's Biosimilar to J & J's Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Amgen Inc's biosimilar copy of Johnson& Johnson's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, according to the regulator's website.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pharmacist News Source Type: news

FDA approves Amgen's biosimilar to J & J's rheumatoid arthritis drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Amgen Inc's biosimilar copy of Johnson& Johnson's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, according to the regulator's website. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Palm, Finger Temps Higher on Thermal Imaging in RA Patients
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 -- Palm and finger temperatures are significantly increased in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) without active inflammation compared with healthy controls, according to a study published online Nov. 25 in Scientific... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High-Dose Flu Shot May Be Best in Rheumatoid Arthritis High-Dose Flu Shot May Be Best in Rheumatoid Arthritis
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a high-dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (HD-TIV) is safe and potentially more immunogenic than a standard-dose quadrivalent vaccine (SD-QIV), a randomized controlled, active-comparator trial suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Drug decreases gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis
(University of California - Riverside) A research team led by biomedical scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has found that a drug approved by the FDA to treat rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis can repair permeability defects in the gut's epithelium. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pharmacy benefits manager Abarca inks discount deal for Amgen's Enbrel
Abarca, a small Puerto Rico-based pharmacy benefits manager, said on Tuesday Amgen Inc had agreed to give its health insurer clients an additional discount on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel, if patients discontinue taking it after three months. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA Approves RediTrex (methotrexate) for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, and Psoriasis
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for RediTrex, its new... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - December 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Matrix of Factors Predicts Rapid Progression in Early RA Matrix of Factors Predicts Rapid Progression in Early RA
A matrix of four factors usually assessed at baseline in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis might help to quickly identify those at risk for rapid progression of radiographic erosions, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

FDA approves Pfizer's biosimilar, ABRILADA ™ (adalimumab-afzb) for multiple inflammatory conditions
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ABRILADA™ (adalimumab-afzb), as a biosimilar to Humira® (adalimumab),(1) for the treatment of certain patients with rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, adult Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and plaque psoriasis.(2) (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - December 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Pfizer Business and Industry Source Type: news

The relationship between anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation and quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis - Be şirli A, Alptekin JÖ, Kaymak D, Ozer OA.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease and many patients with RA experience lifelong anxiety and depression. The aim of this study is to provide an assessment of anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, disease activity and quality of life in patien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Comprehensive reviews by leading experts focus on challenging areas of vitamin D research
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Although much is known about the important role of vitamin D in bone metabolism and in certain areas of non-skeletal health, there are many open questions and topics of debate. This special issue of Calcified Tissue International features seven state-of-the-art expert reviews which provide insights into current consensus and new directions of research in a wide range of topics -- including vitamin D's role in maternal health, rheumatoid arthritis, respiratory disease, and muscle. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Lung in a Cohort of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients The Lung in a Cohort of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Learn about the different types of lung disease associated with rheumatoid arthritis, and find out how they are best treated.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Heat scanners could detect rheumatoid arthritis 'because patients' palms are hotter than normal' 
People with palm temperatures of 31.5°C (88.7°F) or higher were more likely to have rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers at the University of Malta. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thermal cameras effective in detecting rheumatoid arthritis
(Staffordshire University) A new study, published today in Scientific Reports, highlights that thermal imaging has the potential to become an important method to assess Rheumatoid Arthritis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Through my eyes: Living with shoulder arthritis
My name is Rudy Kadlub, and I'm a 70-year-old powerlifter. This is my story of how I continued to break world records after shoulder surgery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Comorbidities Before, After Diagnosis
Increased odds of inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 diabetes, VTE seen before RA diagnosis versus controls (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 21, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Comorbidities Before, After Diagnosis
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2019 -- There are associations between rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and multiple comorbidities before and after diagnosis, with inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 diabetes, and venous thromboembolism (VTE) occurring more often... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study Spots Ties Between Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Diseases
The study included 821 RA patients and 2,455 people without the disease. Researchers identified 11 health conditions associated with rheumatoid arthritis, including epilepsy and pulmonary fibrosis. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news