Anti-SSA, Anti-SSB Antibodies Low in RA Patients Wishing to Conceive
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who wish to conceive, the prevalence of anti-Sjögren's syndrome-related antigen A (anti-SSA) and anti-Sjögren's syndrome-related antigen B (anti-SSB) antibodies is low,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: The fruit juice that gives you a threefold risk of developing arthritis
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. The role diet plays in the development of rheumatoid arthritis is the subject of ongoing research. A review into the current literature found a particular fruit juice can hike your risk of the chronic condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk Factors ID ’ d for VTE, ASCVD in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease increased twofold after unprovoked VTE in rheumatoid arthritis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Risk Factors ID'd for VTE, ASCVD in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there are common risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), and the risk for ASCVD is increased after unprovoked VTE,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is Crohn's Disease Related to Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Title: Is Crohn's Disease Related to Rheumatoid Arthritis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 20, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Qualify for Long-Term Disability?
Title: Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Qualify for Long-Term Disability?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 20, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

What Foods Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Worse?
Title: What Foods Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Worse?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 20, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

What Are the 7 Diagnostic Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Title: What Are the 7 Diagnostic Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 20, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

AbbVie, Lilly Face Fresh Delays in FDA Approval for Expanded Use of Arthritis Drugs AbbVie, Lilly Face Fresh Delays in FDA Approval for Expanded Use of Arthritis Drugs
AbbVie and Lilly are facing fresh delays in the approval of their respective rheumatoid arthritis drugs for treating the chronic skin disease eczema as the US health regulator assesses the new class of treatment over safety concerns.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Four signs of arthritis that do not involve your joints - lesser-known
ARTHRITIS is typically characterised by joint pain, stiffness and swelling, but the symptoms do not stop there. According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence , there are four non-joint symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis, a common type of inflammatory arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause IBD?
Title: Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause IBD?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 13, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Four strategies to ease painful rheumatoid flares
RHEUMATOID arthritis is the result of an overactive immune system that not only attacks pathogens, such as viruses, but attempts to harm your own body. In this case, the synovial lining found around your joints is the target. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: Three vegetables reported to make arthritis symptoms worse
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. Reports have linked certain vegetables to worsening symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis - what does the evidence say? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NYUAD study maps nanobody structure, leading to new ways to potentially fight diseases
(New York University) For the first time in the UAE, researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi have used nuclear magnetic resonance techniques to determine the structure of a specific nanobody, Nb23, potentially leading to a better understanding of how this small protein derived from an antibody type, found only in camelids (i.e camels, llamas, and alpacas) and sharks, can fight diseases ranging from rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and psoriasis to lymphoma and breast cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

NIDCR's Summer 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Summer 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR to Release Report on Oral Health in America As a 20-year follow-up to the seminal Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, NIDCR will release Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges in the fall of 2021. The report will illuminate new directions...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 1, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

RA Predictors ID'd in Undifferentiated Large Joint Arthritis
MONDAY, June 28, 2021 -- Autoantibody positivity and subclinical synovitis are independent predictors of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) among patients presenting with undifferentiated large joint arthritis, according to a study published online June 23... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA authorizes rheumatoid arthritis drug for emergency use to treat severely ill COVID-19 patients
Actemra, which is manufactured by Roche, will be given to hospitalized patients who are already receiving steroid drugs, oxygen and other measures to fight the virus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adults With Psoriasis More Likely to Have Rheumatoid Arthritis
THURSDAY, June 24, 2021 -- Adults with psoriasis have an increased likelihood of having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared with adults without psoriasis, according to a study published online June 15 in the Journal of the American Academy of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Improving uniformity and quality of care for people undergoing intra-articular injection
(European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology) Intra-articular therapies (IAT) are frequently used to treat joint conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis. The procedure involves inserting a needle into the space between the bones of the joint to deliver a medicine. The types of medicines used in IAT techniques vary, from steroids to radiopharmaceuticals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

App to Monitor RA Symptoms Does Not Improve Disease Outcomes
WEDNESDAY, June 23, 2021 -- Use of a smartphone application (app) to monitor patient-reported outcomes does not improve satisfaction or disease outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but patients are likely to recommend the app, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Highlights From EULAR 2021 Rheumatoid Arthritis Highlights From EULAR 2021
Dr Ronald van Vollenhoven discusses key reports on RA from EULAR 2021, including how COVID-19 affects patients on RA therapy, predictors of risk and treatment response, and data on upadacitinib.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology ReCAP Source Type: news

Yoga can be used as adjunct therapy in inflammatory rheumatoid arthritis management: Study
The results of the study suggested that there was a decrease in disease activity after yoga. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis warning: The hidden ingredient that can trigger inflammation - what to avoid
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes debilitating joint complaints. An ingredient found in many dietary staples can trigger inflammatory symptoms - what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriatic Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Have Comparable Impact on Hand Strength, Fine Motor Skills, and Function
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - June 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

COVID-19 morbidity and mortality in people with rheumatic diseases
(European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology) Population-based data shared at the EULAR 2021 congress -- The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 virus (SARS-CoV-2) is of particular concern for people with inflammatory diseases, and there are concerns that these people may be at higher risk and have poorer outcomes. However, at present the implications remain poorly understood. Population-based data from Spain show individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) had an increased risk of COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization compared to the general population. Similarly, data fr...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Decline in excess risk of dementia and heart failure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
(European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology) Data released at the 2021 EULAR congress show a substantial decline in the risk of both dementia and heart failure in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) onset in the 2000s as compared to 1980s -- coinciding with the advent of novel biologic treatments for RA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Passive smoking and air pollution -- links to arthritis development and poor response to therapy
(European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology) New data shared at the EULAR 2021 Virtual Congress -- There is increasing evidence that environmental air pollution is associated with people developing inflammatory arthritis. At the 2021 EULAR congress, a large population-based study of French women reports passive exposure to smoking during childhood or adulthood increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A second study in Italy found that air pollution also has an impact - with air pollution levels showing an association with failure of biologic therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Elderly patients are not at increased risk of serious infections with new disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs compared to conventional synthetic treatments
(European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology) German RABBIT registry data -- Elderly people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are generally at increased risk of serious infections. At the same time, some anti-rheumatic treatments have been associated with a higher serious infection risk, but the extent to which older people are exposed to higher risks with some newer classes of therapy is an open question. Results of this study suggest that treatment with new classes of drugs is not associated with an increased risk of serious infection in elderly patients above 70 years of age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NICE recommends treatment options for moderate rheumatoid arthritis
NICE has published final draft guidance which recommends several treatment options for around 25,000 people with moderate rheumatoid arthritis that have not responded to conventional therapies. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 15, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Understanding the impact of patient empowerment and remote management in rheumatoid arthritis
(European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology) Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. It can also cause fatigue, and the underlying inflammation may affect other body systems. In people with RA, low empowerment is associated with worse health. Interventions to improve empowerment may include helping people to master their pain, increase physical function, and improve physical activity. Remote technologies to support patient-reported self-assessment may help improve patient empowerment and disease management. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis early signs: The 12 early signs of this debilitating condition
RHEUMATOID arthritis can be devastating for those diagnosed, you must seek treatment early. Here are 12 early indicators of this condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Higher Arthritis Risk
In addition to the increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis from active smoking found in previous research, a new study finds that even exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with a higher risk of the disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mortality of Sepsis in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Single-Center Retrospective Analysis and Comparison With a Control Group
This study investigated clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with RA admitted to the ICU for sepsis and compared the results to a control cohort without RA. Methods: All patients with RA as well as sex-, age-, and admission year-matched controls admitted to the ICU of a university hospital for sepsis between 2006 and 2019 were retrospectively analyzed. Mortality was calculated for both the groups, and multivariate logistic regression was used to determine independent risk factors for sepsis mortality. The positive predictive value of common ICU scores was also investigated. Results: The study included 49 patie...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis True RA? Is Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis True RA?
A new study examines the question of whether a spondyloarthritis diagnosis should be considered in seronegative rheumatoid arthritis patients.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Higher Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Secondhand Smoke Linked to Higher Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
In addition to the increased risk of RA from active smoking shown in previous research, a new study finds that even exposure to passive smoking is associated with a higher risk of the disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Gene Variant Confirmed as Strong Predictor of Lung Disease in RA Gene Variant Confirmed as Strong Predictor of Lung Disease in RA
The MUC5B promoter variant is associated with a large increased risk of interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Nintedanib Slows Interstitial Lung Disease in Patients With RA Nintedanib Slows Interstitial Lung Disease in Patients With RA
Nintedanib slowed progression of interstitial lung disease associated with rheumatoid arthritis in a subgroup analysis of a phase 3 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Patients Taking Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Respond Less Well to COVID-19 Vaccine
(NYU Langone Health / NYU Grossman School of Medicine) One-quarter of people who take the drug methotrexate for common immune system disorders -- from rheumatoid arthritis to multiple sclerosis -- mount a weaker immune response to a COVID-19 vaccine, a new study shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus during COVID-19 quarantine period
This study aimed to investigate self-reported symptoms of disease flares among patients with rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Long-COVID-19 Patients Are Getting Diagnosed With Little-Known Illnesses Like POTS
The day Dr. Elizabeth Dawson was diagnosed with COVID-19, she awoke feeling as if she had a bad hangover. Four months later, in February 2021, she tested negative for the virus, but her symptoms have only worsened. Dawson is among what Dr. David Goldstein, head of the National Institutes of Health’s Autonomic Medicine Section, called “waves and waves” of “long-haul” COVID patients who remain sick long after testing negative for the virus. A significant percentage are suffering from syndromes that few doctors understand or treat, primarily postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and ch...
Source: TIME: Health - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cindy Loose / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Run in the Family
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Arthritis drug may limit COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness, study finds
COVID-19 vaccines may not be as effective in people who take a drug for rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, according to a study published Tuesday by the journal Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RA Linked to Restrictive, Obstructive Spirometry Patterns
Compared with controls, rheumatoid arthritis was associated with lower percent predicted FEV1, percent predicted FVC, and FEV1/FVC (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 25, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

RA Linked to Restrictive, Obstructive Spirometry Patterns
TUESDAY, May 25, 2021 -- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with restrictive and obstructive spirometry patterns, with the strongest associations seen for severe patterns, according to a study published online May 13 in Arthritis&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Blood Tests Diagnose Rheumatoid Arthritis
What Blood Tests Are Done to Diagnose Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Understanding the risks with arthritis pain medications
May is Arthritis Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the risks associated with arthritis pain medications. Arthritis is a leading cause of pain and disability worldwide. Arthritis pain can interfere with your daily activities and enjoyment of life. The two main types of arthritis -- osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 25, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Study: Arthritis drug cuts death risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients with pneumonia
Treatment with a rheumatoid arthritis drug reduced the risk for death from pneumonia caused by COVID-19 among hospitalized patients by nearly 40%, a study published Monday by JAMA Internal Medicine found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause a Rash
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Upadacitinib (Rinvoq) Could Be Promising New Option Against Eczema
FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 -- A pill called upadacitinib, already approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis, might also ease another common immunological condition -- eczema. In two phase 3 clinical trials, patients with moderate to severe eczema showed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news