Genes may predict treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis, study finds
Genetic profiling of the diseased joint tissue can identify whether specific drug treatments will work to treat rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep Problems Not a Major Issue in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Existing sleep problems related mainly to disease - related measures, such as pain and reduced function, more so than disease duration (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 18, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Sleep Problems Not a Major Issue in Rheumatoid Arthritis
WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2022 -- Sleep problems are not excessive in patients with newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study recently published in RMD Open. Lauren Lyne, from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prevalence of Multimorbidity Up in Rheumatoid Arthritis
MONDAY, May 16, 2022 -- Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an increased prevalence of multimorbidity, according to a study recently published in RMD Open. Cynthia S. Crowson, Ph.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Can I Improve My Grip Strength With Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Title: How Can I Improve My Grip Strength With Rheumatoid Arthritis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 12, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Three less obvious warning signs - none involve joint pain
IN THE UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other similar joint conditions, though signs and symptoms can vary. The Arthritis Foundation says studies show that up to 80 percent of people with rheumatoid arthritis have at least some sense of feeling run down, and more than 50 percent have high levels of fatigue. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment for finger-bending disease may be ‘gamechanger’
Clinical trial seems to show Dupuytren ’s disease reversed by rheumatoid arthritis drugResearchers have hailed a breakthrough in the treatment of a common, incurable disease that causes hand deformities by bending the fingers firmly into the palm.A clinical trial at Oxford and Edinburgh Universities found that a drug used for rheumatoid arthritis appeared to drive Dupuytren ’s disease into reverse when used early on, a result described as a potential “gamechanger” for patients.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 5, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Medical research Health Science UK news Source Type: news

Maternal Autoimmune Diseases Up Risk of Mental Illness in Children Maternal Autoimmune Diseases Up Risk of Mental Illness in Children
The risk of mental disorders was 16% higher in offspring whose mothers had autoimmune diseases such as diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, a new study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 3, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

One Benefit We Don't See From RA Biologics
(MedPage Today) -- Disability claims in the U.S. related to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were just as common in 2015 as in 1999, a government researcher found, against expectations that the advent of biologic therapy would have led to a steady decrease... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 2, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Restrictive, Vegan-Based Diet Linked to Fewer RA Symptoms Restrictive, Vegan-Based Diet Linked to Fewer RA Symptoms
A small, randomized, crossover study suggests a vegan diet improves joint pain in rheumatoid arthritis, but the findings are unclear.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Green tea may help 'block' the production of molecules that cause joint damage
DRINKING green tea has been lauded for a number of health benefits. Indeed, it may help people suffering with rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Fat Vegan Diet May Bring Relief From Rheumatoid Arthritis
New study suggests it might, but there are still plenty of questions (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche reports good sales growth in the first quarter of 2022
Basel, 25 April 2022Group sales increase 11%1 at constant exchange rates (CER) and 10% in Swiss francsPharmaceuticals Divisionsales up 6%; continued strong sales of new medicines for severe diseases. Impact of biosimilars decreases as expected.Diagnostics Divisionsales grow 24% due to good momentum in base business and continued high demand for COVID-19 tests. After a strong first quarter, significant decline in COVID-19-related testing expected.Highlights in the first quarter:FDA approval of Vabysmo (severe eye diseases); CHMP recommends EU approval of Polivy combination (aggressive form of blood cancer), Tecentriq (early...
Source: Roche Media News - April 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche reports good sales growth in the first quarter of 2022
Group sales increase 11%1 at constant exchange rates (CER) and 10% in Swiss francsPharmaceuticals Divisionsales up 6%; continued strong sales of new medicines for severe diseases. Impact of biosimilars decreases as expected.Diagnostics Divisionsales grow 24% due to good momentum in base business and continued high demand for COVID-19 tests. After a strong first quarter, significant decline in COVID-19-related testing expected.Highlights in the first quarter:FDA approval of Vabysmo (severe eye diseases); CHMP recommends EU approval of Polivy combination (aggressive form of blood cancer), Tecentriq (early-stage non-small cel...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Do you feel stiff? It is a key rheumatoid arthritis sign
MANY people may attribute aches and pains to growing older, but stiffness is actually a key sign of arthritis. Arthritis can affect people of all ages, and it is important to spot symptoms for pain management. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news