HCQ for RA: Not a Great Idea?
(MedPage Today) -- Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) appeared less safe from a cardiovascular standpoint than methotrexate in older patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), analysis of Medicare data indicated. Among RA patients 65 and older with a history... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - June 28, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Hydroxychloroquine Risk Found in Some Older Patients With RA Hydroxychloroquine Risk Found in Some Older Patients With RA
Hydroxychloroquine initiation in older patients with rheumatoid arthritis and heart failure was associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular events compared with methotrexate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Is arthritis making your life a misery? Try a workout... or a chat!
Exercise and talking therapy could help thousands of patients with rheumatoid arthritis combat crippling fatigue, a study suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel Anti-TNF Shines in Rheumatoid Arthritis Trial
(MedPage Today) -- A new way of inhibiting tumor necrosis factor (TNF) for treating rheumatoid arthritis showed strong results in a phase II/III clinical trial, researchers said. About 75% to 80% of patients receiving an investigational agent... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - June 24, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Risk Score Developed for RA-Linked Interstitial Lung Disease
THURSDAY, June 23, 2022 -- A score has been developed to stratify the risk for subclinical rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease (RA-ILD), according to a study published online May 18 in Arthritis& Rheumatology. Juge... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most Common Allergies Not Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis
TUESDAY, June 21, 2022 -- Most common allergies are not associated with the risk for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but some allergic conditions, including animal dander allergy and atopic dermatitis, are associated with increased RA risk, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Real-World Data Show All RA Drug Classes Not Created Equal
(MedPage Today) -- Clear differences were apparent among the three major types of targeted medications for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a large European registry study. For one, patients using inhibitors of the Janus-associated kinase (JAK) pathway... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - June 17, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

The Incidence of TJA in RA in the Era of Biologics The Incidence of TJA in RA in the Era of Biologics
A new study examines the question of whether the effectiveness of biologic therapies have reduced the need for total joint arthroplasty among patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Death Risk Spikes With New Onset-Depression After RA Diagnosis Death Risk Spikes With New Onset-Depression After RA Diagnosis
Developing depression after a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis substantially increased the risk for death over 10 years in a large Danish population study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 15, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Carpal Tunnel?
Title: Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Carpal Tunnel?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/15/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - June 15, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Heart Failure?
Title: Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Heart Failure?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/15/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - June 15, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

F.D.A. Approves Alopecia Drug That Restores Hair Growth in Many Patients
The drug, made by Eli Lilly, is already used for rheumatoid arthritis, and could be followed by two more drugs from other companies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: your-feed-science Alopecia Areata Eli Lilly and Company Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Arthritis Donor's Legacy, and Patient Care, at Risk
(MedPage Today) -- For Nerida Zapata, 55, it's difficult to remember the awful times she experienced before becoming a patient of a free arthritis clinic in South Florida. Eight years ago, Zapata, who has rheumatoid arthritis, could barely walk... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - June 9, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

The Shocking Truth About Electric Baths
The galvanic bath was once used to treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis but was later declared quackery. Now, the practice is making a comeback. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balance and prospective falls in patients with rheumatoid arthritis - Wiegmann S, Armbrecht G, Borucki D, Buehring B, Buttgereit F, Detzer C, Schaumburg D, Zeiner KN, Dietzel R.
The objective of this study was to identify associations between variables of postural control with prospec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news