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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms - See a GP if you show this uncommon sign
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms develop gradually over a number of weeks, and can include joint pain and inflammation. But, you should see a doctor immediately if you show this uncommon sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers discover the unexpected role of platelets in immune response
(Universit é Laval) Platelets play a much bigger role in our immune system than previously thought, according to Universit é Laval researchers. In addition to their role in coagulation and healing, platelets also act as the immune system's first responders when a virus, bacterium, or allergen enters the bloodstream. This discovery opens the door to new ways to treat patients with septic shock caused by viral or bacterial infection and people with auto-immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Drinking milk, eating beef could cause arthritis
Researchers at the University of Central Florida discovered that bacteria commonly found in milk and beef is linked to rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune and inflammatory disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could a bacterium found in milk trigger rheumatoid arthritis?
New research examines people with rheumatoid arthritis and finds that many of them have a genetic predisposition for the disease and a common bacterium. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Arthritis / Rheumatology Source Type: news

You Asked: Is It Bad for You to Read the News Constantly?
A recent survey from the American Psychological Association found that, for many Americans, “news consumption has a downside.” More than half of Americans say the news causes them stress, and many report feeling anxiety, fatigue or sleep loss as a result, the survey shows. Yet one in 10 adults checks the news every hour, and fully 20% of Americans report “constantly” monitoring their social media feeds—which often exposes them to the latest news headlines, whether they like it or not. Of course, many people feel it’s important to stay informed. And it’s understandable that news you...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology Research Source Type: news

Arthritis pain - get rid of joint pain and inflammation by eating these everyday
RHEUMATOID arthritis pain could be eased by eating more of this fruit everyday. The berries could help to reduce symptoms, including joint pain and inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds bacteria in milk linked to rheumatoid arthritis
(University of Central Florida) A strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef may be a trigger for developing rheumatoid arthritis in people who are genetically at risk, according to a new study from the University of Central Florida. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: These people suffer the WORST joint pai - are you affected?
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and stiffness. But, some people are more at risk of greater pain than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: These people suffer WORSE joint pain - are you affected?
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and stiffness. But, some people are more at risk of greater pain than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Joint pain is worse in these people - are you affected?
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and stiffness. But, some people are more at risk of greater pain than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause exacerbates symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
According to a study, published inRheumatology, women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer more severity in their symptoms, and an increased speed of disease progression, after menopause.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 29, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis signs - Do YOU have this unlikely symptom of the condition?
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain and inflammation. But, an eye condition could be an unlikely sign of the auto-immune condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause found to worsen symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
(Oxford University Press USA) A recent study published in Rheumatology suggests that women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer a greater decline in physical function following menopause. After studying 8,189 women with rheumatoid arthritis, researchers found that pre-menopausal women experienced a slower physical decline than those that were post-menopausal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anika extends deal with UMass Amherst to develop rheumatoid arthritis therapy
Anika Therapeutics (NSDQ:ANIK) has inked a deal to extend its two-year-long collaboration with the Institute for Applied Life Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The group plans to focus its efforts on developing a novel therapeutic candidate to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Anika and UMass reported that it hopes to bring the product into clinical trials to support a potential regulatory submission. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Anika extends deal with UMass Amherst to develop rheumatoid arthritis therapy appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 25, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Wall Street Beat Anika Therapeutics Inc. Source Type: news

U.S. Appeals Court Invalidates J & J Patent on Remicade U.S. Appeals Court Invalidates J & J Patent on Remicade
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that invalidated a crucial Johnson& Johnson patent on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade, limiting J&J ’ s ability to seek damages from Pfizer Inc over its launch of a lower-cost version of the drug.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Can You Inject Without the Needle?
Patients aren’t typically thrilled by the prospect of needles, and sharps can pose hazards for patients and caretakers. So, could an injectable device be developed without a needle? Andrew Coats, senior director of engineering at Portal Instruments, will be exploring the possibilities in the upcoming Pharmapack 2018 presentation, “Needle-free injectors: considerations for adopting next gen technology.” Portal has developed a needle-free injector based off jet-injector technology, which is essentially a high-speed jet of drug that is much smaller than a needle and can deliver up to 1 mL to the subcutaneous...
Source: MDDI - January 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis cure? Eating more fibre could get rid of painful joint problems
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms could be reduced by eating a high-fibre diet, researchers have claimed. Fruits, vegetables and nuts could help to relieve painful joints. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis cure? Add this to your diet to get rid of painful symptoms
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms could be reduced by eating a high-fibre diet, researchers have claimed. Fruits, vegetables and nuts could help to relieve painful joints. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. appeals court upholds ruling invalidating J & J patent on Remicade
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that invalidated a crucial Johnson& Johnson patent on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade, limiting J&J ’s ability to seek damages from Pfizer Inc over its launch of a lower-cost version of the drug. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ultrasound vs MRI in Rheumatoid Arthritis
(MedPage Today) -- Which is better for detecting synovitis? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Five supplements to ease pain in the knee, hip and hands
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a condition that can cause pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints, particular in the knee, hip and hands. Carrying out every day tasks can often be difficult, but taking natural supplements could help ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Five ways to ease pain and symptoms in the knee, hip and hands
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a condition that causes swelling and stiffness in the joints, particularly in the knee, hip and hands. Here are five natural treatment methods you can use to try ease the pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: If You Feel Fatigued
-- It's normal to feel tired every now and then. But when fatigue becomes chronic, it may be time to visit your doctor. Possible causes for fatigue include certain conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, some medications or recovery after major... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Confer Higher Cardiac and Infection Risks Rheumatoid Arthritis May Confer Higher Cardiac and Infection Risks
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at increased risk of serious infections, myocardial infarction (MI), and coronary heart disease (CHD), an analysis of Medicare claims data suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Scientists shed light on a key molecular mechanism of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
(VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)) An international team of researchers led by prof. Savvas Savvides (VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research) has unraveled a crucial aspect of the molecular basis of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease. Focusing on the immunomodulatory cytokine IL-23 they discovered that its pro-inflammatory activity, which underlies a wide range of inflammatory diseases, critically depends on structural activation of the cytokine by its receptor, IL-23R. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fibre-rich muesli can help ward off arthritis
A team from Germany's Friedrich-Alexander-Universit ät Erlangen-Nürnberg recommend eating one breakfast food daily to reduce symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lithuanian scientists have solution for shaky hands condition
(Kaunas University of Technology) ViLim Ball technology created at a Lithuanian startup company Fidens helps to reduce uncontrollable shaking hands, which is one of the symptoms of essential tremor. The technology is effective in 7 out of 10 cases, and it can also be used to alleviate morning stiffness of joints for rheumatoid arthritis sufferers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cereal can ward off arthritis: How a high-fibre diet can beat the condition
EATING a bowl of muesli a day could be the key to warding off rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interventions for Depression and Anxiety in Persons With RA Interventions for Depression and Anxiety in Persons With RA
How are depression and anxiety treated in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and how effective are the interventions?Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms? Five natural ways to ease pain in the knee, hip and hands
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints - symptoms usually affect the knee, hip and hands. While there is no cure there are a number of ways to get relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6th World Congress on Controversies, Debates & Consensus in Bone, Muscle & Joint Diseases (BMJD)
The 6th BMJD Congress will address the most burning questions in the field of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Inflammatory Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Spondyloarthropathy, Lupus, and more.  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - January 11, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Meetings Events Source Type: news

What is rheumatoid arthritis? Are you at risk of the painful condition?
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, swelling and stiffness. But, what causes the long-term autoimmune condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Every £1 invested in medical research delivers a return equivalent to 25p every year, forever
This study shows that funding research into these conditions not only delivers direct health benefits to patients, it is also hugely beneficial to the UK economy, helping to lay the foundations for a healthier, wealthier future.“This report supports previous findings that investing in biomedical research delivers an annual return of about 25 pence per pound in perpetuity, offering an indisputable economic benefit. This new figure ably illustrates why scientific research has earnt its place at the heart of a modern industrial strategy.”Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research and Evidence, Department of Hea...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - January 10, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Every £1 invested in medical research delivers a return equivalent to 25p every year, forever
This study shows that funding research into these conditions not only delivers direct health benefits to patients, it is also hugely beneficial to the UK economy, helping to lay the foundations for a healthier, wealthier future.“This report supports previous findings that investing in biomedical research delivers an annual return of about 25 pence per pound in perpetuity, offering an indisputable economic benefit. This new figure ably illustrates why scientific research has earnt its place at the heart of a modern industrial strategy.”Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research and Evidence, Department of Hea...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - January 10, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis pain? Tai Chi could improve symptoms in the knee, hip and hands
RHEUMATOID arthritis pain is a condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints - the knees, hips and hands are the most common effected areas. While there is no cure, there are a number of remedies which have been found to ease the pain, including Tai Chi. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you suffer from morning stiffness? It could be a sign of arthritis
RHEUMATOID arthritis affects more than 400,000 people in the UK. Suffering from morning stiffness for this amount of time could be an early sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-Dose vs Low-Dose Methotrexate in Patients With RA High-Dose vs Low-Dose Methotrexate in Patients With RA
Could higher doses of methotrexate offer additional benefits to patients with early rheumatoid arthritis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Suffering from morning stiffness for this amount of time could be a sign of arthritis
RHEUMATOID arthritis affects more than 400,000 people in the UK. Suffering from morning stiffness for this amount of time could be an early sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Humira ’ s Best-Selling Drug Formula: Start at a High Price. Go Higher.
AbbVie ’ s anti-inflammatory drug Humira was never cheap, selling for about $19,000 a year in 2012. It ’ s gone up by 100 percent since then. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DANNY HAKIM Tags: vis-multimedia Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Health Insurance and Managed Care Rheumatoid Arthritis AbbVie Inc Abbott Laboratories Source Type: news

Biosimilars, Biologics, New Legal Challenges for RA Treatments Biosimilars, Biologics, New Legal Challenges for RA Treatments
Early last winter, Pfizer launched its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment, Inflectra, pricing it 15 percent below the $4,000-a-dose wholesale price of Remicade, the drug for which it is a close copy.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis Drugs Show How US Drug Prices Defy Economics Arthritis Drugs Show How US Drug Prices Defy Economics
Wholesale prices for Humira and Enbrel, the two most commonly used treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, known as RA, increased more than 70 percent in the past three years.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

The Role of Female Hormonal Factors in the Development of RA The Role of Female Hormonal Factors in the Development of RA
In what ways might female hormonal factors contribute to the development of rheumatoid arthritis?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Arthritis Drugs Show How U.S. Drug Prices Defy Economics
Drugs that treat rheumatoid arthritis started out costing about $10,000 a year. Ten years later, they list for more than $40,000. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis Drugs Show How Drug Prices Defy Economics
Drugs that treat rheumatoid arthritis started out costing about $10,000 a year. Ten years later, they list for more than $40,000. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Deadly skin cancer could be halted with arthritis drug
Adding a drug for rheumatoid arthritis to existing treatments for melanoma skin cancer halted cancer cell growth in mice, researchers report. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Sirukumab for Rheumatoid Arthritis Sirukumab for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Could sirukumab provide another safe and effective treatment option for rheumatoid arthritis patients who did not adequately respond to other therapies?Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Can yoga or tai chi help control rheumatoid arthritis?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How can I decrease the fatigue of rheumatoid arthritis?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How can I ease rheumatoid arthritis symptoms at night?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selective suppression of inflammation could deplete HIV and control HIV activation
(Case Western Reserve University) A class of anti-inflammatory drugs already FDA-approved for rheumatoid arthritis could 'purge' the reservoir of infected immune cells in people infected by HIV, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 21, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news