Arthritis: Try these 10p Glucosamine tablets to soothe joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis, osteoarthritis and other types of the condition cause pain to sufferers at joints including the knee, hands and hip. Arthritis symptoms include fatigue, joint swelling and tenderness. To help treat the condition, try these amazing 10p tablets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Startup aims to give castoff Vertex drug new life as Alzheimer ’s treatment
In 2001, Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced that it was halting development of a rheumatoid arthritis drug. The treatment, which was designed to block a certain enzyme linked to inflammation, had showed promise in clinical trials, but animal studies turned up worrying side effects of the central nervous system. The drug, a small molecule with the generic name neflamapimod, was largely forgotten until a tiny Cambridge startup called EIP Pharma licensed the rights to it from Vertex in 2014. Led by a… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Startup aims to give castoff Vertex drug new life as Alzheimer ’s treatment
In 2001, Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced that it was halting development of a rheumatoid arthritis drug. The treatment, which was designed to block a certain enzyme linked to inflammation, had showed promise in clinical trials, but animal studies turned up worrying side effects of the central nervous system. The drug, a small molecule with the generic name neflamapimod, was largely forgotten until a tiny Cambridge startup called EIP Pharma licensed the rights to it from Vertex in 2014. Led by a… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Study links rheumatoid arthritis, Huntington's disease
Researchers have found a genetic link between rheumatoid arthritis and Huntington's disease, which shows promise of new treatment for both conditions. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Joint resolution: A link between Huntington's disease and rheumatoid arthritis
(University of California - San Diego) Using new analytic tools, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have decoded the epigenetic landscape for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a common autoimmune disease that affects more than 1.3 million Americans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arthritis: Try this exercise to relieve pain in your hands
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include pain in the joints, stiffness and swelling. This is just one type of arthritis, with others including psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis. You can try these easy hand exercises to reduce the symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis pain: Five symptoms you should never ignore - are you at risk?
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms often develop gradually over time. These are the warning signs of the auto-immune condition - are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SQI Brings Diagnostics Direct to Consumers Through Collaboration
SQI Diagnostics is hoping to expand its presence into the rapidly growing direct-to-consumer diagnostic testing market, through a collaboration with Microdrop. The consumer diagnostic market is valued at $173 million and is predicted to grow to $350 million by 2020, according to statistics provided by Kalorama Information. The field is very lucrative and the collaboration with Microdrop would be an entry point for SQI Diagnostics.  “As a diagnostics company we always value and respect the diagnostic expertise of physicians and performing laboratories,” Russell Peloquin, VP of global commercial operati...
Source: MDDI - May 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Hepatitis B Impedes Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer patients reached therapeutic targets, more had radiographic progression (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - May 10, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Discovery of novel biomarker with remarkable specificity to rheumatoid arthritis
(University of Tsukuba) University of Tsukuba-centered researchers identified the protein citrullinated ITIH4 as a new biomarker with high specificity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Notably, citrullinated ITIH4 levels were specifically increased in sera of patients with RA and significantly correlated with disease activity. Citrullinated ITIH4 might be a novel biomarker to distinguish RA from other rheumatic diseases and for assessing disease activity in patients with RA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 10, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Clinical trials by pharmaceutical companies still gasping for transparency
Data available in the public domain shows Malpani Hospital has conducted over 40 clinical trials for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Stress Lead to Rheumatoid Arthritis? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests the answer is no (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Five tricks to ease chronic pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include pain, swelling and redness in affected joints. Treatment tends to focus on soothing these symptoms through medication or exercises. The Arthritis Foundation recommends these five tricks to calm pain in your joints. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Dumping junk food can soothe the symptoms, study finds
RHEUMATOID arthritis, and other forms of the condition, symptoms include pain in the joints, stiffness and fatigue. A new study, however, has found that eating junk food, and others high in fat, may increase your risk of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biosimilar Switch Succeeds in Single Center
(MedPage Today) -- Disease activity scores improved significantly after the change in rheumatoid arthritis patients (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - May 4, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: Eat this much of amazing 99p food to soothe painful symptoms
RHEUMATOID arthritis, and other forms of the condition, cause pain to affected joints, such as the knee, hip or finger joints. Pain relief can include taking medication or changing your diet to eat products that can soothe symptoms, such as nuts. You should eat this many nuts a day to control arthritis pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novartis biosimilar cancer drug hits U.S. regulatory bump
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis AG said its biosimilar version of rituximab to treat blood cancers and immunological diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis had not won regulatory approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Obesity Linked With Disability in RA Obesity Linked With Disability in RA
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis may be more likely to become disabled if they're obese, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Gout Admissions Escalate in the U.K.
(MedPage Today) -- A 59% increase since 2006, while rheumatoid arthritis hospitalizations halved (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Gilead inks $90m deal with Verily to create “molecular map” of inflammatory disease
Gilead Sciences (NSDQ:GILD) is reportedly slated to pay Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences $90 million over three years to analyze cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and lupus-related diseases. By probing immune cells from patients involved in Gilead’s clinical trials, the companies hope to glean a better understanding of the immunological signatures of RA, IBD and lupus-related diseases. It’s the first large-scale use of Verily’s Immunoscape platform, which combines immunogenomic phenotyping and computational analysis to profile the molecular chara...
Source: Mass Device - May 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Diagnostics Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Gilead Sciences Verily Source Type: news

Severe Obesity Tied to Faster Progression to Disability With RA
TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 -- Severe obesity is associated with more rapid progression of disability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online April 30 in Arthritis Care& Research. Joshua F. Baker, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arthritis: Obesity accelerates and worsens disability in rheumatoid arthritis patients
OBESITY aggravates the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and makes sufferers more likely to become disabled, a new study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Positive news for paediatric rheumatology services in Wales
Our campaign to establish a rheumatology service for children and young people in Wales has received a number of boosts this month.Wales is the only home nation without a full multidisciplinary paediatric rheumatology service. Current provision is made up of part-time and limited services. This means many children and young people are travelling significant distances which often exacerbates their painful symptoms, and can be very disruptive and upsetting for them.Arthritis Care Wales and Arthritis Research UK, together with theNational Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) and theBritish Society for Rheumatology (BSR), have ...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - April 30, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Obesity tied to worse disability in rheumatoid arthritis
(Reuters Health) - People with rheumatoid arthritis and obesity may be more likely to become disabled than their counterparts who maintain a healthier weight, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do I have fibromyalgia or rheumatoid arthritis?
Fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have many shared symptoms, including pain, tenderness, and reduced mobility. Depending on the condition, these symptoms may affect certain joints or the entire body. Here, learn about the differences between the conditions and home remedies that may relieve symptoms of both. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

2 big Bay Area companies look to map, tackle inflammatory diseases
Scientific powerhouses Gilead Sciences Inc. and Verily Life Sciences will work together to find a molecular map of the immune system in lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease and how it responds to drugs in development. The deal, the value of which wasn't disclosed Monday, comes as the power of understanding and manipulating the immune system to tackle those conditions, cancer and other diseases has taken center stage over the past few years. Gilead (NASDAQ: GILD) will use the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 30, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

2 big Bay Area companies look to map, tackle inflammatory diseases
Scientific powerhouses Gilead Sciences Inc. and Verily Life Sciences will work together to find a molecular map of the immune system in lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease and how it responds to drugs in development. The deal, the value of which wasn't disclosed Monday, comes as the power of understanding and manipulating the immune system to tackle those conditions, cancer and other diseases has taken center stage over the past few years. Gilead (NASDAQ: GILD) will use the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 30, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Gilead To Pay Verily $90 Million To Probe Immune Cells
Gilead Sciences will pay up to $90 million over three years to Verily to run a suite of tests on the white blood cells of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and lupus in the hopes of identifying which patients respond to existing drugs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: NASDAQ:GILD NASDAQ:GOOG Source Type: news

High or Low Weight May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis
The investigators found that the disease advanced more quickly among those who were very obese. This was true regardless of the level of inflammation in their joints. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity, weight loss linked to worse rheumatoid arthritis in study
People with rheumatoid arthritis who are severely obese or were losing weight tend to see more rapid progress of the condition, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Eating food containing this ingredient can make the pain worse
RHEUMATOID arthritis and other forms of the condition cause pain and discomfort to sufferers. This happens when affected swollen joints send pain signals to the brain. Although everyone would like to reduce the symptoms, some habits can make things worse. Avoid this food to help reduce pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Much or Too Little Weight May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis
MONDAY, April 30, 2018 -- Obesity may accelerate and amplify the crippling symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, new research suggests. Conversely, the researchers also found that unexplained weight loss might also signal problems for these patients,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Too Much or Too Little Weight May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis
Title: Too Much or Too Little Weight May Worsen Rheumatoid ArthritisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - April 30, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Obesity may hasten disability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
(Wiley) Unintentional weight loss also linked with worsening disability, perhaps related to frailty. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AbbVie's beat fueled by demand for Humira, Hep C drugs
(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by higher sales of its rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira and its Hepatitis C drugs, leading the company to raise its full-year earnings forecast. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia symptoms: This sign can signify your condition isn't rheumatoid arthritis
FIBROMYALGIA symptoms tend to vary from person to person, but there are clear differences between it and another pain-related condition, rheumatoid arthritis. How can you tell which one you have? While the two have similar signs, there is also a clear distinction between both. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask Can You Be Cured of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Can You Be Cured of Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask Rheumatoid Arthritis Life Expectancy
How Long Can a Person Live with Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Doses of Rituximab for Retreatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis Doses of Rituximab for Retreatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis
How do standard and reduced dosing of rituximab compare in terms of maintenance and the risk for developing serious infections?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.They have some of the first evidence of how the cheap, over-the-counter antacid can encourage our spleen to promote instead an anti-inflammatory environment that could be therapeutic in the face of inflammatory disease, Medical College of Georgia scientists report in The Journal of Immunology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 25, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ask How Bad Is It to Have Rheumatoid Arthritis
How Bad Is It to Have Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Not to Eat With Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Ask How Do You Develop Rheumatoid Arthritis
How Do You Develop Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask the First Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis
What Are the First Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Experimental arthritis drug prevents stem cell transplant complication
(Washington University in St. Louis) An investigational drug in clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis prevents a common, life-threatening side effect of stem cell transplants, new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows. Studying mice, the researchers found the drug prevented what's known as graft-versus-host disease, a debilitating, sometimes lethal condition that develops when transplanted stem cells attack the body's own organs or tissues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA panel backs lower dose of Lilly-Incyte arthritis drug over higher
(Reuters) - A rheumatoid arthritis drug developed by Eli Lilly and Incyte Corp should not be approved at a higher dose, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee voted on Monday, while backing the approval of a lower dose. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Early warning symptoms you must know
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, swelling and stiffness when someone is suffering from the condition. However, there are also a few early warning signs which, if detected, may help someone treat the condition earlier, reducing its severity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends the Approval of Baricitinib 2mg, but not 4mg, for the Treatment of Moderately-to-Severely Active Rheumatoid Arthritis
INDIANAPOLIS, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Arthritis Advisory Committee recommended approval of the 2-mg... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - April 23, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Staff Raises Safety Concerns Over Lilly/Incyte Arthritis Drug FDA Staff Raises Safety Concerns Over Lilly/Incyte Arthritis Drug
An experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug developed by Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp poses serious risks of deadly blood clots at higher doses, U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff said on Thursday, the latest setback to a treatment regulators declined to approve last year.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: Try this £7 trick to soothe agonising flare-ups
RHEUMATOID arthritis, and other forms of the disease, cause pain and discomfort among other symptoms. There is no cure, but can be treated using lifestyle changes, diet alterations and medication. Try using this neat trick to reduce pain caused by a flare-up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news