FDA Approves Risankizumab (Skyrizi) for Psoriatic Arthritis FDA Approves Risankizumab (Skyrizi) for Psoriatic Arthritis
The approval is the second indication for the anti-interleukin 23 monoclonal antibody after approval for plaque psoriasis was granted in 2019.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Rituximab and COVID Shots: Studies Begin to Answer Key Questions Rituximab and COVID Shots: Studies Begin to Answer Key Questions
This article aims to summarize the latest research on how rituximab affects humoral and cell-mediated response after a COVID-19 vaccine primary series, and whether a booster changes patient response.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis & the COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know
FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 -- Some arthritis drugs may reduce the effectiveness of COVID vaccines, according to the Arthritis Foundation, which also offers advice on booster shots. Research is limited, but evidence suggests that disease-modifying drugs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

One Third of Connective Tissue Diseases Trials Go Unpublished One Third of Connective Tissue Diseases Trials Go Unpublished
Smaller studies were more likely than larger studies to be discontinued or unpublished.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Oral Penicillin Advised for High-Risk Rheumatic Heart Disease Oral Penicillin Advised for High-Risk Rheumatic Heart Disease
Some patients with rheumatic heart disease who are thought to have an allergic response to injectable penicillin may actually be experiencing a cardiac reaction to the injection, a new AHA advisory explains.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Osteoarthritis Phenotyping Makes Progress Osteoarthritis Phenotyping Makes Progress
Karmela Kim Chan, MD, discusses recent efforts to phenotype osteoarthritis, which have not yet been applied successfully to match appropriate treatment to the appropriate patient population.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Commentary Source Type: news

Is a Night in the Hospital Necessary After Hip, Knee Replacement?
Title: Is a Night in the Hospital Necessary After Hip, Knee Replacement?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/19/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 20, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Are western lifestyles causing a rise in autoimmune diseases?
Could the food we eat and the air we breath be damaging our immune systems? The number of people with autoimmune diseases, from rheumatoid arthritis to type 1 diabetes, began to increase around 40 years ago in the west. Now, some are also emerging in countries that had never seen the diseases before.Ian Sample speaks to genetic scientist and consultant gastroenterologist James Lee about how this points to what western lifestyles might be doing to our health, and how genetics could reveal exactly how our immune systems are malfunctioningArchive: King 5 News, WXYZ Channel 7Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 20, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample and produced by Madeleine Finlay Tags: Science Biology Genetics Source Type: news

ILD Screening in Rheumatic Diseases: Strategies to Consider ILD Screening in Rheumatic Diseases: Strategies to Consider
Two experts from Hospital for Special Surgery review the current landscape and evidence for interstitial lung disease screening in patients with connective tissue diseases.Medscape Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology Commentary Source Type: news

Arthritis: How the condition can appear in your eyes – what to spot
ARTHRITIS affects roughly 400,000 people in the UK. Suffering with your eyes may be a lesser-known early sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis First-Year Follow-up of Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis
What have we learned about the disease course of pediatric patients with chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

What Are the Three Types of Arthritis
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 19, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vaping Might Worsen COVID - 19 Symptoms
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 18, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

What Are 5 Common Risk Factors to Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Title: What Are 5 Common Risk Factors to Rheumatoid Arthritis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 18, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

WHO recommends two new drugs to treat patients with COVID-19
The drug baricitinib (a type of drug known as a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor, also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis) is strongly recommended for patients with severe or critical COVID-19 in combination with corticosteroids, says a WHO Guideline Development Group of international experts in The BMJ. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Arthritis: How to avoid the onset of the joint condition while working from home - expert
ARTHRITIS is a painful chronic condition that affects millions of people in the UK. Working from home has resulted in more people experiencing chronic pain. Express.co.uk talked to Physiotherapist Sammy Margo, to find out how you can reduce your chances of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: The lung problems ‘most often’ linked to rheumatoid arthritis
DURING the pandemic, the public has become used to hearing about the effects of COVID-19 and how it effects the lungs and the heart. It isn't the only non-cancerous condition that can cause severe damage to these organs. Rheumatoid Arthritis can cause serious lung complications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Monoclonal Antibody to Treat Arthritis in Cats
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 -- Arthritis can keep a cat from doing many of the things that kitties love to do. But now there's hope: The first treatment to ease arthritis pain in cats has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Solensia... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 13, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How Safe Is a ‘ Holiday ’ From Bone - Strengthening Meds?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 12, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Rheumatology, News, Source Type: news

Mesothelioma Specialty Centers Factor in 2021 Best Hospital Rankings
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is No. 1 for the seventh consecutive year on the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Cancer list. The annual cancer rankings were included in the media company’s recently published Best Hospitals 2022 guidebook. Cancer is one of the 15 specialties for which hospitals in the U.S. were ranked. Other hospitals in the top five are: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City; Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center. Mesothelioma ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - January 12, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: James Fannon Source Type: news

Osteosarcopenia synergistically increases the risk of falls in patients with rheumatoid arthritis - Tada M, Yamada Y, Mandai K, Matsumoto Y, Hidaka N.
OBJECTIVES: Osteosarcopenia is defined as osteoporosis with sarcopenia. The impacts of osteosarcopenia on falls and fractures in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients were investigated using 4 years of data from a longitudinal study (CHIKARA study). M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

How Safe Is a'Holiday' From Bone-Strengthening Meds?
Title: How Safe Is a'Holiday'From Bone-Strengthening Meds?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 12, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

How Do I Know if My Knee Pain Is Arthritis?
Title: How Do I Know if My Knee Pain Is Arthritis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 12, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: Five of the best cooking oils to avoid painful arthritis symptoms
ARTHRITIS symptoms can be eased depending on what you eat. Here are five oils to use when cooking to minimise arthritis pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Super-Low Uric Acid May Not Be Best for Erosive Gout Super-Low Uric Acid May Not Be Best for Erosive Gout
Lowering the target for uric acid levels from the current standard doesn't result in better gout outcomes and leads to more medication use and side effects, a study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines)
Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Nursing Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Four Factors in Midlife Predict a Healthy Old Age for Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 11, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Diabetes, Geriatrics, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Four Factors in Midlife Predict a Healthy Old Age for Women
TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 -- Examining a woman's health in midlife can predict her health decades later, researchers say. Four specific factors— higher body mass index (BMI), smoking, arthritis and depressive symptoms— at age 55 are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Factors at Midlife May Predict Health Trajectory in Women
Factors linked to health declines include higher BMI, lower level of education, current smoking, osteoarthritis, depression, CVD (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 10, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Severe COVID - 19 Outcomes Rare After Primary Vaccination
Risk higher for people who were aged 65 years or older, immunosuppressed, or had at least one of six underlying conditions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 10, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Turmeric-induced hepatotoxicity: report of 2 cases - Sohal A, Alhankawi D, Sandhu S, Chintanaboina JK.
The use of herbal and dietary supplements is rising in the United States. Turmeric has been one of the most popular supplements recently, used widely for various conditions such as arthritis, digestive disorder, and liver conditions. Although rarely report... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Public Notification: Artri Ajo King contains hidden drug ingredient
The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Artri Ajo King, a product promoted and sold for joint pain and arthritis on various websites, including amazon.com, and possibly in some retail stores. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 10, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Environmental Triggers for Connective Tissue Disease Environmental Triggers for Connective Tissue Disease
What is the link between COVID-19 infection and connective tissue diseases?Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Counseling for Physical Activity for Adults With Arthritis Counseling for Physical Activity for Adults With Arthritis
This study indicates that self-management class attendance and health care provider counseling for physical activity varies by state and sociodemographic characteristics among adults with arthritis.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 9, 2022 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Public Notification: Tawon Liar contains hidden drug ingredient
FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use Tawon Liar, a product promoted and sold for pain, rheumatism, insomnia, improving the immune system, increasing energy, and lowering cholesterol on various websites, including www.etsy.com, and possibly in some retail stor (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 7, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

TRAPS-Related AA Amyloidosis TRAPS-Related AA Amyloidosis
This paper describes the frequency and prognosis of AA amyloidosis in TNF receptor-1-associated periodic syndrome. What is known about this potentially severe complication?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - January 7, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Duloxetine Added to Usual Care Doesn't Improve Hip, Knee OA Pain Duloxetine Added to Usual Care Doesn't Improve Hip, Knee OA Pain
The results of a small, randomized trial could not find any benefit of duloxetine over usual care in patients with chronic knee or hip OA pain that was not improved through use of NSAIDs or acetaminophen.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Duloxetine Does Not Alleviate Pain in Chronic Osteoarthritis
THURSDAY, Jan. 6, 2022 -- For patients with chronic osteoarthritis (OA) pain, duloxetine added to usual care has no effect compared with usual care alone, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in Arthritis& Rheumatology. Jacoline J. van... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UofL researchers reveal how oral bacteria suppress protection against viral growth
 Bacteria that cause periodontal disease reduce oral defense and increase viral growth By Betty Coffman LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Researchers from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and their colleagues have discovered details of how proteins produced by oral epithelial cells protect humans against viruses entering the body through the mouth. They also found that oral bacteria can suppress the activity of the se cells, increasing vulnerability to infection. A family of proteins known as interferon lambdas produced by epithelial cells in the mouth serve to protect humans from viral infection,...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 6, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Physicians Lack Knowledge About Responsibilities Under ADA
71.2 percent of the physicians answered incorrectly about who determined reasonable accommodations for patients with disability (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 5, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumat Source Type: news

Biologics for RA: Connecting With Others
Rheumatoid arthritis support groups are great for tips and comfort, but not medical advice. Learn how to get support when you take a biologic for RA. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secukinumab vs. Adalimumab in Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis Secukinumab vs. Adalimumab in Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis
The results of this study provide evidence that the IL-17 inhibitor secukinumab is effective in managing the concomitant features of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Better Way to Correct Severe Scoliosis in Kids?
Title: A Better Way to Correct Severe Scoliosis in Kids?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 4, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Why a jab of fat from your tum could ease arthritis
While it might seem an unlikely option, body fat (known as adipose tissue) is rich in stem cells, 'master cells' capable of turning into different types of tissue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatric Rheumatology Match Still Lags Behind Adult Results Pediatric Rheumatology Match Still Lags Behind Adult Results
2021 specialty Match Day results underscored lagging interest in pediatric rheumatology fellowships over adult rheumatology programs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Machine Learning IDs Predictors of Treatment Response in RA
MONDAY, Jan. 3, 2022 -- Machine learning (ML) integrating clinical and genomic data can be used to predict methotrexate treatment response in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Dec. 13 in Arthritis Care&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Paediatric talus fractures: a guide to management based on a review of the literature - Waseem S, Nayar SK, Vemulapalli K.
BACKGROUND: Talus fractures are devastating injuries in both adults and children. Well recognised complications such as avascular necrosis (AVN), post-traumatic arthritis and non-union contribute to patient morbidity. This systematic review aimed to assess... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Arthritis - The food you should eat 'twice a week' to reduce symptoms
ARTHRITIS is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint. Unfortunately arthritis can be very painful for some people with the condition, and may impact people of all ages. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strictly winner Joanne Clifton, 38, broke down in tears when she was told she has arthritis
Joanne Clifton and celebrity dance partner Ore Oduba won the 2016 Strictly Come Dancing final. But, as they lifted the trophy, she was in such dreadful pain she could barely stand. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spesolimab Speeds Lesion Clearance in Rare Type Of Psoriasis Spesolimab Speeds Lesion Clearance in Rare Type Of Psoriasis
The anti-interleukin 36 receptor monoclonal antibody is under priority review at the Food and Drug Administration for treating GPP flares.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - December 27, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis: The food which could cause a 'cascade' of issues - warning from expert
ARTHRITIS or other similar conditions that affect the joints, impacts more than 10 million people in the UK. People of all ages can suffer from the health issue, including children, though there are some modifiable risk factors that may help stave off the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news