US Arthritis Prevalence Continues Steady Rise, CDC Reports US Arthritis Prevalence Continues Steady Rise, CDC Reports
The latest survey data indicate that more Americans have arthritis than ever before, possibly because of an aging population, worsening individual health, and economic factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment and psychiatric comorbidity in immune-mediated inflammatory disorders - Wan A, Bernstein CN, Graff LA, Patten SB, Sareen J, Fisk JD, Bolton JM, Hitchon C, Marriott JJ, Marrie RA.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether childhood maltreatment is associated with immune-mediated inflammatory disorders (IMID; multiple sclerosis [MS], inflammatory bowel disease [IBD] and rheumatoid arthritis [RA]). We further aimed to determine the relationship... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Retired engineer, 75, pays £18,000 for a private knee replacement before being offered free surgery
Retired engineer John Peake, 75, was put forward for NHS surgery in May after an orthopaedic consultant at Stafford County Hospital agreed he needed both arthritic knees replaced. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis and diabetes diet: The 7 food swaps you should make right now
ARTHRITIS and diabetes are conditions affecting millions of Brits. Whether you suffer from either condition, or you want to cut your risk of developing diabetes or arthritis, a healthier diet is a good place to start. Here are 7 foods to start eating now. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical Activity Types and Programs Recommended by Primary Care Providers Treating Adults With Arthritis, DocStyles 2018
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - October 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

PsA Prevention Study With Biologics Contradicts Prior Findings PsA Prevention Study With Biologics Contradicts Prior Findings
Differing patient selection criteria and other biases may be why results from a new study contradict those from three prior studies, suggesting the need for prospective studies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

One-Third of Americans With Arthritis Get No Exercise
Title: One-Third of Americans With Arthritis Get No ExerciseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - October 14, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Lupus May Confer Higher Risk of Death From COVID-19 Lupus May Confer Higher Risk of Death From COVID-19
SLE had a greater impact on mortality and other poor outcomes than all the other comorbidities considered in a cross-sectional study of patients with COVID-19 in Brazil.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: 'Nail pitting' could be a sign of the chronic condition
ARTHRITIS is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation of joints. It affects people of all ages and even children. These are the main symptoms to look out for, including a symptom found in your nails. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

18F-FDG-PET to Monitor Tocilizumab Effect in GCA 18F-FDG-PET to Monitor Tocilizumab Effect in GCA
Are 18F-FDG-PET scans a useful means of measuring the effects of tocilizumab treatment in patients with giant cell arteritis?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Acupuncture During a Knee Replacement Could Lessen Post-Surgical Pain
Title: Acupuncture During a Knee Replacement Could Lessen Post-Surgical PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - October 13, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

What Does Wearing a Copper Bracelet Do?
Title: What Does Wearing a Copper Bracelet Do?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - October 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

B-Cell Targeted Therapy Linked With Severe COVID-19 B-Cell Targeted Therapy Linked With Severe COVID-19
In patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA), B-cell-targeted therapy is linked with severe COVID-19, a new study from France shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Lupus & cora 2021 lupus & cora 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from LUPUS& CORA 2021.Medscape Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None Conference Coverage Source Type: news

LUPUS and CORA 2021 LUPUS and CORA 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from LUPUS& CORA 2021.Medscape Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology Conference Coverage Source Type: news

William Shatner: hardest part of space flight will be getting in and out of seat
Star Trek actor, 90, says arthritis makes entry and exit of berth in Blue Origin capsule for Wednesday ’s journey difficultThe toughest part of going into space with Jeff Bezos ’s Blue Origin company, the Star Trek actor William Shatner said, will be getting in and out of his chair in the New Shepard spacecraft.Shatner, 90, will become the oldest person to go into space when he blasts off as part of a four-person crew on Wednesday, a day later than planned thanks to wind conditions at the launchpad in west Texas.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Martin Pengelly Tags: William Shatner Space Source Type: news

APS Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Linked to Low Complement APS Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Linked to Low Complement
Low levels of C3 and C4 in the 6 months prior to pregnancy were associated with several gestational and maternal complications and resulted in pregnancy losses.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Walking and other common physical activities among adults with arthritis - United States, 2019 - Guglielmo D, Murphy LB, Theis KA, Boring MA, Helmick CG, Watson KB, Duca LM, Odom EL, Liu Y, Croft JB.
The numerous health benefits of physical activity include reduced risk for chronic disease and improved mental health and quality of life (1). Physical activity can improve physical function and reduce pain and fall risk among adults with arthritis, a grou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet in Axial Spondyloarthritis Mediterranean Diet in Axial Spondyloarthritis
Patients with axial spondyloarthritis who adhere to a Mediterranean diet may realize improvements in disease activity, a new study suggests.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: The simple drink to reduce joint pain symptoms - how to make ginger water
ARTHRITIS diet swaps could help to protect against the most common symptoms of the condition, including joint pain, inflammation and restricted movement. This is the simple drink to lower your risk of arthritis symptoms - and you can make it from home. Here's to make your own ginger water. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: The environmental change which might make it worse - 'help relieve your pain'
ARTHRITIS symptoms will vary depending on the type you have, and there are also a number of things which might contribute to or trigger joint pain. In the UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other, similar conditions that affect the joints. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Avacopan for Rare ANCA Autoimmune Disease FDA Approves Avacopan for Rare ANCA Autoimmune Disease
ChemoCentryx said it plans to price its new medicine at an annual cost of $150,000 to $200,000 for US patients.Orphan Drug Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Taper, Withdrawal of RA Meds Tested in Real-Life Trial Setting Taper, Withdrawal of RA Meds Tested in Real-Life Trial Setting
Half of patients with RA in remission who tapered or stopped DMARDs and steroids stayed in remission for a year, and a majority of those who relapsed resumed remission on baseline medications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Best anti-inflammatory beverage to provide effective pain relief for joints
INFLAMMATORY arthritis is characterised by painful, swollen and tender joints. Common forms include: rheumatoid arthritis , psoriatic arthritis , systemic lupus erythematosus , gout and ankylosing spondylitis . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application Seeking U.S. FDA Approval of STELARA ® (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients With Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, October 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking expanded approval of STELARA® (ustekinumab) to treat pediatric patients ages 5 years and older with juvenile psoriatic arthritis (jPsA).The filing is supported by extrapolation of data from nine studies across both adult trials in active PsA and adult and pediatric studies in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, totaling 3,997 patients evaluated across these closely associa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Walking and Other Common Physical Activities Among Adults with Arthritis - United States, 2019
This report describes the percentage of adults with arthritis who engage in different types of physical activity. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 7, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Arthritis Diseases & Conditions Healthy Living MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Physical Activity Physical Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of Arthritis and Arthritis-Attributable Activity Limitation - United States, 2016-2018
This report describes the national prevalence of arthritis and its limitations on physical activity among U.S. adults. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 7, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Arthritis Healthy Living MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Physical Activity Physical Health Source Type: news

Arthritis: Five methods to help ease pain, stiffness and reduce inflammation quickly
ARTHRITIS is one of the most common long-term medical conditions in the UK, with more than 10 million people affected. You can help ease pain associated with the condition using five methods. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cut Risedronate Drug Holiday to Under 2 Years in Older Patients Cut Risedronate Drug Holiday to Under 2 Years in Older Patients
Risedronate confers less hip fracture protection than alendronate during drug holidays beyond 2 years, so a 2- to 3-year drug holiday for risedronate is likely too long.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Arthritis: The tasty spread proven to significantly 'reduce' painful inflammation
ARTHRITIS is a degenerative condition in which the joints become damaged, inflicting crippling pain. Despite the condition's prevalence, few treatments are able to reverse the erosion in the cartilage and bones. Fortunately, however, one anti-inflammatory food may target the pain in the joints, offering significant pain relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: The fluid you can apply to ease symptoms and aid 'tissue regeneration' - study
ARTHRITIS is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint. In the UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other, similar conditions that affect the joints. To many people's surprise, arthritis affects people of all ages, including children. New research has revealed that lubricating arthritic knees with synthetic fluid may help tissue heal tissue and reduce symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is the Best Exercise for Osteoporosis?
Title: What Is the Best Exercise for Osteoporosis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - October 5, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Elbow replacement
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have bad arthritis in my elbow. After several failed surgeries, I have been told that my only option is elbow replacement. I've heard others say that elbow replacements do not work. Does Mayo Clinic have experience with elbow replacements? ANSWER: The surgeons at Mayo Clinic are considered world experts in elbow replacement. Traditionally, elbow replacement has been reported to lead to complications more often than replacements of other joints, like the hip or… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 5, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: The 4p drink that can reduce painful arthritis symptoms
ARTHRITIS affects more than 10 million people living in the UK. Although there's no cure for arthritis, some foods can help to reduce your symptoms. What is the 4p hot drink you should add to your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Analysis Presented by Janssen at United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) Demonstrates Long-Term Safety Profile for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) in Older Patients Across Approved Indications
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 4, 2021 – Today, the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced a new analysis of STELARA® (ustekinumab) pooled safety data from 13 clinical studies across approved indications, showing rates of key safety events among adults 60 years and older treated with STELARA for up to five yearsa were similar to rates observed with placebo during the control phase of these trials.1,b Approved indications included adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD), moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), moderate to severe plaque p...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

NIAMS Director Reflects on Mentors, Spotlights Research Projects NIAMS Director Reflects on Mentors, Spotlights Research Projects
In her first media interview, Dr Lindsey A. Criswell opens up about her mentors, discusses operational challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and highlights many NIAMS research projects underway.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

More Severe Psoriasis Linked to an Increased Risk of PsA More Severe Psoriasis Linked to an Increased Risk of PsA
"Timely and accurate diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is important for improved patient outcomes and appropriate disease management."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

US Stem Cell Clinics Boomed While FDA Paused Crackdown
Hundreds of clinics sold unapproved treatments for arthritis, Alzheimer’s, COVID-19 and many other conditions. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 1, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

GI, CV, Autonomic, Allergic Manifestations of Ehlers-Danlos GI, CV, Autonomic, Allergic Manifestations of Ehlers-Danlos
A new study examines the prevalence of these manifestations among hospitalized Ehlers-Danlos syndrome patients and the potential impacts on outcomes.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

How Can I Reverse Rheumatoid Arthritis Naturally?
Title: How Can I Reverse Rheumatoid Arthritis Naturally?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - September 29, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Gene Variant Tied to Risk for Interstitial Lung Disease in RA
For patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lifetime risks for ILD were 16.8 percent for MUC5B carriers, 6.1 percent for noncarriers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pathology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Arthritis: Snacks that have 'arthritis-fighting power' and can reduce inflammation
AS A GUSH of crisp, cool air settles across the UK - and the temperature gauge dips ever so slightly - the onset of an arthritis flare-up may become apparent. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bone Gains Lost Following Denosumab Stop in Steroid-Treated RA Bone Gains Lost Following Denosumab Stop in Steroid-Treated RA
When denosumab is discontinued, glucocorticoid-treated patients with rheumatoid arthritis need to transition to another osteoporosis therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Shingles vaccine could be a game-changer for arthritis and other disorders - major study
NEW RESEARCH has found a vaccine containing live shingles, or varicella-zoster, is a safe and effective treatment for people living with inflammatory disorders, who are at a higher risk of developing shingles. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Discovery of mechanics of drug targets for COVID-19
A team of international researchers, including McGill Professor Stéphane Laporte, have discovered the working mechanism of potential drug targets for various diseases such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and even COVID-19. The findings published in Molecular Cell uncover the inner workings of cell receptors that are involved in cancer progression and inflammatory diseases. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Early sign of arthritis that's a pain in the backside
As a hotel chef often on his feet for ten hours a day, and a keen rugby player, Gareth Dwyer put the constant ache in his buttocks down to his work and lifestyle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriatic Arthritis Detection: Screening Tools for Dermatologists Psoriatic Arthritis Detection: Screening Tools for Dermatologists
Drs Joseph Merola and Alice Gottlieb discuss the importance of diagnosing psoriatic arthritis and tips for screening among patients with psoriasis.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Arthritis: The drink that can ‘reverse inflamation’ and offer fast pain relief
ARTHRITIS is a painful condition characterised by swelling in the joints, that can threaten mobility over time. Two of the most widely recognised forms of the condition include rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. One drink, which can be made at home, may help alleviate symptoms associated with both types of arthritis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Looks Like Acrocyanosis?
Discussion Acrocyanosis is a peripheral vascular disease where the skin and mucous membranes have a persistent, painless, deep-bluish color due to decreased oxygenated blood which usually is benign. The deoxygenated blood can be due to a central cause such as cyanotic congenital heart disease or localized problems often due to vasospasm. Hands and feet are the most common areas affected. It is thought that there is “…vasospasm of the cutaneous arteries, and arterioles along with compensatory dilatation in the capillary and post capillary venules caus[ing] cyanosis and sweating.” Palms and soles may or ma...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 27, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Best supplements for arthritis: The supplement shown to significantly decrease joint pain
ARTHRITIS or other similar conditions that affect the joints, impacts more than 10 million people in the UK. The common condition causes pain and inflammation in a joint. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news