Medical News Today: What are the benefits and uses of stinging nettle?
Stinging nettle is a popular home remedy for arthritis, seasonal allergies, and many other conditions. Learn about the benefits, side effects, and research around stinging nettle here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Managing Inflammatory Rheumatic Conditions in the Elderly Managing Inflammatory Rheumatic Conditions in the Elderly
What special considerations should be taken when managing elderly patients with chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stopping bDMARDs Before RA Hip, Knee Arthroplasty Questioned Stopping bDMARDs Before RA Hip, Knee Arthroplasty Questioned
Postarthroplasty infection risk in those with rheumatoid arthritis was higher after even modest preoperative doses of glucocorticoids. No difference in infection risk was detected among biologic therapies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Best supplements for arthritis: Taking this vibrant spice could help ease the symptoms of
ARTHRITIS is extremely common however it is not easily understood. It ’s referred to as joint pain or joint disease and there are over 100 different type of arthritis. There is no way to prevent arthritis but there are certain things you can do to ease symptoms, and one supplement could help ease the stiffness in the body and promote healthy joint movement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lupus characteristics and progression differ among racial/ethnic groups
(Wiley) In the first epidemiologic study comparing lupus among four major racial/ethnic groups, researchers found that, following a lupus diagnosis, blacks, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics are at increased risk of developing problems related to the kidneys, the neurological system, and the blood. The findings are published in Arthritis Care& Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arthritis pain - the best sport to lower your chances of joint pain symptoms revealed
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Exercise and diet changes could help to relieve signs of joint pain. This is the best sport to lower your chances of developing arthritis symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors
Findings question considering aromatase inhibitors a'secondary cause of osteoporosis'(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Gynecology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

For Many With Mild Asthma, Popular Rx May Not Work: Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 21, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Asthma, Rheumatology, News, Source Type: news

Understanding rheumatoid arthritis at the cellular level
Researchers identified ways that immune cells and joint cells interact to produce the inflammation and tissue damage seen in rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know
Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about their similarities and differences here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Postoperative Infection Rate Similar Across Biologics in RA
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) undergoing arthroplasty, the risk for postoperative infection is similar across biologics but is increased with glucocorticoid use, according to a study published online May 21 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arthritis: Early detection to get the help they need - what are the symptoms and signs?
PEOPLE who are diagnosed with arthritis are often affected by a functional disability at least a year or two before being diagnosed with the condition. This month is National Arthritis Awareness Month and new studies suggest the importance of early detection of the condition. Express.co.uk sheds a light on arthritis, the major symptoms to look out for and the latest research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EMA Puts Temporary Restrictions on Tofacitinib Due to PE Risk EMA Puts Temporary Restrictions on Tofacitinib Due to PE Risk
The EMA's safety committee advises physicians not to prescribe the 10-mg twice-daily dose of tofacitinib to patients who are at high risk for pulmonary embolism, pending results of an ongoing safety review.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

The Fatigue Assessment Scale in SLE The Fatigue Assessment Scale in SLE
Is the Fatigue Assessment Scale a reliable means of assessing fatigue in SLE patients?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases on the Rise
FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 -- The burden of musculoskeletal (MSK) diseases increased significantly worldwide between 2000 and 2015, according to a study published in the June issue of Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Eden Sebbag, from H ôpitaux... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Former President Jimmy Carter Leaves Hospital After Surgery for Broken Hip
Title: Former President Jimmy Carter Leaves Hospital After Surgery for Broken HipCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 17, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

ACR statement on CMS Medicare Advantage final rule
(American College of Rheumatology) In August 2018, the CMS announced that Medicare Advantage (MA) plans would be allowed to utilize step therapy for Part B drugs. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed strong concerns about this proposal. The rheumatology community received some good news in this week's final rule from CMS, which makes changes to the original proposal and addresses several of the community's recommendations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arthritis Advisory Committee Roster
Advisory Committees (Drugs) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 17, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How stopping cell death may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis
A new study in mice pinpoints a key cellular mechanism that drives forms of rheumatoid arthritis. Targeting this mechanism could prevent this condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Coronary heart disease: Groundbreaking research finds a 10p supplement can reduce the risk
AN ARTHRITIS pill that costs only 10p cuts the risk of heart attacks and strokes by a fifth, scientists say. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glucosamine Tied to Heart Benefits
A dietary supplement widely used for arthritic pain may reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, researchers report. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Heart Joints (Body Part) Source Type: news

Glucosamine Joint Pain Supplement Could Help the Heart
TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 -- Glucosamine has long been used as a supplement to help ease the joint pain of arthritis, but new research suggests its anti-inflammatory properties might also lower heart disease risk. The finding stems from a lifestyle... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Evaluation and Management of Septic Arthritis and Its Mimics Evaluation and Management of Septic Arthritis and Its Mimics
Find out which conditions can mimic as septic arthritis, and learn how to diagnose and treat them.Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Total Hip Arthroplasty for Posttraumatic Conditions Total Hip Arthroplasty for Posttraumatic Conditions
Total hip arthroplasty for posttraumatic arthritis can present greater technical challenges and a higher rate of complications over surgery for primary osteoarthritis. Find out what there is to know.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Nigeria: Baking Soda Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis
[Guardian] An apple a day may keep the doctor away... but a new study also indicates that some baking soda each day may keep the arthritis at bay. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can acupuncture manage rheumatoid arthritis of the hand?
(Natural News) For thousands of years, acupuncture has been used in Chinese medicine to treat various ailments. This healing art involves the insertion of fine needles in certain sites along the body called acupoints. A study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine confirmed that acupuncture safely and effectively improves rheumatoid arthritis of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
More adverse childhood experiences associated with depression, poor overall health for those with SLE (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 13, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Proteostasis Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Badrul Chowdhury, Former FDA Director of Pulmonology, Allergy, and Rheumatology, to Board of Directors
BOSTON, May 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTI), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of groundbreaking therapies to treat cystic fibrosis (CF)... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Proteostasis Therapeutics, transmembrane conductance regulator, cystic fibrosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
MONDAY, May 13, 2019 -- Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are associated with worse patient-reported systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) outcomes, according to a study published online May 9 in Arthritis Care& Research. Kimberly DeQuattro,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More Active Lupus Linked to Childhood Events
Title: More Active Lupus Linked to Childhood EventsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 13, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Show Up Long Before Diagnosis
Title: Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Show Up Long Before DiagnosisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 13, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Preventing cell death as novel therapeutic strategy for rheumatoid arthritis
(VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)) A collaborative study by research groups from the University of Cologne, VIB, Ghent University, theΒiomedical Sciences Research Center 'Alexander Fleming' in Athens and the University of Tokyo identified a new molecular mechanism causing rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers found that death of macrophages, an immune cell type, can trigger the disease. Moreover, they discovered how the protein A20 prevents macrophage death and protects against arthritis. These findings open up new possibilities for the treatment of this debilitating disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 13, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

43 states, Puerto Rico sue drugmakers in generic price fixing
Attorneys general in 43 states and Puerto Rico have filed a joint lawsuit accusing drugmakers of fixing prices for generic drugs used to treat arthritis, diabetes and other ailments. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: The newest building block for understanding rare disease
One of the basic building blocks of understanding disease is epidemiologic research. In this science, researchers seek to understand how often a condition occurs in a particular population, and to identify successful ways to treat or prevent disease. In a study published April 8 in Arthritis& Rheumatology, a team of Mayo Clinic researchers led by rheumatologist Ali Duarte-Garcia, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Signs Can Show Up Early
Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms can include joint pain or swelling, but 40% of patients have symptoms that don't involve the joints, such as fatigue, fever and loss of appetite. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Active Lupus Linked to Childhood Events
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 10, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, News, Source Type: news

Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Show Up Long Before Diagnosis
FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 -- Difficulties with daily activities such as dressing, walking and eating can be seen in rheumatoid arthritis patients a year or two before they're diagnosed, a new study shows. " This is a new finding, and a finding that is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lupus Affects Emotional, Mental Well - Being of Patients
Most patients report not having participated in a lupus clinical trial, despite interest (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 9, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Anger a Threat to Health in Old Age
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

Anger is more damaging to health than sadness in old age, study says
Losing mobility, friends, and the ability to do things as before can fuel anger, which fuels inflammation which can cause heart disease, cancer and arthritis. Experts say the risk is underappreciated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can adverse childhood experiences worsen lupus symptoms?
(Wiley) Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) encompass traumas such as abuse, neglect, and household challenges. In an Arthritis Care& Research study of adults with lupus, higher ACE levels, as well as the presence of ACEs from each of these three domains, were associated with worse patient-reported accounts of disease activity, organ damage, depression, physical function, and overall health status. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HSS researchers advance understandings of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis
(Hospital for Special Surgery) Newly identified subsets of cell types present in the joint tissue of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, and how they interact may help develop future precision medicine strategies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The bigger the waistline, the smaller the brain? Shocking new research links obesity to less gray matter
(Natural News) Excess body fat is a sign that more serious health issues are en route. Several studies show that obesity is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and cancer. Now, a shocking new study links obesity to less gray matter. As the brain shrinks, a person becomes at greater risk for serious conditions... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual Function and Intimacy Impaired in Inflammatory Arthritis Sexual Function and Intimacy Impaired in Inflammatory Arthritis
Patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA) report significant impairments in sexual function and intimate relationships, researchers from Australia report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

CDC: Prevalence of Arthritis 22.8 Percent in U.S. Adults in 2017
WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 -- The prevalence of arthritis was 22.8 percent in U.S. adults in 2017, with statewide variation in prevalence and in the prevalence of severe joint pain and physical inactivity among those with arthritis, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Disability Often Precedes Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis
TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 -- Most patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) experience functional disability (FD) that may precede RA diagnosis and persist throughout the disease course, according to a study published online April 30 in Mayo Clinic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

70th Anniversary of Glucocorticoids in Rheumatic Diseases 70th Anniversary of Glucocorticoids in Rheumatic Diseases
The introduction of glucocorticoids marked a breakthrough in the treatment of inflammatory conditions, but the high doses and adverse effects were concerning. Are they ready for a comeback?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 7, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Guidelines Address Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Management
MONDAY, May 6, 2019 -- Recommendations have been developed for both uveitis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and JIA manifesting as nonsystematic polyarthritis, sacroiliitis, or enthesitis; the two guidelines were published online April 25 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ask Is Psoriatic Arthritis Considered a Disability
Is Psoriatic Arthritis Considered a Disability? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Exploring new treatments for autoimmune diseases
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) A new grant will allow Michigan Medicine researchers to explore personalized approaches to treating autoimmune diseases such as scleroderma, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and others. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news