Arthritis

JIA Arthritis and Uveitis Flares 'Often Run Parallel'

3 minutes ago   |   Medscape

Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis are significantly more likely to experience a flare in their eye disease if their arthritis is also...
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Most VA rheumatologists consider telemedicine apt for regular patients with gout, RA, OA

49 minutes ago   |   Healio

At least 65% of rheumatologists at Veterans Affairs facilities view telemedicine as appropriate for established patients with gout, stable rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis...
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Coronavirus: Destructive 'autoantibodies' develop in some survivors

Coronavirus: Destructive 'autoantibodies' develop in some survivors

11 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

So-called 'autoantibodies' are similar to the autoimmune responses seen in diseases like lupus, some forms of hepatitis and rheumatoid arthritis, Emory University research...
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Know These Common Health Issues Associated With Aging

12 hours ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

Gray hair, fine lines, and wrinkles aren't the only things you have to worry about as you get older. As the body ages, your cells, organs, and systems function less...
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Upadacitinib bests abatacept for efficacy in RA, with greater adverse event risk

1 day ago   |   Healio

Upadacitinib is superior to abatacept in achieving remission and DAS28-CRP change, but is associated with more serious adverse events, among patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
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Some Covid Survivors Have Antibodies That Attack the Body, not Virus

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

New research found ‘autoantibodies' similar to those in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis patients. But patients may also benefit from treatments for those autoimmune diseases.
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Study provides novel biomarkers for predicting rheumatoid arthritis patient responsiveness to DMARDs

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A new study led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London provides potential novel biomarkers for predicting patient responsiveness to disease modifying anti-rheumatic...
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New Research Finds If Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Respond to Treatment

New Research Finds If Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Respond to Treatment

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Potential novel biomarkers helps in predicting the patient responsiveness to disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs , according to the team of researchers at Queen Mary...
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Multidomain presentations linked to worse disease activity in psoriatic arthritis

2 days ago   |   Healio

In a real-world cohort of more than 2,000 U.S. patients with psoriatic arthritis, most had multidomain presentations, which were associated with worse disease activity, quality...
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Why Running Won't Ruin Your Knees

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Running pummels knees more than walking does, but in the process it may fortify and bulk up cartilage, helping stave off knee arthritis.
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COVID Vaccine: Infections Seen Among Sputnik Trial Subjects

COVID Vaccine: Infections Seen Among Sputnik Trial Subjects

There have been instances of infection among volunteers of Sputnik V trials, the world's first registered vaccine against Covid-19 virus, according to a top official of the... Read more ...

Keeping gyms and leisure centres open is critical to ensuring health and...

Keeping gyms and leisure centres open is critical to ensuring health and wellbeing, say academics

Experts from Sheffield Hallam University analysed more than 62million gym visits in 14 European countries since September, but only identified 487 Covid-19 cases. Read more ...

Why COVID-19 Is Not the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Why COVID-19 Is Not the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

According to Dr. Thomas Frieden, former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing... Read more ...

India's COVID-19 Cases Crosse 80L, Recoveries Over 73 Lakh

India's COVID-19 Cases Crosse 80L, Recoveries Over 73 Lakh

India has seen about 49,881 new coronavirus infections and 517 deaths in the last 24 hours. Coronavirus cases tally has crossed 80 lakh-mark with the total number of cases at... Read more ...

Tough tardigrades: Microscopic water bears can withstand harmful radiation...

Tough tardigrades: Microscopic water bears can withstand harmful radiation, thanks to a certain protein

A protein found only in tardigrades may protect cells from DNA damage caused by radiation exposure, according to a recent study published in eLife. Researchers from the... Read more ...

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Link Between Antiseizure Drug Valproic Acid and Autism Risk

Antiseizure medication in pregnancy is associated with twice the risk of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, said study. Read more ...

Who needs SCIENCE? China justifies widespread COVID-19 immunizations without...

Who needs SCIENCE? China justifies widespread COVID-19 immunizations without bothering with clinical trials

The Chinese government defended widespread immunizations against COVID-19 outside of clinical trials in the country. The vaccinations were warranted, as there were no... Read more ...

Shocking numbers: Comparing COVID-19 deaths to abortion deaths

Shocking numbers: Comparing COVID-19 deaths to abortion deaths

I recently saw the headline from the New York Times about the deaths of over 200,000 Americans to COVID-19, and it got me thinking. (Article by Katie Beatty republished from... Read more ...

COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans' Mental Health

COVID-19 Racism Takes Toll on Chinese Americans' Mental Health

Chinese Americans are experiencing more racial discrimination and it appears to be affecting their mental health, according to a convenience sample survey. Among 543... Read more ...

Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Health

Op-Ed: Physicians Need to Plan for Their Own Financial Health

As we write this, one of our physician clients is in a Dallas hospital waiting for a lung transplant. As a pulmonologist, he has treated hundreds of patients with lung... Read more ...