Arthritis

Patients gained added range of motion after lateral partial knee replacement

1 day ago   |   Healio

ORLANDO - Lateral unicompartmental knee replacement, when used in patients who meet certain key indications, such as having isolated lateral bone-on-bone arthritis, can be a...
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Off-label use of tocilizumab to treat non-juvenile idiopathic arthritis in pediatric rheumatic patients: a literature review

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Rheumatology

Tocilizumab, an anti-interleukin-6 agent, is indicated as a treatment for several autoimmune or inflammatory diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic...
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Huge Vioxx Settlement

1 day ago   |   Fitness Tips for Life

As all Vioxx users have been aware over the last year of so there has been a class action suit against the makers of Vioxx because of the inadequate testing or reporting of...
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An unusual case with which to challenge your senior residents

2 days ago   |   Healio

A 5-year-old male was admitted to the hospital for evaluation of several progressive problems, including an unusual rash, swollen joints, abdominal pain and hematochezia, for...
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3D Printed Adaptive Aids Can Benefit Arthritis Patients

3D Printed Adaptive Aids Can Benefit Arthritis Patients

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

3D printed adaptive aids to help patients with severe arthritis perform daily tasks such as opening doors, turning knobs or splitting pills prove to be significantly cheaper...
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Massage Can Help Reduce Arthritis Pain, Improve Mobility

Massage Can Help Reduce Arthritis Pain, Improve Mobility

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Full body massage can significantly relieve pain and improve mobility in patients with knee osteoarthritis, reveals a new study.
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Massage helps relieve pain, improve mobility in patients with knee osteoarthritis

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Patients with arthritis in their knees experienced significant improvement in pain and mobility after undergoing a weekly, whole-body massage for two months, according to a...
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Fucoidan, found in brown algae, found to prevent the progression of osteoarthritis

Fucoidan, found in brown algae, found to prevent the progression of osteoarthritis

2 days ago   |   Natural News

A study conducted by researchers from Kyung Hee University, Korea Food Research Institute, and Academy Sciences of Uzbekistan has revealed that the polysaccharide fucoidan...
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Phase 3 data support etanercept monotherapy for PsA

2 days ago   |   Healio

CHICAGO - Phase 3 data from the SEAM-PsA study presented at the ACR/ARHP 2018 Annual Meeting showed that etanercept alone or in combination with methotrexate was effective...
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For the asking, a check is in the mail to help pay for costly drugs

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Kip Burgess was relieved last year when pharmaceutical giant Amgen overnighted him a $2,976 check to help pay for his go-to arthritis drug, Enbrel.
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