Arthritis

PCSK9 may be ‘implicated' in psoriasis risk

PCSK9 may be ‘implicated' in psoriasis risk

2 hours ago   |   Healio

The lipid-lowering drug proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 was associated with an increase in psoriasis risk, according to a study. “Previous research showed that...
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Common Health Problems at 50

5 hours ago   |   Active Beat   |   2 articles

Turning 50 is a milestone and while many people are in their prime, you may begin to experience some health changes. Individuals who are 50 and older should be on the lookout...
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Common Health Problems at 60

5 hours ago   |   Active Beat   |   2 articles

Turning 60 is a milestone and means you're entering your golden years, but some people begin to experience more health problems at this age. Those over 60-years old should pay...
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Pain distribution less indicative of impairment than other factors in juvenile fibromyalgia

Pain distribution less indicative of impairment than other factors in juvenile fibromyalgia

1 day ago   |   Healio

In patients with juvenile fibromyalgia, pain distribution throughout the body may be less important for clinical outcomes and impairment than other factors, according to data...
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Patients with more severe reflux in systemic sclerosis have worse lung outcomes

Patients with more severe reflux in systemic sclerosis have worse lung outcomes

1 day ago   |   Healio

Patients with systemic sclerosis who report more severe reflux symptoms demonstrate worse interstitial lung disease outcomes despite receiving standard therapy, according to...
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Arthritis experts call for 10k NHS patients to be offered knee operation to avoid joint-replacement

Arthritis experts call for 10k NHS patients to be offered knee operation to avoid joint-replacement

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Almost 100,000 knee replacements are carried each year, but one in ten patients could have a knee osteotomy - a cheaper and less invasive operation that improves movement.
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Rheumatoid Factor and ACPA, Meet Potential New Partners for RA Diagnosis

Rheumatoid Factor and ACPA, Meet Potential New Partners for RA Diagnosis

5 days ago   |   MedPageToday

Antibodies to peptides not currently used for rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis helped identify patients with untreated early disease that conventional biomarkers missed...
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Study opens new therapeutic avenues for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

7 days ago   |   News Medical

A research team, led by Professor Sung Ho Park in the Department of Biological Sciences at UNIST announced the results of a study on osteoblasts that damage joint bones in...
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Inhalable agents in workplace ‘important' triggers for rheumatoid arthritis

Inhalable agents in workplace ‘important' triggers for rheumatoid arthritis

7 days ago   |   Healio

Inhalable substances associated with occupational settings may act as “important” environmental triggers for developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to data published in the...
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Effects of Structured Exercise Training in Children and Adolescents With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Effects of Structured Exercise Training in Children and Adolescents With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

7 days ago   |   Pediatric Physical Therapy

Purpose: To examine safety and efficacy of exercise training for juvenile idiopathic arthritis to improve physical fitness, pain, functional capability, and quality of...
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Study reveals some of the fundamental biology of p97 protein in...

The p97 protein is one of your body's best garbage disposers. It floats around in your cells looking for signals that a protein is past its shelf life and needs to be trashed. Read more ...

Newborn baby found in rubble as death tolls rises from earthquake

Rescuers continue to search for survivors trapped under collapsed buildings as the death toll rises from the powerful earthquake in Turkey and Syria. A newborn baby was among... Read more ...

Endoscopic procedure may be safe, successful treatment for lumbar spondylolysis

Endoscopic procedure may be safe, successful treatment for lumbar spondylolysis

Published results showed interlaminar percutaneous endoscopic pars decompression may be safe and successful among patients with stable lumbar spondylolysis and nerve root... Read more ...

Scientists discover new way to reduce progression of diabetic kidney disease

A new way to reduce progression of diabetic kidney disease, affecting 40% of people with diabetes, has been discovered by scientists. Read more ...

The worrying trend of Victoria's ‘under-vaccinated' filling COVID wards

Frontline Melbourne clinicians say many of the elderly COVID patients they are now treating were vaccinated, but haven't had a booster shot recently. Read more ...

UC researcher aims to develop better treatments for KRAS-mutated pancreatic...

Pancreatic cancer diagnoses are increasing more rapidly than any other cancer type while remaining one of the most deadly cancers. Read more ...

Do individuals with long COVID ever recover fully?

Researchers investigate the sociodemographic factors that contribute to the remission of long COVID. Read more ...

Hundreds of ‘priceless' orchids poached from Perth's Kings Park

Close to 1000 plants were stolen from Kings Park in Perth, leaving those who work there “devastated.” Read more ...

Aussie family injured after holiday home in New Zealand collapses

An Aussie family has been injured after their holiday home in New Zealand collapsed. Read more ...

AI can be a powerful tool to help identify lung nodules on chest X-rays

In a pioneering, randomized controlled study evaluating the effect of artificial intelligence -based software in real clinical practice, researchers found that AI significantly... Read more ...