Arthritis

Cracking the Code: The Rheumatologist's Role in the Human Microbiome Project

2 days ago   |   Healio

The circumstances surrounding the Human Microbiome Project illustrate one of the hallmarks of scientific advancement: a giant leap forward, followed by a great deal of dirty...
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Modern Causes Of Immune System Disorders

2 days ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

In the 1900s, the major causes of death were infections, tuberculosis, flu and pneumonia. But in the present times, these are simply considered common illnesses that can be...
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Medial knee load strongly linked to increased walking knee pain

4 days ago   |   Healio

Medial knee load is strongly associated with increased knee pain experienced during walking, according to findings published in Arthritis Care & Research. “Aberrant loading and...
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Misdiagnosed septic arthritis in gout increases joint damage, fatality risk

4 days ago   |   Healio

FORT WORTH, Texas - Although gout is well known for imitating several other conditions, clinicians should exercise caution to eliminate septic arthritis as a potential...
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Women Exposed Early to Smoke May Face More RA Risk

4 days ago   |   Web MD

Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke might raise women's risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, new research finds.
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TKA in adolescent patients yielded positive outcomes at 10-year follow-up

4 days ago   |   Healio

Patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty for end-stage arthritis when they were adolescents experienced a 95% implant survivorship at 10-year follow-up, according to...
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Secondhand Smoke in Childhood May Up the Risk of Arthritis in Later Life

Secondhand Smoke in Childhood May Up the Risk of Arthritis in Later Life

5 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Exposure to secondhand smoke in childhood is associated with arthritis risk, finds a new study.
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Childhood secondhand smoke exposure may increase adult RA risk

5 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood may increase the risk for rheumatoid arthritis as an adult among patients who later become light smokers - and potentially those...
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Children exposed to tobacco fumes are just as likely to develop agonising arthritis as smokers

Children exposed to tobacco fumes are just as likely to develop agonising arthritis as smokers

5 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The data, published in the journal Rheumatology on Tuesday, suggested a 40 per cent greater chance of affected children developing RA as adults - even if they never grow-up to...
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TNFi Unlikely to Raise Cancer Recurrence Risk in RA

5 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who have had cancer can, in general, be treated with tumor necrosis factor inhibitors without increasing cancer recurrence risk, new data...
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People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better, finds study

Researchers at the St Vincent's and Austin hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, say people feel able to ask their doctors more informed questions if they research their symptoms... Read more ...

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Trendy vapes that millions of Americans use instead of smoking cigarettes may still raise oral cancer risks by altering DNA in the mouth, a small new University of Minnesota... Read more ...

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Common cancer treatment side effect known as oral mucositis can now be prevented by a newly developed drug, says study. Read more ...

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

Researchers from San Diego State University found just 16 percent of those aged between 17 and 18 read a book for pleasure every day, compared to 60 percent in the late 1970s. Read more ...

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island found that extracts in maple leaves, known as GCGs, inhibit the enzyme that causes skin to lose its elasticity and could be used... Read more ...

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple lab score can diagnose heart attack symptoms much faster and safer than current methods. Read more ...

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two new studies are bound to disappoint those who still want to believe water makes a difference in weight management. The first of these studies, Increasing water intake... Read more ...

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes can damage genetic material or DNA in users which may raise cancer risk, finds a new study. Read more ...

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts claim eating whole strawberries could help calm inflammation in the colon among people with inflammatory bowel disease. Read more ...

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Consuming high-protein milk in the morning along with your breakfast cereal can slow digestion, lower blood sugar levels and improves satiety at lunchtime. This dietary... Read more ...