Arthritis

Older man with left ankle pain after a low-speed fall off a motorcycle

Older man with left ankle pain after a low-speed fall off a motorcycle

2 days ago   |   Healio

A 75-year-old man presented to the ED with left ankle pain after a low-speed fall off a motorcycle that resulted in a twisting injury to his left leg. The patient was able to...
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Anti-fibrotics found to be safe, effective for interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

3 days ago   |   News Medical

For the first time, researchers have shown that a class of anti-fibrotic drugs slows the progression of interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis .
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Pirfenidone may slow lung function decline in patients with rheumatoid arthritis-ILD

Pirfenidone may slow lung function decline in patients with rheumatoid arthritis-ILD

4 days ago   |   Healio

In the phase 2 TRAIL1 trial, treatment with pirfenidone slowed the rate of lung function decline in patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease and...
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Pre-arthritis methotrexate use improves RA course, fails to prevent clinical arthritis

Pre-arthritis methotrexate use improves RA course, fails to prevent clinical arthritis

6 days ago   |   Healio

Methotrexate use at the pre-arthritis stage of symptoms and subclinical inflammation fails to prevent clinical arthritis, but does improve symptoms and MRI-detected...
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Rheumatoid arthritis drug can reduce the risk of deterioration in myasthenia gravis

6 days ago   |   News Medical

Early intervention with rituximab, a drug used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis , can reduce the risk of deterioration in myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disease that...
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Simultaneous bilateral total ankle arthroplasty seen as comparable to staged procedure

Simultaneous bilateral total ankle arthroplasty seen as comparable to staged procedure

8 days ago   |   Healio

QUEBEC CITY - Under surgeon expertise in appropriately selected patients, simultaneous bilateral total ankle arthroplasty has comparable outcomes with the staged procedure for...
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Pain Management 101: An Overview Of Causes, Diagnosis, And Treatment

11 days ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

At some point in your life, you must have experienced pain in a part of your body, like a stubbed toe or a headache. In fact, pain is the body's way of letting you know that...
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ILD Day: Recent updates in treatment, management of interstitial lung disease

ILD Day: Recent updates in treatment, management of interstitial lung disease

11 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Sept. 14 marks the second annual ILD Day, which aims to increase awareness of interstitial lung diseases. There are more than 200 causes of ILD. Over 50,000 cases of ILD are...
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Most Americans Over 50 Suffer Some Type of Joint Pain

Most Americans Over 50 Suffer Some Type of Joint Pain

11 days ago   |   Web MD

A recent poll finds 70% of people over 50 experience joint pain at least occasionally and about 60% have been told they have some form of arthritis.
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Risankizumab maintains skin, joint symptom resolution in psoriatic arthritis at 100 weeks

13 days ago   |   Healio

Adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis who received risankizumab reported sustained improvements in skin and joint symptoms at week 100 in two ongoing phase 3 trials...
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