Arthritis

Nearly 3 million children worldwide live with clubfoot, JIA or juvenile lupus

4 minutes ago   |   Healio

An estimated 2.95 million children and young people worldwide live with clubfoot, juvenile idiopathic arthritis or juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus, with the greatest...
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Nearly 25% of strong opioid use in RA may be attributed to obesity

12 hours ago   |   Healio

Nearly a quarter of strong opioid use among patients with rheumatoid arthritis is potentially attributable to obesity and its associated comorbidities, according to data...
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Managing RA Pain for Better Sleep

14 hours ago   |   Web MD

Getting on the right treatment plan for your rheumatoid arthritis can help ease the pain that steals your slumber.
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Regeneron, Sanofi Arthritis Drug Fails Late-Stage Study in COVID-19 Patients

19 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi said on Thursday their rheumatoid arthritis drug Kevzara failed to meet the main goals of a late-stage study testing it in COVID-19...
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Curcumin Inhibits Virus-Induced Cytokine Storm

Curcumin Inhibits Virus-Induced Cytokine Storm

23 hours ago   |   Mercola

Curcumin, the active ingredient in the spice turmeric , has a solid foundation in science with numerous studies vouching for its anti-inflammatory effects. 1 As noted in a 2017...
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PPIs linked with increased risk for RA in women

4 days ago   |   Healio

Regular use of proton pump inhibitors was associated with increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis in women, according to research published in Alimentary Pharmacology &...
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Rituximab safe for long-term use in granulomatosis with polyangiitis, microscopic polyangiitis

4 days ago   |   Healio

The long-term safety of rituximab was consistent with a shorter duration of treatment in patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis or microscopic polyangiitis, according...
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Tapering order of TNF inhibitors, DMARDs does not impact RA outcomes

5 days ago   |   Healio

The sequence of drug tapering - DMARD followed by the TNF inhibitor, or the TNF inhibitor followed by the DMARD - does not impact flare rate or disease activity in patients...
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Patients have higher expectations than surgeons for foot and ankle surgery

5 days ago   |   Healio

Two-thirds of patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery have higher expectations than their surgeons, according to published results. Psychological aspects, symptoms and...
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Coronary artery disease plus RA exacerbates risk for adverse CV events, mortality

5 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Rheumatoid arthritis was significantly associated with a 10-year risk for myocardial infarction, major adverse cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality among those...
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Three pubs are forced to close because customers test positive for coronavirus

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COVID-19 Update: FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Antigen Test

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UN Report Provides Recommendations to Prevent Future Pandemics

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Melinda Gates wants to target black people for priority covid-19 vaccines

Melinda Gates wants to target black people for priority covid-19 vaccines

During a recent interview with TIME, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the infamous Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, spelled out the order in which she believes people need to be... Read more ...

NOT A HOAX: Study shows coronavirus pandemic led to 18% rise in overall...

NOT A HOAX: Study shows coronavirus pandemic led to 18% rise in overall deaths in the U.S., from any cause

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1,000 Days of probiotics can boost long-term health for parents and newborns: Study

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Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

A new study suggests that two types of blood pressure drugs might do double-duty, helping blood pressure and keeping colon cancer away, too. Read more ...

Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedure angioplasty, Black patients with heart disease are more likely than whites to suffer a heart attack or die within the next... Read more ...

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Brain-Eating Amoeba Case Confirmed in Florida

A case of brain-eating amoeba has been confirmed in the Tampa area, according to the Florida Department of Health. Read more ...

COVID-19 Upended HIV Prevention Efforts at Boston Clinic

COVID-19 Upended HIV Prevention Efforts at Boston Clinic

Lapses in refills for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis skyrocketed during the COVID-19 outbreak, with significant declines in PrEP initiations, as well as testing for sexually... Read more ...