Arthritis

Children with Down syndrome have higher risk for arthritis, delayed diagnosis

7 hours ago   |   Healio

ATLANTA - Children with Down syndrome are at an increased risk for arthritis at a rate that is two to three times higher than previously reported, according to data presented...
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Tofacitinib bested placebo for disease flares in polyarticular JIA

7 hours ago   |   Healio

ATLANTA - Results of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial showed a clear benefit of tofacitinib in controlling disease flares in juvenile idiopathic arthritis...
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Arthritis Risk Underestimated in Children With Down Syndrome

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Arthritis can be missed in young people with Down syndrome, who might not effectively communicate their pain, so experts recommend annual screening. Medscape Medical News
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7 Ways you're unknowingly putting yourself at risk for Lyme disease

7 Ways you're unknowingly putting yourself at risk for Lyme disease

1 day ago   |   Natural News

After going outside, it may be best to do a tick check. Lyme disease is a dangerous condition that causes fever, rashes, face paralysis, and arthritis. Without proper care, it...
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The 'Silver Lining' of the Opioid Crisis: More Pain Research

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Better pain management is needed to reduce prescribed opioids, said the scientific lead of the CDC arthritis program, who believes pain is a public health issue. Medscape...
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Poor health literacy, wait times drive influenza vaccine hesitancy in RA, JIA

1 day ago   |   Healio

ATLANTA - Limited knowledge about inactivated vaccines, misconceptions and fears, as well as long wait times and accessibility issues are among the leading drivers of influenza...
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Newly discovered cell involved in rheumatoid arthritis could serve as treatment target

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   6 articles

Researchers have made a discovery about a class of cells involved in rheumatoid arthritis that could instigate new treatments.
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Alagille Syndrome and Chronic Arthritis: An International Case Series

2 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

We describe 10 children with Alagille syndrome and inflammatory arthritis. In our centers, the prevalence of chronic arthritis in patients with Alagille syndrome is...
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Similarities and links between Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis

Similarities and links between Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis

2 days ago   |   Natural News

Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are two different diseases that share many symptoms. A patient will benefit from knowing how to tell them apart. The diseases have...
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ACR, Arthritis Foundation guidelines favor nondrug therapy over TENS, stem cells for OA

4 days ago   |   Healio

ATLANTA - Health care providers should avoid prescribing transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation or stem cell injections in favor of more comprehensive management - including...
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Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system...

Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system is 'success'

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New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

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Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher intakes of lutein during pregnancy are associated with better behavior regulation in the children at mid-childhood, suggests a new study from Tufts University and... Read more ...

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A new study found that the high-fat, low-carb diet activates the release of immune system cells that trap the virus before it spreads. Read more ...

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

A consumer reported finding a small bit of what looked like red plastic in their cup of cottage cheese. Five more people reported the same but no injuries have occurred... Read more ...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce illicit opioid use

A new study from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use has found that daily cannabis users were 50% less likely to use illicit opioids, such as heroin, to manage their... Read more ...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the Floor!

A strong core isn't just about looking lean. I need it to run fast, lift heavy, and effortlessly hold a handstand. This is the 10-minute ab workout I've been doing a few nights... Read more ...

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

A little over half of US teens are up-to-date on HPV vaccinations that prevent 90% of anal cancer cases, but rates are rising among older Americans University of Texas... Read more ...

Trump smashes hospital bill secrecy sham, forces hospitals to publicly...

Trump smashes hospital bill secrecy sham, forces hospitals to publicly publish secret prices so that consumers can make informed choices

The Trump administration is currently in the process of finalizing a new price transparency rule that, once it comes into effect in January 2021, will force all hospitals to... Read more ...