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Arthritis symptoms - FIVE easy ways to get rid of joint pain

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:41:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. But, you could get relief from joint pain symptoms by making these diet and lifestyle changes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms - see a GP if you show this uncommon sign linked to the eyes

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:13:00 +0100

RHEUMATOID arthritis can cause pain in joints in the body, most commonly in the knee, hip and hands. Other symptoms include swelling and stiffness, but there are also more uncommon signs that indicate the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



New device for low-cost single-cell analysis identifies fibroblast subtypes in RA patients

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(New York Genome Center) As described in a study published today in Nature Communications, researchers at the New York Genome Center (NYGC) and New York University (NYU) have taken steps to facilitate broad access to single-cell sequencing by developing a 3-D-printed, portable and low-cost microfluidic controller. To demonstrate the utility of the instrument in clinical environments, the researchers deployed the device to study synovial tissue from patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Complex inhalers prevent patients from taking medicine

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(University of Bath) Respiratory disease patients with arthritis could struggle to manage their conditions because their inhalers are too fiddly for them to use, University of Bath research has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Opioid Public Health Emergency and Older Adults

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:09:22 +0100

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living. 12/2017 This 19-page issue briefing details how opioid misuse and addiction have become a large, nation-wide issue, with opioid use disorder affecting people of all ages; racial, ethnic, sexual, and gender minorities; income classes; and geographic areas. Older adults are among the groups affected by this problem because they often use prescription opioids to cope with painful chronic conditions, such as arthritis, or procedures, such as surgery. The report provides data on older adults'opioid use, and discusses risks associated with older adults'opioid use. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)



Arthritis pain? Eating a bowl of this for breakfast could help ease symptoms in the knee

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:24:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS is a common condition that causes joint pain and stiffness. There ’s no cure, but there are a number of treatments available to ease symptoms that occur most commonly in the knee, hip and hands. Opting for a bowl of muesli in the morning is just one of these. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Bunions

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: BunionsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)



Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint ReplacementCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)



Gene expression study may help guide Arthritis care

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Wiley) Researchers who analyzed gene expression in synovial tissue samples from rheumatoid arthritis patients' joints identified different patterns that may be clinically meaningful. The findings, which are published in Arthritis& Rheumatology, indicate that the mechanisms of pain differ in patients with different synovial subtypes of rheumatoid arthritis, and they may help guide clinicians as they develop optimal treatment strategies for patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Are older adults with knee pain less active than the general population?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Wiley) A new Arthritis Care& Research study found that moderate-to-vigorous physical activity levels are similarly low in older adults with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and those from the general population without osteoarthritis or knee pain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



New study demonstrates no benefit to off-label hand osteoarthritis therapy

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100

A drug that is sometimes used as an off-label treatment forosteoarthritis of the hand may not actually provide the presumed benefits, according to new research. Arthritis Research UK has funded a study from the University of Leeds that calls into question the current practice of offering the drughydroxychloroquine off-label as a means ofpain relief when conventional medication has failed, as the evidence suggests it is likely to be ineffective. No benefit from off-label therapy Currently, the common first-line treatment for hand osteoarthritis is paracetamol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatorydrugs or opioids, but doctors often use hydroxychloroquine as a backup option for patients who experience adverse reactions to initial therapies. This is despite the fact that hydroxychloroquine is not s...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Ineffective for Osteoarthritic Hand Pain Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Ineffective for Osteoarthritic Hand Pain

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:13:40 +0100

Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Arthritis symptoms? Joint pain PREVENTED by eating more of this 25p vegetable

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:41:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain and symptoms can be caused by inflammation around the joints. But, adding more of this cheap vegetable to your diet may help to prevent joint stiffness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Arthritis pain could be PREVENTED by eating more of this 25p vegetable

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:01:43 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain and symptoms can be caused by inflammation around the joints. But, adding more of this cheap vegetable to your diet may help to prevent joint stiffness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Rheumatoid Drug No Help To Arthritis Patients

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:15:18 +0100

According to the researchers behind the new study, hand osteoarthritis affects up to 31 percent of people over 70 and up to 15 percent of those older than 60. (Source: WebMD Health)



Although Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine) Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain it Won't Help'Regular' Arthritis

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:02:44 +0100

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 -- A malaria drug that's also shown effectiveness against rheumatoid arthritis pain has failed to help people with the more common form of arthritis, new research shows. The drug is called Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine),... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)

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Drug That Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Won't Help 'Regular' Arthritis

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Drug That Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Won't Help 'Regular' ArthritisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)



NIH program to accelerate therapies for arthritis, lupus releases first datasets

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Datasets characterizing individual cells in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus disease tissue from the Accelerating Medicines Partnership for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (AMP RA/SLE) Phase I study are now available to the research community. Scientists from across the biomedical research community can access the AMP RA/SLE datasets to explore important research questions about these autoimmune conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Arthritis: Woman cured joint pain with £1.13 a day supplements - these are the ingredients

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:44:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain and symptoms affect about 10 million people in the UK. These supplements could reduce joint pain and inflammation with these two natural ingredients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Etanercept Biosimilar Is Effective, Well-tolerated for Rheumatoid Arthritis Etanercept Biosimilar Is Effective, Well-tolerated for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:28:09 +0100

The biosimilar LBEC0101 is equivalent to etanercept (Enbrel) in treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who respond inadequately to methotrexate, according to researchers from Korea and Japan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)



The effects of exercise intervention for fall prevention in persons with arthritis: a meta analysis - Lee CH, Park H.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:42:32 +0100

This study was a meta-analysis of the effects of exercise intervention in preventing falls among persons with arthritis. Methods The review consisted of searches from Pubmed, Ovid-MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE and Korean DBs using PICO-SD forma... (Source: SafetyLit)

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Arthritis pain? Eating white rice could be cause of joint inflammation and other symptoms

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:03:49 +0100

ARTHRITIS is a common condition that causes pain, tenderness and stiffness in the joints but unfortunately there ’s no cure. One way to ease symptoms can be to avoid eating certain foods - refined carbohydrates like white rice have been known to stimulate inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Hidden poisons in your mouth cause cancer, arthritis, heart disease and more - Discover the most powerful ways to improve your oral health

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:00:41 +0100

(Natural News) Everyone knows that having healthy teeth and gums equal to a bright smile, but is that all there is to it? Turns out, it’s just the start. Having exceptional oral health means having more than just a beautiful smile — it’s directly linked to our overall health. The same principle works the other way too:... (Source: NaturalNews.com)



Arthritis pain? FIVE exercise and sports that relieve joint inflammation

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:07:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. These five exercises could help to relieve painful joints and stiffness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Arthritis drugs prescribed by doctors to treat hand pain don't actually work

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:00:00 +0100

AN off-label drug thought to be commonly prescribed by doctors to treat osteoarthritis of the hand when conventional medication has failed is ineffective, researchers have said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Arthritis pain? FIVE sports to relieve painful joint inflammation

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:12:50 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. These five exercises could help to relieve painful joints and stiffness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Arthritis pain: Add this £1 fruit to your diet everyday to reduce joint stiffness

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:38:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Adding more of this fruit to your diet could lower your risk of joint pain and inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Cartilage cell transplantation procedure for arthritis approved by NHS

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100

Patients with a certain form ofarthritis have a new preventative treatment option available to them, following the recent NHS approval of a cutting-edge cartilage cell transplantation procedure. Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has won approval to be funded across the NHS thanks to a growing body of clinical evidence - supported by Arthritis Research UK and others - that has conclusively demonstrated the considerable benefits the technique offers. How the procedure works ACI is designed to help patients who have small areas of cartilage damage or earlyosteoarthritis of the knee. These conditions can often affect younger people in their 20s and 30s, sometimes as the result of a sporting injury. The procedure sees a sample of cartilage removed from the knee, allowing doctors to grow...



NIH program to accelerate therapies for arthritis, lupus releases first datasets

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:25:17 +0100

Collaborative effort provides important clues about potential research targets. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)



Arthritis pain: Add this £1 fruit to your diet everyday to CURE joint stiffness

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:02:21 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Adding more of this fruit to your diet could lower your risk of joint pain and inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Health Tip: When Arthritis Strikes Your Feet

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Health Tip: When Arthritis Strikes Your FeetCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)

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MPs call for improvement to benefit assessments

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100

On 14 February 2018, an influential group of MPs published a new report evaluating the assessment process for two forms of financial support, Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), and making strong recommendations for improvements.PIP is a source of financial support designed to help people with disabilities and long-term conditions to manage the extra costs of their condition. ESA offers financial support for those unable to work, as well as personalised help with getting back into work if people are able to take steps towards employment.PIP and ESA are two benefits that many people with arthritis need, however we often hear that, despite the significant impact the condition has on their lives, they have been unable to access this support, due to ...



Arthritis symptoms: Two painful complications that can arise in the knee

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:00:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS comes in different forms but one of the most common parts of the body it affects is the knee. While there are treatment options available to help ease pain and symptoms, there are two painful complications that can arise with arthritis in the knee. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Cambridge biotech startup seeking to repurpose Vioxx raises $5M

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:07:40 +0100

Tremeau Pharmaceuticals, a Cambridge biotech startup that is seeking to repurpose the controversial Merck& Co. arthritis drug Vioxx as a treatment for joint pain caused by hemophilia, has closed its first equity round. Tremeau, which was founded last year, announced Thursday that it has raised $5.2 million in equity financing, although it did not disclose the investors that participated. The six-employee company said the funding would be used to advance the drug — whose generic name is rofecoxib… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)



Health Tip:When Arthritis Strikes Your Feet

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:02:19 +0100

-- If you have intense pain in your feet, arthritis may be the cause of your woes. Arthritis leads to swelling and pain in the cartilage and lining of the joints. If these symptoms affect your feet, it's probably time to visit a podiatrist, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)



Novel Interleukin Inhibitors for Psoriatic Arthritis Novel Interleukin Inhibitors for Psoriatic Arthritis

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:14:52 +0100

What does the most recent data tell us about the efficacy and safety of newer interleukin inhibitors for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis?Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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Trends in Various Types of Arthritis in the United States Trends in Various Types of Arthritis in the United States

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:14:52 +0100

How has prevalence and incidence of various types of arthritis changed over the years in the US?American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Opioids, Antidepressants Associated With Fracture Risk in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:42:15 +0100

No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)



Rheumatoid arthritis drugs could play role in reducing dementia risk

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:18:00 +0100

A class of drugs commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis could halve the risk of developing dementia, according to an observational study by UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)



Can treatments for arthritis be repurposed for dementia? – Alzheimer’s Society comments

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:05:20 +0100

New research suggests that drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis could reduce the risk of patients developing dementia. (Source: Alzheimers Society)



Arthritis or IBS symptoms? Adding a pinch of this spice to your tea can help relieve pain

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:17:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS and IBS can be debilitating conditions, causing pain in a person ’s joints and bouts of stomach cramps. But simmering milky tea with a pinch of turmeric could help relieve symptoms - and the yellow spice can benefit your health in a number of other ways too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Hidden poisons in your MOUTH may be causing cancer, arthritis, heart disease and even obesity

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:28:09 +0100

(Natural News) Each day, I review hundreds of science and medicine headlines for assigning stories to websites like Science.news and Medicine.news, and I repeatedly see new science papers published about the links between oral bacteria and chronic diseases such as heart disease. The science is clear: If you have bacteria lurking in an old root... (Source: NaturalNews.com)



Arthritis DMARD drugs could half dementia development risk

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:29:39 +0100

Cheap drugs that are often used to treat rheumatic conditions like arthritis may also be halve the change of developing against dementia, researchers have shown in a recent study (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Arthritis drugs could reduce risk of dementia by HALF, research says

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:01:00 +0100

DRUGS used to treat arthritis can slash the risk of dementia by up to half, research by British scientists suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Medical News Today: The 10 best apps for rheumatoid arthritis

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0100

Rheumatoid arthritis can significantly affect everyday life. We have found the best apps to help manage the associated pain and symptoms of the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Arthritis pain - FIVE foods to avoid for preventing joint inflammation

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:52:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. Patients are advised to avoid these five types of foods to prevent joint pain and inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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New jab can delay arthritis progression and save NHS cash

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:31:48 +0100

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, claim  it opens the door to a patient with arthritis forgoing an operation in favour of an injection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



£ 1.6M study will determine how bone size, shape and structure contributes towards arthritis and other musculoskeletal diseases

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 06:00:00 +0100

How the size, shape and structure of bones and joints contribute towards the development of common age-related diseases such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis will be investigated by an international research team thanks to a £ 1.6 million Wellcome Trust award. (Source: University of Bristol news)



£ 1.6 million study will determine how bone size, shape and structure contributes towards arthritis and other musculoskeletal diseases

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 06:00:00 +0100

How the size, shape and structure of bones and joints contribute towards the development of common age-related diseases such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis will be investigated by an international research team thanks to a £ 1.6 million Wellcome Trust award. (Source: University of Bristol news)



GPs urging long-term ill to attend group sessions

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:54:46 +0100

Patients who have the same long-term condition, such as arthritis or diabetes, will take part in 90-minute ‘shared’ consultations – with their test results shown at the front of the room. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Local MPs and MSP visit prestigious Glasgow research centre

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100

Alison Thewliss MP, Bill Kidd MSP and Carol Monaghan MP all visited theArthritis Research UK Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis Centre of Excellence (RACE), at the University of Glasgow on Friday (9 February), to learn about the impact of arthritis on their local constituents and the current investment in arthritis research across Scotland.The centre, which is funded by Arthritis Research UK, investigates the causes of and potential treatments forrheumatoid arthritis, a painful autoimmune disease which affects over 400,000 people in the UK. Data analysed by the charity reveals that nearly 37,000 people in Scotland have rheumatoid arthritis, with 8,000 of those living in Glasgow and Clyde.The impact of rheumatoid arthritis and other types arthritis, such asosteoarthritis, on societ...

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Global Rheumatoid Arthritis diagnosis test market expected to reach US$ 1,002.0 mn in 2027

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Health Affairs) Global rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis tests market has been estimated to be valued at US$ 514.0 Mn in 2016, and is anticipated to increase to US$ 1,002.0 Mn by 2027, registering a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)



Arthritis pain: Miracle jab could ease agony for MILLIONS of sufferers

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:02:14 +0100

A MIRACLE jab that could ease the misery of arthritis for millions of sufferers has been developed by scientists, it was revealed today. The breakthrough could also result in a reduction for the need for hip and knee replacement surgery that cost the NHS more than £1bn a year. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)



Arthritis pain: Eating these £1.29 berries everyday could cure your joint stiffness

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:51:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. You could reduce joint pain and inflammation by eating more of this cheap fruit everyday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Rheumatologist shortage looms amid surging patient demand

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 21:04:12 +0100

(Reuters Health) - A growing number of patients are seeking care from rheumatologists for chronic health problems like arthritis, back pain and osteoporosis, just as the supply of specialists is shrinking, two new studies suggest. (Source: Reuters: Health)

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Scientists aim at joint injuries that can trigger arthritis

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 19:53:37 +0100

Ankle, knee injuries can lead to arthritis even in younger adults, and animal research points to possible future protection (Source: ABC News: Health)



Carpal Tunnel vs Arthritis

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Carpal Tunnel vs. Arthritis (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)



How should biosimilars be used to treat rheumatic diseases?

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Wiley) Products that are 'biosimilar' or interchangeable with a licensed biological product hold considerable promise for the treatment of a variety of medical conditions such as rheumatic diseases, and possibly at a reduced cost. In Arthritis& Rheumatology, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has published its latest position statement (or Whitepaper) on the rationale for the use of biosimilars in clinical practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Small molecule could make a big difference for arthritis patients

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(University of Southern California - Health Sciences) Scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC have discovered a molecule that enhances cartilage regeneration and decreases inflammation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Best supplements for arthritis: These THREE capsules could naturally cure joint pain

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:01:44 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain could be eased by taking certain supplements, including the spice turmeric. Reduce symptoms by taking these capsules daily. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Neuromodulation 2.0: Enabling the Next Generation of Device-Based Therapies for Treating Chronic Diseases

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:16:13 +0100

The neuromodulation device industry is enjoying a period of tremendous growth and diversification. A 2016 article by Neurotech Reports estimated the global market for neurotechnology products to be $7.6 billion predicted it will hit $12 billion by 2020. Neuromodulation devices such as neurostimulators targeting the brain, vagus nerve, and spinal cord account for the largest segment and represent some of the most mature applications of neurotechnology for treating diseases such as movement disorders, epilepsy, and pain. However, there are new neuromodulation devices under development aimed at less traditional applications, including sleep apnea, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. Electrode and implantable electronics technologies for neuromodulation devices cont...



Arthritis pain: This 35p fruit could REVERSE joint stiffness and inflammation

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:07:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain could be cured by eating pineapple everyday, as it contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Arthritis pain: Eating this 35p fruit everyday could cure joint stiffness

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:56:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain could be cured by eating pineapple everyday, as it contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Menopause May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Menopause May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)



New Treatment Could Be 'Breakthrough' for Vitiligo

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:15:21 +0100

The new therapy includes the oral medication Xeljanz (tofacitinib) -- a drug already approved for use in rheumatoid arthritis patients that dampens the body's immune response -- and ultraviolet-B light therapy. (Source: WebMD Health)



Menopause May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:02:29 +0100

MONDAY, Feb. 5, 2018 -- Menopause may speed physical decline in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a new study suggests. While rheumatoid arthritis rates in women are three times higher than in men, and women with RA have more severe physical... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)



Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms - See a GP if you show this uncommon sign

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:02:14 +0100

RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms develop gradually over a number of weeks, and can include joint pain and inflammation. But, you should see a doctor immediately if you show this uncommon sign of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Cascading inflammation associated with lyme arthritis linked to overactive immune response

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(University of Utah Health) Scientists at University of Utah Health believe they identified a mechanism that activates T cells, a key component of the immune system, which could explain the elusive link between a tick bite and persistent Lyme arthritis. The results are published online in the February 5th issue of The Journal of Immunology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)



Exercises for arthritis: Loosen the back, neck and shoulders with three tai chi moves

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 09:27:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS can be a debilitating condition that can cause pain in the knee, hip and hands. But those looking to ease symptoms can try these tai chi exercises for the beck, neck and shoulders. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Best supplements for arthritis: £1.20 a day capsules could cure joint pain

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:49:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. But, symptoms - including inflammation and joint pain - could be reduced by taking omega-3 supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Arthritis symptoms: Signs you could be suffering from condition

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:49:00 +0100

Arthritis symptoms includes joint pain, and the condition affects more than one in seven people in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Arthritis pain: Reduce the risk of symptoms by taking this vitamin and supplement

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:01:46 +0100

ARTHRITIS is a common disease that typically affects people over the age of 50 in the knee, hip and hands. So what do we know about preventing arthritis? Can arthritis be prevented or is it an incurable disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)



This Morning’s Dr Ranj: Foot pain could be a sign of reactive arthritis - what is it?

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:01:42 +0100

This Morning ’s Dr Ranj Singh warned of reactive arthritis if you’re suffering from severe foot pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Researchers discover the unexpected role of platelets in immune response

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Universit é Laval) Platelets play a much bigger role in our immune system than previously thought, according to Universit é Laval researchers. In addition to their role in coagulation and healing, platelets also act as the immune system's first responders when a virus, bacterium, or allergen enters the bloodstream. This discovery opens the door to new ways to treat patients with septic shock caused by viral or bacterial infection and people with auto-immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

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Drinking milk, eating beef could cause arthritis

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 23:40:37 +0100

Researchers at the University of Central Florida discovered that bacteria commonly found in milk and beef is linked to rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune and inflammatory disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Arthritis could be triggered by milk and beef, new study reveals

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 21:43:00 +0100

MILK and beef could be major triggers for arthritis, a study has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Medical News Today: Could a bacterium found in milk trigger rheumatoid arthritis?

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:00:00 +0100

New research examines people with rheumatoid arthritis and finds that many of them have a genetic predisposition for the disease and a common bacterium. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Yale dermatologists successfully restore skin color in vitiligo patients

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:52:42 +0100

A Yale team has successfully applied a novel combination therapy — an arthritis medication and light therapy — to restore skin color in vitiligo patients. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)



You Asked: Is It Bad for You to Read the News Constantly?

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:47:14 +0100

A recent survey from the American Psychological Association found that, for many Americans, “news consumption has a downside.” More than half of Americans say the news causes them stress, and many report feeling anxiety, fatigue or sleep loss as a result, the survey shows. Yet one in 10 adults checks the news every hour, and fully 20% of Americans report “constantly” monitoring their social media feeds—which often exposes them to the latest news headlines, whether they like it or not. Of course, many people feel it’s important to stay informed. And it’s understandable that news you find concerning could produce stress and anxiety. But recent changes to the way everyone gets their news—coupled with the style of news that dominates today—...

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Arthritis pain - get rid of joint pain and inflammation by eating these everyday

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:05:00 +0100

RHEUMATOID arthritis pain could be eased by eating more of this fruit everyday. The berries could help to reduce symptoms, including joint pain and inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Vitiligo treated successfully with arthritis drug and light therapy

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Yale University) Building on prior research that examined the use of an arthritis medication to treat vitiligo, a team of Yale dermatologists has successfully applied a novel combination therapy -- the medication and light -- to restore skin color in patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Arthritis pain? This 53p vegetable could cure joint pain and inflammation

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:02:24 +0100

ARTHRITIS pain may be cured by eating more celery, as the cheap vegetable contains a number of anti-inflammatories to combat joint pain, according to a nutritionist. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Arthritis pain could be soothed by jab of tiny pellets

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:00:51 +0100

Pain-zapping pellets are being fired into the knees to take the discomfort out of arthritic joints. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Arthritis symptoms: Wearing slippers could be causing joint pain

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 07:52:00 +0100

ARTHRITIS symptoms, including joint stiffness, could be enhanced by wearing these around the home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Study finds bacteria in milk linked to rheumatoid arthritis

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(University of Central Florida) A strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef may be a trigger for developing rheumatoid arthritis in people who are genetically at risk, according to a new study from the University of Central Florida. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: These people suffer the WORST joint pai - are you affected?

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:42:00 +0100

RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and stiffness. But, some people are more at risk of greater pain than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: These people suffer WORSE joint pain - are you affected?

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:42:00 +0100

RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and stiffness. But, some people are more at risk of greater pain than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Joint pain is worse in these people - are you affected?

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:10:13 +0100

RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and stiffness. But, some people are more at risk of greater pain than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Menopause exacerbates symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:13:33 +0100

According to a study, published inRheumatology, women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer more severity in their symptoms, and an increased speed of disease progression, after menopause.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)

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Rheumatoid arthritis signs - Do YOU have this unlikely symptom of the condition?

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 07:30:00 +0100

RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain and inflammation. But, an eye condition could be an unlikely sign of the auto-immune condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Researchers receive $6.5 million NIH grant to use big data to tackle psoriasis

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Case Western Reserve University) An experienced interdisciplinary team of psoriasis and computational researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRU SOM) and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (UHCMC) has received a $6.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The grant supports a Center of Research Translation in Psoriasis (CORT) at CWRU and UHCMC. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Menopause hormone changes 'make arthritis symptoms worse'

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 01:32:56 +0100

Women who have arthritis but have not yet gone through the menopause see a much slower decline in their condition, a study at the University of Nebraska found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Menopause found to worsen symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Oxford University Press USA) A recent study published in Rheumatology suggests that women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer a greater decline in physical function following menopause. After studying 8,189 women with rheumatoid arthritis, researchers found that pre-menopausal women experienced a slower physical decline than those that were post-menopausal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



Weight loss exercises for arthritis: Three moves you need for getting in shape at home

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 19:00:00 +0100

WEIGHT loss regimes often involve a careful balance of good diet and exercise, but some moves can be difficult to do if you have arthritis in your knee, hip or hands. These three simple exercises can help strengthen muscles and improve flexibility pain-free. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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Methotrexate May Help in Chronic Viral Arthritis (CME/CE)

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 19:00:00 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- Some benefits seen after chikungunya virus infection (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)



Anika extends deal with UMass Amherst to develop rheumatoid arthritis therapy

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:07:37 +0100

Anika Therapeutics (NSDQ:ANIK) has inked a deal to extend its two-year-long collaboration with the Institute for Applied Life Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The group plans to focus its efforts on developing a novel therapeutic candidate to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Anika and UMass reported that it hopes to bring the product into clinical trials to support a potential regulatory submission. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Anika extends deal with UMass Amherst to develop rheumatoid arthritis therapy appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)



Best supplements: Arthritis joint pain eased with these 24p a day capsules

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:16:29 +0100

BEST supplements for arthritis pain could help to eradicate joint pain and inflammation. These cheap capsules could help to get rid of osteoarthritis knee pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Share your experience of care and support

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100

What do you think when you of social care? If your mind jumps to care homes, then you’re not alone. But social care is so much more than this, especially for people with arthritis and musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, it can be a key factor in helping people to stay independent.If you have experience of the system - whether you’ve successfully or unsuccessfully tried to access support, use aids around the home, or have funded your own care - please spare a few minutes and fill in theCare and Support Alliance’s survey on social care.If social care doesn’t just mean care homes, what does it mean?Social care is personal care and practical support to help people live well with a whole range of long-term conditions, illnesses, physical disabilities and mental impairments...



U.S. Appeals Court Invalidates J & J Patent on Remicade U.S. Appeals Court Invalidates J & J Patent on Remicade

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 21:12:21 +0100

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that invalidated a crucial Johnson& Johnson patent on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade, limiting J&J ’ s ability to seek damages from Pfizer Inc over its launch of a lower-cost version of the drug.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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