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June 27, 2016, is National PTSD Awareness Day, so we have put together some of our news stories that discuss PTSD and surrounding factors, including stories on rheumatoid arthritis risk and PTSD, heart attack and PTSD, as well as stroke and cancer.
PTSD –… Read More
Is rheumatoid arthritis considered a disability? Well, if you ask someone with this condition, they would probably reply with “yes.” Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder and not a result of just normal wear and tear like in osteoarthritis. Patients… Read More
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not effective for osteoarthritis relief. A study showed that Tylenol did perform slightly better than the placebo, but the researchers suggest that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) or diclofenac are better treatment options… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms can be reduced with an experimental drug Baricitinib, according to research. The drug was found to significantly reduce symptoms and improve daily function among patients where other drugs may have failed.
Lead researcher Dr. Mark Genovese said,… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis and skin complication symptoms range from mild to severe, causing lesions. Although rheumatoid arthritis commonly affects the joints, it can also involve organs and the skin, too. Many rheumatoid arthritis patients will experience skin manifestations and symptoms… Read More
A team of researchers from Rush Medical College, Chicago, and colleagues at other institutions recently did a comparative study of the cognitive functions of fibromyalgia (FM) patients versus rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. The study, which was called “Cognitive Symptoms in… Read More
Rheumatologists are likely to underestimate the impact of osteoarthritis compared to rheumatoid arthritis even though the severity of the conditions can be similar. This is according to a study presented to the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism.… Read More
This week’s health news roundup contains stories regarding multiple sclerosis, testosterone and type 2 diabetes, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This week we took a closer look at smoking and multiple sclerosis progression, testosterones role in… Read More
A study by researchers in Denmark suggests that pregnant women suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease that causes chronic joint inflammation, are at increased risk for premature delivery and underweight babies.
It must be kept in mind that… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is accompanied by sexual dysfunction in one third of all RA patients, including men and women. The study found that there are a number of issues that affect RA patients, including low libido, painful intercourse, orgasmic… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis drug can prevent post-traumatic osteoarthritis by reducing inflammation. The researchers used mice models of a knee fracture to study post-traumatic inflammation and the onset of osteoarthritis.
The researchers found that a rheumatoid arthritis drug injected into the knee … Read More
Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients receiving biologics therapy show reduction in depression and insomnia. The National Psoriasis Foundation states that individuals affected by psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis are at a higher risk of depression, compared to the general public. Symptoms… Read More
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