Arthritis & Rheumatology News

  • Ask the doctor: Lice and arthritis 18 Mar 2019 13:18 Citizen Dear doctor, how do I deal with a recurrent ingrown toenail? You need to please visit a podiatrist. You might need to adapt your footwear to protect you from recurrence. To cut the ingrown nail immediately, they are also well equipped to assist you. Ask …
  • How can psoriatic arthritis affect the feet? 18 Mar 2019 11:00 Medical News Today Psoriatic arthritis can cause substantial pain and swelling in the feet and toes. Feet-related symptoms are a common cause of decreased mobility in people with the condition.Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic condition that causes pain, swelling, and …
  • Hope rises in tackling pain in arthritis patients 18 Mar 2019 00:50 New Telegraph Scientists in the United Kingdom (UK) have raised hope for millions of arthritis patients after vaccine could treat their daily agony, was found. According to the findings of a new study published in ‘Annals of Rheumatic Disease,’ the researchers developed …
  • Noninvasive ultrasound stimulation of spleen could lead to new treatments for inflammatory arthritis 17 Mar 2019 00:25 DOTmed.com Researchers at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with researchers at Medtronic, have shown that noninvasive daily ultrasound stimulation of the spleen in mice with inflammatory arthritis resulted in significantly less joint swelling compared to …
  • A novel approach for treating inflammatory arthritis 16 Mar 2019 22:17 News-Medical.net Researchers at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with researchers at Medtronic, have shown that noninvasive daily ultrasound stimulation of the spleen in mice with inflammatory arthritis resulted in significantly less joint swelling compared to …
  • GSK and NARS Cosmetics host ‘Night of Beauty’ and Education on Lupus 15 Mar 2019 21:18 Afro By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Lupus is impacting African American women at disproportionate rates than white women. According to data from the CDC, women ages 15 to 44 are at the greatest risk of developing lupus — African American women being …
  • AAOS: Supplement Use Low in Patients With Osteoporosis, Hip Fracture 15 Mar 2019 20:40 Pharmaceutical News FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 -- Of patients diagnosed with osteoporosis who have a history of hip fracture, only 14 percent are receiving appropriate calcium and vitamin D supplementation, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American …
  • Lupus Foundation of Jamaica: Fighting the dreaded disease 15 Mar 2019 10:56 Jamaica Gleaner The Lupus Foundation of Jamaica (LFJ) has been helping lupus warriors fight the dreaded disease for some 30 years. Lupus is a disorder of the immune system which, instead of defending the body, produces antibodies that attack and damage healthy cells. As a …
  • PAW’S CORNER: Dog’s rapid decline blamed on arthritis 14 Mar 2019 09:39 Progress DEAR PAW’S CORNER: My Border Collie “Angus” is 12 years old, so he’s getting along. Until a few months ago he could whip along as fast as anything and had plenty of energy. At feeding time, he would jump up and down waiting for his food. However, lately he …
  • Take these steps to prevent osteoporosis 14 Mar 2019 03:47 The New Indian Express Express News Service HYDERABAD: There are various unchangeable elements that raise your odds for osteoporosis, for e.g. genetic structure, your age, and your gender. However, that does not mean you cannot prevent yourself from this bone disease. The things …