Arthritis & Rheumatology News

  • Important differences found in characteristics, progression of lupus among racial/ethnic groups 23 May 2019 07:41 News-Medical.net In the first epidemiologic study comparing lupus among four major racial/ethnic groups, researchers found that, following a lupus diagnosis, Blacks, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics are at increased risk of developing problems related to the …
  • Amgen Canada breaks Guinness World Record to raise awareness for osteoporosis 23 May 2019 02:23 Now It’s known as the silent disease. Osteoporosis affects approximately two million Canadians. You can’t feel it and you can’t see it, but osteoporosis slowly weakens your bones, causing them to become more porous and brittle, which can lead to an increased …
  • Steroids for rheumatoid arthritis: Everything you need to know 23 May 2019 02:13 Medical News Today Steroids, or corticosteroids, can help relieve inflammation. Since rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory autoimmune disorder, steroids are often one part of the treatment plan.Different steroid types exist, each with specific benefits and side effects. …
  • Westmed to study effects of medical cannabis on rheumatoid arthritis patients 22 May 2019 15:15 Fairfield County Business Journal Purchase-based Westmed Medical Group is teaming with Columbia Care Inc. on a collaborative study focused on the use of medical cannabis as a pain reliever in rheumatologic patients with inflammatory arthritis. The research will be led by Dr. Jill Landis, a …
  • New Ointment Developed to Soothe Knee Arthritis Pains 22 May 2019 11:05 IFP News To produce the new solution, the researchers have used the root extract of Symphytum Officinale and Rosemary essence as well as other aromatic compounds like Lavender and Lyman Essences. Paraben and Stearyl alcohol are some of the other ingredients. For a …
  • New study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients 22 May 2019 09:33 News-Medical.net The kidneys of patients living with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are often under assault, and not all those living with the disease will respond to standard treatment. A new report published in the journal Nature Immunology online May 20 shows how …
  • Arthritis: The leading cause of chronic pain 22 May 2019 01:48 ABC If you have arthritis, you'll know it can really affect your quality of life. It's the leading cause of chronic pain in Australia. For around 52,000 Australians aged between 15 and 64, their arthritis is so severe, it keeps them out of the …
  • Sport24.co.za | Wozniacki denies retirement talk despite arthritis battle 21 May 2019 13:39 News24 Cape Town - Caroline Wozniacki is not thinking about retirement despite her ongoing battle with rheumatoid arthritis, according to her father and coach. Piotr Wozniacki has been commenting on her current status, insisting she is doing "okay", …
  • 8 Ways to Make Life With Arthritis Easier 21 May 2019 10:47 News Max A staggering 54.5 million Americans suffer from some type of arthritis which, as it progresses, can make everyday tasks challenging. "When you have arthritis, interacting with objects in your home, garden, and office can be frustrating and painful,…
  • Joan Mangum’s Society Scene—Lupus LA’s Orange Ball Honors Toni Braxton, More 21 May 2019 03:00 Beverly Hills Courier Posted Monday, May 20, 2019 - 12:31 pm Lupus LA celebrated its annual “Orange Ball: A Modern Supper Club” at The Beverly Wilshire, raising much-needed funds to support finding the causes of and a cure for lupus, while providing support, services and hope …