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Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis When Methotrexate Fails

Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis When Methotrexate Fails

What are the treatment options for RA patients who fail Methotrexate?......[Read More]
Long-term Steroid Use in Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Long-term Steroid Use in Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Findings about the nature and frequency of osteoporosis, hypertension, and cardiovascular events should guide clinical interventions and monitoring in patients who are taking glucocorticoids.......[Read More]
Shoe Tying and Arthritis

Shoe Tying and Arthritis

According to the Mayo Clinic, "Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints." When the joints in the hands or fingers become afflicted with arthritis, shoe tying becomes painful and frustrating.......[Read More]
FDA Approves Injectable NSAID Dyloject for Mild to Severe Pain

FDA Approves Injectable NSAID Dyloject for Mild to Severe Pain

Dyloject is an injectable formulation of diclofenac sodium. The NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of mild to severe pain in adults.......[Read More]
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome-What Happens

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome-What Happens

The tingling, numbness, and pain of carpal tunnel syndrome usually develop gradually. Symptoms often get worse if you do not stop or change an activity that is helping to cause the condition.......[Read More]
Foods to Avoid With Gout - You Cannot Afford to Pass Up This Information!

Foods to Avoid With Gout - You Cannot Afford to Pass Up This Information!

Whenever your get gout pain you can be sure that the uric acid in your body has gone above the normal level. There are foods to avoid with gout that can help in keeping the uric acid level normal.......[Read More]
FDA OKs Cymbalta for Fibromyalgia

FDA OKs Cymbalta for Fibromyalgia

The FDA has approved Cymbalta, an antidepressant also used to treat anxiety and diabetes-related pain, to treat fibromyalgia.......[Read More]
6 Biosimilar Questions Answered

6 Biosimilar Questions Answered

Dr Steven Feldman offers a brief overview of the increasing role of biosimilar medications in treating inflammatory disease.......[Read More]
Fish Oil Osteoarthritis Benefits - Could You Benefit From Taking a Fish Oil For Osteoarthritis?

Fish Oil Osteoarthritis Benefits - Could You Benefit From Taking a Fish Oil For Osteoarthritis?

Do you know about all the fish oil osteoarthritis benefits?If not, this article will educate you about them so you can decide if taking fish oil for osteoarthritis is right for you.......[Read More]
Uric Acid - Painful Swollen Big Toe - Is That Gout?

Uric Acid - Painful Swollen Big Toe - Is That Gout?

Instead of wasting your time and money to go through all the trouble just to confirm the existence of the crystals in the joints, there are a few hidden gout symptoms that you can use as a reference to diagnose if you are having gout. Because of the high uric acid content in the body, a person who h......[Read More]
Learn More About Lyme Disease

Learn More About Lyme Disease

Read an overview of Lyme disease, including the cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.......[Read More]
Arthritis Back Pain Relief

Arthritis Back Pain Relief

Millions of people suffer from arthritis, which can affect nearly any part of the body. When arthritis occurs in the back however, it can be especially debilitating since the back is necessary for everything from walking to sitting.......[Read More]
Vimovo Combines an NSAID and Proton-Pump Inhibitor to Treat Arthritis

Vimovo Combines an NSAID and Proton-Pump Inhibitor to Treat Arthritis

Vimovo is a combination of naproxen and immediate-release esomeprazole, and is approved for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and to decrease the risk of developing gastric ulcers in patients at risk for NSAID-associated gastric ulcers.......[Read More]
HLA-C Locus Alleles May Modulate Clinical Expression of Psoriatic Arthritis

HLA-C Locus Alleles May Modulate Clinical Expression of Psoriatic Arthritis

This study evaluated the relative contribution of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-C locus alleles in determining the risk and the clinical expression of psoriatic arthritis.......[Read More]
New Arthritis Drugs Reduce Ulcer Risk At a Cost

New Arthritis Drugs Reduce Ulcer Risk At a Cost

Two arthritis drugs are as effective as traditional medicines but are less likely to cause ulcers, according to a pair of studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association. But an accompanying editorial suggests that for many people, the new drugs may not be worth the cost.......[Read More]
Epigenetics in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Epigenetics in Rheumatoid Arthritis

What role do epigenetic factors play in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis?......[Read More]
Foods That Aggravate Fibromyalgia

Foods That Aggravate Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a serious but non-life threatening disease which mainly affects the musculoskeletal system. However, due to the nature of the disease, it can also affect your bowels, sleeping habits and moods. As a result it is a difficult disease to diagnose, and most doctors will tell you that it ......[Read More]
Having A Low Purine Gout Diet Is Beneficial

Having A Low Purine Gout Diet Is Beneficial

Studies have shown that with the adoption of a low purine diet, the symptoms associated with gout decreases preventing the sudden and painful attacks of gout from occurring. Foods high in purines such as anchovies, brains, organ meats, sweetbreads, kidney, meat gravies, meat extracts, wild game, mac......[Read More]
Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows your doctor to look at the inside of a joint in your body through a thin viewing instrument called an arthroscope.......[Read More]
Hypermobility and Proprioception in the Fingers of Flautists

Hypermobility and Proprioception in the Fingers of Flautists

The finger joints of flute players may have a greater range of movement than those in the general population.......[Read More]