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November 26, 2015

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November 26, 2015

Receptors on Bone Cells Connected to Inflammatory Bone Loss, Bone Formation

Nov. 12, 2015 — Receptors on bone cells activate bone loss in contact with bacteria that cause inflammation in patients resulting in loosening of the teeth, loosening dental and orthopaedic implants or arthritis. ... read more

New Milestone in Cardiovascular Disease Management for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Nov. 8, 2015 — Cardiovascular disease deaths are declining in people who have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis after the year 2000, according to new research. This decline is found when compared to people ... read more

Body Mass Index May Be a Key to Achieving Sustained Remission in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Nov. 8, 2015 — Being overweight or obese can reduce the likelihood of achieving sustained remission of early rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research ... read more

Deaths from Heart Disease Declining Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Nov. 8, 2015 — Rheumatoid arthritis patients are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart disease, but a new study shows that efforts to prevent heart problems and diagnose and treat heart disease ... read more

Exercise Program in Senior Centers Helps Decrease Participants' Pain and Improve Mobility

Nov. 7, 2015 — A study finds that a low-impact exercise program is improving quality of life for many older adults with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. The program, offered by Hospital for Special ... read more

Yoga Improves Arthritis Symptoms, Mood, Study Finds

Sep. 15, 2015 — Yoga can be safe and effective for people with arthritis, a randomized trial of people with two common forms of arthritis has found. The researchers report that eight weeks of yoga classes improved ... read more

New Classification System Developed for Gout

Sep. 14, 2015 — A panel of experts and researchers has developed a new classification system for gout, the most common form of inflammatory arthritis. This new system standardizes the classification of this ... read more

High BMI Could Reduce Men's Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis, but Not Women's

Sep. 8, 2015 — A high body mass index could reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in men, according to a study. When looking into why a high BMI would reduce the risk of men developing RA in the future, the ... read more

Knee and Hip Replacements May Be Bad for the Heart

Aug. 31, 2015 — Contrary to recent reports, researchers found that osteoarthritis patients who had total knee or hip joint replacement surgery, known as arthroplasty, were at increased risk of heart attack ... read more

Gene Regulating Severity of Tissue Damage Caused by Rheumatoid Arthritis Identified

Aug. 31, 2015 — Scientists have identified a new protein (C5orf30) which regulates the severity of tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, pain, stiffness and ... read more

How Newts Can Help Osteoarthritis Patients

Aug. 20, 2015 — Osteoarthritis is the most common form of joint disease worldwide. Now, scientists have taken a leaf out of nature’s book in an attempt to develop effective stem cell treatment for osteoarthritis, ... read more

Depression, Stress, Anxiety and Anger Compound Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Aug. 13, 2015 — Depressive symptoms, stress, anxiety, and anger and lack of social support in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were linked to atherosclerosis—a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries ... read more

Higher Risk of Death from Heart Attack, Stroke for People With Spinal Arthritis

Aug. 12, 2015 — People with a type of spinal arthritis called ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have a higher risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke than the general population, a new study ... read more

July 29, 2015 — Arthritis: it’s a disease that sneaks up on you. Fingers and toes slowly but surely become stiff and painful. A nice morning stretch is no longer all it takes to get your body moving. Arthritis is ... read more

Link Between Mood, Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

July 28, 2015 — Depressive symptoms and mood in the moment may predict momentary pain among rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to researchers. Individuals in the study who reported greater depressive symptoms ... read more

July 20, 2015 — Researchers have used models to identify a potential link between excess production of inflammatory proteins that cause rheumatoid arthritis and the development of heart valve disease. The research ... read more

July 20, 2015 — Researchers have successfully treated patients with moderate to severe eczema using a rheumatoid arthritis drug recently shown to reverse two other disfiguring skin conditions, vitiligo and alopecia ... read more

Antibiotic Exposure Could Increase the Risk of Juvenile Arthritis

July 20, 2015 — Taking antibiotics may increase the risk that a child will develop juvenile arthritis, according to a study. Researchers found that children who were prescribed antibiotics had twice the risk of ... read more

Common Mental Health Drug Could Be Used to Treat Arthritis

July 16, 2015 — Lithium chloride which is used as a mood stabiliser in the treatment of mental health problems, mainly bipolar disorder, could be used to treat arthritis according to a new ... read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Novel Approach Identifies Unique DNA Signature

July 14, 2015 — Researchers have for the first time identified disease-associated changes to the DNA epigenome in joint fluid cells from patients with rheumatoid ... read more

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