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February 24, 2017

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February 24, 2017

Three Gene Sets Could Predict Response to Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

Nov. 13, 2016 — Three gene expression signatures can help rheumatologists predict which patients are more likely to respond to tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) or B-cell depletion therapies in patients with ... read more

Arthritis Drug Boosts Effectiveness of Antidepressant Medication

Nov. 10, 2016 — Giving severely depressed patients the arthritis drug celecoxib (Celebrex®) dramatically boosted the effectiveness of their antidepressant medication, a new study has ... read more

Researchers Develop Inhibitors for Autoimmune-Relevant Enzyme

Nov. 10, 2016 — Highly selective new JAK3 inhibitors may offer new treatments for autoimmune conditions, report ... read more

Biologic Therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Protect Against Rapid Bone Loss

Nov. 8, 2016 — Investigating best evidence regarding bone loss in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a new review finds that early and aggressive treatment of RA with biologic drugs may have protective effect on ... read more

Blood Test for Early Osteoarthritis Diagnosis Unveiled

Oct. 27, 2016 — A blood test for early osteoarthritis diagnosis has been unveiled by scientists. The test, which could be available to patients within two years, identifies the chemical signatures found in the ... read more

Nanoparticle Injections May Be Future of Osteoarthritis Treatment

Sep. 26, 2016 — Researchers have shown that they can inject nanoparticles into an injured joint and suppress inflammation immediately following an injury, reducing the destruction of cartilage and lowering the risk ... read more

X-Rays: The First and Best Screening Tool in Diagnosing Knee Pain Among Middle-Aged Patients

Sep. 9, 2016 — Knee pain is common among Americans age 40 and up. Nearly one in 17 people visit doctors' offices each year for knee pain or injuries from osteoarthritis -- a progressive 'wear and ... read more

Why Bones Don't Heal: Researchers Identify Risk Factors for Nonunion of Fractures

Sep. 7, 2016 — Researchers have identified risk factors which may help orthopaedic surgeons better predict a serious complication of bone fractures. Fracture nonunion may be increasing as more patients survive ... read more

Aug. 30, 2016 — The job of policing the microenvironment around our cells is carried out by macrophages. Macrophages are the ‘guards’ that patrol most tissues of the body - poised to engulf infections or destroy ... read more

Research Opens Up New Treatment Route for Inflammatory Rheumatism

Aug. 23, 2016 — Enthesitis, inflammation of tendons where they attach to the bone, is a common medical problem which underlies various forms of inflammatory rheumatism. Although around 1 percent of the population is ... read more

Why You're Stiff in the Morning: Your Body Suppresses Inflammation When You Sleep at Night

Aug. 5, 2016 — New research describes a protein created by the body's 'biological clock' that actively represses inflammatory pathways within the affected limbs during the ... read more

Two Biomarkers That Contribute to Spine Osteoarthritis

Aug. 4, 2016 — A research team has discovered a pair of tissue biomarkers that directly contribute to the harmful joint degeneration associated with spine ... read more

Immunotherapy Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis

July 10, 2016 — Immunotherapy reduces cardiovascular risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research. The combination of two extra-low dose anticytokine drugs reduced rheumatoid arthritis ... read more

Effect of Cholesterol Medicine on Inflammatory Diseases Mapped

July 7, 2016 — The cholesterol medicine simvastatin, which is one of the most commonly used pharmaceuticals in the world, also has a beneficial effect on the immune defense system with regard to diseases such as ... read more

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Significantly Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Study Shows

July 4, 2016 — Clinical trial data demonstrates stimulating the vagus nerve with an implantable bioelectronic device significantly improved measures of disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis ... read more

New Cancer Immunotherapy Drugs Linked to Arthritis in Some Patients

June 24, 2016 — Case reports on 13 cancer patients suggest that a small number of cancer patients taking the immunotherapy drugs ipilimumab and nivolumab may be at some higher-than-normal risk of developing ... read more

Arthritis Linked to Suicide Attempts

June 15, 2016 — One in every 26 men with arthritis have attempted suicide compared to one in 50 men without arthritis. Women with arthritis also had a higher prevalence of lifetime suicide attempts than women ... read more

Prolonged Repetitive Physical Workload Increases Risk of Developing Rheumatoid Arthritis

June 10, 2016 — The results of a new study showed that prolonged repetitive physical workload increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Although work-related physical activity over many years is ... read more

Motivational Text Messages and Counselling Boost Health of Patients With RA

June 10, 2016 — Motivational text messages and counselling boost health of patients with rheumatoid ... read more

Disjointed: Cell Differences May Explain Why Rheumatoid Arthritis Varies by Location

June 10, 2016 — Not only are there distinct differences in key cellular processes and molecular signatures between rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) but, more surprisingly, there are joint-specific ... read more

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