Rheumatoid Arthritis : Health & Medical
Psoriatic arthritis occurs when you have two medical conditions at the same time: psoriasis and arthritis. In most cases, the patient will have psoriasis and then develop arthritis symptoms. Symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include pain and swelling in the joints, skin lesions and warm sensations in
There are many foods that are rich in purines that must be avoided. The Agricultural Research Services Western Human Nutrition Research recommends that the diet for gout patients is low in protein as well as in purine.
Tender points are specific places on the body that are exceptionally sensitive to touch in people with fibromyalgia. Tender points exist at nine bilateral muscle locations.
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Handout on Health: Osteoarthritis
Eating foods high in uric acid can cause an attack of gout/the gout/gouty arthritis, and if you or anyone you know has ever had one of these attacks you know that they can be quite painful. Ironically, what makes this condition somewhat of an oddity is how it targets the big toe joint.
Is there convincing data that methotrexate inhibits wound healing? If yes, should it be withheld before surgery and if so, for how long?
A new study shows that regrowing knee cartilage might help people delay knee-replacement surgery.
Can self-help devices make day-to-day living with your arthritis a little easier?
Arthritis is a very painful disease. There are numerous medications on the market that aim to reduce the swellings and pain. But regular medications have side effects, too. There are some very interesting alternative treatments to arthritis. We'll take a closer look in this article
A joint is the area where two bones come together. A dislocation is a painful injury that occurs when the two bones that meet at a joint become misaligned. This can occur at the major joints, which are found at your shoulders, knees, hips, ankles and wrists or at the minor joints in your fingers and
Much of the excitement arising from the use of stem cell (SC) technology for arthritis treatment- indeed for treatment of many medical diseases- has been focused on the capability of embryonic SCs. These cells, derived from fetuses can self-renew indefinitely and are also capable of differentiating
Pateclizumab may provide an attractive alternative therapeutic approach for patients with moderate to severe RA.
Treat-to-target recommendations are now available to assist in the treatment of SLE.
Relief from arthritis may just be a splash away. A study conducted by a group of Japanese researchers on the effects of water or hydrotherapy on patients afflicted with the disease showed conclusive evidence that exercising under these special conditionscan improve joints and is a viable therapy for
One of the most painful forms of arthritis is Gout. It affects men and women, but the symptoms may be more pronounced for men. The big toes of people with Gout are greatly affected, but can also affect and spread to other parts of the human body including knees, elbows, wrists, ankles and fingers.
Dr. John A. McDougall developed a low-fat, starch-based diet that reduces inflammation, pain and stiffness from arthritis and promotes weight loss. The diet reduces antibodies to food antigens in the blood of arthritis patients.
What is the role of epigenetic modification in the pathogenesis of RA?
Psoriatic arthritis is any form of arthritis that is also accompanied by the skin condition psoriasis. There are five main forms of psoriatic arthritis.
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