Sonography may aid hyaluronic acid injections for knee arthritis
Aug 14, 2017
(HealthDay)—Sonography-guided hyaluronic acid injection may yield better results than surface anatomy-guided injection in patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published online Aug. 9 in the International ...
Study shows prevalence of knee osteoarthritis has doubled since World War II
Aug 14, 2017
The average American today is twice as likely to be diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis than in the years before World War II, Harvard scientists say, but that increase can't be blamed on the reasons most might think.
Certain occupations linked to an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis
Aug 10, 2017
New research indicates that certain occupations may put workers at an elevated risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. The findings, which appear in Arthritis Care & Research, suggest that work-related factors, such as noxious ...
Researchers find arthritis drug could treat blood cancer patients
Aug 03, 2017
Blood cancer sufferers could be treated with a simple arthritis drug, scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered.
Could painkillers be hiding serious arthritis condition from doctors?
Aug 02, 2017
Thousands of patients with an inflammatory arthritis condition might be being mis-diagnosed because the pain killers they take hide the problem from doctors.
Gene expression may predict response to methotrexate in RA
Jul 28, 2017
(HealthDay)—For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), increased baseline gene expression of p21, caspase 3, and runt-related transcription factor (RUNX)2 in the peripheral blood may be associated with improved clinical ...
Morphine effects similar to placebo in rheumatoid arthritis
Jul 27, 2017
(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/fibromyalgia (FM) or rheumatoid arthritis (RA), morphine has anti-hyperalgesic effects comparable to placebo, according to a study published online July 19 in ...
Team reaches milestone in effort to treat bone disorders
Jul 18, 2017
A recent study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska Medical Center has reported progress toward the bioengineering of cartilage that could help treat disorders known to disrupt the normal development ...
Researchers find new genes link to arthritis in bone marrow lesions
Jul 18, 2017
Researchers have found a pattern of genes which is characteristic of osteoarthritis and may be a step towards better treatments for this condition.
Singapore scientists pave way for better juvenile arthritis diagnosis and treatment outcome prediction
Jul 14, 2017
A team of scientists and doctors from the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC) has uncovered a new group of regulatory T (Treg) cells and DNA features associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), the ...