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2 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Identification of initial severity determinants to predict arthritis...

The objective was to identify severity characteristics of initial chikungunya infection stages associated with post-CHIKV arthritis and arthralgia.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | CiteULike

Infliximab efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis after an inadequate...

Infliximab efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis after an inadequate response to etanercept or adalimumab: results of a target-driven active switch study.


Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

9 hrs ago | Men's Journal

Partial Knee Replacement May Be Safer Than Full Surgery

A new study finds that partial knee replacement surgery, where only the damaged parts of the knee get swapped out while the healthy ligaments remain intact, is much safer than total knee replacement.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Knee Replacement

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Rehab Management

Splint Offers Support and Relief from Discomfort for Thumb CMC Joint

A thumb CMC restriction splint intended to support the thumb CMC joint while allowing for full finger function is available through North Coast Medical, Gilroy, Calif.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, Medicine, Health

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dr. Roach: How to treat arthritis in HIV-positive patient

Dear Dr. Roach : I am 49 years old and fairly healthy. I've been HIV-positive for over 20 years and have diabetes.


Related Topix: Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Rheumatology, Hepatitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis


New ankle replacements give patients a new lease on life

More than 50 million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis. Between six and 13 percent of them have ankle arthritis and feel pain with every single step they take.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Guide To Retirement LIving

Understanding Arthritis-How Joint Pain Impacts Daily Life

The number of adults with arthritis is rising by about 1 million people each year, according to a 2013 government report.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PhysOrg Weblog

Psoriatic arthritis patients need better screening, warns panel of experts

Leading experts have joined together for the first time to call for better screening of psoriatic arthritis to help millions of people worldwide suffering from the condition.


Related Topix: Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatology

Romsey Advertiser

High hopes for new knee operation

The procedure, which is currently being trialled at Southampton General Hospital, involves coating damaged cartilage with stem cells, taken from a patient's own hip, and surgical glue.


Related Topix: Health

Hampshire Chronicle

Gout, disease of kings, on the rise

The number of cases of gout are on the rise, new figures show, contrary to the belief that the ailment has been consigned to the history books.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gout

The Horse

Poll Recap: Finding a Veterinarian

Ta'Shia has arthritis in her right knee and can no longer be ridden. Ta'shia has top notch bloodlines and has produced outstanding foals and should continue to do so.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Linehan adds new procedures

Dr. Ron Linehan, medical director of Precision Pain Care and staff anesthesiologist at Fairfield Medical Center, recently received his credentials to perform a new type of minimally invasive procedure for the relief of pain due to arthritis in the spine and pinched nerves from disk herniations.


Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, Health

Post and Courier

Ginger, M.D.: Southeast Asian rhizome has been relieving man's ailments since ancient times

In ginger's native southeast Asia, the rhizome, a relative of turmeric and cardamom, has been used for thousands of years to settle stomachs, forestall colds, sooth inflammation, suppress coughs, reduce fatigue, relieve sore throats, invigorate circulation and cure constipation.


Related Topix: Supplement, Ginger, Turmeric, Medicine


Collagen peptides show positive effects on joint pain: RCT

Ten grams per day of collagen peptides from either porcine or bovine origin may reduce joint pain, says a new study from Nitta Gelatin Inc. The study, published in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture , is said to be the first to compare the efficacy of collage from bovine bone or porcine skin on measures of joint health in people ... (more)


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Health, Marketing

Kansas City InfoZine

Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets in Hospital Unit Dose, Recall

In addition, American Health Packaging has voluntarily recalled Oxcarbazepine Tablets, 300 mg, lot #142544, Expiration Date, 02/2016.


Related Topix: Trileptal, Oxcarbazepine (generic), Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Health, Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Business Journal

Rays player may have chikungunya illness

The tropical mosquito-borne illness chikungunya has been making national news as it invades Florida and now it may have hit a Tampa Bay Rays player.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

Chronic fatigue and rheumatoid arthritis: an interview with Ailsa...

Chronic fatigue is about much more than merely feeling tired and when it is at its worst, people feel unable to do almost anything, so it can impact absolutely every area of their life.


Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Study: weather can't predict back pain

The study, published online this month in Arthritis Care & Research, examined 993 cases of sudden, acute back pain in primary care clinics in 2011 and 2012.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Meteorology, Science

The Black River News

Acupuncture for Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most pervasive diseases in the United States and is the leading cause of disability.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Gout: An introduction

Gout is a kind of arthritis that occurs when uric acid builds up in blood and causes joint inflammation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gout