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New Biological Drug for Ankylosing Spondylitis

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The experimental drug ‘secukinumab’ may offer patients with ankylosing spondylitis – a type of autoimmune, inflammatory arthritis that primarily affects the spine and pelvis – a much-needed alternative for symptom relief, according to the resul

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What to expect at your first examination- By Dr. Humeira Badsha

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Once the specialist has asked you questions he or she will examine you. Depending on the kind of arthritis you have they may need to look at all the joints and press on them, and move them. Sometimes the doctor will count how many painful or swolle

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Can Islamic Prayers Benefit Spondyloarthritides?

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A 35 year old Arab male had severe Ankylosing Spondylitis for 10 years with syndesmophyte formation in the lumbar spine, decreased spinal mobility (modified Schoeber’s test of 0.5 cms), BASDAI of 4, and BASFI score of 6. He was initia

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Using your genes to predict if you will respond to Rheumatoid arthritis therapy. (not available in Dubai, UAE at this time)

The ORBIT data “showed that patients who have seropositive rheumatoid arthritis are just as likely to respond to rituximab therapy when compared ...

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Your nose can repair your knee arthritis? Not yet in Dubai!

Doctors might one day be able to harvest cells from patients’ noses to produce cartilage that can be transplanted into damaged knee joints, a sma...

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Green tea to the rescue!

Green tea has always been hailed for its anti-inflammatory properties. But researchers at Washington State University (WSU) in Spokane have now ide...

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