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Anti depressant drugs can cause bone loss

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Depression and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Disability, depression and rheumatoid arthritis are a vicious circle, and the effects are not just mental and emotional. Depression can be physically devastating too. According to a new study conducted by Alan Rathbun, Ph.D., and colleagues at the Un

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Sugary soft drinks and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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According to a recent study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, women who drink one or more sugar-sweetened soft drinks a day are significantly more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The risk appears to be even higher

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Running can protect against knee osteoarthritis

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Running has always been seen as a high impact, not-so-friendly activity for the knees. But according to a report in ‘Medical News Today’, new research now suggests that running may actually help protect against developing osteoarthritis of the kn

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Fetal DNA can cause post-pregnancy arthritis

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A new medical report states that unborn babies can sow the seeds for rheumatoid arthritis in their mothers – and the dads might be to blame!

Women are three times as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis as men, and seem to be especially vulnerab

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Sleep disturbance and osteoarthritis

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Scientists at the Center for Mental Health & Aging at The University of Alabama have recently discovered a link between sleep disturbance, pain, depression and disability in people with osteoarthritis (OA). They studied 228 patients with knee OA in a

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Discovered: A molecule that can stop inflammation!

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Recently, Scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have discovered a small molecule that blocks a form of cell death that triggers inflammation, opening the door for potential new treatments for inflammatory disease such as rheumatoid arthri

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Smoking and a salty diet increase RA risk

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According to a report in Reuters Health, eating a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis among smokers, according to a large study from Sweden. Researchers set out to see if a salty diet might be linked to the onset of RA, bu

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Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis

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Acupuncture is back in focus for its ability to reduce pain and improve functional mobility in patients with osteoarthritis – the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. Researchers from the University of Manitoba, Ca

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New Blood Test for early detection of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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According to a new study reported in The Journal of Rheumatology, a novel biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has significant potential to help physicians better identify early-stage disease, when treatment can often arrest further disease progre

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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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