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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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Scleroderma by Dr. Humeira Badsha

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Scleroderma is a lesser known but nevertheless important rheumatic disease. The word “scleroderma” means thick skin but the disease may cause more problems than that. It is not very common and much is still not well understood about the condition. Bu

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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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Do I have Arthritis?

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The space between 2 bones is called a joint. There are more than 200 joints in our bodies. There are different ways that a joint helps our body move: a shoulder is a ball and socket joint and can rotate, an elbow is a hinge joint and can bend and op

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This web site is run by an Arthritis Specialist based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. On this site you will find news about the latest in arthritis, information about research results in the field, tips and information and diet and exercise, and much more.

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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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This web site is run by an Arthritis Specialist based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. On this site you will find news about the latest in arthritis, information about research results in the field, tips and information and diet and exercise, and much more.

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