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Reactive Arthritis by Dr. Humeira Badsha

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Reactive arthritis was formerly called Reiter’s syndrome. It usually occurs in response to an infection. It is characterized by swollen, painful joints. In addition redness and discharge from the eye (conjunctivitis) and discharge or redness fro

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Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Sticky Blood Syndrome) by Dr. Humeira Badsha

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What is it?
This is a syndrome of clotting (thrombosis), recurrent miscarriages and low platelets, which is associated with certain blood proteins called antiphospholipid antibodies. Some refer to it as “sticky blood” although this is technicall

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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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