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Rheumatoid arthritis in the United Arab Emirates

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Abstract: Studies have shown that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the Middle East have delayed diagnosis and low disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) utilization. We describe the characteristics and treatments of consecutive RA pa

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Rheumatoid arthritis in Dubai—delayed diagnosis and low usage of disease modifying antirheumatic drugs

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Information on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) among Arab populations in the Middle East is scarce. Studies have suggested that patients with RA living in Arab countries have similar clinical features, but less extra-articular manifestations, compared with

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Vitamin D Deficiency

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The aim of our study at the Dubai Bone and Joint center was to determine the prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency (< 20 ng/dl) among patients with fibromyalgia or muscle pain in a musculoskeletal clinic in the United Arab Emirates. In a recently pub

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Current Issues in UAE

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The second Arab Health Rheumatology Exhibition and Conference 2009 convened in Dubai, UAE from March 18-20, 2009. The theme of the congress was to progress thinking and practice in tackling musculoskeletal conditions at an early stage, to limit damag

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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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