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Anti depressant drugs can cause bone loss

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Vitamin D and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Vitamin D deficiency has always been suspected to be a risk factor for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). According to a new Australian-led research, rheumatoid arthritis patients are twice as likely to suffer from vitamin D deficiency, compared with the gen

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Pumpkin Seeds for Arthritis

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A 2005 study published in the journal of Pharmacological Research found that pumpkin seed oil reduces inflammation that causes arthritis. Pumpkin seed oil was found to compare favorably with the NSAID drug indomethacin in an experimental model of art

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Biologics in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease, has been the focus of intense and fruitful research over the past two decades. A number of effective treatments for RA have been approved by the FDA for treating this disease, including a category of

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New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus

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Binding Immunoglobulin Protein (BiP)
BiP is a natural anti-inflammatory protein found in insufficient amounts in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients. Arthritis Research UK researchers recently launched an in-human trial of a single infusion of binding imm

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Finding Relief from Back Pain

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Living with back pain can be a real struggle. A nagging back ache not only robs you of your daily routine, it even makes a good night’s sleep impossible. Certain types of back pain creep up slowly, while others come on suddenly when you least expec

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Osteoporosis new treatments in UAE

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Today while chairing the “Women’s Health Conference ” in Dubai and speaking about “Osteoporosis and Vitamin D deficiency” I noticed an overwhelming interest in this subject.  These are a few points I would like to highlight:

1) The daily requirem

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Osteoporosis testing Dubai

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Osteoporosis International in which “investigators have devised a ‘clinical decision rule’ using four risk factors that improve prediction of low bone mass over standard osteoporosis-screening tools.” The factors include “weighing lessthan 70 kg,” pl

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Vitamin D Levels May Predict Response To Bisphosphonates. Posted by Rheumattologist Dubai

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Vitamin D Levels May Predict Response To Bisphosphonates.

MedPage Today (9/21, Walsh) reports that according to research presented at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research conference, “women whose mean level of serum 25 hydroxy vitamin

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FDA reviews safety of Osteoporosis medications. Dubai, UAE

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The New York Times (9/6, Wilson, Subscription Publication) reports that the Food and Drug Administration’s panels on drug safety and reproductive health will meet Friday to conduct a safety review of bisphosphonates, popular drugs in use since 1995 “

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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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