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Shoulder Bursitis and Tendinitis

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Shoulder Bursitis and Tendinitis

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Milk powder can prevent gout flares

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“Daily consumption of enriched skim milk powder could help prevent gout flares,” according to a proof-of-concept study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. “Compared with patients randomized to receive control treatment with simple powd

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Arthritis awareness and treatment in Dubai, UAE

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Doctors in the UAE are calling for significant increased awareness around the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in an effort to boost early diagnosis of the chronic disease.

The call came on this year’s World Arthrit

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Another new treatment for Rheumatoid arthritis. Posted by Dr. Humeira Badsha UAE

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FDA Approves Subcutaneous Formulation Of Abatacept To Treat RA.
MedPage Today (8/2, Gever) reported that to Bristol-Myers Squibb announced that the FDA has approved a formulation of its “rheumatoid arthritis drug abatacept (Orencia) that patients ca

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Remission in Rheumatoid arthritis treatment. Dr. Humeira Badsha

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New rheumatoid arthritis remission definitions were announced by the American College of Rheumatology. It’s an update of the 1981 definition.
Why Change Definition of Remission Now?
Biologic drugs, which first came on the scene in 1998, have made r

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Arthritis may prevent memory loss? Posted by Dr. Humeira Badsha

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Scientists believe that production of a protein, known as GM-CSF, may be the reason rheumatoid arthritis appears to protect against the development of Alzheimer’s disease. In rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system goes haywire and proteins that atta

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Glucosamine for arthritis. By Dr. Humeira Badsha, Rheumatologist Dubai

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GLUCOSAMINE AND CHONDROITIN:

One supplement is Glucosamine, derived from the shells of crabs and lobsters. The other is Chondroitin, usually derived from animal cartilage. These supplements are said to help relieve arthritis pain. They are also said

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment. Dr. Humeira Badsha Dubai UAE

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Biological Response Modifiers (BRM):

In the last decade we have seen the introduction of new medications for RA which sometimes have produced dramatic results. These act on blocking the chemicals, called cytokines that are involved in inflammati

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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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