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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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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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Vitamin D and Shiitake mushrooms. Posted by Dr. Humeira Badsha, Rheumatologist Dubai

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Vitamin D is usually obtained by exposure to sunlight. However several factors prevent us from obtaining an adequate dose. These include geographic areas with low sunlight availability, use of sunscreen, staying indoors, pigmented skin. Very food

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Myalgias or non-specific muscle pain in Arab or Indo-Pakistani patients may indicate vitamin D deficiency

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Abstract: The aim of our study 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. Consecutive patients who were diagnosed wit

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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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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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