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Romosozumab – New drug to treat Osteoporosis

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The latest breakthrough in Osteoporosis treatment is the new experimental drug – romosozumab. According to researchers, it prompts the body to rebuild bone and could potentially strengthen the skeleton against fractures.

Romosozumab frees the bo

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Osteoporosis clinic in Dubai. Posted by Humeira Badsha, Arthritis Doctor, Dubai UAE

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai residents are being invited to attend the Al Biraa Arthritis Clinic during July and August to take advantage of a free bone scanning scheme, being carried out by the clinic to boost awareness and detection of oste

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Scleroderma by Dr. Humeira Badsha

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Scleroderma is a lesser known but nevertheless important rheumatic disease. The word “scleroderma” means thick skin but the disease may cause more problems than that. It is not very common and much is still not well understood about the condition. Bu

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Rheumatoid Arthritis by Dr. Humeira Badsha

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RA can be the most severe arthritis if left untreated
It is triggered by the body’s immune system attacking one’s own body
Many new treatments mean patients can lead a normal life if treated promptly.

RA is a chronic disease

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What to expect at your first examination- By Dr. Humeira Badsha

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Once the specialist has asked you questions he or she will examine you. Depending on the kind of arthritis you have they may need to look at all the joints and press on them, and move them. Sometimes the doctor will count how many painful or swolle

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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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