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Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 4:14am Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD Jim is a 46 year old retired New York policeman who uses power tools to repair his house. His problem is chronic pain at the base of the thumb and wrist. The pain worsens with use of the hand, makin ... Read on »
Silver Ring Splints to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 12:22pm Researchers at the University of Southampton, led by Dr. Jo Adams, have concluded that wearing a specific type of silver ring splint is beneficial for alleviating symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). They found that this particular silver ring splint is effective in controlling hyperextension deformity in finger joints. Hyperextensi ... Read on »
Vasculopathy and disordered angiogenesis in selected rheumatic diseases: rheumatoid arthritis and systemic sclerosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm 1 Comment BY Alisa E Koch and Oliver Distler Angiogenesis is important in the pathogenesis of systemic inflammatory rheumatic diseases, a family of related disorders that includes rheumatoid arthritis and systemic sclerosis. Rheumatoid arthritis is the rheumatic disease in which the role of angiogenesis has been studied most extensively. However, wher ... Read on »
STUDY CONFIRMS LINK BETWEEN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS (RA) AND COPD by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 27 May 2011 10:24pm EULAR PRESS RELEASE London, UK, Thursday 26 May 2011: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are two times more likely to have concurrent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than healthy controls – an association which was sustained even when variables such as age, gender, smoking and obesity were controlled for, a ... Read on »
Do the new Biologic Drugs including anti-TNF’s for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) increase risk of cancer and infection? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 30 Jul 2013 5:40am RArheumatoid arthritis needs Joint working between Consultant Rheumatologists and GPs Due to all the new treatments, RA patients can experience remissionThe lessening or disappearance of the symptoms or signs of a disease. or at least very low disease activity. GPs see more patients for musculoske ... Read on »
Call for improved care for Rheumatoid Arthritis patients. Lack of knowledge means RA patients not being cared for in the NHS by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:47pm Lack of knowledge means RA patients not being cared for in the NHS At a meeting yesterday (22/1/2009) at The King’s Fund offices in West London the problem of why rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients were not getting the necessary level of care was identified within an “authoritative and impartial” report entitled – Perceptions of patients and ... Read on »
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)? by Peter Olson Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 07 Apr 2010 12:04pm I have symptoms very similar to rheumatoid arthritis in my hands, wrists, arms, shoulders and back.  I'm pretty sure that it is all associated with graft verses host disease (GVHD). A blood test would be needed to diagnose it as RA. You can see that there is a small amount of swelling in my hands and wrists. It isn't very painful at this point ... Read on »
Treating Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Cervical Spine Naturally by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:42pm If you have been diagnosed with arthritis in the cervical spine, your Dr probably has put you on medications. What are some natural ways you can treat this condition of the cervical spine? If your suffer from arthritis such osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis you may suffer from stiffness, joint pain, tenderness and swelling. Fingers, ... Read on »
LIVING WITH AND CARING FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sat 13 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 13           Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common rheumatic disease, affecting approximately 1.3 million people in the United States, according to current census data.  The disease is three times more common in women as in men.  It afflicts people of all races equally.  The ... Read on »
Gene Therapy to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 5:44pm I have reported here previously about the advances in arthritis genetic research and the hopes that these studies would provide the basis for potential treatment options. Now researchers have reported that clinical studies show that gene therapy reduces rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patient’s symptoms. Gene therapy was initially expected to be ... Read on »