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New Treatment for Adult-Onset Still’s Disease Studied by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Still’s Disease is a form of arthritis that is characterized by high spiking fevers and transient salmon-colored rash. Still’s disease was first described in children, but ... Read on »
Green Tea to Prevent RA by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Researchers have found that a compound found in green tea appears to reduce the severity of, and even prevent, rheumatoid arthritis. The compound, polyphenols, are conside ... Read on »
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ethnicity by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Watched an interesting video on YouTube about a study into the differences ethnicity may play in the symptoms and occurence of rheumatoid arthritis. I have posted it here ... Read on »
Team Reviews Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment Guidelines by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis An international team of clinical researchers reviewed 6 sets of guidelines for the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) that had previously been publishe ... Read on »
More Genes Linked to Risk of Gout by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis We posted the end of March about scientists at the University of Edinburgh who found a gene variation that makes it harder for the body to remove uric acid from the blood ... Read on »
Experts Discuss Diet for Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The foods you eat have a significant impact on how well your body functions. For arthritis sufferers, an anti-inflammatory diet may be the best choice. Anti-inflammatory d ... Read on »
Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Have Abnormal ECG by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Researchers from Israel who have analyzed electrocardiogram (ECG) output have discovered that psoriatic arthritis patients may have signs of an abnormal heart rhythm, or a ... Read on »
Fish Oil: From Fish or Capsules? by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis If you read our article on the omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFA), you would have learned about the benefits of fish oil on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms. There have ... Read on »
Superfoods for Conquering the Pain of Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis With some thought and planning, it’s easy to make these nutrient-dense foods part of your daily . With choices from virtually every food group, you’ll soon be well on your ... Read on »
Wrong Shoe Choice Worsens Osteoarthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Researchers from Rush Medical College conducted a study into the effects of various types of footwear on knee osteoarthritis (OA). What they found was that shoes which all ... Read on »
Juvenile Arthritis not Aggravated by MMR Vaccination by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis There have been concerns about the association of viral infections and vaccinations with acute arthritis. This has led to the proposition that a virus, such as rubella, ma ... Read on »
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Higher for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients have a higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease than the general population. Up till now it has been difficult to identify whic ... Read on »
Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Guidelines Published by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The first international guidelines for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis has been developed and published by a group of rheumatologists, dermatologists, and patient adv ... Read on »
Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis with Chinese Ants by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I posted previously about apitherapy, the use of bee hive products, and in particular bee venom , for treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There is documentation back to an ... Read on »
New Gout Drug Does Not Increase Heart Risk by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The Japanese pharmaceutical, Takeda, has been testing a new drug for use in treating . They had applied for approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2004 ... Read on »
Juvenile Arthritis Impact on Facial Growth by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis A recent study was conducted by Belgian researchers to determine the relationship between juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and craniofacial alterations. Their findings ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia Pain Relief with Marijuana-based Drug by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis is difficult to diagnose and has no cure. Current treatments are directed at controlling pain and stress related to the disease. Researchers at the University of Mani ... Read on »
French Tree Bark Reduces Osteoarthritis Pain, Increases Flexibility by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Pycnogenol, an extract from the Maritime pine tree of the southern coast of France, has been believed to have positive impacts on several conditions. As far back as 1534, ... Read on »
Do gardening and arthritis go together? by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The truth is that gardening can actually be a benefit to us both mentally and physically. Gardening reduces stress for most people. Something about working in the ... Read on »
Rheumatoid Arthritis Management More Important than New Drugs by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis There have been a significant number of new treatments introduced for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in recent years. New research indicates that in spite of this, management o ... Read on »