Peripheral anti-IL-6 cytokine treatment is associated with improvement in depressive symptoms in patients with RA.
Fiber and/or the dietary supplement chondroitin may help reduce knee pain from arthritis.
Ixekizumab benefits patients with treatment-resistant psoriatic arthritis when administered over a 2- or 4-week period.
Use of the JAK inhibitor peficitinib in combination with certain csDMARDs results in a dose-dependent ACR20 response rate in patients with RA over 12 weeks.
A quadriceps isometric contraction exercise method is effective for relieving pain in knee osteoarthritis.
Pain is far more common and widespread in ALS than previously suspected, and initial pain symptoms may predate the clinical onset of the disease's hallmark motor dysfunction by as much as 2 years.
One in four adults in America report an arthritis diagnosis, with the number of individuals disabled by the disease up 20% since 2002, according to a report from the CDC.
The FDA has approved 26-week treatment efficacy claims for Zimmer Biomet's knee osteoarthritis product.
There were higher levels of fatigue in psoriatic arthritis vs psoriasis, and fatigue scores were linked to depression.
Benefits included lasting reduction in pain interference and short-term decreases in pain and fatigue.
Celecoxib is comparable to naproxen and ibuprofen in cardiovascular safety for patients with arthritis at high risk for cardiovascular disease.
Compared with other opioids, oxycodone/naloxone may improve patients' ability to participate in physiotherapy.
Results showed a significant link between serum vitamin C concentrations and the prevalence of low back pain.
Odds of a suicide attempt were higher in arthritis patients experiencing chronic pain.
Case of postoperative acute gouty arthritis documented, secondary to hydrochlorothiazide use.
Fatigue ranks second only to pain in perceived importance.
OA is traditionally thought of as a slowly progressive disorder, but 3% to 4% of individuals at risk for OA develop it in less than 4 years and some in less than 12 months. Individuals who are older, overweight, and/or have a new knee injury are more likely to develop this accelerated form of knee OA
Variables linked to PsA development include severe psoriasis, low level of education, retinoid use.
A new study published suggests that it may be time to produce new algorithms for assessing cardiovascular disease risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis, or psoriasis.
Foot synovitis may predict patients who are at higher risk of unstable RA remission.
Findings based on patients with previous inadequate response to biologics.
Better efficacy for tocilizumab versus abatacept and rituximab in patients with first non-TNFi failure.
Prescription diclofenac a more effective choice for short-term pain relief, researchers say.
Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of vitamin D.
A team of researchers from Switzerland studied the efficacy of different formulations and doses of NSAIDs on osteoarthritis pain by conducting a network meta-analysis.
Seventy-eight percent of patients could participate in exercise protocol after analgesic use.
In prospective cohort study of women, elevated risk for rheumatoid arthritis is independent of smoking.
Care gaps relate to patient characteristics, including demographics, disease-related characteristics.
No significant difference in subjective or objective outcomes for single-, double-bundle techniques.
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