Sheila Jacobs

Most Recent Articles by Sheila Jacobs

Comorbid Fibromyalgia and Axial Spondyloarthritis: Response to TNF Blocker Therapy

Comorbid Fibromyalgia and Axial Spondyloarthritis: Response to TNF Blocker Therapy

By

Researchers sought to confirm whether concomitant fibromyalgia has a negative effect on TNF blocker response.

Predicting Best Outcomes of Intra-Articular Hyaluronic Acid Treatment in Knee OA

By

Patients with knee osteoarthritis who can best benefit from treatment with intra-articular hyaluronic acid injections include patients with high levels of knee pain, younger individuals, persons with a high body mass index, and individuals with less severe structural damage.

Glucosamine vs Ibuprofen for Painful Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis

Glucosamine vs Ibuprofen for Painful Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis

By

The effects of glucosamine supplements in the treatment of patients with painful temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis were not superior to the effects of ibuprofen taken 2 to 3 times per day.

Chronic Pain in Pachyonychia Congenita May Have Neuropathic Origin

Chronic Pain in Pachyonychia Congenita May Have Neuropathic Origin

By

Chronic pain experienced by patients with pachyonychia congenita may be caused by damage to the peripheral nerve fibers, with the hyperalgesia and allodynia observed in affected regions likely to be manifestations of peripheral sensitization.

Intranasal Sumatriptan Increases Risk for Taste Disturbance

Intranasal Sumatriptan Increases Risk for Taste Disturbance

By

The use of intranasal sumatriptan is an effective treatment for patients with acute migraine attacks; however, future investigations are needed to better understand differences in routes of administration and other therapies for migraine.

More Articles by Sheila Jacobs

Sign Up for Free e-Newsletters