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T’ai chi practice may reduce the rate of falls and injury-related falls over the short term (less than 12 months).
Do you fit the description? Katie Golden from Goldengraine.com shares with us the many roles disabled chronic disease patients need to fill.
Can smart home technology help chronic disease patients lead more comfortable lives?
CreakyJoints was born at 3 a.m. one morning in 1999.
An association between obesity and psoriatic arthritis has been established.
What did you wish you knew...? Join us on Monday July 10th to share tips and practices that make living with a chronic disease a little bit easier.
Boehringer Ingelheim announced it had enrolled the first patient in a study intended to demonstrate that a biosimilar is interchangeable with Humira (adalimumab) for treating patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis.
In tests, seven out of 10 patients who took the newly-approved drug experienced improvements in their skin of at least 90 percent, and 80 percent saw cleared or almost cleared skin.
New study suggests that it might be worthwhile to monitor & address pain/fatigue in addition to and independently of disease activity in early RA.
Fibromyalgia, a disorder that affects and amplifies the ways the brain feels pain, can “mask” underlying spondyloarthritis.
Even if each new study is correct, “it may only be one star in the sky.”
We are proud to announce we’ve hit an important milestone: The ArthritisPower community has donated over 50,000 patient reported outcomes to research!
Eating more fish — rather than fish oil supplements — might be associated with lower rheumatoid arthritis disease activity.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association questions the impact energy drinks have on users’ hearts when compared to other drinks with similar amounts of caffeine.
New research discourages thinking of individual foods in isolation and indicates that a diet combining the healthy foods can be more protective against RA than the sum of its parts.
Amid political arguments on both sides of the aisle, three recent studies draw upon data, rather than ideology, to suggest a tie between lack of coverage and negative health results.
Socialized medicine, a term which appears to be on the rise of late in Google searches, has been garnering headlines. Learn the difference between socialized medicine and universal healthcare.
Two policy experts weigh in on the Senate health bill, taking opposing views, in a video for MedPage Today.
Copayment Assistance programs, such as copay cards or “discount cards”, are offered by drug manufacturers (the companies that make your drugs) to lower the high costs charged by insurance companies for non-preferred drugs.
The CreakyJoints Patient Charter can help you be proactive and get the most out of your doctor appointments.
Rheumatologists and orthopedists created new guidelines with recommendations for the perioperative management of anti-rheumatic therapy.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently reviewing Simponi, an intravenous TNF-inhibitor, for psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis patients.
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who took romosozumab for a year experienced “rapid and large reductions" in risk of fracturing vertebrae.
EULAR report highlights the importance of early intervention in the treatment of people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.