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A broad misunderstanding abounds about how much vitamin D is necessary, and what to do when one lacks sufficient amounts of it.
New study suggests that it might be worthwhile to monitor & address pain/fatigue in addition to and independently of disease activity in early RA.
“Being in intense pain is such an isolating experience, especially when the cause is invisible to most people”
Over 100 members of the CreakyJoints community came together and shared valuable advice, practices, and encouragement throughout the day on twitter.
Abatacept treatment of PsA in this phase III study showed beneficial trends overall in musculoskeletal manifestations and was well tolerated.
The question when the first biologic doesn’t work is: What next?
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.
A Kaiser Family Foundation analysis finds significant increases in 2020 health insurance premiums under the controversial Senate healthcare bill among those who receive tax credits.
Millions of Americans are adopting gluten-free diets, but is this really necessary? A New York Times article takes a closer look.
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.