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Researchers found that younger patients, as well as those whose disease was more active, were likelier to stop taking methotrexate due to ineffectiveness.
Asking your doctor is among the best ways to find out about new treatments and clinical trials.
The introduction of biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs are associated with a decrease in total knee replacements among RA patients.
Researchers, writing in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, have found that knee osteoarthritis patients are likelier to develop depression.
Our first "Get a Handle on Arthritis" contest had an amazing response with over 300 people entering for a chance to win a LoveHandle phone grip.
Your insurance plan MAY HAVE implemented a key change, with a program called a “co-pay accumulator adjustment”, that may impact your out-of-pocket finances.
If your physician has hugged you, how did you feel about that, both in the moment and with the benefit of hindsight?
On its face, it seems like a pretty simple question. Can and should patients record their meetings with their physicians?
Researchers reveal that patients with self-reported gluten sensitivities, which aren’t diagnosed as Celiac disease, might actually be plagued by fructan.
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.
Gout is a painful chronic condition that can seriously affect a person’s quality of life. There are affordable & highly effective treatments to manage gout.
A chronic condition often means a lifelong process of finding what works best. Searching for information led me to ArthritisPower.
Usually a person has SPD their whole life, but it can also be triggered by diseases like fibromyalgia.
Imagine working at a job that doesn’t allow you to take a rest. There is no vacation when you’re chronically ill.
Hearing that my lab work is normal does not mean that my rheumatoid arthritis is not active. If I don’t...
Tips and solutions for common problems patients face with their healthcare providers.
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.
New research shows that rheumatoid arthritis patients benefit from participating in personalized, digital health coaching.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients who take opioids or antidepressants are likelier to fracture their bones, according to research presented at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego.
Women who have lupus and who are obese tend to report worse outcomes when it comes to disease activity, depression, pain, and fatigue.
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.