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Poring over data from more than 123,000 people in two different studies, Harvard researchers identified five lifestyle practices that can extend life.
"The placebo effect is still an effect and a very important one."
New research, published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, indicates that arthritis patients aren’t receiving sufficient counseling about weight loss.
Spondyloarthritis (SpA) patients who took the nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug (NSAID) diclofenac were at elevated risk for heart attack.
The U.S. could face a shortage of more than 4,100 full-time rheumatologists by 2030, according to new research published in Arthritis Care & Research.
While getting over being able to play basketball was difficult, missing out on those Saturday mornings hanging out with everything was tougher to get over.
We collectively wanted to let the audience know that treating osteoarthritis involves more than treating just the affected joint(s).
Usually a person has SPD their whole life, but it can also be triggered by diseases like fibromyalgia.
The FDA findings are based upon a Dec. 2016 study of more than 24,000 osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis patients.
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.
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.
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.