When compared with patients taking acetaminophen and/or codeine, those taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were not more likely to become infected with the novel coronavirus.
The American College of Rheumatology’s 2020 medical conference had a number of important updates that people living with osteoarthritis (or their caregivers) should know about, from the safety of steroid injections to the benefits of walking on disease progression.
Going up and down stairs may be painful if you’re living with arthritis in your knees, but these strategies can help.
Methotrexate, commonly used in inflammatory forms of arthritis such as rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, could be helpful for targeting local and systemic inflammation in osteoarthritis when conventional therapies are not.
Researchers say patients should be reassured that these common injections do not appear to cause progression of osteoarthritis.
New research shows that other types of blood thinners may be better suited for those with osteoarthritis.
According to new data, only 11 percent of people with knee osteoarthritis in the U.S. are considered physically active.
Could the substance that gives chili peppers their heat help relieve joint pain from osteoarthritis? New data on a capsaicin injection seems promising, but more research is needed.
Osteoarthritis patients taking canakinumab (Ilaris) in the study were less likely to need joint replacement surgery, which suggests the medication may be useful in treating osteoarthritis.
Many people do not suspect arthritis as a cause of their back pain, even though arthritis in the back is very common.