More than 100 rheumatoid arthritis patients suffering from pain in the balls of their feet are to take part in new research at Leeds University.
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A genetic variation has been identified that increases the risk of two chronic, autoimmune inflammatory diseases: rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus). These research findings result from a long-time collaboration between the Intramural Research Program (IRP) of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and other organizations. NIAMS is part of the National Institutes of Health.
These results appear in the Sept. 6 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
More than 1,000 rheumatoid arthritis patients from West Yorkshire are to take part in a major new study which could lead to more effective targeting of treatment.
A panel of arthritis research experts has recommended that coxibs and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) must remain a significant part of the tool kit used in treating osteoarthritis (OA).
Among older people with arthritis, blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to be unable to perform at least one daily living activity as a result of the condition.
Results from the AMBITION trial successfully met its primary endpoint of non-inferiority in patients with moderheumatoid arthritiste to severe rheumatoid arthritis.
ZARS commenced the first of two Phase 3 clinical trials of ThermoProfen in patients with mild to moderate osteoarthritis of the knee.
Rheumatoid arthritis affects 2.1 million Americans and despite many advances in the understanding of the disease, funds for research remain limited and both the cause and a cure are still unknown.
Fiskars PowerGear line of garden tools makes gardening so much easier that the Arthritis Foundation has awarded them with the prestigious Ease-of-Use Commendation.
Even though more than two million Americans suffer from it, 40 percent of the nation's population does not realize gout is one of the most painful forms of arthritis.
Arthritis sufferers who undergo psychological counseling and learn skills for coping with pain have less disability and better quality of life.
A new report revealed arthritis prevalence and activity limitations will increase substantially in all but two states and the District of Columbia by 2030.
A compound in green tea may provide therapeutic benefits to people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Previous meta-analyses described moderate to large benefits of chondroitin in patients with osteoarthritis. However, recent large-scale trials did not find evidence of an effect.
A variant in a gene called GDF5 is associated with the risk of developing osteoarthritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis study implicates decoy receptor 3 in excessive synovial tissue growth, indicating a possible therapeutic target for averting joint destruction.
Arthritis pain is processed in brain areas concerned with emotions and fear, finds study, indicating target for pain-relieving therapies.
A free program for people suffering from arthritis, one of the most common, yet neglected, health programs of older people.
The publication of the Service Development and Commissioning Directives for Arthritis and Chronic Musculoskeletal Conditions is the result of work undertaken by a multi-agency and multi-professional group.
Low doses of steroids can inhibit joint damage when used in the early phase of rheumatoid arthritis.
More than half of Maryland residents over the age of 65 are affected by arthritis