Nerve Stimulation May Benefit Women with Fibromyalgia
A treatment involving electrical nerve stimulation helped women with fibromyalgia in a recent clinical trial. The findings are published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Antibiotic usage associated with increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis
A new study has provided evidence that antibiotic usage is associated with an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
Pain Medications Linked to Higher Cardiovascular Risks in Patients with Osteoarthritis
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can help to control the pain and inflammation in individuals with osteoarthritis (OA), but a new Arthritis & Rheumatology study suggests that NSAIDs contribute to cardiovascular side effects in these patients.
Osteoarthritis linked to higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have investigated the link between osteoarthritis and mortality in an epidemiological study. It was shown that the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease was higher for people with osteoarthritis than for the rest of the population.
Rheumatoid arthritis – Can its onset be delayed or prevented?
Experts report on promising methods for early detection and intervention of rheumatoid arthritis in a themed issue of Clinical Therapeutics
Many stroke patients not screened for osteoporosis, despite known risks
The majority of stroke survivors are not screened or treated for osteoporosis, broken bones, or fall risk — despite stroke being a risk factor for these conditions. The risk is up to four times greater than in healthy people, according to new research in…
Lupus Strongly Linked to Imbalances in Gut Microbiome
The disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) — marked by the attack on joints, skin, and kidneys by the body’s immune system — is linked to an abnormal mix of bacteria in the gut. This is according to a new study led by scientists at NYU…
Study Shows Massage Helps Ease Arthritis Pain, Improve Mobility
Patients with arthritis in their knees experienced significant improvement in pain and mobility after undergoing a weekly, whole-body massage for two months, according to a study led by researchers at Duke Health.
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
This is the second episode of a Rheumatology e-Learning Module inspired by the EULAR Campaign ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’ and made possible by Association of Arthritis and Rheumatism – Malta (ARAM)
This is the third episode of a Rheumatology e-Learning Module inspired by the EULAR Campaign ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’ and made possible by Association of Arthritis and Rheumatism – Malta (ARAM).
After viewing the presentation, the participant should become more confident with diagnosing and managing fibromyalgia.
Early Referral of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease – Why
his video is aimed at the non-Rheumatologist and aims to make the point that early referral does make a difference in the quality of life and outcomes for the patient, that treatment is available and that we should aim at achieving remission.