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Managing back pain and osteoarthritis without paracetamol

Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is a drug we are all familiar with. It is cheap, readily available over the counter, and is common place in family medicine cabinets across the world. We rely on it in the middle of the night to settle childhood fevers, and it is usually our first choice drug for a wide range of painful musculoskeletal disorders, including osteoarthritis and spinal pain. Yet new evidence in a linked paper by Machado and colleagues (doi:10.1136/bmj.h1225) casts doubt on the efficacy and safety of paracetamol and questions its place as our first choice analgesic.1  
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How to treat rheumatoid arthritis and/or autoimmune disorders

How to treat rheumatoid arthritis and/or autoimmune disorders https://www.owners-guide.com/best-selling-books/ ==============================================...  
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Medications Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis May Affect Abortion Rate In Women

A new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, reveals that women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who were on methotrexate (MTX)...  
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Caterpillar fungus could hold the key to relieving the pain of osteoarthritis

A drug from a parasitic mushroom that lives on caterpillars could become an effective new painkiller for people with osteoarthritis within the next six years, according to UK researchers.  
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Childhood syndrome combining lung disease, arthritis is identified

Using the latest genome sequencing techniques, a research team led by scientists from UC San Francisco (UCSF), Baylor College of Medicine, and Texas Children's Hospital has identified a new...  
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Patient's own fat cells transplanted to treat osteoarthritis may be effective

Osteoarthritis (OA), a debilitating and painful degenerative disease, strikes an estimated 14 percent of adults 25 years of age and older, a third of adults age 65 and older in the U.S. alone.  
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Patients grapple with high cost of arthritis medications

The first national investigation of Medicare coverage of biologic disease modifying drugs (DMARDs) found that in starting a single biologic DMARD, patients face more than $2,700 in copayments...  
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Total ankle arthroplasty shows promise for patients with severe ankle arthritis

At the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, researchers revealed how total ankle arthroplasty improved gait parameters for patients with ankle arthritis.  
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over 5 years ago
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What are the health benefits of tea?

Find out about the health benefits of tea including helping to beat stress, boosting cognitive function, decreasing cancer risk and reducing arthritis.  
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over 5 years ago
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Depression often co-occurs with joint diseases

Those suffering from depressive symptoms have an increased risk for physical diseases, especially for arthrosis and arthritis.  
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over 5 years ago
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UF study finds vitamin D can affect pain, movement in obese osteoarthritis patients

Got milk? If you are overweight and have osteoarthritis, you may want to bone up on your dairy products that have vitamin D.  
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Acetaminophen 'does not work for lower back pain or osteoarthritis'

Acetaminophen is ineffective for spinal pain in the lower back and has little value for hip or knee osteoarthritis, concludes a review of studies testing its safety and efficacy.  
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Is painful knee and hand osteoarthritis in women associated with excess mortality?

Study compares mortality rates of women with painful knee and hand osteoarthritis with the mortality of unaffected women from the same community; demonstrates higher risk of early death in...  
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Study: Hip replacement an excellent option to relieve pain in juvenile arthritis patients

Implant lasts at least 10 years in 85 percent of patientsHip replacement is often performed in patients with juvenile arthritis when their joints have been severely...  
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Preventative trial in arthritis to bring hope for millions, UK

A pioneering drug to be tested could bring hope to the millions of Britons who are likely to one day suffer from arthritis.  
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Diabetes, previous joint pain and overall physical health predicts arthritis pain

Diabetes and previous joint pain, along with a patient's overall physical health status, may predict arthritis pain with nearly 100 percent accuracy, in new research presented at the 2015 Annual...  
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First blood test for osteoarthritis could soon be available

The first blood test for osteoarthritis could soon be developed, thanks to research by the University of Warwick.  
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Early detection of osteoarthritis via blood test in sight, says study

There is currently no blood test for early-stage osteoarthritis. Now, a new study shows it is possible to detect a biomarker of the disease in the blood before bone damage occurs.  
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Mother-love helps young people with arthritis through the tough times

Young people with arthritis rely heavily on their mums for support during times of change and uncertainty - despite claiming to be independent, according to new research from Arthritis...  
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NICE recommends Stelara (ustekinumab) for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis

Janssen has announced that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), has recommended Stelara┬« (ustekinumab) in its Final Appraisal Determination (FAD)1 as...  
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over 5 years ago