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A sinister cause of shoulder pain, with numbness and weakness in the ipsilateral hand

A 41 year old patient with insulin dependent diabetes presented with a one month history of progressively worsening pain, numbness, and weakness of his right shoulder and arm. His history included peripheral vascular disease, chronic renal failure, and chronic pancreatitis. He was also a smoker with a 60 pack year history.  
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Methotrexate use and risk of lung disease in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease: systematic literature review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Objective To evaluate the relative risk of pulmonary disease among patients with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease treated with methotrexate.  
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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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Understanding F-2,6-BP & Glycolysis (USMLE Step 1)

http://www.usmlesuccess.net A look at the formation of the allosteric activator of PFK-1 in glycolysis. This high-yield nugget is essential for the Step 1 ex...  
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Systemic Inflammatory Illnesses with Dr. Roberts

Dr. Neal Roberts is a Professor of Medicine and is the Chair of Rheumatology at the University of Louisville. In this lecture, Dr. Roberts discusses lupus, v...  
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Food that helps & reduces iron absorption in the body

Prepare for USMLE,UK,CANADIAN,AUSTRALIAN, NURSING & OTHER MEDICAL BOARD examinations around the globe with us.Understand the basics, concepts and how to answ...  
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Food that helps & reduces iron absorption in the body - YouTube

Prepare for USMLE,UK,CANADIAN,AUSTRALIAN, NURSING & OTHER MEDICAL BOARD examinations around the globe with us.Understand the basics, concepts and how to answ...  
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Biology Help: Biology 123 Chapter 6 Cell Respiration--A Light Overview

Cell respiration, oxidative, glucose, ATP, oxygen, carbon dioxide, substrate, oxidation, reduction, glycolysis, krebs cycle, Citric Acid Cycle, NADH, FADH2, ...  
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Biology Help: Biology 123 Chapter 7 Photosynthesis--A Light Overview

Photosynthesis, oxidative, glucose, ATP, oxygen, carbon dioxide, substrate, oxidation, reduction, NADP, NADH, FADH2, Electron Transport Chain, Electron Carri...  
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Biology Help: Biology 123 Chapter 5 Energy and Metabolism

Biology 123 Chapter 5 Energy and Metabolism, metabolism, enzymes, activation energy, catalyst, substrate, competitive inhibitor, non-competitive inhibitor, p...  
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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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Mapping energy metabolism of growing nerve cells to better understand neuronal disorders

Scientists from Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) in Japan have have discovered how nerve cells adjust to low energy environments during the brain's...  
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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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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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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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