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BUSM Study Finds Gout And Hyperuricemia On The Rise In The U.S.

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the incidence of gout and hyperuricemia (high uric acid levels) in the U.S.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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A new piece in the 'French paradox' puzzle -- cheese metabolism

Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon known as the 'French...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Rheumatology Research Highlights - Winter 2015

Rheumatology Research Highlights provides important medical evidence that focuses on rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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New quality criteria to improve educational experience for trainee doctors

The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians' Training Board (JRCPTB) has launched new quality criteria to enhance the educational experience of trainee doctors, drive up the quality of training...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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The British Society for Rheumatology supports the use of biosimilars but recommends measures to monitor safety

The British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) has outlined its stance on biosimilars, a new kind of medicine that have the potential to extend the range of treatments available to patients, at a...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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For type V AC joint injuries, early surgery may not be the best approach

Early surgery may not be the best treatment option for patients with Type V AC joint injuries, according to new research from Tripler Army Medical Center.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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A 'Game Changer' for Patients With Joint Damage?

Most donated tissue for joint replacement must be discarded. A new technology holds the promise of providing more and higher-quality graft material for a more natural joint repair option for patients.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Gout. It is always gout! | EMBlog Mayo Clinic

Author: Tim Bongartz, MD. Scenario: A 54 year old male is presenting to the ED with severe right foot and ankle pain and swelling. The …  
emblog.mayo.edu
over 4 years ago
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Septic Arthritis: Myth Busting | EMBlog Mayo Clinic

Note: Septic arthritis in this post and discussion refers to non-gonococcal septic arthritis. What's the big deal with septic arthritis…  
emblog.mayo.edu
over 4 years ago
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Rupture of Patellar Tendon

The rupture of the patellar tendon is uncommon, and often occurs in long-standing patellar tendon irritation.  
lifeinthefastlane.com
over 4 years ago
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AC Joint Separations: Overview of diagnosis and treatment

Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Separations: Overview of diagnosis and treatment  
academiclifeinem.com
over 4 years ago
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Rheumatic fever - EM Tutorials

Diagnosis of rheumatic fever  
emtutorials.com
over 4 years ago
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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Cardiovascular Risk: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Eric Matteson on the increased cardiovascular risk for women with rheumatoid …  
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org
over 4 years ago
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Rosuvastatin Improves Endothelial Function in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Reduced inflammation may reduce cardiovascular risks in AS patients.  
medpagetoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Allopurinol May Cut MI Risk in Gout Patients

Reduction of 20% in myocardial infarction risk; randomized trials are now warranted.  
medpagetoday.com
over 4 years ago
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A new piece in the 'French paradox' puzzle -- cheese metabolism

Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon known as the 'French paradox.' Most explanations focus on wine and lifestyle, but a key role could belong to another French staple: cheese. The evidence, say scientists in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, is in cheese metabolism.  
eurekalert.org
over 4 years ago
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Psoriatic Arthritis and the Heart: Is There a Risk?

Study finds many commonalities, but no evidence of excess mortality.  
medpagetoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Barriers found that prevent Ugandans with rheumatic heart disease from receiving needed penicillin

Access to penicillin can prevent deaths from rheumatic heart disease. Researchers collaborated to learn about obstacles that prevent people from receiving the medication and find ways to overcome them.  
sciencedaily.com
over 4 years ago