News tagged with rheumatic diseases
(HealthDay) -- Meat, seafood and other foods rich in compounds called purines are associated with a fivefold increased risk of immediate gout flare-ups, a new study shows.
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 31, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
A daily dose of skimmed milk, enriched with two components found in dairy products, may help to curb the frequency of painful gout flare-ups, indicates research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at King's College London have for the first time identified a gene linked to age-related degeneration of the intervertebral discs in the spine, a common cause of lower back ...
Genetics Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Australian scientists have confirmed a 'weak link' in the immune system – identifying the exact conditions under which an infection can trigger an autoantibody response, a process not clearly understood until now.
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Among fibromyalgia patients taking either of two commonly prescribed drugs to reduce pain, 22 percent report substantial improvement while 21 percent had to quit the regimen due to unpleasant side effects, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Together with colleagues from the international rheumatic diseases research community, scientists of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have presented a new therapy approach for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Low testosterone levels may herald the subsequent development of rheumatoid arthritis in men, suggests research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has made an advance in understanding the causes of adult-acquired flat feet a painful condition particularly affecting middle-aged women.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A "genetic accelerator" is responsible for the most severe cases of Lupus (systemic lupus erythemathosus), an autoimmune disease: the accelerator, called enhancer HS1.2, speeds up the activity of some critical genes of the ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The inaugural international guidelines for the diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease (RHD), a disease that affects tens of millions of people worldwide, have today been published by the World Heart Federation in Nature Reviews ...
Cardiology Feb 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
"Mindfulness" exercises, which focus on experiencing the present moment, no matter how difficult, can help curb the stress and fatigue associated with painful rheumatoid joint disease, indicates a small study published online ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 20, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0