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Study finds taking cortisone with antacids can diminish bone density in rheumatism patients

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a specific class of antacid drugs, are among the most widely used medications of all. They are frequently prescribed to many groups of patients, including those with rheumatism. PPIs are used ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Coexistence of psoriatic arthritis, atopic dermatitis may offer treatment insights

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and atopic dermatitis (AD) can coexist, and the presence of both conditions may mean special attention should be given to selecting optimal treatment, according to a study published online April ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Biking revealed to be associated with less knee pain later in life

A study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise reveals that people who participated in regular bicycling over their lifetime had a lower prevalence of frequent knee pain, radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Arthritis linked to blood cancer mutations

A team of Adelaide and U.S. researchers has discovered a link between a less common form of rheumatoid arthritis and gene mutations found in blood cancer.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Why you shouldn't be afraid to start running after middle age

As someone who started marathon running in midlife, I know how many aches and pains (and doubts) you can have if you take on the challenge to start running at an older age. But as an orthopedic surgeon who has replaced thousands ...

Neuroscience

Chronic musculoskeletal pain may accelerate brain aging

In a study published in Nature Mental Health, scientists from China and the United States have found that individuals suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) may face a higher high risk of brain aging.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Scientists warn of a 'tsunami' of osteoarthritis cases by 2050

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease that affects weight-bearing joints. The most commonly affected joints are the knees, hips, spine, and small joints in the hands. Two out of three people over 50 have creaky and ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Updated recommendations for psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an autoimmune inflammatory disease. It has both joint and non-joint symptoms and manifestations, which can vary from person to person. It is commonly associated with psoriasis that affects the ...