Arthritis & Rheumatism

Majority of fibromyalgia drug trials are industry sponsored

(HealthDay)—Most fibromyalgia drug therapy randomized controlled trials (FM-RCTs) are funded by industry, and many authors have financial conflicts of interest (FCOIs), according to a study published online May 27 in the ...

Cardiology

Two physicians examine heart disease through a literary lens

Heart disease has topped mortality charts as the No. 1 killer of men and women for many decades, but a novel analysis of American literary fiction by two physicians finds the disorder's presence in great novels has remained ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Restless leg syndrome common in ankylosing spondylitis

(HealthDay)—Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is common in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), according to a study published recently in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New hopes for rheumatic fever vaccination

A new vaccine to combat the debilitating disease caused by rheumatic fever may soon become a reality, saving hundreds of thousands of deaths from preventable heart disease around the world each year.

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