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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tips To Help You Cope This Winter

Staying active can be difficult for many rheumatoid arthritis sufferers, especially during the harsh winter months. Research has shown that those who suffer from conditions like rheumatoid arthritis benefit from physical activity. Constant movement is said to ease pain, and improve body function and overall quality of life. At the same time winter is a month when many people, even …

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Arthritis Symptoms? Four Ways To Possibly Experience Immediate Relief

Arthritis symptoms are said by sufferers to worsen as the weather gets colder. If you find your symptoms have worsened as the weather cools, then you’re no doubt seeking ways to greatly reduce or relieve pain as soon as possible. It’s believed that if you do one or more of the following, you should experience some relief from arthritis, if …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Are You Raising Your Personal Risk Level?

Rheumatoid arthritis is no laughing matter. About 1.5 million Americans are believed to suffer from the condition, which causes pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. While the exact cause is not known, the immune system of the sufferer is said to attack the joint tissues. Of all Americans diagnosed, nearly three fourths of them are women. If you are …

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Diabetes, Alzheimer’s Research May Yield Cures

A new research project valued at roughly $230 million may yield the answers for curing Alzheimer’s, diabetes, lupus, and arthritis. Eight of the largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies are collaborating on the project with the National Institute of Health and the U.S. government to conduct extensive research on Alzheimer’s patients. Pfizer Inc., Eli Lilly & Co., Merck, Sanofi, Johnson & Johnson, …

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Weight Loss Can Help Arthritis Sufferers

Are you suffering from knee arthritis? Losing weight could help. A recent study shows that people who combined diet and exercise to lose weight saw a change in their arthritis symptoms. While exercising itself can relieve some pain associated with arthritis, the weight loss is the big factor in pain relief. “While both the exercise and the diet interventions separately …

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Arthritis, It’s Time To Get Serious

Sufferers of arthritis, the disease referring to inflamation of the joints, will be happy to hear some good news that has recently been released from the Canadian organization, The Arthritis Society. As the largest non-government funded organization in Canada responsible for research into arthritis, The Arthritis Society, has pledged to donate over $4.5 million in order to further research the …

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Arthritis Drug Approved by the U.S. FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week approved Xeljanz (tofacitinib) for the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in adults who have not responded to methotrexate. The twice-daily pill works by blocking molecules known as “Janus kinases.” The approval was based on the medication’s approval was based on its demonstrated effectiveness and safety in seven clinical trials. …

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Loch Ness Monster Arthritis: Even Pliosaurs Get the Blues

Loch Ness Monster Arthritis isn’t some sort of bizarre disease that you’re likely to learn about while watching reruns of terrible sitcoms in the wee hours of the morning. No, according to a team of researchers at the University of Bristol in England, recent studies have shown that pilosaurs — creatures that are not unlike the mysterious creature of Scottish …

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