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Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...y health-care services on expensive new rheumatoid arthritis drugs. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a painful and debilitating autoimmune disease, which affects millions of people worldwide. ...

Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

...Kobayashi would compete "under huge burden. He has arthritis in the jaw," after his dental surgery. "I am going to rest today," said the Japanese champion, who denied his jaw problem was a ploy to disconcert his rivals. "I don't have time for this," he said. The 70-kilo (154-pound) Kobayashi has caused a s...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...hi was considering dropping out of the event after arthritis of the jaw and a pulled wisdom tooth left him in pain. He rallied to try to defend his title, but came up short, shoveling in a still-remarkable 63 dogs with their buns in the stipulated 12 minutes. In the final stretch, Kobayashi managed to pull...

China Bans Sales of Leukemia Drug in Latest Medicine Scare

...egulator has suspended the sales of a leukemia and arthritis drug due to complaints by patients, state press said Sunday , in the latest incident to plague the nation's medicine industry. The move comes as China's quality-control systems have been called into serious question both domestically and internatio...

Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk

...conditions ranging from cold sores and shingles to arthritis and multiple sclerosis . They are sold to prevent aging, enhance fertility, prevent cancer and get rid of toxic minerals such as mercury, lead and cadmium. Selenium supplements have shown some promise in preventing prostate cancer. Because of sele...

Roches Arthritis Drug Successful in III Stage Trail

Roche Holding AG says that arthritis drug Actemra has proved successful in a phase III ...udy. Actemra helps relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in difficult-to-treat patients in a clinical study thus bringing it closer to regulatory approval. ...

Anti-malarial Drug may Help Reduce Risk of Diabetes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...y help reduce the risk of patients with rheumatoid arthritis developing diabetes . Type 2 diabetes mellitus a...arial drugs may have a role in treating rheumatoid arthritis not only to suppress synovitis [inflammation around the joints] but also to reduce the likelihood of...

Poor Short Term Recovery from Knee Surgery in Women

Women and arthritis sufferers have poorer short-term recovery from arthroscopic knee surgery.The factors associated with poor short-term recovery from knee surgery appear to be different than those found to mar long-term outcome from the same surgery. We found that w...

Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug

..., Biogen Idec, of promoting Rituxan for rheumatoid arthritis before the FDA approved the drug for that purpose. In yet another local case, Gilead Sciences of Foster City disclosed in December that it has received a federal subpoena seeking documents regarding its marketing of three drugs widely used to treat...

Reason Behind Sleepy Feeling During Sickness Found

...nfection and some chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis and was linked to fatigue. Cancer patients, for example, treated with TNF-alpha sometimes reports severe lethargy while patients with sleep disorder, sleep apnoea sometimes report less daytime sleepiness after taking a drug t...

Gene Variants for Crohn's Disease Identified

...isorder, autism, hypertension, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and the pediatric cancer neuroblastoma. The gene implicated in the current research, ATG16L1, plays an important role in the autophagosome pathway, a sequence of biological events involved in processing bacteria within cells. While the mechanism...

Longer Term Breast-feeding Reduces the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women

...cts mothers from the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis . According to new data presented at EULAR 2007, ...ths or more is associated with a lesser rheumatoid arthritis (RA) risk in mothers. The study demonstrated that the longer the breast feeding period, the lower ...

Smoking, Glucose Tolerance Level may Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

...igh risk factors in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr Ulf Bergstrom at the Malmo University Hospital, Sweden. As part of the studies, researchers examined people enrolled in the Malmo Diet and Cancer Study (MDCS) between 1991 and 1996 ...

Alcohol Consumption may Help to Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ound that alcohol might protect against rheumatoid arthritis . The study was conducted by a team of researchers including Henrik Kallberg at EIRA, Stockholm, Sweden. As part of the study, researchers conducted a population-based case-control study of incident cases of RA among those aged 18-70 years in a d...

Humanized Antibody Therapy Found Highly Effective in Easing RA Symptoms

...shown that nearly half of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), who receive tocilizumab in addition to ongoing methotrexate therapy , showed a 50 per cent improvement in the symptoms at 24 weeks. Also one fifth of the patients achieved a 70 per cent improvement in symptoms in the same period during the st...

Breast-feeding Protects Mothers from Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ly to have a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic disorder that causes inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues, a new study suggests. While previous studies have suggested that hormonal factors play a part in the development of RA, the new study found that breast feedin...

Some Common Human Injuries Also Common in Dogs

...at risk of suffering broken bones, torn ligaments, arthritis and congenital diseases. Fortunately for both pet owner and pet, there are veterinarians who can treat these ailments and get pets back on their feet. James Roush, an orthopedic surgeon at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at Kansas State Uni...

Autism Case Hearing Still to Produce Clinching Evidence on Vaccine Linkage

... pushed into the courtroom in a wheelchair because arthritis has left her unsteady on her feet, her mother testified. But the theory that vaccines caused all this pain and suffering is shaping up as a very hard sell. According to testimony in the trial, Michelle was a healthy baby prior to receiving the MMR ...

Scientists Establish Link Between Foie Gras and Disease

... liver and the type of amyloid found in rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis. Dr. Alan Solomon, a Professor a...story of Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or other amyloid-associated diseases should avoid consuming foie gras and other foods that may be co...

Surgery- Very Effective for Common Back Pain

...earch into the causes, treatment and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) The Nation's Medi...

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