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Arthritis drug helps bald man grow full head of hair

A Connecticut man, who was left completely hairless by a genetic condition, was able to grow a lustrous head of hair after taking a certain drug.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Patient education, disease activity and physical function: can we be...

Patient education, disease activity and physical function: can we be more targeted? A cross sectional study among people with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and hand osteoarthritis INTRODUCTION:In order to target educational needs of patients more effectively, an Austrian-German educational needs assessment tool was developed, the ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis

The Washington Post

AbbVie Profit Beats Analyst Estimates on Higher Humira Sales

AbbVie Inc., the drugmaker buying Shire Plc to lower its tax rate, reported profit that beat analysts' estimates on strong sales of the arthritis drug Humira.


Related Topix: Biotech, Shire plc, Medicine, Health, Facet Biotech, North Chicago, IL, Business News

Wall Street Journal

Humira Sales Lift AbbVie Profit

AbbVie Inc. said its second-quarter earnings rose as strong global sales of the drug maker's rheumatoid-arthritis drug Humira continued to boost results.


Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health


Pennsylvania Chiropractor Publishes List of Foods That Combat Arthritis Pain

Johnson Scalise Chiropractic in Pennsylvania has published a list of foods known to reduce the body's natural tendency toward inflammation and improve overall health for those suffering from arthritis-related pain symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Vitamin C, Supplement, Life, Fruits, Food, Ginger, Turmeric

St. Petersburg Times

Enjoy a chocolate bread pudding with cherries on top

Walk into the produce section of any supermarket from June to August and bright red cherries greet you.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pudding, Medicine, Health, Lansing, MI

Medical News

Researchers working to develop new drugs for treating chronic inflammatory diseases

Science and industry are collaborating to develop future pharmaceuticals for treating chronic inflammatory diseases.


Related Topix: Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Rehab Management

Healing Through Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy is one of the many tools that therapists can use to assist in the healing process of musculoskeletal issues and conditions for patients of all ages, abilities, and diagnoses.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Daily Kos

KosAbility Upcoming Schedule

Listed dates are Sundays, 7pm eastkost time, 4pm leftkost, usually running 3-3A1 2 hrs, some-times longer, to fit some part of everyone's afternoon/evening.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Now, a jab that can help fight against arthritis

The injection uses the technique that involves coating damaged cartilage with stem cells taken from a patient's own hip and mixed with surgical glue, the Daily Express reported.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Orthopaedic Surgery

BioMed Central

Identification of initial severity determinants to predict arthritis...

The objective was to identify severity characteristics of initial chikungunya infection stages associated with post-CHIKV arthritis and arthralgia.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Infliximab efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis after an inadequate...

Infliximab efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis after an inadequate response to etanercept or adalimumab: results of a target-driven active switch study.


Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

Men's Journal

Partial Knee Replacement May Be Safer Than Full Surgery

A new study finds that partial knee replacement surgery, where only the damaged parts of the knee get swapped out while the healthy ligaments remain intact, is much safer than total knee replacement.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Knee Replacement

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Rehab Management

Splint Offers Support and Relief from Discomfort for Thumb CMC Joint

A thumb CMC restriction splint intended to support the thumb CMC joint while allowing for full finger function is available through North Coast Medical, Gilroy, Calif.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, Medicine, Health

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dr. Roach: How to treat arthritis in HIV-positive patient

Dear Dr. Roach : I am 49 years old and fairly healthy. I've been HIV-positive for over 20 years and have diabetes.


Related Topix: Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Rheumatology, Hepatitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis


New ankle replacements give patients a new lease on life

More than 50 million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis. Between six and 13 percent of them have ankle arthritis and feel pain with every single step they take.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Guide To Retirement LIving

Understanding Arthritis-How Joint Pain Impacts Daily Life

The number of adults with arthritis is rising by about 1 million people each year, according to a 2013 government report.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PhysOrg Weblog

Psoriatic arthritis patients need better screening, warns panel of experts

Leading experts have joined together for the first time to call for better screening of psoriatic arthritis to help millions of people worldwide suffering from the condition.


Related Topix: Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatology

Romsey Advertiser

High hopes for new knee operation

The procedure, which is currently being trialled at Southampton General Hospital, involves coating damaged cartilage with stem cells, taken from a patient's own hip, and surgical glue.


Related Topix: Health

Hampshire Chronicle

Gout, disease of kings, on the rise

The number of cases of gout are on the rise, new figures show, contrary to the belief that the ailment has been consigned to the history books.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gout