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  1. GOUT can be a crippling form of arthritis - once known as the 'disease of kings'. Mistakenly linked to overindulgence, this dire condition isn't reserved for nobility, it can affect anyone. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

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  2. Running pummels knees more than walking does, but in the process it may fortify and bulk up cartilage, helping stave off knee arthritis. (Source: NYT Health)
  3. UCLA researchers have identified a compound that can reproduce the effect of exercise in muscle cells in mice. Thefindings are published in the journal Cell Reports Medicine.Normally, muscles get stronger as they are used, thanks to a series of chemical signals inside muscle cells. The newly identified compound activates those signals, which suggests that compounds like it could eventually be used to treat people with limb girdle muscular dystrophy, a form of adolescent-onset muscular dystrophy.When muscles aren ’t worked regularly, they gradually atrophy. (The phenomenon is familiar to anyone who’s had a cast on their leg for several weeks.) Fortunately, for people with healthy muscles, that deterioration is reversible. Muscle use stimulates chemical messengers inside the muscle cells...
  4. A researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $1.7 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases to study how physical activity improves bone health. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
  5. (Massachusetts General Hospital) The drug tocilizumab (Actemra) does not reduce the need for breathing assistance with mechanical ventilation or prevent death in moderately ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19, according to a study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, casts doubt on earlier research suggesting that tocilizumab, which is commonly prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions, might be an effective treatment for patients with worsening cases of COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
  6. Treatment with the rheumatoid arthritis drug tocilizumab, sold as Actemra, reduces risk for death among hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 by about 30%, a study published Tuesday by JAMA Internal Medicine found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)

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  7. TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 -- About 30 million U.S. adults live with osteoarthritis and the pain and stiffness it causes, a new survey finds. And nearly one-third of these people said their symptoms are not well-managed, according to the Arthritis... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
  8. RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. A particular herbal supplement has been shown to ease the painful joint condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
  9. Could an inflammatory diet have a role in the risk for developing knee osteoarthritis? A new study looks at the potential link.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
  10. The drug, marketed under the brand name Rinvoq, also helped twice as many patients enter remission from their rheumatoid arthritis, according to a report in the Oct. 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: WebMD Health)

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  11. RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. A particular herbal supplement has been shown to ease the painful joint condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
  12. A new study evaluates the potential of musculoskeletal ultrasonography as a management tool in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
  13. MONDAY, Oct. 19, 2020 -- A recently approved rheumatoid arthritis medication appears to be an effective second-line therapy when biologic treatments start to fail, a new clinical trial reports. Arthritis sufferers treated with upadacitinib had a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
  14. Title: Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Help Ease Tough-to-Treat CasesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
  15. One researchers says long-term knuckle cracking can cause significant damage short of arthritis to the hands, stressing and ultimately degenerating cartilage. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)

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  16. FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 -- Upadacitinib is superior to abatacept for patients with rheumatoid arthritis refractory to biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDS), according to a study published online Oct. 15 in the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
  17. (University of Sheffield) Scientists from the University of Sheffield and University of Manchester have been awarded £ 265,000 from the British Heart Foundation, to investigate the links between vascular dementia and heart disease, and test whether a drug currently used to treat arthritis could also be used as a treatment for vascular dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
  18. Doctors have made big leaps in recent years to catch rheumatoid arthritis early. But diagnosis still takes too long, costing people valuable time to prevent long-term damage to their joints. (Source: WebMD Health)
  19. Use of cannabidiol, or CBD, has skyrocketed in recent years as it has been promoted for a range of medical conditions from autism to arthritis -- and testimonials on social media reflect that the marketing is working. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
  20. Upadacitinib (Rinvoq) proved superior to abatacept in both disease activity and remission for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, yet led to more adverse events.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)

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