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New Guidelines For Osteoarthritis What Do They Mean?

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and the leading cause of chronic musculoskeletal pain and limited mobility in older people worldwide. It is a disease that causes cartilage in ..
(June 17, 2008)
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How to Shop if You have Arthritis

Shopping with arthritis can turn an enjoyable activity into a series of frustrations if done incorrectly. The first step to shopping if you have arthritis is to become organized. Keep items in the ..
(April 09, 2007)
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When Should Anti-Tnf Drugs Be Switched In Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Today the aggressive management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) usually consists of a combination of methotrexate and anti- tumor necrosis (TNF) therapy. Anti-TNF drugs block the effects of tumor ..
(April 08, 2007)
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The Up-to-Date and Common-Sense Approach to Rheumatoid ..

Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common inflammatory form of arthritis. It affects approximately 2.1 million Americans. Here is the approach to management that we use at the Arthritis and ..
(April 07, 2007)
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Rheumatoid Arthritis - Which Non-Steroidal Drugs Are Best?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, progressive, autoimmune inflammatory disease that leads to irreversible joint damage, chronic pain, stiffness, and functional impairment. The pain associated ..
(April 03, 2007)
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Why Does My Rheumatologist Order An ANA Test?

Antinuclear antibodies (ANA) are commonly seen in autoimmune diseases. While a positive ANA is not diagnostic of an autoimmune condition, it is seen often in diseases such as systemic lupus ..
(February 02, 2007)
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My Rheumatologist Says I Have "Undifferentiated ..

Among those who seek out a rheumatologist’s assistance for joint symptoms, one of the most common diagnoses is undifferentiated arthritis (UA). This means a specific diagnosis is not yet ..
(January 30, 2007)
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What Does The Complete Blood Count Tell My Rheumatologist?

A complete blood count, which includes hemoglobin, hematocrit, white blood cell count, differential (what types of white blood cells are present), and platelet count, is one of the most common ..
(January 29, 2007)
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How to "Pain-Proof" Your Office: The New Ergonomics

If you work in an office, it’s time you paid attention to “ergonomics" - the physical relationship between you and your office equipment. Why? Because if you choose to ignore the basics, .
(January 22, 2007)
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Doctor-Can Arthritis Cause Headaches

Headaches can occur occasionally as a result of osteoarthritis in the neck. Typically, these headaches go up the back of the head. The pain may be more apparent on one side than the other. The pain ..
(January 15, 2007)
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Doctor, I Am Treated With Rituxan For Rheumatoid Arthritis. ..

The United States Food and Drug Administration issued an alert on December 19, 2006, regarding the use of rituximab (Rituxan) in patients with certain arthritic conditions. This was based on two ..
(January 02, 2007)
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