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Treating severe Covid-19 patients with the arthritis drug tocilizumab along with standard care is no better than standard care alone in improving clinical outcomes at 15 days, says the results of a trial.(Unsplash)

Arthritis drug no better than standard care for severe Covid-19, says study

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 05:31 PM IST
Treating severe Covid-19 patients with the arthritis drug tocilizumab along with standard care is no better than standard care alone in improving clinical outcomes at 15 days, says the results of a trial which was stopped early due to increased number of deaths among those receiving the drug.
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Study links rheumatoid arthritis with 23 percent increased risk of diabetes(Instagram/onlinehealthmedia)
Study links rheumatoid arthritis with 23 percent increased risk of diabetes(Instagram/onlinehealthmedia)

Study links rheumatoid arthritis with 23 per cent increased risk of diabetes

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Washington D.C. [USA]
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 05:07 PM IST
A latest study has found that the systemic inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis might contribute to the risk of individuals developing diabetes in the future
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Here’s why knee osteoarthritis leads to other pains(Twitter/sydIBJR)
Here’s why knee osteoarthritis leads to other pains(Twitter/sydIBJR)

Here’s why knee osteoarthritis leads to functional limitations and even disability in patients

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Boston [US]
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 02:52 PM IST
Study reveals why pain experienced in patients with knee osteoarthritis changes over time and causes substantial pain, functional limitations, and disability in patients.
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Unlike the wear-and-tear damage of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis affects the lining of joints, causing a painful swelling that can result in bone erosion and joint deformity.
Unlike the wear-and-tear damage of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis affects the lining of joints, causing a painful swelling that can result in bone erosion and joint deformity.

Study uncovers associations between rheumatoid arthritis, other ailments

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 05:00 PM IST
People who have rheumatoid arthritis are further prone to having heart disease, blood clots and sleep apnea, suggests a new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
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Children with arthropathy of Down syndrome often present with significant joint damage and disability at diagnosis.(Unsplash)
Children with arthropathy of Down syndrome often present with significant joint damage and disability at diagnosis.(Unsplash)

Down syndrome in children may result in arthritis

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 02:51 PM IST
About one child in every 1,000 develops some type of chronic arthritis. These disorders can affect children at any age, although rarely in the first six months of life.
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People with rheumatoid arthritis wake up with stiff and painful joints, but experience an easing of pain as the day progresses.(Shutterstock / Representative Image)
People with rheumatoid arthritis wake up with stiff and painful joints, but experience an easing of pain as the day progresses.(Shutterstock / Representative Image)

Left untreated, arthritis can affect organs, lower life expectancy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2019 11:47 AM IST
Urban lifestyle fuels unhealthy eating patterns and inactivity, and is leading to nutritional deficiencies and obesity, which causes and aggravates bone and joint diseases.
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Satyam Yadav
Satyam Yadav

CBSE 10th results 2019: This boy fought arthritis and penury to score 89%

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2019 11:55 AM IST
Satyam Yadav’s success story has been scripted with sweat, tears and endless toil. A student of St Anjani’s Public School, he suffers from rheumatic arthritis that makes his life hell 24x7.
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Exercise could prevent cartilage damage caused by arthritis.(Unsplash)
Exercise could prevent cartilage damage caused by arthritis.(Unsplash)

Exercise could prevent cartilage damage caused by arthritis

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 03:10 PM IST
The researchers showed that this anti-inflammatory effect of physical activity is caused by activation of a particular protein, called HDAC6, which triggers changes in the proteins that form primary cilia.
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Ayurveda has many ways to manage arthritis(istock)
Ayurveda has many ways to manage arthritis(istock)

Natural herbs to manage arthritis

By Shikha Sharma | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 10:06 PM IST
As with many health conditions, Ayurveda has a bunch of ideas for this one too
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Neurodevelopmental disorders are a brain function disorder that affects emotion, learning ability, self-control and memory.(Shutterstock)
Neurodevelopmental disorders are a brain function disorder that affects emotion, learning ability, self-control and memory.(Shutterstock)

Men are genetically prone to suffer from these neurodevelopment diseases

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 11:42 AM IST
Gender plays a huge role in determining what ailments you may suffer from. While men are more prone to diseases like autism and schizophrenia, women tend to suffer from depression and anxiety.
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Osteoarthritis develops when the articular cartilage that coats the ends of bones, and allows them to glide smoothly over each other at joints, is worn down, resulting in painful, immobile joints.(Shutterstock)
Osteoarthritis develops when the articular cartilage that coats the ends of bones, and allows them to glide smoothly over each other at joints, is worn down, resulting in painful, immobile joints.(Shutterstock)

New 3D imaging analysis technique could improve arthritis treatment

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 01:13 PM IST
The technique, which detects tiny changes in arthritic joints, could enable greater understanding of how osteoarthritis develops.
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Smoking cessation in men and weight reduction in women can lead to reduction of inflammation.(Shutterstock)
Smoking cessation in men and weight reduction in women can lead to reduction of inflammation.(Shutterstock)

Quit smoking and lose weight for successful arthritis treatment

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 11:41 AM IST
A new study shows that obesity in women and smoking in men can hinder the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
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You need to go for regular dental checkups to make sure you don’t develop gum disease.(Shutterstock)
You need to go for regular dental checkups to make sure you don’t develop gum disease.(Shutterstock)

People with gum disease at risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 12:37 PM IST
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person’s joints, causing pain and disability and can also affect internal organs.
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Here’s why arthritis during pregnancy could increase the risk of premature birth.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why arthritis during pregnancy could increase the risk of premature birth.(Shutterstock)

Suffering from arthritis during pregnancy? It may lead to premature birth

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service, Taipei
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2018 02:59 PM IST
The study showed that babies born to women with rheumatoid arthritis were associated with an increased chance of low birthweight, prematurity, and small size for their gestational age.
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A compound found in green tea is being studied for its ability to prevent deaths caused by atherosclerosis.(Shutterstock)
A compound found in green tea is being studied for its ability to prevent deaths caused by atherosclerosis.(Shutterstock)

Superdrink green tea has compound that prevents death from heart attack

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 10:43 AM IST
A new study says that a compound found in green tea could be used to devise treatments that prevent deaths from heart attacks and strokes caused by atherosclerosis.
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Osteoarthritis, the most prevalent form of arthritis, can be managed with a proper, healthy diet.(Shutterstock)
Osteoarthritis, the most prevalent form of arthritis, can be managed with a proper, healthy diet.(Shutterstock)

Osteoarthritis cure, one gram of fish oil every day can help relieve pain

By Meenakshi Iyer | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 05:12 PM IST
Osteoarthritis pain can be managed with a few simple tweaks in your diet and exercise. A regular diet of foods rich in vitamin K such as kale, spinach and parsley, studies suggest, can deliver benefits to patients. Vitamin K is needed for vitamin-K-dependent (VKD) proteins, which are found in bone and cartilage.
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Are you at risk of rheumatoid arthritis.(Shutterstock)
Are you at risk of rheumatoid arthritis.(Shutterstock)

Lose weight by hitting the gym to avoid risk of arthritis

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 05:20 PM IST
A University of Pennsylvania study revealed that the adults with rheumatoid arthritis and obesity experienced more rapid progression of disability than patients who were overweight.
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Drinking baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, tells the spleen -- which is part of the immune system -- to go easy on the immune response.(Shutterstock)
Drinking baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, tells the spleen -- which is part of the immune system -- to go easy on the immune response.(Shutterstock)

Drinking baking soda may help combat rheumatoid arthritis

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 10:18 AM IST
Drinking baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, tells the spleen -- which is part of the immune system -- to go easy on the immune response, the study said.
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