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New Medication, Surgery May Offer Relief for Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)

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01/18/2012

New Medication, Surgery May Offer Relief for Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
Early, aggressive treatment may help reduce symptoms and improve joint function

Rosemont, Ill

Medications or biologic agents that target T-cells, white blood cells involved in the body’s immune system, appear to offer significant benefit to patients suffering from psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a type of arthritis that affects up to 48 percent of patients w...



For more information, contact:

For Immediate Release
01/18/2012

New Medication, Surgery May Offer Relief for Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
Early, aggressive treatment may help reduce symptoms and improve joint...

Health Tip: House Cleaning with Arthritis

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(HealthDay News) -- Arthritis pain and stiffness can make it difficult to take care of household chores and cleaning.

The Arthritis Foundation offers these suggestions:To avoid reaching high and bending low, attach your dust rag to an empty roll from gift wrapping paper.Instead of using your hands, use a wooden pizza paddle to help tuck in your sheets while making a bed.Also while making a bed, choose a smooth, lightweight comforter that you can easily slip over the sheets.Put a pair of...

Health Tip: Exercising with Arthritis

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(HealthDay News) -- Physical activity, an important part of arthritis management, can help improve pain and joint flexibility.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends these low-impact exercises that offer benefits without undue strain on the joints:Aerobic exercises, including swimming, biking, water aerobics, dancing, walking at a fast pace, and gardening.Exercises that strengthen the muscles, including calisthenics and weight training.Exercises that help improve...

Arthritis Pain Reliever

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Learn to use physical activity to ease arthritis pain and disability. The Arthritis Pain Relievervideo will show you how.

The Arthritis Pain Reliever was created to help people with arthritis learn safe, appropriate exercise to relieve arthritis symptoms. Physical activity is a proven way to relieve the pain and disability associated with arthritis, but many people do not have the confidence or knowledge about how to exercise safely. The Arthritis Pain Reliever will help people with...

Early Ovary Removal May Raise Arthritis, Osteoporosis Risk

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Study showed nearly half of women under 45 who had procedure developed one or the other condition

THURSDAY, Dec. 8 (HealthDay News) --Women under the age of 45 who have their ovaries removed are more likely to be diagnosed with arthritis and have lower bone mineral density, a predictor of osteoporosis, a new study finds.

Researchers analyzed data on more nearly 7,700 women from NHANES III, a nationally representative survey conducted between 1988 and 1994.

About 45 percent of women who...