Tag: arthritis treatment

Rheumatoid Arthritis | primary cause of death in ra

What’s the primary cause of death in patients with rheumatoid arthritis…next Cardiovascular disease remains leading cause of mortality among patients with RA From Healio, results of a recently published study identified cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in São Paulo, Brazil, and highlighted infectious disease as an emerging…

By Jose Scott February 24, 2020 0

Arthritis Gloves by Vive – Compression Gloves Provide Rheumatoid / Osteoarthritis Joint Pain Relief

The Arthritis Gloves by Vive are designed to provide targeted compression therapy for arthritis and carpal tunne. Premium cotton spandex material embraces the natural shape of your hands relieving tendons,muscles, and joints. The heat retentive gloves deliver soothing warmth to aches and pains yet are breathable enough to provide comfort for all-day wear. The open…

By Jose Scott January 31, 2020 1

Rheumatoid arthritis | mtx less toxic than thought

Next up… a commonly held belief about methotrexate shot down… thank goodness Methotrexate affects lungs in RA less than previously thought M Alexander Otto writing in Rheumatology News described a study that evaluated 22 double blinded randomized clinical trials comparing methotrexate to other drugs in rheumatoid arthritis. The results indicated that the risk of methotrexate…

By Jose Scott January 29, 2020 1

Rheumatoid Arthritis | Treating elderly ra

Coming up next… why treating older adults with rheumatoid arthritis can be very complicated… Comorbidities Key in Older Patient RA Treatment Nancy Walsh writing in Medpage Today reported that managing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in an older person requires balancing the need for aggressive treatment to control the disease and maintain a good quality of life…

By Jose Scott January 28, 2020 0