PERIPHERAL VASCULAR CIRCULATION IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS INFLUENCE OF PAPAVERINE
- ASSESSMENT OF USE OF COMPLEMENTARY ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE AND ITS IMPACT ON QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE PATIENTS ATTENDING RHEUMATOLOGY CLINIC, IN A TERTIARY CARE CENTRE IN INDIA. JADHAV, M. P.; JADHAV, P. M.; SHELKE, P.; SHARMA, Y.; NADKAR, M. // Indian Journal of Medical Sciences;Feb2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p50
PURPOSE: Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has witnessed an increase in use in recent times in rheumatological conditions and is expected to have impact on the quality of life (QOL). We had planned to conduct this study to investigate the extent of use of CAM and its effect on QOL of...
- The Stanleys. Wilder, Shannon // Arthritis Today;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p82
Relates the experiences of Dan and Linda Stanley, married couple with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Health condition of the couple; How the two managed house work despite their physical condition.
- MicroRNA-146a expresses in interleukin-17 producing T cells in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Niimoto, Takuya; Nakasa, Tomoyuki; Ishikawa, Masakazu; Okuhara, Atsushi; Izumi, Bunichiro; Deie, Masataka; Suzuki, Osami; Adachi, Nobuo; Ochi, Mitsuo // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2010, Vol. 11, p209
Background: Interleukin (IL)-17 is an important factor in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) pathogenesis. MicroRNA (miRNA)s are a family of non coding RNAs and associated with human diseases including RA. The purpose of this study is to identify the miRNAs in the differentiation of IL-17 producing...
- Accuracy of the second metatarsal as a landmark for the extramedullary tibial cutting guide in total knee arthroplasty. Tsukeoka, Tadashi; Tsuneizumi, Yoshikazu; Lee, Tae // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Dec2014, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p2969
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of the second metatarsal (MT2) as a landmark for proximal tibial cutting in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). It was hypothesized that the accuracy of the MT2 is not high, especially in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients whose foot...
- Secretory activity of subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue in male patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis - association with clinical and laboratory data. Kontny, Ewa; Zielińska, Agnieszka; Krystyna-Księżopolska-Orłowska; Głuszko, Piotr // Rheumatology / Reumatologia;2016, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p227
Introduction: Adipose tissue exerts widespread effects on the metabolism and immune system, but its activity differs between the genders. In the general population low-grade adipose tissue inflammation contributes to development of diseases of affluence. Little is known about the systemic impact...
- Resistance training: An asset in rheumatoid arthritis. // Patient Care;4/30/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p78
Reports that a study stated that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) should avoid resistance training because it may worsen joint damage. Comparison of the effects of resistance training in three groups by researchers at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts; What study groups showed;...
- The bounce back factor. Steinbaum, Ellen // Arthritis Today;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p18
Advises aged people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis on how to achieve emotional resilience. Determination; Understanding of illness; Cycle of falling apart and putting ourselves together; Support of friends and relatives.
- Lymphoma in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: What is the Evidence of a Link with Methotrexate? Georgescu, L.; Paget, S.A. // Drug Safety;Jun1999, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p475
An increasing number of instances of lymphoma in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are treated with methotrexate continue to appear. The majority of patients with lymphoproliferation have features of immunosuppression-associated lymphoma. Rheumatoid arthritis itself and the actions of...
- Hydroxychloroquine is Associated with Less Diabetes in RA. Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert;8/15/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p119
The article focuses on the findings of a study that compares the incidence of new onset diabetes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), an antimalarial, than those on other regimens over an observation period of 21 years.