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- Four new anti-inflammatory drugs: responses and variations. Huskkisson, E.C.; Woolf, D.L.; Balme, H.W.; Scott, Jane; Franklyn, Sue // British Medical Journal;5/1/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6017, p1048
Examines the treatment efficacy of several anti-inflammatory drugs on patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Effectivity of naproxen and fenoprofen over ibuprofen and ketoprofen; Identification of gastrointestinal tract as the common side effects of the drug; Need of trying several drugs prior to...
- Rofecoxib: positive net benefit vs naproxen? // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;10/2/2010, Issue 613, p10
The article discusses research on the benefits of rofecoxib versus naproxen, which references the study "A Quantitative Evaluation of the Regulatory Assessment of the Benefits and Risks of Rofecoxib Relative to Naproxen: An Application of the Incremental Net-Benefit Framework," by L. D. Lynd et al.
- Naproxen. // Reactions Weekly;8/14/2010, Issue 1314, p31
The article describes the case of a 65-year-old man who acquired pseudolymphoma syndrome while undergoing treatment with naproxen.
- Ibuprofen/naproxen. // Reactions Weekly;12/11/2010, Issue 1331, p19
The article describes the case of three patients who developed pruritus and urticaria while undergoing treatment with ibuprofen and naproxen.
- 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.
- Relationship of cognitive constructs to adjustment in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Beckham, Jean C.; Rice, John R. // Cognitive Therapy & Research;Oct94, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p479
Investigates the interrelationship of several commonly used arthritis-related cognitive measures and their relationship to physical disability, pain, depression and anxiety in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Traditional disease severity measures; Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale (AIMS) as...