Latest Connective tissue diseases Stories

2011-11-07 10:31:42

Women under 50 with rheumatoid arthritis are at greater risk of breaking bones than women without the condition, according to a Mayo Clinic (http://www.mayoclinic.org) study being presented at the American College of Rheumatology (http://www.rheumatology.org/index.asp) annual scientific meeting in Chicago. Men with rheumatoid arthritis also are in more danger of fractures, but that risk seems to surface when they are older, researchers found. Rheumatoid arthritis...

2011-11-07 03:00:00

My Pain Bye Byeâ“ž¢ an all natural, body pain, arthritis, rheumatic, anti-inflammatory solution for all age groups Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 My Pain Bye Byeâ“ž¢ is a revolutionary new product that truly is the best solution for all types of body pain, especially rheumatoid arthritis with absolutely no side effects. Here's a report that was recently co-authored by Dr. Dianne Mosher - a Calgary rheumatologist. Arthritis...

2011-10-28 12:01:30

A simpler system would make it easier for clinicians to treat kidney problems in lupus patients     The current classification system for the kidney disorder called lupus nephritis is too detailed     Physicians would benefit from a simpler classification system when they treat kidney problems in patients with lupus     Lupus nephritis affects approximately 3 out of every 10,000 people, and it can be serious and lead to kidney failure The...

2011-10-27 06:25:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Women with lupus are 50 times more likely to have a heart attack; and all lupus patients are eight times more likely to develop premature coronary heart disease than the general population. Statins, a class of drug used to lower cholesterol, have been shown to reduce arthrosclerosis progression in adults, but have not been investigated in a pediatric lupus population. Atherosclerosis is a build-up of plaque in the arterial wall which can lead to heart attack and...

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