Latest rheumatism Stories

2010-08-10 17:35:49

Criteria will allow researchers to study patients earlier during the course of RA -- leading to better patient outcomes.

2010-08-05 15:56:41

An injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is fairly common, especially among young athletes.

2010-07-30 16:19:48

How much pain osteoarthritis sufferers feel is directly related to their mental health.

2010-07-30 13:39:02

A recent study from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and University of Michigan provides the first direct evidence of linkage between elevated intrinsic (resting-state) brain connectivity and spontaneous pain intensity in patients with fibromyalgia (FM).

2010-07-30 13:30:29

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received reports of malignancies in children using tumor necrosis factor a (TNF) blockers, raising concerns of an associated risk and prompting an investigation.

2010-07-28 09:35:00

Consuming alcohol can both ease the symptoms and reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis.

2010-07-06 14:07:55

Nearly 60 per cent of Ontarians with rheumatoid arthritis — an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints — were not seen by a specialist within a one year period to treat the debilitating disease.

2010-06-30 09:45:19

An immune cell known to cause chronic inflammation in autoimmune disorders has been identified as a possible culprit in low back pain associated with herniated discs.

2010-06-30 08:00:00

BRISBANE, Australia, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian drug development company CBio Limited (ASX: CBZ) today announced the achievement of a recruitment milestone in its clinical trial of XToll, the potential new-generation drug therapy which could provide safer and more effective treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA). CBio Managing Director Jason Yeates said that the company was very pleased with recruitment levels achieved by the new clinical trial sites in...

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.