Rheumatoid arthritis: Arginine depletion as a starting point for potential treatments
A group from the MedUni Vienna has identified a role for the endogenous amino acid arginine in the growth of osteoclasts in rheumatoid arthritis.
Nerve Stimulation May Benefit Women with Fibromyalgia
A treatment involving electrical nerve stimulation helped women with fibromyalgia in a recent clinical trial. The findings are published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Antibiotic usage associated with increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis
A new study has provided evidence that antibiotic usage is associated with an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
Pain Medications Linked to Higher Cardiovascular Risks in Patients with Osteoarthritis
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can help to control the pain and inflammation in individuals with osteoarthritis (OA), but a new Arthritis & Rheumatology study suggests that NSAIDs contribute…
Osteoarthritis linked to higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have investigated the link between osteoarthritis and mortality in an epidemiological study. It was shown that the risk of dying from cardiovascular…