Rheumatology
Monday 27 April, 2015

Potassium salts aid bone health and limit osteoporosis risk, new research finds

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Latest research from the University of Surrey has found that the potassium salts (bicarbonate and citrate) plentiful in fruit and vegetables  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Appetite hormone key marker for arthritis?

The absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether someone experiences arthritis, no matter how heavy they are  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Suffering from gout? Check for erectile dysfunction

Gout, a condition characterised by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis that results in warmth, pain, swelling, and extreme tenderness  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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History lesson: Couch potatoes have weaker bones

If you want stronger bones, get on with some intense physical activity as a relaxed lifestyle weakens bones  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Lower back pain cause of most disability

Lower back pain has emerged as the biggest cause of global disability in a study based on data of ill health and disability arising from all health conditions  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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Epigenetic cause of osteoarthritis discovered

Researchers used human tissue samples to discover that those with osteoarthritis have a signature epigenetic change, DNA methylation  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Vitamin D in high doses may help prevent bone fractures

High doses of Vitamin D may be the most beneficial in reducing bone fractures in older adults, new research suggests  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Discovery sheds new light on early onset inflammatory disease

A ‘constant cloud’ of potent inflammatory molecules surrounding the cells responsible for diseases such as thickening of the arteries and rheumatoid arthritis  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 2nd, 2012
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Rheumatoid arthritis can lead to unemployment and early death

When it comes to deadly and disabling diseases, most media appear to pay attention to conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer’s  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Heavy snorers at ‘double risk’ of rheumatoid arthritis

Heavy snoring almost doubles the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis  More...