Simple changes to diet could help reduce osteoarthritis symptoms
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  June 1, 2018  
  Rheumatology  
  The latest rheumatology news from News Medical  
 Simple changes to diet could help reduce osteoarthritis symptomsSimple changes to diet could help reduce osteoarthritis symptoms
 
One gram of fish oil a day could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis, a new study in Rheumatology reports.
 
   Researchers uncover the cause of rheumatoid arthritisResearchers uncover the cause of rheumatoid arthritis
 
A team of researchers have identified the cellular network involved in initiating and maintaining chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
 
   Guideline revisions for knee osteoarthritis have 'subtle but significant' impact on clinical practiceGuideline revisions for knee osteoarthritis have 'subtle but significant' impact on clinical practice
 
Recent updates in evidence-based recommendations have led to changes in the use of steroid and hyaluronic acid injection for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, reports a study in the May 16, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
 
 Keck School of Medicine of USC wins two grants to support osteoarthritis research
 
Keck School of Medicine of USC wins two grants to support osteoarthritis researchA researcher at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has been awarded two grants totaling more than $4 million to support osteoarthritis research.
 
 
 Research suggests novel therapies to lower cardiovascular disease risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients
 
Research suggests novel therapies to lower cardiovascular disease risk in rheumatoid arthritis patientsPreclinical and early clinical research conducted by teams at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and in Australia suggests that patients with rheumatoid arthritis could lower their risk of cardiovascular disease through cholesterol-lowering therapies, according to research published in the European Heart Journal.
 
 
 Study: Psoriasis patients taking Humira show no change in aortic inflammation
 
Study: Psoriasis patients taking Humira show no change in aortic inflammationAn antibody used to treat the skin disease psoriasis and other chronic autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease has no effect on aortic inflammation – a key marker of future risk of major cardiovascular events – unlike other antibodies that target different aspects of the immune system.
 
 
 New study launched to examine effects of rheumatologic agent on bone health
 
New study launched to examine effects of rheumatologic agent on bone healthResearchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have launched a pilot study to see how a drug that treats several related autoimmune disorders affects the skeleton.
 
 
 Study aims to determine benefit of combining hyaluronic acid treatment with exercise for arthritis patients
 
Study aims to determine benefit of combining hyaluronic acid treatment with exercise for arthritis patientsA new study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to determine if a hyaluronic acid treatment combined with an exercise program helps patients with knee arthritis more than exercise alone.