New drug offers hope for osteoarthritis patients suffering from debilitating hand pain
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  November 13, 2017  
  Rheumatology  
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 New drug offers hope for osteoarthritis patients suffering from debilitating hand painNew drug offers hope for osteoarthritis patients suffering from debilitating hand pain
 
Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent arthritis worldwide and is characterized by chronic pain and impaired physical function.
 
 
 Newly developed tool to analyze synovial tissue may lead to better rheumatoid arthritis therapiesNewly developed tool to analyze synovial tissue may lead to better rheumatoid arthritis therapies
 
A newly developed tool to analyze the cellular and molecular profiles of synovial tissue and peripheral blood may help unlock clues about rheumatoid arthritis and lead to better therapies, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
 
   Biologics do not raise risk of second cancer diagnosis in RA patientsBiologics do not raise risk of second cancer diagnosis in RA patients
 
Treatment with biologics does not increase the risk of a second malignancy in rheumatoid arthritis patients who have a history of cancer, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.
 
   Digital health coaching program improves well-being, decreases symptoms for RA patientsDigital health coaching program improves well-being, decreases symptoms for RA patients
 
A 12-week, digital health coaching program with personalized support from a dedicated health coach improved well-being and decreased symptoms for participants with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
 
   New method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue could be used as model for RA researchNew method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue could be used as model for RA research
 
A new method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue samples could provide researchers with a model for collecting and analyzing samples from different study sites to conduct more centralized research, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
 
 Study: Racial and socioeconomic factors play role in hip replacement outcomes
 
Study: Racial and socioeconomic factors play role in hip replacement outcomesA combination of race and socioeconomic factors play a role in hip replacement outcomes, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery.
 
 
 Study shows lupus support line as valuable resource to help patients cope with disease
 
Study shows lupus support line as valuable resource to help patients cope with diseaseA free telephone support and education program for people with lupus is a valuable resource to help them cope with the disease, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
 
 
 Endurance training can be helpful in dealing with muscle inflammation
 
Endurance training can be helpful in dealing with muscle inflammationEndurance training can actually be helpful in dealing with muscle inflammation, according to a new paper co-written by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York, and Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.
 
 
 MRI scans of healthy military recruits reveal sacroiliac joint damage that mimics axial spondyloarthritis
 
MRI scans of healthy military recruits reveal sacroiliac joint damage that mimics axial spondyloarthritisThe magnetic resonance imaging scans of healthy military recruits showed sacroiliac joint damage similar to that found in axial spondyloarthritis after just six weeks of intensive physical training, reinforcing the importance of exercising caution when interpreting MRI results, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
 
 
 Air pollution may exacerbate osteoporosis
 
Air pollution may exacerbate osteoporosisBased on a study of nine million people, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health People report that people living amidst high levels of air pollution are more likely to suffer bone fractures from osteoporosis than those living in areas with less pollution.
 
 
 Scientists identify new genes needed by Streptococcus pyogenes to grow in human saliva
 
Scientists identify new genes needed by Streptococcus pyogenes to grow in human salivaScientific and veterinary research charity, the Animal Health Trust, in partnership with world-leading scientists at the Houston Methodist Research Institute, have identified new genes linked to how, Streptococcus pyogenes, an important cause of human disease, survives in people.