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Arthritis patients failing to take expensive medication, according to research

Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study ...

Psoriatic arthritis patients need better screening, warns panel of experts

Leading experts have joined together for the first time to call for better screening of psoriatic arthritis to help millions of people ...

The Dopamine Transporter

Researchers use TACC's Stampede supercomputer to study a common link between addiction and neurological disease ... Full story

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Lessen Severity of Osteoarthritis in Mice

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - DURHAM, N.C. -- Mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids, according to Duke Medicine researchers. ... Full story

Report identifies public health actions for epilepsy

An estimated 2.2 million people in the United States live with epilepsy, a complex brain disorder characterized by sudden and often unpredictable seizures, but a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) highlights numerous gaps in the knowledge and management of epilepsy. ... Full story

Partial knee replacements for arthritis are safer than total replacement

Partial knee replacement surgery for severe osteoarthritis is safer than total knee replacement, according to an Oxford University study published in the medical journal The Lancet. ... Full story

Research on inflammasomes opens new therapeutic avenues for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Patients with more or less severe forms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may have the same painful symptoms, but does this mean that the cause of their illness is the same? ... Full story

Gene variants show potential in predicting rheumatoid arthritis disease outcomes

Arthritis Research UK-funded scientists based at The University of Manchester have identified a new way in which genotyping can be used to predict disease outcomes among sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis. ... Full story

Molecular Imaging Gets to the Root of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study uses SPECT, PET systems and respective imaging agents to detect the inflammation involved in the ongoing pathology of osteoarthritis ... Full story

Molecules involved in rheumatoid arthritis angiogenesis identified

Sharon Parmet - Two protein molecules that fit together as lock and key seem to promote the abnormal formation of blood vessels in joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, who found that the substances are present at higher levels in the joints of patients affected by the disease. ... Full story

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