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Articles about joint pain


Biologic therapies for rheumatoid arthritis may protect against rapid bone loss – Patient Talk

Last updated: 07/14/2020

Investigating best evidence regarding bone loss in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), review finds that early and aggressive treatment of RA with biologic drugs may have protective...

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Gout Often Impacts Entheses, Causing Ankle and Knee Pain — and Could Lead to Misdiagnoses

Last updated: 06/28/2020

Gout, an inflammatory form of arthritis, is well-known for causing joint pain — especially in the big toe. But the impact of this disease may go beyond the joint itself and also...

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Infection clue points to causes of rheumatoid arthritis – Patient Talk

Last updated: 06/27/2020

“Infection could trigger arthritis,” claimed a headline in the Daily Express today. But you needn’t worry that a cough or cold will cause you crippling joint pain: the headline...

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Preclinical Rheumatoid Arthritis: What Is It, Exactly?

Last updated: 06/12/2020

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be notoriously tricky to diagnose, thanks to the fact that while certain blood tests, imaging tests, and a physical exam and symptoms can provide...

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Have Asthma or COPD? You Could Have a Higher Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Last updated: 06/04/2020

You may have already heard that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are more likely to develop the serious lung disease chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which...

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Targeting zonulin and intestinal epithelial barrier function to prevent onset of arthritis

Last updated: 05/28/2020

Targeting zonulin and intestinal epithelial barrier function to prevent onset of arthritis Nature Communications volume 11, Article number: 1995 (2020) Cite this article 1738...

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TACI May Hold The Key To Helping More Lupus Patients

Last updated: 05/24/2020

TACI May Hold The Key To Helping More Lupus Patients TACI May Hold The Key To Helping More Lupus Patients 24 Aug 2017 Share Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus) hijacks the...

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No increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis through anti-hormonal breast cancer therapy – Patient Talk

Last updated: 05/16/2020

Patients repeatedly express their concern that anti-rheumatic drugs could promote the development of breast cancer. In an autoimmune inflammatory disease such as rheumatoid...

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Is It Low-Back Pain or Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Last updated: 05/03/2020

Helen Thomas Tema Smith, 36, was living with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) for 20 years—yes, really!—before she even had a clue what the condition was. When she was 12, Smith...

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Get your hands and feet moving

Last updated: 04/29/2020

Unfortunately in recent years it is becoming more widely known that rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes joints in the body to be stiff and painful. 45,000...

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