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Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in US Than Thought

Lyme-Bearing Ticks More Widespread in US Than Thought

Ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have been identified in dozens of places across the US where the pests had never previously been recorded.

Multiple Factors to Consider When Selecting NSAIDs for Arthritis

Multiple Factors to Consider When Selecting NSAIDs for Arthritis

Factors to be considered when choosing the correct NSAID for arthritis include effectiveness, concurrent health conditions, and frequency of use.

Synovial Fluid Cell Counts Do Not Accurately Differentiate Arthritis Types

Synovial Fluid Cell Counts Do Not Accurately Differentiate Arthritis Types

Accurate and rapid diagnostics methods are needed to inform initial clinical decision making for patients with hip monoarthritis.

Lingering Symptoms May Persist After Treatment of Lyme Disease

Lingering Symptoms May Persist After Treatment of Lyme Disease

Research might explain why lingering symptoms after therapy for treating Lyme disease occur.

Ozone Effective for Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

Ozone Effective for Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

In patients with knee OA, intra-articular ozone may provide pain relief, functional improvement, and gains of QoL.

Psoriatic Arthritis, Cardiovascular Health Improved With Etanercept Therapy

Psoriatic Arthritis, Cardiovascular Health Improved With Etanercept Therapy

The researchers noted that the small changes in lipid profile do not account for the cardiovascular benefits seen in patients taking etanercept.

Adverse Effects Linked to Chronic Lyme Disease Treatments

Adverse Effects Linked to Chronic Lyme Disease Treatments

During the treatment for chronic Lyme disease, serious bacterial infections have been documented.

Modified Exercise Improves Physical Function in Knee Osteoarthritis

Modified Exercise Improves Physical Function in Knee Osteoarthritis

Patients in the intervention group saw improvements in WOMAC and 6MWT scores after participating in adapted exercise programs.

Diagnosing Pediatric Lyme Arthritis

Diagnosing Pediatric Lyme Arthritis

Children are some of the most susceptible to Lyme disease. In many children, joint inflammation may be the first symptom.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Treatment With TNFIs Linked to Infection Risk

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Treatment With TNFIs Linked to Infection Risk

Clinicians should consider the risk/benefit of prescribing TNFIs to children with idiopathic arthritis.

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