Arthritis

Common Name(s)

Arthritis

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Condition Specific Organizations

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International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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US Pain Foundation

US Pain Foundation is created by people with pain for people with pain. As a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving those who live with pain conditions and their care providers, U.S. Pain Foundation exists to help individuals find resources and inspiration.
Our mission is simple: to educate, connect, inform, advocate and empower those living with pain. In addition we work to educate the public on pain issues and to raise awareness on pain in America. We recognize and validate the 100 million Americans who battle pain every day by offering positive programs that empower and ed

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Arthritis" for support, advocacy or research.

International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

http://www.sclero.org/

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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US Pain Foundation

US Pain Foundation is created by people with pain for people with pain. As a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving those who live with pain conditions and their care providers, U.S. Pain Foundation exists to help individuals find resources and inspiration.
Our mission is simple: to educate, connect, inform, advocate and empower those living with pain. In addition we work to educate the public on pain issues and to raise awareness on pain in America. We recognize and validate the 100 million Americans who battle pain every day by offering positive programs that empower and ed

http://www.uspainfoundation.org

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Arthritis" returned 11987 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Falls and fall injuries among adults with arthritis--United States, 2012.
 

Author(s): Kamil E Barbour, Judy A Stevens, Charles G Helmick, Yao-Hua Luo, Louise B Murphy, Jennifer M Hootman, Kristina Theis, Lynda A Anderson, Nancy A Baker, David E Sugerman,

Journal: MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.. 2014 May;63(17):379-83.

 

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality among older adults, with more than one in three older adults falling each year, resulting in direct medical costs of nearly $30 billion. Some of the major consequences of falls among older adults are hip fractures, ...

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Relation of physical activity time to incident disability in community dwelling adults with or at risk of knee arthritis: prospective cohort study.
 

Author(s): Dorothy D Dunlop, Jing Song, Pamela A Semanik, Leena Sharma, Joan M Bathon, Charles B Eaton, Marc C Hochberg, Rebecca D Jackson, C Kent Kwoh, W Jerry Mysiw, Michael C Nevitt, Rowland W Chang

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To investigate whether objectively measured time spent in light intensity physical activity is related to incident disability and to disability progression.

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2014

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Varicella pneumonia in a woman receiving methotrexate for psoriatic arthritis.
 

Author(s): Yigal Helviz, Moshe Hersch, David Raveh, Lev Shmulovich, Sharon Einav

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Mar;16(3):175-6.

 

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Arthritis" returned 1394 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Lichen striatus associated with etanercept treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
 

Author(s): Viviana Lora, Jean Kanitakis, Alessandra Latini, Carlo Cota

Journal: J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.. 2014 Apr;70(4):e90-2.

 

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2014

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Exercise and fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis.
 

Author(s): Sandor Balsamo, Leonardo R Diniz, Leopoldo L dos Santos-Neto, Licia M H da Mota

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Jan;16(1):57-60.

 

Fatigue, the enduring sensation of weakness, lack of energy, tiredness or exhaustion, is described by 40%-80% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis as their most disabling symptom with wide-ranging consequences for quality of life. Little attention has been paid to its multidimensional ...

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2014

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Temporal cytokine expression and the target organ attributes unravel novel aspects of autoimmune arthritis.
 

Author(s): Brian Astry, Shivaprasad H Venkatesha, Kamal D Moudgil

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2013 Nov;138(5):717-31.

 

Susceptibility to autoimmunity is determined by multiple factors. Defining the contribution of the quantitative versus qualitative aspects of antigen-directed immune responses as well as the factors influencing target organ susceptibility is vital to advancing the understanding of ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

The CCP Study: Coordinated Programme to Prevent Arthritis - Can We Identify Arthritis at a Pre-clinical Stage ?
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Inflammatory Arthritis; Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2013

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Does Etanercept Influence Tweak Modulation of Inflammation During Inflammatory Rheumatisms (Psoriatic Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis)?
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Inflammatory Rheumatism; Psoriatic Arthritis; Rheumatoid Arthritis

 

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2014

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Effects of Biological Treatment on Blood Pressure and Endothelial Function in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rheumatoid Arthritis; Psoriatic Arthritis; Ankylosing Spondylitis; Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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