A protein in wheat linked to inflammation of chronic health conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and lupus

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amylase-trypsin inhibitors, inflammation, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, arthritis digest magazineA protein in wheat may trigger the inflammation of chronic health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, and contributes towards the development of non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, says research presented at United Europe in Gastroenterology Week 2016. Continue reading

Most children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis are diagnosed with different form of arthritis as adults

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childhood arthritis, JIA, adult diagnosis, arthritis digest magazineThe diagnosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis is reclassified to another form of arthritis in two-thirds of people in adulthood, says research in RMD Open. Continue reading

Fibromyalgia: neural signature discovered in small study

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brain activity, fibromyalgia, neural pathway, arthritis digest magazineA brain signature that identifies people with fibromyalgia with 93% accuracy, has been discovered, a research group reports in Pain. It is hoped that the finding will make a major difference to future clinical diagnosis and treatment. Continue reading

Effect of TNF inhibitors on ankylosing spondylitis progression may be greatest after six years

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TNF inhibitors, anylosing spondylitis, arthritis digest magazineThe benefits of TNF-alpha inhibitors in reducing spinal radiographic progression in ankylosing spondylitis is most evident six to eight years after treatment initiation, says a study published in Arthritis Care & Research.
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Why are millions of people with osteoporosis still undiagnosed? New report reveals all

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world osteoporosis day, fracture risk, arthritis digest magazineAn International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) report issued for World Osteoporosis Day has identified major care gaps and solutions to the global healthcare crisis arising from fragility fractures. Continue reading

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