New tool uses ultraviolet light to control inflammation

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A chemical tool to control inflammation that is activated by ultraviolet (UV) light has been developed by a team of experts from Cornell, they report in Chemical Science. Continue reading

Turmeric for arthritis treatment is supported by review of the evidence

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turmeric, curcumin, arthritis treatment, arthritis food, arthritis information, arthritis digest, arthritis magazineTurmeric extract seems to be effective in reducing some symptoms in people with arthritis, says a review published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Continue reading

Menopausal hormone therapy improves bone structure and mass

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Women who have hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes may enjoy improved bone structure as well as bone mass, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Continue reading

A gut bacteria shows promising attributes as a future rheumatoid arthritis treatment

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Prevotella histicola, bacteria, arthritis treatment, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis information, arthritis digest A bacteria found in the gut may be a novel therapy for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, experts explain in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Continue reading

Fibroblasts may be the new target for rheumatoid arthritis treatments

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fibroblast, rheumatoid arthritis, new drug, arthritis treatment, arthritis information, arthritis magazine, arthritis digestFibroblasts could provide a new focus for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, says research published in Arthritis Research & Therapy.

Synovial fibroblasts are cells that make up part of the connective tissue (synovium) around human joints. Continue reading

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