People with gout should be screened for kidney disease, experts warn

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gout, kidney disease, uric acid, toe pain, gout research Gout is identified as a risk factor for kidney disease in new research in BMJ Open highlighting the need for healthcare professionals and patients to get the inflammatory form of arthritis under control as a top priority. Continue reading

BMI impacts on knee replacement surgery in people with rheumatoid arthritis

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arthritis weight, arthritis BMI, arthritis surgery, arthritis digest arthritis gender, Gender, body mass index (BMI) and location impact on joint replacement surgery in people with rheumatoid arthritis says a study in Epidemiology Research. Continue reading

Telemedicine used by people with higher rheumatoid arthritis activity

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telemedicine, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis digest, arthritis researchVideo telemedicine is more likely to be used by people with rheumatoid arthritis who have higher disease activity, positive expectations of the technology and whose healthcare professionals have used it more often, according to findings in Arthritis Care & Research. Continue reading

Older non-exercisers build muscle when they begin exercising as well as athletes

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age, exercise, muscle, bone, older athlete, arthritis digestOlder people who have never taken part in exercise programmes have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a similar age, according to new research in Frontiers in Physiology. Continue reading

Selenium, zinc and copper may be involved in development of rheumatoid arthritis

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arthritis metal, arthritis zinc, arthritis selenium, arthritis copper, arthritis digestLower levels of selenium and zinc tend to be recorded in people with rheumatoid arthritis along with increased copper levels, scientists report in Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, suggesting the metals may have a role in the development of the disease. Continue reading

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