A new review highlights the important role of diet and lifestyle in the management of rheumatoid arthritis. Outlook for people diagnosed with the autoimmune condition has drastically improved due to new drugs, but there is still a way to go. Continue reading
A higher body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of five different rheumatic diseases: osteoarthritis; rheumatism; gout; psoriatic arthritis; and inflammatory spondylitis. Continue reading
Some antidepressant drugs do help in some pain conditions, but most are either ineffective or the evidence is inconclusive, despite being used for a range of pain conditions. The evidence, published by The British Medical Journal adds to mounting research that challenges the role of medicines for pain.