Olympic Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee Sets the Record Straight About Opioid-Induced Constipation
By CreakyStaff on July 2, 2015
During my time as a world-class Olympic track and field athlete, I competed at the highest possible level over the course of a 20-year period – but a rigorous Olympic career can take a toll on one’s body.
By CreakyStaff on June 25, 2015
Case study showed tofacitinib cleared up skin pigmentation loss in woman after just 2 months
By CreakyStaff on June 23, 2015
REXBURG — It started in her back – paralyzing pain that sprang from seemingly nowhere.
By CreakyStaff on June 20, 2015
On June 17, 2015 a Congressional committee voted to eliminate funding for the AHRQ, the only federal agency dedicated to patient-centered research.
By CreakyStaff on June 14, 2015
Injuries increase the risk of psoriatic arthritis in people who have psoriasis, a new study suggests. Psoriatic arthritis — chronic arthritis associated with the skin condition psoriasis — can lead to severe, disabling joint damage. About 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis, according to the researchers.
By sethdginsberg on June 11, 2015
Without full responsibility for patient safety, it is too easy for manufacturers to continue to save dollars instead of lives.
By CreakyStaff on June 8, 2015
University of Queensland researchers have developed a world-first vaccine-style therapeutic approach to treat rheumatoid arthritis, a debilitating disease affecting more than 450,000 people in Australia. UQ Diamantina Institute researcher Professor Ranjeny Thomas said results from the phase one clinical trial, published in Science Translational Medicine today, demonstrate the new treatment is safe and effective in supressing the immune response.
By CreakyStaff on June 5, 2015
Megan Park shot to stardom playing conservative cheerleader Grace Bowman on ABC Family’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager for six seasons. But behind the scenes, she had her own secret: She’s been living with rheumatoid arthritis for about a decade.
By CreakyStaff on June 3, 2015
Through Joint Decisions, Park joins a panel of experts connected to RA to empower those living with the disease to take charge of their health.
By CreakyStaff on May 30, 2015
Chronic painful conditions can have a significant negative impact on a patient’s quality of life, but are some conditions worse than others? A recent study sought to determine which chronic pain condition creates the biggest burden on patient quality of life.