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Can Helminthic Therapy Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Helminthic therapy involves treatment of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis by injecting parasites like parasitic worms like whipworms and hookworms. The therapy […]

What is Crohn’s Arthritis – Symptoms and Treatment

Crohn’s arthritis is a side effect of the chronic inflammatory bowel disorder, Crohn’s disease. A person suffering from this disease has 25 percent risk of […]

What is Distal Interphalangeal Arthritis – Symptoms and Treatment

Distal interphalangial (DIP) arthritis is the best known manifestation of psoriatic arthritis of the hand. Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic disease that causes inflammation of […]

What is Arthritis Mutilans – Symptoms and Treatment

Arthritis Mutilans is a very severe but rare form of arthritis where it destroys the bone and cartilage in the joints, leading to deformation of […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Can be Reversed

According to Dr.Harris Perlman of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Rheumatoid Arthritis can be cured. Not just cured but Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA) can be […]

Symptoms of Carpometacarpal Joint Arthrosis

Carpometacarpal joint arthrosis is more generally known as thumb arthritis. Thumb arthritis is a form of osteoarthritis(wear&tear arthritis) which as the name suggests develops at […]

What is Oligoarthritis – Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

The causes of arthritis are not known yet. One in every 1000 children belonging to the age group of 0-16 years can develop this condition. […]

What is Lyme Arthritis – Symptoms and Treatment

Lyme arthritis (LA) develops in 60 percent people untreated for Lyme disease. Its chronic form affects 10 percent of such people. A tick-borne bacteria known […]

What is Muscle Arthritis?

The medical term for muscle tissue inflammation is myositis. Dermatomyositis is one form of muscle arthritis. Without the accompanying rash, it is called polymyositis. Myositis […]

What is Polyarticular Arthritis?

This is a kind of rheumatoid arthritis that causes swelling and pain in numerous joints. It can affect both adults and children. Generally, bigger joints […]

What is Erosive Osteoarthritis

Erosive Osteoarthritis is considered as subtype of osteoarthritis whose symptoms are prominent in hands. In this disease, the joint closest to the the fingertips of […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Birth Control Pills

Recent research was conducted to examine the effects of birth control pills on rheumatoid arthritis. The studies concluded that oral contraceptives may reduce the risk […]

Transient Synovitis

Transient synovitis is a condition which causes inflammation of joints situated around the hip. The swelling and inflammation of the tissues in the hip joint […]

Serositis

Serositis is the inflammation caused in the lining of the human lungs. Apart from lungs it affects abdomen and heart. The inflammation happens when the […]

Spondyloarthritis

Spondyloarthritis is a term which is usually used to describe the entire range of rheumatic diseases which affect the joints, tendons, spine and ligaments. It […]