Today is World Arthritis Day: "Don't Delay, Connect Today"
World Arthritis Day is observed annually on 12th October. Through this day, EULAR aims to raise and promote awareness of the symptoms connected to rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) and the importance of gaining early diagnosis and access to care... read more
Ebola on the run in DR Congo, ‘now we have to kill the virus': UN health agency
Efforts to eradicate the deadly Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are proving successful but “now we have to kill the virus”, the UN health agency said on Thursday.
In an update to journalists in Geneva, the medic leading the World Health Organization's campaign... read more
Unpredictable income may be bad for brain health
Young adults who don't earn the same amount of money from year to year, or who weather substantial pay cuts, do worse on brain health assessments in midlife compared to those with steady income, a recent study suggests.... read more
Antipsychotics in Alzheimer's Tied to Increased Morbidity
Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients who receive antipsychotics have more morbidity, as indicated by a greater number of days spent in the hospital, compared with their counterparts who were not prescribed these agents, new research suggests... read more
Investigational Osteoarthritis Drug Results Mixed
An injection of the investigational osteoarthritis drug sprifermin into the knee joint every 6 or 12 months resulted in statistically significant improvement in cartilage thickness after 2 years compared with placebo, suggests new research.... read more