Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Arthritis: Drugs Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Arthritis: Drugs from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0400 Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study Researchers followed British patients taking allopurinol Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades Tue, 3 Dec 2013 12:00:00 -0500 Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study Biologic drug Enbrel wasn't better for patients who didn't respond to methotrexate alone Wed, 12 Jun 2013 06:00:00 -0400 Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition Seniors taking them had side effect that has been linked to glaucoma, small study finds Thu, 23 May 2013 16:00:00 -0400 Help on Horizon for Cats With Arthritis Anti-inflammatory drug meloxicam provided pain relief, but not from petting, in study Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:00:00 -0500 Drugs Hold Promise for Severe Juvenile Arthritis Patients Children's pain, fever, rash reduced in two studies, but questions remain Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:00:00 -0500 Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study Large evidence review of 'biologics' included nearly 30,000 patients Thu, 6 Sep 2012 14:00:00 -0400 New Pill Might Relieve Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Studies suggest drug works but may have serious side effects Wed, 8 Aug 2012 17:00:00 -0400 For Juvenile Arthritis, Pill May Work as Well as Needle German study finds methotrexate given orally had similar effects as via injection Thu, 31 May 2012 14:00:00 -0400 Arthritis in Children Linked to Infections Limiting steroids when possible may help to lower infection risk, researchers say Tue, 1 May 2012 14:00:00 -0400 Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Early and Aggressively: Guidelines Intensive treatment from outset can help preserve quality of life, rheumatologists' group says Thu, 5 Apr 2012 12:00:00 -0400