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 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 Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Quit Statins May Face Raised Death Risk Cardiovascular disease very common among these patients, experts note Wed, 28 Mar 2012 09:00:00 -0400 Inflammation Might Play Role in Heart Disease: Study Findings suggest certain drugs might prevent hardening of the arteries Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:00:00 -0400 FDA Panel Recommends Second Chance for New Class of Painkillers Trials halted in 2010 after some taking the drugs may have overworked damaged knees, needed surgery Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:00:00 -0400