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The 8 Best Yoga Poses for People Who Suffer From Joint Pain

More than 54 million US adults have arthritis, with some cases being worse than others. For those that suffer with joint pain caused from arthritis, sometimes exercising can seem challenging or even counterintuitive. The twisting and turning that go along with yoga can seem like it would worsen arthritic joint pain, not help it. But […]

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Machine learning tools can help identify tooth loss

Tooth loss is often accepted as a natural part of aging, but what if there was a way to better identify those most susceptible without the need for a dental exam? New research led by investigators at Harvard School of Dental Medicine suggests that machine learning tools can help identify those at greatest risk for […]

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In severe ankle arthritis, total ankle replacement yields better function than ankle arthrodesis

For patients with severe arthritis of the ankle, total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) provides better long-term function than ankle arthrodesis (AA), reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. “Both established treatments for end-stage ankle arthritis are effective at pain relief and improved patient-reported outcomes,” according to the research by Bruce Sangeorzan, MD, […]

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Orencia

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ORENCIA┬« (or-en-see-ah) Abatacept (ab-ah-ta-sept) (rch) Powder for intravenous infusion; Abatacept (rch) solution for Injection (pre-filled syringe, pre-filled autoinjector) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about ORENCIA. It does not contain all of the available […]

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Methoblastin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. METHOBLASTIN┬« TABLETS Methotrexate Consumer Medicine Information WARNING: The usual dose is once weekly. Check your dose and frequency with your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure of your dose. It is important NOT to take METHOBLASTIN more often or in higher […]

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Opdivo

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. OPDIVO CMI _V17.0 (op-DEE-voh) Nivolumab (nee-vol-u-mab) Consumer Medicine Information WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS – COMBINATION OF OPDIVO AND IPILIMUMAB Both OPDIVO and ipilimumab act on your immune system and may cause inflammation in parts of your body. Inflammation may cause serious damage to […]