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Sildenafil reduces Raynaud’s frequency in patients with systemic sclerosis, study finds

Sildenafil reduces Raynaud’s frequency in patients with systemic sclerosis, study finds

ScienceDaily (Mar. 8, 2011) — Researchers in Europe report that treatment with modified-release sildenafil significantly reduced the frequency of attacks of Raynaud’s phenomenon in patients with limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis (lcSSc), also known as scleroderma. The double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found that sildenafil was well tolerated with only some subjects experiencing minor or moderate side effects Continue reading

Rituximab combined with a TNF inhibitor and methotrexate shows no safety signal in rheumatoid arthritis treatment, study finds

Rituximab combined with a TNF inhibitor and methotrexate shows no safety signal in rheumatoid arthritis treatment, study finds

ScienceDaily (Mar. 8, 2011) — A recent trial of rituximab in combination with a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor and methotrexate (MTX) in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) found the safety profile to be consistent with other RA trials with TNF inhibitors. Continue reading

HIV makes protein that may help virus’s resurgence

HIV makes protein that may help virus’s resurgence

ScienceDaily (Feb. 25, 2011) — New research enhances the current knowledge of how human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1), which causes AIDS, controls the cell cycle of cells that it infects. Continue reading

HIV makes protein that may help virus’s resurgence

HIV makes protein that may help virus’s resurgence

ScienceDaily (Feb. 25, 2011) — New research enhances the current knowledge of how human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1), which causes AIDS, controls the cell cycle of cells that it infects. The new findings may shed light on how the virus reactivates after entering a dormant state, called latency. Continue reading

Antirheumatic Therapy: Actions and Outcomes

Antirheumatic Therapy: Actions and Outcomes

Antirheumatic Therapy: Actions and Outcomes (Progress in Inflammation Research) By Richard O. Day, Daniel E. Furst, Piet L.C.M. Continue reading

Manual of Exercise Testing, Third Edition

Manual of Exercise Testing, Third Edition

Manual of Exercise Testing, Third Edition By Victor F. Continue reading

Manual of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Manual of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Manual of Musculoskeletal Medicine By Grant Cooper, Joseph E Herrera Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Number Of Pages: 176 1st Edition Language: English Publication Date: 2008-02-01 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0781779197 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780781779197 Product Description: This high-yield, user-friendly manual is a practical road map for all physicians who diagnose and treat patients with musculoskeletal symptoms, including physiatrists, orthopedists, internists, family practitioners, rheumatologists, and neurologists. Organized by anatomic region, the book provides a step-by-step approach to the diagnosis and aggressive nonsurgical management of common musculoskeletal symptoms. Continue reading

The Fibromyalgia Cookbook: More than 140 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Fight Chronic

The Fibromyalgia Cookbook: More than 140 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Fight Chronic

The Fibromyalgia Cookbook: More than 140 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Fight Chronic Fatigue By Shelley Ann Smith Publisher: Cumberland House Number Of Pages: 224 Publication Date: 2010-05-01 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1402239122 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781402239120 Product Description: Find Relief the Healthy, Natural, and Easy Way from Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis If you or someone in your life suffers from fibromyalgia, this is an essential resource. While drugs and pain suppressants are available for relief, The Fibromyalgia Cookbook offers a healthy, natural method of subduing the pain and exhaustion through easy recipes and cooking tips. No red meat No green peppers No eggplant Avoid heavy, starchy foods No white flour Low sodium Low fat No processed sugars. Continue reading

Musculoskeletal Medicine in Clinical Practice

Musculoskeletal Medicine in Clinical Practice

Musculoskeletal Medicine in Clinical Practice By John K. Paterson Publisher: Springer Number Of Pages: 113 Publication Date: 2005-09-05 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1852339667 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781852339661 Product Description: With a foreword by a pioneer of Pain Clinics, Dr Keith Budd, this pocket-sized book is a handy reference for family practitioners, medical educators in musculo-skeletal medicine. Continue reading

Imaging of Arthritis and Metabolic Bone Disease

Imaging of Arthritis and Metabolic Bone Disease

Imaging of Arthritis and Metabolic Bone Disease By Barbara N. W. Weissman MD Publisher: Mosby Number Of Pages: 772 Publication Date: 2009-05-06 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0323041779 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780323041775 Product Description: Get state-of-the-art coverage of the full range of imaging techniques available to assist in the diagnosis and therapeutic management of rheumatic diseases. Continue reading