Aggressive Trio to Treat Juvenile Arthritis
Kids as young as toddlers can develop arthritis. Finding the right treatment may help ensure that young lives are not sidelined by this disease, which can affect youths' eyes, joints or other body parts.
Yep, Kids Get Arthritis Too
Painful and achy joints aren't just for the elderly. Kids get arthritis too. And to create more awareness of this childhood condition, July has been designated as Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month.
Got Arthritis? No Vaccine Worries
Some parents may worry about certain vaccines if their child has a chronic condition, such as asthma, arthritis and diabetes.
Lupus Rx In Utero Tied to Learning Issues
Azathioprine therapy for lupus is generally considered safe during pregnancy. But children exposed to azathioprine in the womb may be at higher risk of developing speech problems.
Mentally Managing a Child's Illness
A child with a chronic illness can present a variety of hardships in a family. However, seeking therapy can reduce the mental health challenges these families face.
Arthritic Kids Face Lung Problems
Inflammatory arthritis isn't only for adults. Children can develop the condition too. This means they are not only faced with pain but also complications of living with an inflammatory disease.
Cigarettes May Worsen Arthritis
Smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol are two vices that can take a toll on your health in a variety of ways. More specifically, these habits may worsen certain types of arthritis.
RA Drug Slows Damage of Rare Disease
Inflammation is at the root of many common diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis. As such, it may be possible that certain rheumatoid arthritis drugs also can treat other inflammatory diseases.
More Safety Points for HPV Vaccine
The vaccine recommended for boys and girls to prevent HPV, an infection that can cause cervical and other cancers, has been shown not to cause diabetes, lupus or similar diseases in young women.
New Guidelines for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) may involve chronic inflammation of one or more of the patient’s joints. Most patient see inflammation before the age of 16. Recent treatment advances have improved lifestyle and long-term results for these patients.