Arthritis

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
March 23, 2020 - 6:07 pm
Excitement about treating the new coronavirus with malaria drugs is raising hopes, including with President Donald Trump. But the evidence that they may help is thin, and a run on the drugs is complicating access for people who need them for rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Chloroquine and a similar...
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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)
March 19, 2020 - 4:51 pm
President Donald Trump focused attention on possible treatments for the new coronavirus on Thursday, citing potential use of a drug long used to treat malaria and some other approaches still in testing. At a White House news conference, Trump and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr...
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A man rides a pedal car down what would normally be a busy tourist area in the historic center of Antwerp, Belgium, Saturday, March 14, 2020. Belgium has closed schools, restaurants and bars, as as well as cancelled sporting and cultural events in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 14, 2020 - 10:59 am
The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic: Italian doctors in at least two hospitals treating COVID-19 cases have started using a drug normally prescribed for people with chronic inflammatory auto-immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Paolo Ascierto, director of the immunology clinic...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 file photo, Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, returns a shot to Danielle Collins during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York. Wozniacki has announced on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 she will retire after the Australian Open. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, file)
December 06, 2019 - 9:45 am
Former No. 1 and 2018 Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki will retire from professional tennis after competing in Melbourne next year. The 29-year-old from Denmark wrote in an Instagram post on Friday that she wants to start a family with her husband, former NBA player David Lee, and work...
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In this April 8, 2019, photo Chuck Pope, left, and wife Nina talk about his ongoing battle with rheumatoid arthritis and trying to afford medications to alleviate the condition while at their home in Derry, Pa. Pope had been battling the disease with an injected drug that his insurance covered while he was still working. It relieves pain and stops irreversible joint damage but retails for over $5,000 a month. Now his Medicare plan doesn't cover that drug, and Pope says his condition is deteriorating without it. Meanwhile, sales of approved, cheaper versions have been blocked. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 27, 2019 - 10:46 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — They were the drugs that were supposed to save the U.S. tens of billions of dollars. Called "biosimilars," they are near-copies of complex and expensive biologic drugs to treat cancer, rare diseases and autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis and colitis. But U.S. sales...
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This undated photo provided by Animal Planet Network shows a kangaroo named Dave. The aging kangaroo who calls the Bronx Zoo in New York home is receiving low-temperature cryotherapy treatment for arthritis. The treatment is a high-tech alternative to ice baths that humans have used for years. Zoo director Jim Breheny says that the nearly 15-year-old marsupial is getting up there and his stiff joints are aching. (Animal Planet Network via AP)
March 10, 2018 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An aging kangaroo who calls the Bronx Zoo home is receiving cryotherapy treatment for arthritis. The treatment is a high-tech alternative to ice baths that humans have used for years. Zoo director Jim Breheny tells the Daily News that the nearly 15-year-old marsupial named Dave is...
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March 10, 2018 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An aging kangaroo who calls the Bronx Zoo home is receiving low-temperature cryotherapy treatment for arthritis. The treatment is a high-tech alternative to ice baths that humans have used for years. Zoo director Jim Breheny tells the Daily News that the nearly 15-year-old marsupial...
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March 10, 2018 - 9:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An aging kangaroo who calls the Bronx Zoo home is set to receive low-temperature cryotherapy treatment for arthritis. The treatment is a high-tech alternative to ice baths that humans have used for years. Zoo director Jim Breheny tells the Daily News that the nearly 15-year-old...
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March 10, 2018 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Bronx is...freezing? A nearly 15-year-old kangaroo at the famous Bronx Zoo is set to receive low-temperature cryotherapy treatment for arthritis — a high-tech alternative to ice baths that homo sapiens have used for years. Zoo director Jim Breheny tells the Daily News ( http://...
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