Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the joints. In some patients, the inflammation spreads to (and damages) other non-joint organs like the heart, lungs, blood vessels, skin, and eyes. RA is caused by the immune system mistakenly attacking the body’s tissues. So far, researchers have not been able to … Continue reading “Risk Factors for Rheumatoid Arthritis”


Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammation of the joint and it affects people who suffer from psoriasis, the skin condition. Typically, patients develop skin lesions first and after some years, they get diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. The condition causes discomfort and debilitating pain, and sadly, it has no known cure. However, there are some treatment options … Continue reading “Treatment Options for Psoriatic Arthritis”


Migraines are like headaches, but worse. People suffering from the condition often complain of a throbbing and debilitating pain, nausea, and extreme sensitivity to sounds and light. Not a very pleasant way to live. In the US alone, over 38 million people suffer from migraines. The importance of migraine clinical trials For a medical condition … Continue reading “Clinical Trials for Migraines”


Different stages of cancer signify how far the tumor has spread and it helps doctors classify the patient for clinical trials. There are 4 stages of pancreatic cancer, however, it is difficult to tell at what stage the patient is without a major surgical procedure. However, given the dangerous nature of the surgery, doctors often … Continue reading “The Different Stages of Pancreatic Cancer”


Migraine attacks are the result of a neurological disease and are considered different from other types of headaches. Around 37 million people in the U.S. suffer from migraines, which accounts for 18 percent of women and 7 percent of men. Migraine Characteristics A migraine may result in pain on the left side of the head, … Continue reading “Understanding the Migraine Headache”


There is nothing like a migraine headache to ruin your day. These painful headaches are brought on by a variety of triggers. Knowing which triggers you are most susceptible to can help you keep them at bay. Catching a migraine before it has a chance to take hold is the best way to eliminate or … Continue reading “Safe Pain Relief Tips for a Migraine”


There is no question about the debilitating effects of migraine headaches. For those who are unfortunate enough to experience that discomfort, there is good news. There are clinical studies showing promise for new treatments. One of the newest treatments has already been approved by the FDA. Targeting the Source Studies directed at people with migraine … Continue reading “New Treatments Approved for Migraine Sufferers”