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    Jul 25

    New Alternative to Surgery for Stenosis Dr. Carlo Ammendolia has discovered an alternative to surgery for people with stenosis (arthritis in the spine) struggling to walk. It is a program of exercise and manual therapy that has helped hundreds of patients. Toronto Star
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    Jul 18

    Medical marijuana users worry about Canada’s cannabis-impaired driving rules Medical marijuana users worry they won’t be able to get behind the wheel once recreational cannabis is legalized, as the government is not proposing an exemption for medical cannabis users under the cannabis-impaired driving rules. Toronto Star
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    Jul 10

    Staying Positive May Not Cure RA… But Depression Can Worsen Flares Studies indicate that depression may exacerbate rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, and might even cause disease flare-ups in some cases. Public
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    Jun 21

    Health Canada Approves Taltz® (ixekizumab) for Treatment of Active Psoriatic Arthritis Health Canada has officially approved Taltz® (ixekizumab) for the treatment of adults with active PsA. It can be used alone or in combination with a conventional DMARD, such as methotrexate. Public
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    Jun 18

    New 3D imaging analysis technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment A team at the University of Cambridge has developed a new algorithim to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis using images from CT scans. Public
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    Jun 18

    When it comes to weight loss in overweight and obese adults with knee osteoarthritis, more is better Researchers have found that overweight and obese individuals with knee osteoarthritis can significantly reduce pain and improve function and mobility with a 10% or more weight loss over an 18-month period. Public
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    Jun 07

    Addition of Cosentyx® to drug plans across Canada expands access to treatment Several provinces will now reimburse Cosentyx® (secukinumab) under the province's public drug program for eligible adults with PsA and AS. Newswire.ca
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    Apr 24

    Junk food-loving bacteria, not extra weight, cause arthritis and joint problems, study finds Fast food diets are causing arthritis and debilitating joint pain but not by causing us to pile on the pounds, as scientists have shown an explosion of junk-hungry bacteria in the gut are responsible. Public
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    Apr 20

    Four Canadian provinces add ErelziTM (etanercept) to provincial drug plans Erelzi has been added to drug formularies in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Newfoundland for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Public
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