April the giraffe who became internet sensation in 2017 euthanized after suffering from arthritis 

April the giraffe who became an internet sensation in 2017 when the world watched her give birth is euthanized after suffering from arthritis April the Giraffe, who was a viral sensation during her 2017 pregnancy, is dead Animal broke the internet when live cam inside her habitat took off on YouTube April’s most recent veterinary … Read more

Adam Peacock opens up about his daughter Nylah’s ‘heart-wrenching’ battle with childhood arthritis  

Fox Sports presenter Adam Peacock opens up about his five-year-old daughter Nylah’s ‘heart-wrenching’ battle with childhood arthritis By Abi Moustafa For Daily Mail Australia Published: 00:00 BST, 3 April 2021 | Updated: 00:00 BST, 3 April 2021 Fox Sports presenter Adam Peacock has revealed the devastating reality his five-year-old daughter Nylah has to deal with … Read more

Hope for eczema patients from baricitinib, an arthritis drug which has also been used to treat Covid

Patients suffering from the chronic itchy skin condition eczema could soon find relief thanks to an arthritis drug which has also been used to treat Covid-19. Last week, the NHS approved baricitinib for the treatment of moderate to severe eczema which affects more than one million Britons.  The condition, which is characterised by painful skin, … Read more

Gordon Ramsay reveals knee surgery and has arthritis… as gushes over David Beckham’s baking skills

Gordon Ramsay has revealed he’s had knee surgery after injuring himself while on a run and been told he’s got arthritis. The chef, 54, who often runs marathons and goes on long bike rides, admitted that his doctor told him he ‘needs to start slowing down’ in a new interview with The Sun. As well … Read more

Covid-19 can hit body’s immune system causing GANGRENE and arthritis

From a dry cough to a loss of sense of smell, Covid-19 is associated with a range of unpleasant symptoms. Now, a new study has warned of another side effect being experienced by some Covid-19 patients – gangrene. Researchers have warned that Covid-19 can cause long-term muscle and joint issues, including arthritis, gangrene and ‘Covid … Read more

Injected arthritis drug reduces risk of death from Covid-19 by 4%, study finds

The NHS will start using an arthritis drug to treat hospitalised Covid patients after a breakthrough study found it cuts the risk of dying.  Tocilizumab can reduce swelling inside the organs and, when combined with steroid dexamethasone slashes the odds of death by a third.  Oxford University scientists behind the RECOVERY trial found the drug … Read more

Arthritis drug hailed by Boris Johnson as a ‘life-saving’ Covid-19 treatment may be ineffective

An anti-inflammatory drug used to treat arthritis, which has been hailed by Boris Johnson as a ‘life-saving’ Covid-19 treatment, may be ineffective — and could even increase the patient’s risk of dying — according to a new study.   The latest research, published in the BMJ, found 11 of 65 people (17 per cent) treated with tocilizumab … Read more

Covid UK: Arthritis drugs that cut ICU death risk 24% available now

Boris Johnson tonight hailed two ‘life-saving’ arthritis drugs after a major British trial revealed they cut the risk of death in critically-ill Covid patients by nearly a quarter. The PM — who stumbled several times as he tried to pronounce them — said the anti-inflammatory drugs tocilizumab and sarilumab would be made available through the NHS with immediate … Read more

Two arthritis drugs slash the risk of Covid patients in ICU dying by 24%

Coronavirus patients fighting for their lives in NHS intensive care units will now be given arthritis drugs, after a major trial found two different medications can cut the risk of death by nearly a quarter.  In one of the biggest medical breakthroughs of the pandemic, scientists found that anti-inflammatory drugs tocilizumab and sarilumab can boost the … Read more

Mother, 45, ill with coronavirus makes miraculous recovery with help from arthritis drug ‘anakinra’

A mother who was in a coma and given three days to live after contracting coronavirus has made a miraculous recovery with help from an experimental drug. The family of Claire Haythorne, 45, from Hillsborough, Sheffield, said they had been through the ‘hardest two months’ of their lives. She contracted the virus at the start … Read more