FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Some arthritis drugs may reduce the effectiveness of COVID vaccines, according to the Arthritis Foundation, which also offers advice on booster shots. Research is limited, but evidence suggests that disease-modifying drugs used for arthritis may reduce the response of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccinesContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For many people undergoing total hip or knee replacement, same-day surgery is a safe option, new research shows. Among folks in overall good health, the study of nearly 1.8 million patients found similar post-op complication rates among those who had outpatient joint replacementContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 – (HealthDay News) — Men who are broken-hearted or just unlucky in love could be more likely to have health-damaging inflammation, new research suggests. Serious breakups and solo living for many years may increase the risk of ill health and death — but apparently only forContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Dec. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Gum disease isn’t just a threat to your teeth. It also increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease, mental woes and more, British researchers report. “The study reinforces the importance of prevention, early identification and treatment of periodontal disease, and the need forContinue Reading