Posts Tagged ‘Prednisone and Rheumatoid Arthritis’

  • The History of Cortisone and Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Memory lane with Mayo and cortisone history History comes to life with Popular Science magazine’s historical issues. They are conveniently scanned into an archive viewer online. The screen shot here shows part of a graphic from a June 1951 issue. The article describes theories of why cortisone was so successful in treating Rheumatoid Arthritis. Looks […]

  • Prednisone and Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Prednisone is the most common symptom treating medicine for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Medicines which fight the Rheumatoid Arthritis disease activity are called disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).  Rheumatoid arthritis usually requires both disease treatment and symptom treatment. Lately, I’ve given a lot of thought to the prednisone Rheumatoid Arthritis issue. Like so many other RA issues, […]

  • Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis Historically

    Aspirin to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis had no truly effective treatment for thousands of years. Natural aspirin-like substances used in large doses brought some pain relief to some patients, but at enormous cost in terms of side effects. In 1900, the Bayer company began to produce aspirin like we know of today. Still, very […]