Arthritis

Take Your Tai Chi to the Next Level With Tanner’s Tai Chi 2.0
For hundreds of area residents, the tai chi classes offered through Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well have been a slow, fluid motion toward improving their strength, flexibility, balance and overall health. Now, those who have completed other tai chi classes through Get Healthy, Live Well can go further with the initiative’s new Tai Chi 2.0 class.
 
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Cimzia Approved for Inflammatory Arthritis

FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 -- Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first sanctioned treatment for adults with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA), a type of arthritis.

Nr-axSpA causes inflammation in the spine, There is no visible damage seen on x-rays, so it is referred to as non-radiographic, the FDA explained in a news release.

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Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- Osteoporosis is typically thought of as a woman's disease, but elderly men are also prone to bone loss -- even though they often aren't treated for it, a new study finds.

Among men and women aged 80 and older, women were three times more likely to get osteoporosis treatment, researchers reported.

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