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New Knees in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Cure or Time Machine? (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2015.07.22]
(MedPage Today) -- Total knee arthroplasty may help RA patients return to a less disabled lifestyle.

How effective is total knee replacement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis?
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
Studies that have assessed the effects of total knee replacement on quality of life are scarce and have been almost exclusively limited to patients with osteoarthritis, even though rheumatoid...

Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.06.25]
Title: Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo
Category: Health News
Created: 6/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms and Signs
Source: MedicineNet Juvenile Arthritis Specialty [2015.06.17]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms and Signs
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Positive results from Phase 3 study evaluating Cimzia in DMARD-naïve rheumatoid arthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.16]
UCB has announced data that may in the future offer alternative care options for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who have not been treated with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs...

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow: Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.06.16]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow: Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lilly and Incyte unveil detailed data on two pivotal studies of baricitinib in rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.15]
Eli Lilly and Company and Incyte Corporation have announced that five abstracts featuring data from three clinical studies and separate pharmacology studies for its investigational rheumatoid...

Dose reduction strategy can substantially reduce high cost of TNF inhibitor therapy in rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.15]
Good clinical response to TNFi maintained when dose reduced by one-thirdThe results of a study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2015) showed that, in...

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2015.06.15]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Source: MedicineNet leflunomide Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 7/7/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Biological Therapy Specialty [2014.08.21]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/10/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Source: MedicineNet Citrulline Antibody Specialty [2014.08.12]
Title: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Aging Overweight Males At Increased Risk For Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2012.11.13]
Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout.

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet dexamethasone oral Specialty [2010.02.08]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997
Last Editorial Review: 2/8/2010

Rheumatoid Arthritis Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Elbow Bursitis Specialty [2008.11.13]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Pictures Slideshow
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/10/2008
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2008

The impact of smoking and genes on rheumatoid arthritis
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Orthopedics
New insight into the autoimmune triggers for rheumatoid arthritis among smokers with shared epitope genes.

The impact of smoking and genes on rheumatoid arthritis
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Rheumatology
New insight into the autoimmune triggers for rheumatoid arthritis among smokers with shared epitope genes.

Adalimumab plus methotrexate effective for rheumatoid arthritis
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Rheumatology
Adalimumab and methotrexate is about five times more effective than methotrexate alone, according to a new systematic review of studies.

Can't Tolerate Methotrexate? Biologics Can Go It Alone in RA (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2015.07.24]
(MedPage Today) -- Rheumatoid arthritis patients unable to take methotrexate did OK on biologic monotherapy.

Inflammatory link discovered between arthritis and heart valve disease
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
Australian researchers have used models to identify a potential link between excess production of inflammatory proteins that cause rheumatoid arthritis and the development of heart valve disease.

New test could predict arthritis drug failure in patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.03]
A study of 311 patients by The University of Manchester has found that it may be possible to predict early which rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients will fail to respond to the biologic drugs given...

New use for umbilical cord blood could potentially eradicate symptoms of eczema and arthritis, surprise findings suggest
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.02]
Proteins found in umbilical cord blood could be used to treat eczema and rheumatoid arthritis, surprise findings by researchers at the blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan suggest.

Rheumatology Research Highlights - Winter 2015
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2015.02.24]
Rheumatology Research Highlights provides important medical evidence that focuses on rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile arthritis...

New targeted treatment for arthritis looks promising
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
Fusing anti-inflammatory drugs with antibodies that are specific to damaged arthritic cartilage shows promise as a targeted therapy for rheumatoid arthritis in a mouse study.

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