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Actemra Looks Promising in Scleroderma (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2015.04.29]
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits with tocilizumab seen in skin scores and lung function.

Team publishes findings about compound with potential for treating rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.05.22]
Montana State University researchers and their collaborators have published their findings about a chemical compound that shows potential for treating rheumatoid arthritis.

Positive topline results announced from Phase 3 studies with sarilumab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.05.21]
Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have announced that a Phase 3 study of sarilumab, an investigational, fully-human IL6 receptor antibody, met its co-primary efficacy endpoints of a...

Potential new drug target for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.05.21]
Researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, in collaboration with colleagues the University of California, San Diego, identified a novel drug target for the treatment of...

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2015.05.07]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Weight loss may increase risk of premature death in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.05.06]
In contrast to the general population, low body mass index has been associated with premature death in patients with rheumatoid arthritis -- a situation known as the "obesity paradox.

Rheumatoid arthritis patients at increased risk of surprise heart attack
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.05.06]
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of a surprise heart attack, according to new research presente at ICNC 12 by Dr Adriana Puente, a cardiologist in the National Medical Centre...

Gene variants show potential in predicting rheumatoid arthritis disease outcomes
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.30]
Arthritis Research UK-funded scientists at The University of Manchester have identified a new way in which genotyping can be used to predict disease outcomes among sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis.

Certain genetic factors associated with rheumatoid arthritis severity, risk of death and response to treatment
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.29]
Genetic variations associated with the risk of susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis are also associated with responsiveness to treatment, the risk of death, and severity of the disease as...

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

Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Factor Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 1/18/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Baker Cyst 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

Medications Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis May Affect Abortion Rate In Women
Source: Abortion News From Medical News Today [2013.04.16]
A new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, reveals that women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who were on methotrexate (MTX), a drug...

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 (RA) Pictures Slideshow: Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Source: MedicineNet Hypermobility Syndrome Specialty [2011.10.06]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow: Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/6/2011 12:00:00 AM

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.

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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