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Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2014.09.15]
Title: Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Deactivating a cell protein may halt progress of rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.11]
Activation of the cell receptor TLR5 is all it takes to trigger inflammation and bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis, and targeting it with drugs could stop it, says new study.

RoActemra (tocilizumab) receives EU approval for use in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.11]
Roche has announced that RoActemra® (tocilizumab) has received approval from the European Commission for use in patients with severe, active and progressive RA who previously have not been...

Smokers with a high sodium diet are at 'double the risk' of rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.11]
A new study finds that although having a diet high in sodium itself may not increase risk for rheumatoid arthritis, in people who smoke, this combination causes the risk to double.

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2014.09.04]
Title: Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/3/2014 5:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2014.09.03]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/31/2011 5:38:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2014 12:49:27 PM

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2014.08.29]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Bruises Specialty [2014.08.28]
Title: Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 1/20/2012 7:03:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Living With a Chronic Disease
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2014.08.28]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Living With a Chronic Disease
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 1/19/2012 7:09:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis 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 Ankylosing Spondylitis 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

Rheumatoid Arthritis - My Doctor Says I Need Remicade
Source: MedicineNet infliximab Specialty [2014.06.25]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis - My Doctor Says I Need Remicade
Category: eMedicineHealth Doctor's Perspective
Created: 1/6/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Heart disease risk tool created that is tailored to rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2014.06.12]
Rheumatoid arthritis patients overall are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart problems.

Expensive or Not, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Similar Effect: Study
Source: MedicineNet sulfasalazine Specialty [2013.07.02]
Title: Expensive or Not, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Similar Effect: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2013 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2013 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Same Impact on Time Lost at Work: Study
Source: MedicineNet sulfasalazine Specialty [2013.07.02]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Same Impact on Time Lost at Work: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2013 6:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2013 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.

Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet anakinra Specialty [2012.09.07]
Title: Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/6/2012 4:06:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/7/2012 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Source: MedicineNet leflunomide Specialty [2012.01.31]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 7/7/2001 12:46:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2012 12:00:00 AM

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.

New targeted treatment for arthritis looks promising
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology 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.

Cartilage contributes to arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.09.16]
Melbourne researchers have discovered that cartilage plays an active role in the destruction and remodelling of joints seen in rheumatoid arthritis, rather than being an 'innocent bystander' as...

Shingles Risks Similar for the RA Biologics
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.09.10]
(MedPage Today) -- The risk of developing herpes zoster was similar among older patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with the various different biologic agents, a retrospective study found.

Arthritis patients failing to take expensive, effective medication
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study.

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