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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Source: MedicineNet Aches, Pain, Fever 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 treatment set to change following research on inflammasomes
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.04]
Patients with more or less severe forms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may have the same painful symptoms, but does this mean that the cause of their illness is the same?

Research on inflammasomes opens new therapeutic avenues for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.03]
Patients with more or less severe forms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may have the same painful symptoms, but does this mean that the cause of their illness is the same?

Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2014.07.03]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 6/24/2013 5:25:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/3/2014 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.

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2014.04.24]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

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

Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
Source: MedicineNet sulfasalazine Specialty [2013.06.12]
Title: Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2013 8:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2013 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: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Source: MedicineNet anakinra Specialty [2012.01.18]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/31/2011 5:38:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/18/2012 1:06:51 PM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Baker Cyst Specialty [2011.09.26]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/10/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/26/2011 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.

The enemy within: predicting the presence of oxidative stress in inflammatory diseases
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.08.11]
Scientists have discovered a process in the body that may be contributing to inflammation in many diseases, including atherosclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, stroke and myocardial infarction.

RheumShorts: IL-6 and RA, Life and Death, Surgery in Lupus (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.08.06]
(MedPage Today) -- The September issue of the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases featured studies on an investigational interleukin-6 inhibitor for rheumatoid arthritis, mortality effects of early remission in inflammatory arthritis, and adverse surgical outcomes for patients with lupus.

Obesity in Women Linked With Early RA
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.08.01]
(MedPage Today) -- Women who are overweight or obese, particularly those becoming so by late adolescence, have an elevated risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis.

RheumShorts: MRI in RA, Fostamatinib, Statins and Rituximab (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.30]
(MedPage Today) -- Studies this week in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases highlighted the potential role for MRI in predicting progression in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), negative results with fostamatinib, and the use of statins among patients taking rituximab (Rituxan).

Minor Changes in Kidney Function With RA Drug
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.07.29]
(MedPage Today) -- Slight increases in serum creatinine levels were seen in a small number of rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with tofacitinib (Xeljanz) in phase III trials, but the clinical significance of the finding is uncertain.

Breast cancer and other aggressive cancers may respond to anti-inflammatory drugs
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.01]
New research raises the prospect that some cancer patients with aggressive tumors may benefit from a class of anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.

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