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Medical News Today: Rheumatoid arthritis patients experience long-term benefits with new drug
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2016.06.16]
The medication olokizumab improves outcomes for up to 48 weeks in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, investigators recently reported at a conference.

Rheumatoid arthritis patients experience long-term benefits with new drug
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.16]
The medication olokizumab improves outcomes for up to 48 weeks in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, investigators recently reported at a conference.

Disjointed: Cell differences may explain why rheumatoid arthritis varies by location
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.13]
Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Pennsylvania and China, report that not only are there distinct differences in key cellular processes...

Obesity and smoking reduces likelihood of treatment success in early rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.13]
Stopping smoking and a healthy body weight could help improve symptoms.The results of a study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2016) showed that the...

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2016.06.13]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Osteoarthritis just as severe as rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.10]
Rheumatologists more likely to underestimate clinical status of their OA patients than their RA patients.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Famous Faces of RA
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2016.06.10]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Famous Faces of RA
Category: Slideshows
Created: 8/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis - My Doctor Says I Need Remicade
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2016.06.06]
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: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

DMP 'rheumatoid arthritis': Guidelines cover important health care aspects
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.05.09]
IQWiG identifies recommendations for potential DMP, focus is on drug therapy.

One in five rheumatoid arthritis patients missing recommended flu jab
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2016.05.03]
Research from The University of Manchester has found a shortfall in the uptake of influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations among those diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), potentially increasing...

It is critical to screen patients with rheumatoid arthritis for hearing impairment
Source: Hearing / Deafness News From Medical News Today [2016.04.25]
The objective of this review is to evaluate published clinical reports related to hearing impairment in patients with RA.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2016.03.10]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Deaths from heart disease declining among rheumatoid arthritis patients
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2015.11.09]
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart disease, but a new study shows that efforts to prevent heart problems and diagnose and treat heart disease...

Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Source: MedicineNet etanercept Specialty [2015.10.19]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 7/7/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Source: MedicineNet anakinra Specialty [2015.09.01]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/31/2011 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/1/2015 3:06:07 PM

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Source: MedicineNet anakinra Specialty [2015.08.04]
Title: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo
Source: MedicineNet Vitiligo 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 (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

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.

Single Rituximab Injection Delays RA in High-Risk Patients
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines [2016.06.17]
A single infusion of the anti-CD20 antibody rituximab, intended to deplete the B-cell population, delays the onset of rheumatoid arthritis in high-risk patients, results from the PRAIRI study suggest.
Medscape Medical News

Smoking, Weight Gain Barriers to Remission in Early RA
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines [2016.06.11]
Smoking and obesity have again been singled out as reasons that early measures to control rheumatoid arthritis (RA) might fail.
Medscape Medical News

Accidental daily dosing of weekly drug linked to deaths
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.05]
A drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease has been linked to numerous deaths since 2000, partly because people have taken it daily rather than weekly, as...

Diabetes risk of common arthritis medicine glucocorticoid quantified for first time
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.05.04]
Glucocorticoid (or steroid) therapy, prescribed to around half of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, is a known risk factor for developing diabetes.

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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