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Baricitinib superior to placebo in reducing rheumatoid arthritis disease activity in second Phase 3 study
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.24]
Eli Lilly and Company and Incyte Corporation have announced that the investigational medicine baricitinib demonstrated a statistically significant improvement compared to placebo in a second...

Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2015.02.23]
Title: Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2015.02.09]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.02.06]
Title: Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Health News
Created: 2/5/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Recent gut and urinary tract infections may curb risk of rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.05]
Recent gut and urinary tract infections may curb the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, suggests research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Shared symptoms of Chikungunya virus, rheumatoid arthritis may cloud diagnosis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.02]
A mosquito-borne virus that has spread to the Caribbean and Central and South America and has caused isolated infections in Florida often causes joint pain and swelling similar to that seen in...

Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pregnancy
Source: MedicineNet Birth Defects Specialty [2014.12.09]
Title: Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pregnancy
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 1/26/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Source: MedicineNet Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 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: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Source: MedicineNet anakinra 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 (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 Antinuclear 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.

Biosimilar Copies of Blockbuster Drug Launch in Major EU Markets
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Headlines [2015.02.26]
Cheap versions of a top-selling drug for rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease are being launched across major European markets in an important advance for biosimilar drugs.
Reuters Health Information

Rheumatology Research Highlights - Winter 2015
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology 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...

Research study launched to investigate why arthritis treatment fails in a third of patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.03]
A new clinical research study has been launched that will explore why the current gold standard biological treatment for people with rheumatoid arthritis does not work in around a third of patients.

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.

Arthritis patients failing to take expensive, effective medication
Source: Compliance 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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