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Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys
Source: Yahoo Health News [2014.04.11]
FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with rheumatoid arthritis may be at increased risk for kidney disease and require close monitoring, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at 813 people with rheumatoid arthritis and an equal num...

Biologics do not increase cancer risk for rheumatoid arthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.03.28]
New research suggests that biological therapies (biologics) do not increase the risk of recurrent cancer compared to conventional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).

Genetics can explain why infections trigger onset of different types of rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.03.27]
A new international study has revealed how genetics could explain why different environmental exposures can trigger the onset of different forms of rheumatoid arthritis.

Select rheumatoid arthritis patients can safely undergo same-day double knee replacement
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.03.17]
Same-day bilateral knee replacement surgery is safe for select patients with rheumatoid arthritis, researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery in New York have found.

Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Total Knee Replacement Specialty [2014.01.31]
Title: Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Health News
Created: 1/30/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Source: MedicineNet Kawasaki Disease Specialty [2013.08.21]
Title: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2013 12:00:00 AM

Expensive or Not, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Similar Effect: Study
Source: MedicineNet hydroxychloroquine 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 hydroxychloroquine 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

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Discontinue Medication, Risking Permanent Disability And Reduced Lifespan
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2013.06.17]
Data presented at EULAR 2013, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, show that up to one-third of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients discontinue or change therapy within the...

Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
Source: MedicineNet etanercept 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

Medication Compliance In Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2013.06.03]
A new study conducted in an ethnically diverse and predominantly low income population found that only one-fifth of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients had an overall adherence rate to prescribed oral...

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...

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Baker Cyst Specialty [2013.04.16]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Seem to Increase Risk of Shingles
Source: MedicineNet adalimumab Specialty [2013.03.06]
Title: Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Seem to Increase Risk of Shingles
Category: Health News
Created: 3/5/2013 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

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

Elevated Antibody Levels May Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Factor Specialty [2012.09.07]
Title: Elevated Antibody Levels May Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 9/7/2012 10:05:00 AM
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.

IL-6 Blockade Succeeds in RA
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.04.09]
(MedPage Today) -- An investigational monoclonal antibody targeting interleukin 6 was effective in reducing the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a phase II study found.

New approach promises to transform care for patients with long term conditions
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.03.20]
A new approach to care is transforming the lives of patients with Parkinson's disease and has promise for other long term conditions like COPD and rheumatoid arthritis, say Dutch researchers in The...

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