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Positive top-line results from Phase 3 trial of baricitinib in moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.12.11]
Eli Lilly and Company and Incyte Corporation have announced that the Phase 3 RA-BEACON study of the investigational medicine baricitinib met its primary endpoint of improved ACR20 response compared...

Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pregnancy
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis 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: Which Patients Do Best?
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2014.12.09]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Which Patients Do Best?
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 1/19/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

5 Potential Complications of Untreated Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Anemia Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: 5 Potential Complications of Untreated Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 1/24/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Questions for Your Doctor
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Questions for Your Doctor
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 8/6/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis Joint Symptoms and Signs: What Do They Mean?
Source: MedicineNet Bruises Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Joint Symptoms and Signs: What Do They Mean?
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 1/19/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 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 Influenza 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
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2014.11.21]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Data show Vectra DA is better predictor of joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.20]
Crescendo Bioscience, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Myriad Genetics, Inc., has presented new data that showed Vectra® DA is a better predictor of radiographic progression over two years than...

Rheumatoid arthritis patients' BMI linked to ability to stay in remission
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.19]
A study by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) researchers finds that body mass index (BMI) plays a role in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients' ability to achieve a sustained remission.

For rheumatoid arthritis patients, blood test could prevent medication trial and error
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.19]
A molecule in the blood shows promise as a marker to predict whether individual rheumatoid arthritis patients are likely to benefit from biologic medications or other drugs should be tried, a Mayo...

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to increased risk of preterm birth, low birth weight
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.13]
Children of mothers with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to be delivered preterm and have a lower birth weight than children of mothers without the condition, a study finds.

New effective, safe and cheap treatment strategy for rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.11]
A new drug combination for rheumatoid arthritis treats the disease just as well as other intensive treatment strategies but with less medication and fewer side effects at a significantly lower cost.

Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some
Source: MedicineNet etanercept Specialty [2014.11.06]
Title: Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some
Category: Health News
Created: 11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
Source: MedicineNet adalimumab 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 Lyme Disease 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

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 (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 Kawasaki Disease 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

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.

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 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.

Risk for cancer in the eye may be increased by TNF inhibitors
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.20]
One of the family of drugs prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions is called TNF inhibitors.

Billions in health care savings possible with biosimilar drugs
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.06]
Introducing competing "biosimilar" versions of complex biologic drugs used to treat illnesses such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis could cut spending on biologics in the United States by $44...

New tool helps make sense of previous genetic data on multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, other diseases
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2014.10.31]
Scores of autoimmune diseases afflicting one in 12 Americans - ranging from type 1 diabetes, to multiple sclerosis (MS), to rheumatoid arthritis, to asthma - mysteriously cause the immune system to...

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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