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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: Arthritis / Rheumatology 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: Arthritis / Rheumatology 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.

New drug for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis shows promising success
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.03.31]
In a clinical phase-3-study, an international research cooperation of MedUni Vienna and Stanford University has achieved significant success with the drug Baricitinib for the treatment of...

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: Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Source: MedicineNet Hypermobility Syndrome Specialty [2015.06.16]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow: Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/16/2015 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.

Should Rosacea Patients Be Screened for Autoimmune Diseases?
Source: Medscape Allergy & Clinical Immunology Headlines [2016.05.20]
Dr Graeme Lipper reviews a population-based case-control study that explored the link between rosacea, type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Medscape Dermatology

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.

Resolvin D1 ameliorates inflammatory arthritis in mouse model
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.04.22]
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating autoimmune disorder that is characterized by the accumulation of inflammatory cells within the fluid of the joints.

Researchers urge arthritis patients to give up smoking to help them live longer
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.03.31]
University of Manchester-led research has found new evidence to suggest that, not only is smoking associated with earlier deaths in those with rheumatoid arthritis, but also those who stop smoking...

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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