Rheumatoid Arthritis

July 18, 2019

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Cuts Risk for CV Complications

Going into RA remission is better for your heart, too. Rheumatoid arthritis remission significantly cuts the risk for cardiovascular complications among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according […]
July 16, 2019

Turmeric for rheumatoid arthritis: Does it work?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints. A growing body of scientific research suggests that turmeric and one […]
July 11, 2019

Predictive Testing for Rheumatoid Arthritis Goes Mainstream: Patient Perspectives and Considerations 

Investigators found data to support the need to tailor individual treatment strategies to improve outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis, which includes further studies to identify biomarkers and […]
July 9, 2019

Gradual TNFi vs csDMARD Tapering in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers evaluated the effectiveness of 2 tapering strategies in patients with RA who had achieved controlled disease activity. In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), flare rates associated with […]
July 2, 2019

Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Difficulties with daily activities such as dressing, walking and eating can be seen in rheumatoid arthritis patients a year or two before they’re diagnosed, a new […]
June 27, 2019

New option for treating active rheumatoid arthritis

There may be a new medication option for rheumatoid arthritis. In a large-scale, international study led by renowned rheumatologist Josef Smolen from the Department of Medicine […]
June 25, 2019

Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Higher Than in Type 2 Diabetes

Investigators assessed the risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis vs patients with diabetes and the general population. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a more-than-doubled […]