Rheumatoid Arthritis

January 17, 2019

Smoking Linked to Increased Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Smoking was associated with higher levels of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis. An association has been found between smoking and increased disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according […]
January 15, 2019

Single-Infusion Rituximab May Delay Development of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Data show that a single infusion of 1000 mg rituximab delays the development of arthritis in patients at risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. A single infusion […]
January 10, 2019

Methotrexate Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Elderly-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers evaluated the associations between time-varying methotrexate use and risk for cardiovascular events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) continuously taking methotrexate over […]
January 8, 2019

Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis By Making Small Changes

Life with rheumatoid arthritis can feel overwhelming, but you can take control by making these small steps over time, like reviewing your finances, creating a self-care […]
January 3, 2019

Adjusting diet can help you manage Rheumatoid Arthritis 

Approximately 1 percent of the American population has been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Although women are two to three times more likely to get it than […]
December 27, 2018

How to Prep Healthy Food With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Keep your cooking low on stress, cost, and pain with these meal prep tips for life in the kitchen with rheumatoid arthritis. The challenges that come […]
December 20, 2018

Comparative Effectiveness of Biologic Agents in Rheumatoid Arthritis Examined

Study results support the recommended use of bDMARDs in combination with csDMARDs in patients with RA. Recent data published in BMJ Open support the use of etanercept as […]