Rheumatoid Arthritis

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 […]
June 20, 2019

How stopping cell death may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis

A new study in mice pinpoints a key cellular mechanism that drives forms of rheumatoid arthritis. Targeting this mechanism could prevent this condition. Research in mice […]