Rheumatoid Arthritis

December 18, 2018

Abatacept May Reduce Diabetes Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Abatacept reduced the risk for diabetes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The use of the disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) abatacept could lead to a reduction in the risk […]
December 13, 2018

Increased Risk for Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss in RA

Data show that patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk for sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an increased risk for sudden sensorineural […]
December 11, 2018

I Have Rheumatoid Arthritis,” says Tennis Champ Caroline Wozniaki

Australian open winner announces she shas rheumatoid arthritis (RA) a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints. A look at how Caroline Wozniacki may cope with and […]
December 6, 2018

Influenza Vaccination Low in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis have a low influenza vaccination rate, despite the recommendation from the CDC to be vaccinated annually. Patients with rheumatoid […]
December 4, 2018

Patients Rheumatoid Arthritis Not Switching Treatments to Hit Low-Disease Activity Target

New data shows patients with rheumatoid arthritis do not change their current treatment to reach a “treat-to-target” goal for low disease activity. Although patients with rheumatoid […]
November 29, 2018

Can an anti-inflammatory diet treat rheumatoid arthritis?

Experts say that an anti-inflammatory diet can help with diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, but caution that it typically can’t replace medications. People with chronic illnesses often […]
November 27, 2018

What does rheumatoid arthritis feel like?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects people in different ways, but there are some common symptoms. In this article, learn what it feels like to have RA and […]