Rheumatoid Arthritis

February 5, 2016

Guide Health: Dealing with the pain of arthritis

There are two types of arthritis: rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is treated by targeting the immune system to lessen inflammation. It can seem inevitable […]
February 2, 2016

What Is the Best Intervention for Improving Medication Adherence in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis?

People with psoriatic arthritis and other immune-mediated inflammatory disorders might have more success sticking with their treatment regimens with the help of several adherence-boosting strategies. A new analysis […]
January 20, 2016

Scientists Say Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Autoimmune Conditions Could Be Inherited

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis could be inherited, according to new research confirming a trend that doctors have noticed for years: that certain autoimmune conditions appear to run in […]
January 20, 2016

Hepatitis C virus infection causes rheumatoid arthritis, before HCV detection

It seems the hepatitis C virus (HCV) may damage the joints, as well as the liver. Hepatitis C is now being linked to the development of rheumatoid arthritis. […]
January 20, 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis increase risks of Dry Eyes, Glaucoma and Cataracts

Rheumatoid arthritis does not only affect the joints. Eye problems can also be caused by this autoimmune disease, including dry eyes, glaucoma, and cataracts. Rheumatoid arthritis […]
January 20, 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Tofacitinib Can Successfully Treat Eczema

A common rheumatoid arthritis medication, called tofacitnib citrate, successfully treats severe eczema. Supposedly “unbeatable” eczema (atopic dermatitis) can be successfully treated using a common rheumatoid arthritis […]
January 20, 2016

Omega-3 helps ward off rheumatoid arthritis

People who have a predisposition to rheumatoid arthritis and take omega-3 fish oil supplements are less likely to develop the disease. According to the Centers for […]