Rheumatoid Arthritis

February 18, 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication May Also Be Useful in Treating Forms of Ovarian Cancer

A medication used for rheumatoid arthritis, auranofin, might also combat ovarian cancer. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune conditions often share certain links to various forms of […]
February 16, 2016

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Rheumatoid Arthritis

The best way to get optimal care for rheumatoid arthritis is through open communication with your doctor. Here are some questions to get the conversation started. […]
February 11, 2016

Blood test may predict risk for rheumatoid arthritis

A blood test for an altered protein found in the joints of rheumatoid arthritis patients can show whether a person has rheumatoid arthritis years before symptoms appear. Rheumatoid arthritis can […]
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. […]