rheumatoid arthritis

March 21, 2019

Asthma and Allergies May Be Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers found asthma and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to be associated, regardless of allergies or pollutants, including smoking. However, smoking was found to be a harbinger for […]
March 19, 2019

Discrete Trajectories of Persistent Pain Identified in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with anti-inflammatory medications, long-term persistent pain was found to be common and may be predicted by higher levels of disability […]
March 14, 2019

Myopenia May Be Common in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Assessing body composition, including fat mass, muscle mass, and other tissues, investigators found that, in a Chinese cohort, body mass index showed no association with rheumatoid […]
March 12, 2019

How Will Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect my Job Prospects?

People with chronic illnesses are more likely to be unemployed than their healthy counterparts. So when it comes to finding a job with rheumatoid arthritis, here’s […]
March 8, 2019

5 Best Apps for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Smartphone apps have emerged as a key tool in managing rheumatoid arthritis. We list the 5 best rheumatoid arthritis apps. It may be difficult for your […]
March 5, 2019

Smoking cessation may reduce risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Stopping smoking reduces the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. Smoking is an important risk factor for developing the most common form of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and […]
February 28, 2019

Targeting Remission vs Low Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers examined the frequency of remission and low disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Although the goal of a 28-joint Disease Activity Score (DAS28-ESR) <2.6 […]