rheumatoid arthritis

August 18, 2016

Arthritis patients experience referral delays, audit finds

Many patients with rheumatoid arthritis experience delays in getting care from a specialist. Only 20% of patients who see a GP with suspected inflammatory arthritis are […]
August 11, 2016

Gut bacteria can cause, predict and prevent rheumatoid arthritis 

Bacteria living in the intestinal tract can affect the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. More than 1.5 million Americans have rheumatoid arthritis, a disorder that causes painful […]
August 4, 2016

Nerve zap eased rheumatoid arthritis in small study

Stimulation of a nerve that goes from the brain to the gut could ease symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Electronic stimulation of a nerve running from the brain to […]
July 28, 2016

5 Things a Rheumatologist Wants You to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Answers to the questions asked by those newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. If you’ve just been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you probably have a lot […]
July 21, 2016

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms can be reduced with an experimental drug, Baricitinib

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms could improve with a new medication called Baricitinib. Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms can be reduced with an experimental drug Baricitinib, according to research. The drug was found to significantly reduce […]
July 14, 2016

Risk of cancer in rheumatoid arthritis patients taking biologic therapy (tumor necrosis factor antagonists)

Rheumatoid arthritis patients taking biologic therapy medications have a higher risk of certain cancers. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients taking biologic therapy (tumor necrosis factor antagonists) have a […]
July 7, 2016

Is rheumatoid arthritis considered a disability?

A discussion about whether rheumatoid arthritis is considered a disability. Is rheumatoid arthritis considered a disability? Well, if you ask someone with this condition, they would probably […]