rheumatoid arthritis

April 4, 2019

Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Declines for Every Year You Don’t Smoke

Researchers say people who smoke for a long period of time have a higher risk for most types of rheumatoid arthritis Smoking cigarettes isn’t good for […]
April 2, 2019

Breastfeeding Rates Lower Among Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Participants with rheumatoid arthritis claimed that the reason they discontinued breastfeeding was restarting medication. Compared with the general population, women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are less likely to […]
March 28, 2019

Cardiovascular Risk Higher Among Black Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis 

Researchers found that data showed that a high percentage of black patients with rheumatoid arthritis had a cardiovascular disease factor and that about half had specific […]
March 26, 2019

Contrary to folklore, alcohol does not help with rheumatoid 

The idea that a glass or two may ease the pain of the disease is an artefact of ‘reverse causation’, researchers say. Andrew Masterson reports. Previous […]
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 […]