Rheumatoid Arthritis in the News

Gene Discoveries Could Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

04/28/2015 - New research reveals clues to disease severity, potential outcomes

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually

04/21/2015 - Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study

03/19/2015 - Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study

02/20/2015 - Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

02/05/2015 - Gut, urinary tract and genital conditions may offer some protection, study suggests

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

11/26/2014 - Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births

11/13/2014 - Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some

11/05/2014 - Study found many patients with early stage disease stayed in remission with less medication

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

09/12/2014 - About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study

09/03/2014 - This could lead to worsening of symptoms, researchers say

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

08/19/2014 - Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug

06/20/2014 - Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman's Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk?

05/07/2014 - Study finds the brew is helpful, but drinking too much is never warranted, experts say

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys

04/11/2014 - Study found patients may be more likely to develop renal disease

CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases

03/26/2014 - But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report

Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery

03/13/2014 - Study also found that type of anesthesia and patient's weight play a role in levels of discomfort

Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

01/30/2014 - Study found that surgery to relieve pain and stiffness held up for a decade

Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis

01/07/2014 - Study in China finds risk cut nearly in half after nursing

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life

12/03/2013 - Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

Arthritis Drug Could Benefit Some Kidney Disease Patients

11/08/2013 - Orencia may help treat a form of kidney disease that often leads to organ failure, study suggests