Rheumatoid Arthritis News

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6/28/2010
Exercise OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Review

Moderate-intensity aerobics safe, beneficial in those with stable disease, experts say

6/17/2010
Stomach Bacteria Might Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis

Combination of genetics, environment caused mice to develop disease, study finds

6/16/2010
Gene Mutations Offer Clues to Autoimmune Disorders

Rare variant may lead immune system to attack healthy cells, study finds

5/25/2010
Out-of-Pocket Costs Limit Access to Arthritis Drugs

Insurance woes keep rheumatoid arthritis patients from biologic meds, study finds

5/20/2010
5/6/2010
Health Tip: Coping With Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Suggestions to help soothe symptoms

4/8/2010
Vaccine Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

More studies needed to see if it can benefit people with the disease

4/7/2010
Middle-Age Americans Less Mobile Than Ever

Health experts see this as troubling individually and for society

4/6/2010
Long-Term Methotrexate Won't Help Kids With Juvenile Arthritis

Using drug for up to a year did not affect relapse rate, study found

2/25/2010
Obesity, Lack of Exercise Heighten Arthritis Risk for Women

Rates of the condition are higher in U.S. than Canada, study finds

2/1/2010
Fewer Childhood Deaths From Rheumatic Disease

Treatment advances in the 1990s may explain drop, study says

2/1/2010
Long Before Symptoms, Blood May Reveal Rheumatoid Arthritis

Testing could lead to earlier detection and treatment, study suggests

1/11/2010
Actemra Approved for Rheumatoid Arthritis

For people who haven't responded to other RA drugs

1/11/2010
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Lowers Flu Shot Effectiveness

But patients should still get vaccinated, researchers say

10/29/2009
Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Doesn't Promote Cancer

No added risk among patients taking immunosuppressants, research shows

10/28/2009
New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients

Findings may boost treatments for other inflammatory diseases, researchers say

10/19/2009
Scientists Find New Key to Lupus

Molecule identified in lab mice may cause autoimmune disease

10/19/2009
Household Insecticides May Be Linked to Autoimmune Diseases

Study suggests a connection with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

8/19/2009
Herb Shows Potential for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study compares ancient remedy to modern drug, but not the most common, experts say

8/13/2009
Treat Mind, Body in RA Patients: Study

Rheumatoid arthritis pain subsided when depression and inflammation were addressed

8/6/2009
TNF Blockers May Help Some With Rheumatoid Arthritis

If standard treatment fails, more intensive therapy works well, study finds

8/5/2009
Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA

Agency strengthens 'black box' warning on medicines such as Enbrel, Remicade

7/9/2009
Arthritis Drug Raises Risk of Tuberculosis

But researchers still don't know why a certain therapy appears to reactivate latent TB

7/6/2009
Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease

Possible causes of disorder should now include celiac disease, study suggests

6/29/2009
New Drug Promising Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

Golimumab might help where similar drugs failed, research finds

6/27/2009
New Drug Shows Promise for Rheumatoid Arthriitis

Small, early study finds few long-term side effects

6/4/2009
Herb May Offer Hope for Autoimmune Diseases

In lab and mice studies, compound halts disease without crimping immune system

5/29/2009
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Fight Swine Flu

It helps regulate the immune system's response, study with mice shows

5/18/2009
Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years

Younger, active patients will benefit from cement-less version, researchers say

5/14/2009
Cimzia Approved for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Previously sanctioned for Crohn's disease

4/13/2009
Once-a-Year Drug Helps Counter Steroid-Linked Bone Loss

Reclast injection beat daily pill at restoring bone for patients with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, study found

4/9/2009
New Drug May Help Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis

Study shows golimumab improved physical function, eased symptoms

4/1/2009
Living Near Major Road May Boost Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

And women closest to traffic were 63 percent more likely to develop the disease, study says

3/24/2009
Collaborative Care Helps Ease Chronic Pain

Successful intervention included doctor training, patient education and feedback

3/12/2009
Scientists ID Biomarkers for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Blood samples from women had higher levels of 2 proteins before they developed disease

2/26/2009
Joint Replacement Soars as Number of Docs Falls

Low reimbursement rates turning many young doctors off the specialty, researcher says

2/17/2009
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Raise Shingles Risk

Older people and those also taking steroids are most vulnerable, study finds

2/6/2009
Gene Therapy May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis

2 women who got injections report reduced pain and swelling

1/16/2009
Rheumatoid Arthritis Hits Women Harder

Study finds more symptoms, greater severity among female patients.

12/22/2008
Scientists Discover Trigger for Autoimmune Diseases

Self-attacking, dormant cells switch 'on' in those with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

11/27/2008
Women Smokers Lose 14.5 Years Off Life Span

November is lung cancer awareness month, and doctors urge everyone to kick the habit

11/13/2008
New Therapy Could Transform Arthritis Treatment

Modifying gene called Foxp3 may develop cells capable of suppressing immune response

10/28/2008
Biologics Don't Raise Cancer Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Review finds no connection between drugs that block tumor necrosis factor and malignancies

10/28/2008
Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Gums

Periodontal disease rises as the joint ailment worsens, research shows

10/28/2008
Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks

Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

10/27/2008
Etanercept, Methotrexate Safe for Juvenile RA

Review finds use, even in combo, an effective long-term treatment

10/27/2008
Rheumatoid Arthritis a Threat to the Heart

Greater risk of heart attack, and more complications later, studies find

10/27/2008
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rising Among U.S. Women

Cases have increased since the mid-1990s, study shows

10/21/2008
One-Quarter of Biologic Drugs Have Had Safety Issues

International analysis finds 11% issued 'black box' warnings by FDA

10/2/2008
Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability

More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says