Rheumatoid Arthritis News

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1/30/2007
New Score Helps Spot Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers

Early detection is important to safe, effective treatment, experts say

1/22/2007
Scientists Spot Key Autoimmune Disease Genes

Discovery could unlock secrets to lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, even cancer, experts say

12/29/2006
Gene-Altered Mouse a Boon to Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

Animal model closely mirrors disease progression in humans, experts say

12/27/2006
Health Tip: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Symptoms may include joint pain, fever, and rash

12/18/2006
Alcohol May Slow Rheumatoid Arthritis

But results in mice might not apply to humans, scientists say

12/7/2006
Rheumatoid Arthritis More Stubborn in Women

Remission is much less likely than in male patients, study finds

11/30/2006
Don't Expect Big Push for Celebrex for Juvenile Arthritis

FDA panel recommends its use, but other treatment options exist, experts say

11/12/2006
Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds Won't Up Most Cancer Risk

Major review finds increase in skin cancer for new biologic drugs, but not for other malignancies

11/7/2006
Researchers Apologize for Disclosure Failure on Drug Study

But the science behind review of rheumatoid arthritis treatments is sound

10/30/2006
Acupuncture, Turmeric May Help Ease Arthritis

They could be effective adjuncts to conventional treatment, studies suggest

9/29/2006
Research Yields Family Clues to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Women with affected brothers may have more severe disease, researchers find

9/14/2006
Cancer Drug Gleevec May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mouse study suggests it might fight a range of autoimmune illnesses

9/7/2006
Spinal Injections May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis

Powerful drugs work better delivered this way, rat study shows

8/31/2006
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Not Raise Cancer Risk

Study found no increased danger for people taking newer TNF blockers

8/31/2006
Research Yields Clues to Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cellular targets could lead to treatments, scientists say

8/4/2006
Women Smokers at Greater Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study finds lighting up doubles odds among those without genetic risk

7/26/2006
Proteins Hold Clues to Chronic Pain

Patients with ongoing discomfort showed low blood levels of two cytokines, study finds

7/12/2006
Twins Study Spots Three Rheumatoid Arthritis Genes

Finding gives new clues to cause of the painful disease

6/19/2006
New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Shows Promise

Abatacept beat placebo in phase III trial

6/7/2006
Biggest Specialty Drug Spending Increase Found With Anti-Inflammatories

Report showed 33.9% jump in most popular class of medication

5/30/2006
Poorer Kids With Juvenile Arthritis Fare Worse

In study, lower family income meant lower quality of life

5/26/2006
Good Communication Key to Rheumatoid Arthritis Care

It builds trust between doctor and patient, study finds

5/22/2006
Air Pollution Boosts Death Rates

Those with diseases like diabetes, heart failure and rheumatoid arthritis are vulnerable, study finds

5/16/2006
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Raise Cancer, Infection Risk

TNF-blocking medicines are only used in severe cases, researchers note

4/28/2006
'Biologic' Drug Fights Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rituximab could help patients with no other treatment option, experts say

3/7/2006
Rheumatoid Arthritis Doesn't Boost Risk for Hearing Loss

Study finds no difference when compared to those without immune disorder

2/27/2006
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Won't Boost Lymphoma Risk

Instead, study suggests disease-linked inflammation explains patients' heightened risk

2/23/2006
Methotrexate Fights Rheumatoid Arthritis Second Time Around

Drug can bring relief even if it failed patients the first time, study finds

1/30/2006
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

In laboratory, statin drugs reduced rheumatoid cell proliferation

1/9/2006
New Clue for Smoking's Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Habit activates genetic condition, sending immune system into overdrive, study finds

1/9/2006
Drug Combo Works Best for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Autoimmune disease symptoms were reduced more than for either drug used alone

12/2/2005
Fighting Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain on Many Fronts

Experts say a myriad of interventions can help

12/2/2005
Protein Helps Spur Rheumatoid Arthritis

The finding might lead to new drugs against the crippling disease

11/18/2005
Arthritis Drug May Ease Another Joint Disease

Adalimumab may also fight ankylosing spondylitis, study finds

11/16/2005
Arthritis Patients Missing Out on Aspirin Therapy

Rheumatoid sufferers at higher risk of heart disease, study notes

11/15/2005
Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Raise Pregnancy Risks

Study suggests obstetricians closely monitor women with these conditions

11/14/2005
Supplements Don't Help Mild Arthritis Sufferers: Study

But glucosamine and chondroitin may help with moderate and severe pain

11/14/2005
Cold Seasons Boost Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

New study gives credence to what many patients already believe

11/9/2005
Cannabis-based Drug Eases Arthritis Pain

Promising results from a small, early trial

10/28/2005
Combo Therapy Best for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Biologics, steroids boost effect of conventional drugs, study finds

10/21/2005
Mechanism Behind Autoimmune Diseases Found

Triggering of harmful immune B cells starts inflammatory process, researchers say

10/4/2005
Experts Issue Guidelines to Treat Juvenile Arthritis

They focus on therapies tailored to individual patients

9/14/2005
New Drug Helps Tough-to-Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Abatacept doubles chance of significant improvement, study finds

9/2/2005
Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Reportedly Less Severe

Study shows declines in pain, disability from previous decades

8/19/2005
Combo Drug Therapy Fights Rheumatoid Arthritis

Methotrexate plus adalimumab five times better than methotrexate alone, experts say

6/8/2005
Gene Therapy Offers Promise Against Arthritis

First human trial shows treatment safe for rheumatoid disease

4/27/2005
Key Player in Inflammation Found

Protein stops autoimmune response before damage is done

4/20/2005
Second Oral Treatment For Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Works

Leflunomide, used in adult joint disease, is also effective for kids

3/26/2005
Call for Volunteers for Rheumatic Disease Research

People with arthritis, fibromylagia, lupus urged to provide data on their illness

2/23/2005
Short-Term Celebrex Safe Against Cirrhosis

One expert advised caution for longer-term use, however