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The role of inflammation in periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis: similar pathologies by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Joanne C. Fletcher Arthritis is a nonspecific term that means inflammation of the joints. Arthritic disease encompasses a group of rheumatic disease disorders that affect bone, joint and muscles. More than 100 arthritic diseases affect different parts of the body. Some of the more common types include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis ... Read on »
A Fine Distinction: RA vs. Lupus by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:48pm A friend of mine was struggling to determine, based upon her symptoms, whether she had Rheumatoid Arthritis or Lupus. I never thought they were that similar - but upon further research, it looks like there are alot of cross-over symptoms. Come to think of it, for a short period, it was thought that perhaps I had RA rather than Lupus. ... Read on »
Anitoxidants, Vitamins Supplements and Rheumatoid Arthritis by Moms Nutrition Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 7:40am Vitamins and antioxidants in foods and even supplements may not provide the benefits for those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that was once believed.  For those not familiar with RA, the difference between rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (OA) is that an individual will die from RA but only dies with OA. Both will affect the joints of ... Read on »
Types of Arthritis & Related Rheumatic Conditions by Jan Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:00am Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis develops from the wearing away of joint cartilage. It is degenerative in nature and the substantial damage caused by excessive strain on the joints and its bordering tissues is characterized by: pain soreness swelling difficulty of movement In its early stages, osteoarthritis is rarely ... Read on »
results of lupus survey by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Jun 2008 6:08pm I set up a survey about lupus on, with a limit of 100 respondents. Well, the results are in. First of all, I sent the results to my husband. It really hit home with him, after reading everyone's comments, about how important it is to rest, sleep, and not have too much stress. he let me off the hook for a big family gatherin ... Read on »
Vasculopathy and disordered angiogenesis in selected rheumatic diseases: rheumatoid arthritis and systemic sclerosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm 1 Comment BY Alisa E Koch and Oliver Distler Angiogenesis is important in the pathogenesis of systemic inflammatory rheumatic diseases, a family of related disorders that includes rheumatoid arthritis and systemic sclerosis. Rheumatoid arthritis is the rheumatic disease in which the role of angiogenesis has been studied most extensively. However, wher ... Read on »
Arthritis Treatment by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:55pm by ASHLIE HARTWELL Arthritis is defined as joint inflammation and is also used to describe dozens of other rheumatic diseases. The term 'Arthritis' covers osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, gout and fibromyalgia, to name but a few. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis and usually affects older people as it i ... Read on »
Lupus Research Findings by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Sat 05 Nov 2011 8:33pm Below are highlights of patient-focused research from Hospital for Special Surgery that will be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) in Chicago, from November 5-9. This information was forwarded to me by the Hospital for Special Surgery. I have pasted it verbatim, minus the room locations for ... Read on »
Beat Arthritis with Broccoli by A4M Posted Wed 25 Sep 2013 10:08pm Posted on Sept. 23, 2013, 6 a.m. in Arthritis Functional Foods Musculoskeletal Cruciferous vegetables – such as bro ... Read on »
STUDY CONFIRMS LINK BETWEEN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS (RA) AND COPD by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 27 May 2011 10:24pm EULAR PRESS RELEASE London, UK, Thursday 26 May 2011: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are two times more likely to have concurrent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than healthy controls – an association which was sustained even when variables such as age, gender, smoking and obesity were controlled for, a ... Read on »