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Wegener’s + RA treated without Cytoxan. by Katie C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 5:54pm I found this case report — and was stoked — while seeking some information about Wegener’s diagnoses combined with other auto-immune issues (Crohn’s specifically):“ Limited Wegener’s granulomatosis presenting as lung nodules in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis ” The short of the long here is that the doctors learned to treat this patient dif ... 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 surveymonkey.com, 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 »
LIVING WITH AND CARING FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sat 13 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 13           Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common rheumatic disease, affecting approximately 1.3 million people in the United States, according to current census data.  The disease is three times more common in women as in men.  It afflicts people of all races equally.  The ... 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 »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Do the new Biologic Drugs including anti-TNF’s for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) increase risk of cancer and infection? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 30 Jul 2013 5:40am RArheumatoid arthritis needs Joint working between Consultant Rheumatologists and GPs Due to all the new treatments, RA patients can experience remissionThe lessening or disappearance of the symptoms or signs of a disease. or at least very low disease activity. GPs see more patients for musculoske ... Read on »
Burt Berkson, MD, PhD, Talks With Honest Medicine About His Work and Our Medical System: The Interview Transcribed by Julia S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:49pm I know that several people have already listened to my interview with Dr. Burt Berkson and have found him to be truly inspirational. My decision to transcribe the interview (a very time-consuming process!) began because I wanted my 92-year old Mom to be able to hear it. I knew she would love it: She has been a fan of using innovative treatments, ... Read on »
Burt Berkson, MD, PhD, Talks With Honest Medicine About His Work and Our Medical System: The Interview Transcribed by Julia S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Mar 2009 3:03pm I know that several people have already listened to my interview with Dr. Burt Berkson and have found him to be truly inspirational. My decision to transcribe the interview (a very time-consuming process!) began because I wanted my 92-year old Mom to be able to hear it. I knew she would love it: She has been a fan of using innovative treatme ... Read on »
Call for improved care for Rheumatoid Arthritis patients. Lack of knowledge means RA patients not being cared for in the NHS by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:47pm Lack of knowledge means RA patients not being cared for in the NHS At a meeting yesterday (22/1/2009) at The King’s Fund offices in West London the problem of why rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients were not getting the necessary level of care was identified within an “authoritative and impartial” report entitled – Perceptions of patients and ... Read on »