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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 »
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 »
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 »
Vaccines Don't Appear to Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk by HealthFinder Posted Tue 06 Jul 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Findings challenge common myth about the illness, researchers say. TUESDAY, Jul ... Read on »
High-Intensity Exercise For Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients by Dr. Gray Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Wed 06 May 2009 1:33pm Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a painful joint disease characterized by inflammation and swelling of the synovial membrane, or lining, of the joints. Although the disease usually occurs between the ages of 40 and 60 and is diagnosed in women twice as much as in men, RA can affect anyone at any age, including children. A person living with the ... 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 »
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Have Higher Risk for Gum Disease by HealthFinder Posted Thu 09 Aug 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Small study also found disease was more severe, but cause and effect not proven. THURSDAY, A ... Read on »
Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases Shingles Risk by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 5:48pm A recent study of over 1.5 million people in the U.S. and the U.K. demonstrates that having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) increases the likelihood of developing herpes zoster, better known as shingles. The U.S. research included health records from 122,000 RA patients and one million randomly selected controls. These records showed that the rat ... Read on »
Sicca symptoms in Thai patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and scleroderma: a comparison with age-m by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Research by Wangkaew S. and Colleague. This study was performed to determine the prevalence of ocular and oral sicca symptoms in Thai patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and scleroderma (Scl). The ocular symptoms and sign (the Schirmer's 1 test) and the oral sicca symptoms and sign (the Saxon's ... Read on »
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Can Tolerate Certain Drugs by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 5:44pm Treatments prescribed for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in adults may not be well tolerated in children. Studies presented last month at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) suggest that some of these drugs are appropriate for treating juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). Three studies were included in the report which included data o ... Read on »