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Posted Nov 10 2008 4:20pm

Study shows arthritis medications can have a positive effect on lowering the potential of a heart attack...BD 

For this new study, researchers examined the causes and effects of rheumatoid arthritis, as well as the possible benefits of medications. They found patients on DMARDs, such as methotrexate (Rheumatrex), for one year had an 18 percent reduction in risk of a heart attack and an 11 percent decrease in the risk of a stroke. Study authors say this research quantifies the risk reduction in thousands of patients.

Ivanhoe's Medical Breakthroughs - Added Benefit to Arthritis Medications

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