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Positive outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis linked to early diagnosis


November 24th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has found that positive outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are closely linked to early diagnosis and treatment with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).Researchers in the Netherlands ... Read more...

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Umbilical cord cells may be useful in arthritis treatment


November 16th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that umbilical cord stem cells can used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA).Animal and in vitro experiments have shown that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) taken ... Read more...

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Strong marriages can reduce rheumatoid arthritis patients’ pain


October 27th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that strong marriages for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA)-a painful and debilitating condition-is associated with experiencing less pain and enjoying better functioning ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise beneficial for rheumatoid arthritis patients


June 25th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Cardio-respiratory aerobic exercise is safe for patients with stable rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggest researchers in France.The team from the University of Grenoble Medical School in France found that ... Read more...

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Partners of rheumatoid arthritis patients suffer emotionally


June 19th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study has found that partners of patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are equally emotionally affected by the diagnosis and go through the same grieving ... Read more...

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Two-fold increased risk of heart attack in rheumatoid arthritis patients


June 19th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients face a two-fold increased risk of suffering a Myocardial Infarction (MI, heart attack) versus the general population, which ... Read more...

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Rheumatoid arthritis may hamper sex


June 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Sex lives of patients are negatively affected by rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a new study has found.Results of a French study of 1,271 patients (average age 64, 98 percent ... Read more...

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More women falling prey to rheumatoid arthritis


May 29th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) More and more women are falling prey to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), currently afflicting between one and two million Americans, says a new study. RA is a chronic inflammatory ... Read more...

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‘Exciting breakthrough’ offers hope to arthritis sufferers


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A new British research suggests that a simple blood test could lead to a 'new era' of tailored therapy for rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatoid arthritis is a disabling autoimmune disease ... Read more...

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Chicken capsules ‘can provide relief from rheumatoid arthritis’


December 1st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Chicken type II collagen (CCII), a protein extracted from the cartilage of chicken breast, is a safe and effective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), says a new study.According ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder, inflammation linked to heightened pain in arthritis patients


October 29th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): A new study has found that inflammation and sleep problems are associated with increased pain in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.Researchers from the Division of Rheumatology and Pain Management ... Read more...

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Depression, inflammation flares up pain in rheumatoid arthritis


August 5th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists have revealed that depression and inflammation can increase the likelihood of pain in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a condition in which patients experience stiffness, swelling, pain and a ... Read more...

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RA patients with winter or spring onset fare worse than those with summer onset


June 13th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who had started showing the disease's symptoms in winter or in spring have more severe outcomes at six months, compared to those whose symptoms ... Read more...

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Exercise benefits people with rheumatoid arthritis


June 12th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, who go for supervised exercise programme, might experience beneficial effects on functional status and physical function, reduced need for daily corticosteroid and anti-inflammatory intake ... Read more...

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Genetic pathway behind body clock disturbance and arthritis link identified


June 11th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a genetic pathway responsible for link between body clock disturbance and worsening arthritis.They have found that the genes, which regulate human circadian rhythm, or 'the ... Read more...

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Women more likely to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis than men


January 14th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Women are likely to suffer more from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) than men, according to a new study.The research team led by Tuulikki Sokka from the Jyvaskyla Central ... Read more...

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Women more vulnerable to rheumatoid arthritis


January 14th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Women appear to be more vulnerable to rheumatoid arthritis than men, according to the latest research.Tuulikki Sokka from the Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Finland, along with members of the ... Read more...

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients face equal risk from Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease


October 27th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): People with rheumatoid arthritis may be as much at risk of cardiovascular disease as that of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is ... Read more...

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Kicking the butt may help control rheumatoid arthritis


October 27th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): For smokers with rheumatoid arthritis, kicking the butt might help in controlling its progression, according to a study.Smoking is known to increase the risk and severity ... Read more...

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients at increased death risk after heart attack


October 27th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are more likely to suffer greater heart-related complications, and have an increased risk of death following ... Read more...

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How rheumatoid arthritis causes bone loss


August 21st, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Researchers from University of Rochester Medical Centre have identified key details of how rheumatoid arthritis (RA) destroys bone.In rheumatoid arthritis, the body''s disease-fighting immune cells mistakenly identify ... Read more...

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Early life infections raise rheumatoid arthritis risk


June 14th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A new study has found that infections during the first year of life may lead to an increased risk of developing specific types of arthritis later in ... Read more...

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Vegan diet may protect Rheumatoid arthritis patients against heart attacks


March 18th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): If you are a Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patient, then going on gluten- free vegan diet might not be such a bad idea, for new research has found ... Read more...

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Arthritis patients twice as likely to suffer from depression


February 21st, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Rheumatoid arthritis patients are twice as likely to suffer from depression, a new study has found.However, the study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel ... Read more...

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Gene behind patients premature death in rheumatoid arthritis identified


February 1st, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): UK researchers have revealed that HLA-DRB1 gene, which is linked to increased risk of developing inflammatory arthritis, might also increase patients' risk of dying from cardiovascular disease.The study, ... Read more...

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Gene behind rheumatoid arthritis identified


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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