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Effects on Body and Health With RA
In addition to joints, RA – and, sometimes, its treatments – can affect everything from organs to the circulatory and nervous systems.
The inflammation that characterizes RA can impact organs and systems, too.
The link between rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease is clear cut, but often ignored.
Having RA increases the risk of potentially serious kidney disease. Find out why and how to protect yourself.
Research suggests that taking care of your teeth may be a good way to take care of your joints.
Researchers are looking into the biological connection between rheumatoid arthritis and stress.
Don’t let disease win. Here's how to add a decade to your life.
Both inflammation and some inflammation-fighting drugs can leach bone mineral density. Find out what you can do.
Treat the mind, not the body for rheumatoid arthritis.
Research from Ireland links TNF inhibitors with fewer hospitalizations and joint replacements.
Experts call flu shots “safe and advisable,” after studies showing they protect – and not harm – people with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
A thorough dental cleaning can control symptoms.
A new study shows it’s not just the elderly at increased risk of fractures with rheumatoid arthritis.
The risk of getting diabetes is about 50 percent higher in patients with autoimmune forms of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, and psoriatic arthritis, according to a new study in the June 28th, online edition of Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Could there be a link between always losing your keys and rheumatoid arthritis? Perhaps, researchers say.
The health changes associated with menopause can pose new challenges for people with RA. Here’s what you can do about it.
Frequent flares can mean your RA isn't under good control. Learn how doctors measure flares and what to do when you have one.
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