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Causes of RA
Doctors aren’t sure exactly what causes RA, but genetics, environmental factors and even smoking are on the list.
A combination of genetic and environmental factors interact to cause this autoimmune condition.
Scientists seek to connect the dots between smoking and rheumatoid arthritis.
What direct-to-consumer genetic testing can --and can’t -- tell you about arthritis and your health.
Bacteria in the digestive system might predict who may develop RA, and help scientists develop novel therapies for the disease.
Fibrin deposits are found in arthritic joints.
People who live near major roads and interstates and the traffic pollution they generate may have a greater risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
Being obese could increase the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis by 20 percent.
An analysis of women from two large nurse studies shows risk increases significantly.
Regular or long-term exposure to consumer insecticides may increase the risk of developing autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
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