Link between passive smoking in childhood and rheumatoid arthritis

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passive smoking, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis information, arthritis digestIn smokers, exposure to tobacco early in life through passive smoking in childhood increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, says research presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology. Continue reading

New measurements may allow dose reduction of DMARDS in rheumatoid arthritis

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DMARD tapering, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis magazine, arthritis digest, arthritis scienceThe combined use of two measurements to predict the risk of relapse in people with rheumatoid arthritis allows successful dose reduction of disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), experts revealed at a leading conference. Continue reading

Spine fracture risk in women with osteoporosis is reduced by new drug, romosozumab

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romosozumab, fracture, osteoporosis, back pain, arthritis magazine, arthritis digestA new treatment has been associated with rapid and large reductions in vertebral fracture, according to a large study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology. Continue reading

Early intervention in pre-rheumatoid arthritis reduces risk of rheumatoid arthritis

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pre-rheumatoid arthritis, pre-RA, intervention, arthritis information, arthritis digestEarly therapeutic intervention in people with pre-rheumatoid arthritis significantly reduces the risk of the occurrence of rheumatoid arthritis 52 weeks later, experts highlight at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology. Continue reading

Body fat and waist size linked to increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women

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obese, overweight, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis digest magazineWomen who are overweight or obese in terms of body mass index (BMI), abdominal obesity or a high body fat percentage are more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis, says research presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology. Continue reading

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