Biological therapy can result in negative side effects but these are not likely to be serious for most people with inflammatory arthritis, says research in the European Journal of Rheumatology. Continue reading
Rheumatoid arthritis curtailed my career working with children but enabled me to support and make positive change to the lives of others, says Donna Saunders
Funny how life takes a different route to how you’d planned. Growing up, my dream was to work with children but my career as a nursery school nurse was short-lived due to rheumatoid arthritis.
Being diagnosed with a long-term painful condition at the age of 21 years old was devastating. The RA became aggressive and I became more dependent upon my husband. Our greatest achievement is surviving the challenge of pregnancy, childbirth and raising children, whilst living with RA. Continue reading
Eating ultra-processed food is associated with higher risk of heart disease in rheumatoid arthritis researchers report in Clinical Rheumatology. Continue reading
No associations were seen between eating meat and dairy products and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis development in a new study, explain Swedish researchers in Nutrients. Continue reading
Meat and dairy products are today often painted in a bad light when it comes to health issues (and global warming). Continue reading