Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Stories
  • New way of classifying rheumatoid arthritis aimed at identifying the disease earlier

    The American College of Rheumatology today announced the release of revised classification criteria (created in collaboration with the European League Against Rheumatism) for rheumatoid arthritis, which will allow the study of treatments for RA at much earlier stages of the disease—before joint damage occurs—ultimately leading to better patient outcomes.
  • Ten simple ways to tackle joint pains

    Joint pains are quite common, especially among the elderly and are usually caused by several reasons like various injuries or clinical conditions like rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis.
  • Alcohol reduces the severity of rheumatoid arthritis

    Drinking alcohol may reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis according to new research published today. It is the first time that this effect has been shown in humans. The study also finds that alcohol consumption reduces the risk of developing the disease, confirming the results of previous studies.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis may increase diabetes risk

    Patients with rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune forms of the condition are at an increased risk of becoming diabetic, a recent study reveals.
  • Scientists discover human sperm gene is 600 million years old

    Just as styles in sexy clothes or fashion change from year to year and culture to culture, "sexy" genes, or genes specific to sex, also change rapidly.
  • Five alternative medicines to control rheumatoid arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease marked by inflammation of the synovium – the lining – of an individual’s joints. It can result in long-term damage to the joints, pain, loss of function and disability.