Depression in RA Patients May Be Higher Than Previously Reported
People with severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be depressed about their health situation and anxious about what lies ahead. A new study looked at just how many people with RA were depressed.
Fifty Years Later, Work Remains to Curb Smoking
Fifty years ago, the US Surgeon General first warned of the dangerous effects of smoking. On the anniversary of that announcement, the current Surgeon General has released new data.
Shoulder Surgery Helped Relieve Arthritis Pain
Rheumatoid arthritis is a common cause of chronic shoulder pain but a new study shows that surgery may be the best treatment option for many people.
Breastfeeding May Lower Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Breastfeeding is nature’s way of nourishing a baby, and the practice has been shown to help both mother and child. A new study suggests that breastfeeding may positively affect the mother’s health years later.
Long-Term Effects of Golimumab in Patients with Arthritis
Clinicians are generally familiar with the side effects of most prescribed medications. However, the safety of newer medications such as golimumab, an anti-TNF drug to treat autoimmune disorders, is still being examined.
It May Be Getting Easier to Live with RA
Living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be physically challenging. Swollen, painful joints can affect a person psychologically, as well. Researchers have found that life has become easier for many patients today.
Sleeping With Rheumatoid Arthritis
It’s hard to sleep restfully when you’re in pain. Researchers recently analyzed the quality of sleep in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Motivations Behind Rx Non-Compliance in RA
According to Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), about 75 percent of adults don’t take their medications as prescribed. A new study looked at this issue in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Arthritis Management Can Include Yoga
Yoga is an ancient Indian spiritual practice that millions enjoy today for its many physical and mental benefits. Yoga may bring some relief to people who have arthritis or similar diseases.
Arthritis May Accompany Other Chronic Conditions
Many people are living with more than one chronic disease. According to a recent study, many newly diagnosed arthritis patients may be living with another chronic disease.