rheumatoid arthritis

New drug for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis shows promising success

In a clinical phase-3-study, an international research cooperation of MedUni Vienna and Stanford University has achieved significant success with the drug Baricitinib for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The test persons exhibited significantly less symptoms of the disorder. The results are now published in the top scientific journal New England Journal of Medicine. The worldwide...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Adherence Improved with Positive Expectations, Information:Term life

At the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2016) June 8-11 in London, two new studies offered insights on why patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) do not adhere to their treatment plan, providing important information on strategies that clinicians can use to improve treatment adherence, which helps reduce healthcare costs and improve treatment outcomes.According to a...

25 Tips to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis and Things

Tips to manage rheumatoid arthritis fatigue (UPDATED 2016) Rheumatoid Arthritis fatigue is a real tangible physical symptom of RA.  I’ve read so many frustrating articles about how to manage Rheumatoid Arthritis fatigue that sound like the writers can’t articulate exactly what it is. Maybe I’ll help them out since person with rheumatoid disease (PRD) knows firsthand… Rheumatoid Arthritis...

10 Ways to Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Living with RA There are many medications for rheumatoid arthritis, but painful flare-ups are still a fact of life. The good news is there are many things you can do to reduce, and even prevent, pain. “It is something that affects you throughout life, so you want to find ways to perform activities while protecting your...

5 Ways Rheumatoid Arthritis is Different

It’s destructive, but it’s also treatable Rheumatoid arthritis is an aggressive, destructive disease. It attacks your joints and tissues like they are foreign bodies. It comes with pain, stiffness and other symptoms that bring down your quality of life. If that sounds grim, consider this: Rheumatoid arthritis has become highly treatable, too. It may be more...

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Options

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic (long-term) disease that causes inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues. It can also affect other organs. Usually, rheumatoid arthritis affects joints on both sides of the body equally. The wrists, fingers, knees, feet, and ankles are most commonly affected. What causes Rheumatoid Arthritis and who is at risk? The cause...

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